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Are you comfortable cold calling? Tell me about any cold calling experience that you have.

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Cold calling can be challenging and uncomfortable. Talk to the hiring manager about the cold calling experience you have and be sure to talk about any successes that have come along with that. Include numbers and percentages if you can. The proof is in the numbers!

Are you comfortable cold calling? Tell me about any cold calling experience that you have.
Answer example

"I have been in a cold calling based role for the past 3 years, and with great success. My level of comfortability with cold calling is strong. In my current role I am responsible for cold calling up to 100 new leads per week with an expected conversion rate of 15%. My current conversion rate is 22% which I am very proud of."

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Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
Published: 03/13/2014
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Are you comfortable cold calling? Tell me about any cold calling experience that you have.
I am not afraid to doing what it takes to achieve my goals. You have about 50% changes of a yes or a no, and I will take the risk for the 50% chance of the yes.
I don't have any problem to talking with strangers if its what I need to do to meet my goals. You always have a 50% chance to get a yes and 50% chance to get a no as an answer. I think I am ok taking the risk.
Yes, I am completely open to talking to new people as I feel that it can only further my communication skills. I am always looking to better my skill set.
Yes sir but expericence not good but respose is poor.
Yes, I love to make new friends.
Idk I dont do good in the cold brah im from Cali it be warm AF up there.

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