If a recruiter were to call you while you were driving, what would you do? Well, if you’re anything like me, you might be tempted to cross four lanes of traffic and pull over as quickly as possible so you could take the call and (hopefully) land the job you’ve wanted forever.

While you’re probably more level-headed than this, I’m willing to bet that seeing an unknown phone number go to voicemail during a long job search has made you lose your cool on at least a few occasions.

It’s totally understandable to feel anxious when this happens, but here are a few smarter alternatives to consider whenever you happen to miss a recruiter’s call. Read more…

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How to stay calm while playing phone tag with a recruiter