I can't stress this enough:
Never ever call me on my work phone as a form of the first contact!
Unless I know you and have given you permission to call me, don't. Send me an email instead.
I don't have anything against recruiters, I think their jobs are very important in the greater scheme of things.
I also never give my work phone number away, and if I have to I give my mobile phone number to people.
So it's beyond me how do recruiters think it's actually OK to call me at work. It shows disrespect to me and to the company...
And no, you shouldn't look at the back of it. :)
Whenever I talk to anyone about looking at the computer monitor for a longer period of time everyone thinks i'm nuts when i say i can look at it for 12 hours straight with no problem at all.
After that statement I get the usual dose of: "You're such a geek!", "Sure way to ruin your eyesight!" and "Don't you have a life?" replies.
Just to set things straight: "Yes I'm a geek with a touch of Nerd and proud of it!", "Not really.", "Yes I do have a life....