With a number of companies still operating remotely due to the Covid-19 pandemic, virtual job interviews are a necessity.
Here are six tips to help you confidently take on your next video interview:
1. Be ready for your interview at the scheduled time
There's no point in being early and showing up late doesn't look good.
2. Get rid of distractions
Turn off any notifications and set up in a quiet, noise-free area.
3. Pick the right background
Opt for something that is simple and neutral or displays who you are as a candidate.
4. Make sure you have proper lighting
Sit facing the window to use natural light and make sure there's no lighting source is right behind you.
5. Wear headphones
This will help to improve sound quality, block out distracting noises and prevent an echo.
6. Always test your computer's camera and microphone
Making sure all your tech works beforehand will prevent any mishaps from occurring during your interview.
How are you preparing for your virtual job interviews? Let us know here.
Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude
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