Some Virtual platform for Interview due to COVID-19

More and more companies are conducting job interviews via Internet video calling tools including Zoom, Skype, Face Time, Microsoft teams and Google meets due to COVID 19 where arranging candidates in one place is difficult. These applications provide hiring managers with convenience, spontaneity and the flexibility to talk to people in other regions and time zones, especially when hiring remote workers or employees for new office locations. It also save time and money, as companies can conduct an initial interview with an applicant without committing the time and expense of having them travel to the office to meet. When a hiring manager has numerous candidates they need to screen, online video chatting enables them to accomplish this quickly and easily.

How to Prepare for a Virtual Interview: 10 Tips

  1. Get familiar with the technology
  2. Set up a distraction-free area
  3. Be on-time but not early
  4. Prepare answers to the most common questions
  5. Note down questions to ask them
  6. Choose your interview outfit
  7. Speak slowly and clearly
  8. Work on your body language
  9. Double-check the date, time, and time zone
  10. Don’t be afraid to ask for clarification if you need it