The pandemic has had a profound effect on everyone and naturally, this has disrupted the usual flow of interview processes, with many companies adjusting hiring procedures at a dizzying pace to keep up with the times. Since the start of the pandemic 79% of interviews are being conducted remotely. To help you adjust to this, we have put together our top tips and tricks to help you ace your next online interview.
The final piece of advice is to not stress, problems may arise but it’s likely that both you and the interviewer are experiencing the same issues. As everyone adapts and learns this new way of doing things, it’s important to have patience with any tech issues that may occur.
As far as video call apps go, Skype is the old reliable. With free video-calling and supporting up to 50 people, it’s easy to see why Skype is an industry giant.
Probably the second-most popular choice, the pandemic has turned Zoom into a household name, and with good reason. This app is one of the most widely known, and has become one of the most user-friendly apps out there.
Teams tends to be a corporate favourite as the software is widely used in industry for its multifunctionality. Boasting Microsoft connectivity and tools, such as background blurring, Teams is a great choice for a professional look.
The successor to Google Hangouts, Duos is Google’s newest video software. This app comes pre-installed on the newest android devices and is available for iPhone too, which makes the app one of the most accessible on the market.
For more on top interview tips, read our article on Top Interview Preparation Tips.