Important points that should be considered for a successful job interview on Skype
Interview on Skype should be taken seriously because you have to impress the interviewer over live call and it is hard to do that as compared to an interview face to face. Before Video call interviews on Skype, the distant interviews were conducted on phone calls, here the appearance was not as much important and interviewer judged the applicant totally on his voice confidence and convincing power. Still phone call interview needed the mental preparation and the formalities were important successful interview. On the other hand, the video call interview includes the importance of formal dressing in front of camera for interviewer on video call. The video call interview should be considered as face to face normal interview. Nowadays, video call interviews have become popular. At Aviso consulting, we daily organize video call interviews on Skype for our customers. The most common mistake observed is that the applicants does not take the video call interview formal like normal interview and they consider it to be as casual as interviews on voice calls. We always recommend our clients to fulfill all formalities for video call interview as the normal interview require.
Following are the interview guides usually provided at Aviso to make our client’s interview successful and they stand out among other applicants as most suitable candidate.
1. Formal dressing is an important aspect. Interviewer will perceive your seriousness for job interview based on your dressing. So dress the best formal dress you have for any video call interview just like normal interview.
2. You should choose a completely isolated place for video call interview. There should be any kind of hustle around in the background. Avoid family specially kids’ playing areas, and lock your pets before they suddenly appear on your camera during the interview session. Find a soundless private room for your interview and remove all of the distractions in it.
3. Be prepared for the questioning that can be asked during the video interview, just like the normal interview. Research about the job posting roles and related knowledge to prepare for the interview questions. A plus point is that you can make notes and keep them with yourself to get hints without showing the interviewer that you are reading from somewhere.
4. Try to practice your appearance on video by making videos of your mock interview. In this way you can adjust your body posture and handsome look on camera for the video interview.Try to hide the laziness expressions and practice decent formal smile. Listen to the interviewer carefully during the interview.
5. Keep checking the internet service and Skype app for any delays in video and audio on call. If you face any technical issue during the interview, gently inform the interviewer about it and reconnect the call to fix the issue. The interview call with issues will damage your interview since you will not be able to impress the hiring manager successfully.
These tips are useful for the job interviews of all fields either IT or engineering. Keep them in mind and prepare yourself before the interview accordingly. AVISO Consulting Ltd. is emerging among the best job agencies. We are providing recruitment and management consulting solutions for international job market. Our business consultant team is well experienced and they are providing consultancy to many Irish and international businesses.
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