Interview Tips

The Perfect Ending To A Video Interview

Specification of a goodbye should be open ended and intended for that employer. Addressing your interviewer in a general sense is off-putting and shows you are merely canning your good-bye. As the video interview comes to an end, say thank you, but offer something that brings a smile. The Wall Street Read more [...]

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Avoid Grazing During Your Interview

A video interview embraces the aspect of visual inspection and appeal. In doing so, leave the gum chewing for after the interview. Outside of being distracting, it also lacks good taste and class. Utmost professionalism is dictated in the small details. Clean face, washed and combed hair, the right Read more [...]

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What Next? Don’t Fear Asking For The Next Steps

The interviewer may be smiling at you and you mirror the movement. The process went well and you’re curious as to when the decision will be made. Stop waiting and instead ask! Don’t let your interviewer turn off the camera before you have a chance to know what to expect. Forbes suggests inquiring Read more [...]

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Second Chance Video Interview

Your first interview may have been a complete flop. Sometimes, opportunity knocks when you are not ready. Perhaps you were suffering with a cold, a recent death in the family or another circumstance that resulted in a failed interview. Alison Doyle of About.com suggests acknowledging the bad and Read more [...]

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Name Dropping During A Video Interview

The camera is rolling, maybe via Skype and your interviewer is a stern type. You feel the pang of nerves and the interviewer may ask you, “How did you hear about our company?” How you respond is essential. Beverly Weinstein of Media Daily News suggests to remain conservative when it comes to name-dropping. Read more [...]

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Do These Pants Make Me Look Fat?

If you have to ask this question, turn off your practice video and go change, stat. In a video interview, you want to be able to  capture your full image into the scope, as much as possible. From head to toe be ready to express your interest and professionalism. In doing so, your pants and skirts Read more [...]

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Once Upon A Time: Story Telling and Interview Success

Video interviews allows you to develop a creative spark and edge. After all, you were prompted by a creative and tech-savvy employer with a video request. This is your time to shine. Leave the stagnant and age-old responses on the back burner. Review the company to see their mission and goals and Read more [...]

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The Don’t ‘Do For An Interview

Your friends may enjoy your spiky, purple enhanced hair. Your family may love your daring fire engine red streaks. Your former employer may have loved your sense of style with your platinum and midnight-black bob. Your interviewer may not be as pleased. You can have a winning smile, confidence Read more [...]

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Expressing Your Flexibility

If you have a vacation coming up, it’s probably wise not to start job hunting. While many employers are willing to allow your previous planned vacations, it can start the relationship on a bad foot. Enjoy your vacation time and be prepared to provide your interviewer 100 percent commitment of the Read more [...]

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Yes, I Do Have A Question

Much too often in interviews, employers are accustomed to the response “no questions” from the candidate. They close the interview, sometimes early. An interview is a two way street, states Virginia Tech. If you are recording a video for an employer, towards the end of the video, demonstrate your Read more [...]

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