The phrase ‘Skype Interviews’ is pretty self-descriptive – video interviews held over Skype.
Video interviews are usually held by companies that don’t have a fixed location, those hiring candidates from different locations, companies looking to cut down on resources, or more recently, companies hiring in the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this blog, we will tell you the nuances of a Skype video interview, and all about how to nail one.
1 – Take it Seriously
2 – Greet the interviewer
3 – Prepare and practice
4 – Keep your CV and job application front of you
5 – keep your phone or computer notification in silent mode
6 – Keep your phone in full charge and test your internet connection
7 – Use a headset
8 – Dressed professionally
9 – Find a place with no disturbances
10 – Maintain good eye contact
11 – Answer professionally
12 – Research company background and about the company values and what a company looks for in a potential employee.
13 – Do not speak too fast listen carefully
14 – Smile while talking
15 – Take notes
16 – Align skills with the job description
17 – Prepare a list of question to ask
18 – Thank the interviewer
19 – Analyze the interview which will help you for the next interview
20 – Send a thank you emails