From a firm's perspective, video interviews are a cost- and time-effective way of screening candidates. They can take some getting used to for candidates, though.
Key tips to get you through:
Remember that it's still an interview. That means formal language, formal clothing (on your top half, anyway) and good eye contact (with the camera, not the screen).
Make sure technology is on your side. Video interviews rely on Skype or similar software. Make sure you can access the programme in advance, that your laptop/PC works, that your camera and microphone transmit you clearly. You'll need a good broadband connection, preferably not shared with anyone downloading large files or on a separate call.
Use the situation to your advantage. Finally, an interview where you can use notes! Write brief, bullet-point notes answering questions that you're not confident about, and have them in front of you / on the wall ahead during your interview. You can use them to jog your memory in a subtle, effective way.
Manage the environment. You don't want to be distracted by the doorbell / your phone ringing, any household pets or children, or noisy family members. Silence all devices and let others know (through a note on your door if necessary) that you aren't available to speak. An interruption can derail your interview. Make sure you're not sitting with a bright light / large window behind you, since this will affect how much the interviewer can see you. (For the same reason, wearing white isn't advisable - blue, grey or cream are all less reflective.)
Yes, video interviews are yet another hurdle to jump on your quest to a TC. Used right, though, they're a fuss-free way of proving to firms that you are the best candidate for the job.
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