rbb’s John Quinn recently posted about the difficulty of navigating actual, physical face time with the virtual face time of the social media milieu. Unfortunately, we’re often not given a choice as to what medium we use to communicate professionally. For example, many job seekers are discovering that employers no longer prefer to conduct preliminary interviews in person, but would rather use a live video service like Skype.
Live video is an excellent way for employers to economize time and cut costs related to screening candidates, but many interviewees are not fundamentally prepared to participate in a live video job interview. In this Digital Park video blog, we offer three basic tips that will help job seekers prepare for the increasingly popular Skype interview.