Coronavirus virtual interview tips

coronavirus virtual interview tipsCoronavirus virtual interview tips to help you prepare for your virtual job interview during the Coronavirus pandemic. As a result of Coronavirus, most companies are conducting virtual interviews. Including video interviews, phone interviews and one way interviews.

How to prepare for a virtual interview during Coronavirus

  • So prepare for different virtual interview scenarios.
  • Practice common virtual interview questions.
  • Treat the virtual interview just like a face to face interview. Including a phone interview, online video interview and one way interview.
  • Virtual interview is also referred to as remote interview.
  • Test your laptop, connections and camera, prior to the interview.

Coronavirus virtual interview tips

  • Dress up professionally, as you would for a face to face interview.
  • Turn off any distractions.
  • Ensure there is a professional background setting
  • Have a nice smile and make good eye contact.
  • Stay positive and avoid focusing on the Coronavirus during your interview.
  • Just like an in person interview, there may be up to 4 interviewers conducting the interview.
  • Ensure your environment resembles an office environment as much as possible.
  • Be ready for the virtual interview at least 15 minutes earlier. As they may call you a few minutes earlier.
  • While virtual interviews may be stressful to some, they are becoming the norm as a result of Coronavirus. Also, after 2 or 3 interviews, this interview process will become easier.
  • In some cases companies may initially ask for a one way video. Also treat this as if you are in a face to face interview.
  • Avoid discussing your salary expectations.
  • Send an interview thank you email to everyone who interviewed you.
  • Also see Coronavirus job opportunities.

COVID-19 job search info

  • Some organisations are hiring, including Services Australia, Centrelink, Services NSW, Coles and BHP. See job search during COVID-19.
  • Also, there is relief for the unemployed through Centrelink benefits and additional Centrelink supplements.
  • The Australian Government is also offering jobkeeper payments.
  • Please share these Coronavirus virtual interview tips.
  • Also see my job interview and salary negotiation coaching. And call me on +61 417 063 668.
  • I assist clients across Australia. Including Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. 
  • Also assisting clients worldwide. Including clients from USA, Brazil, UK, Canada and Germany.
  • Will be adding more articles relating to COVID-19

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