Top 10 Remote Online Interview Tips During Lockdown

Top 10 Remote Online Interview Tips During Lockdown
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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an interruption for businesses around the globe. It is an unsettling time for everyone as we are all unsure of when this will end. Although many businesses have stopped hiring people during this period of time, there are still many that are recruiting people for now and the future!

The primary change is that these interviews will be taking place remotely; so instead of going and meeting your interviewer, you will now be doing your interview online. Although this may not be ideal for either the candidates or interviewers, it is the new normal for now, so we will all just have to adapt. If you look on the bright side, without the travel time you can conduct multiple interviews in one day from the comfort of your home.

Here are the top 10 remote interview tips which will help you if you are preparing for an online interview soon.

1. Test your technology

This is the first thing you want to do to prepare for your interview. Don’t leave 5 minutes before the interview begins. The last thing you want is for the audio or screen to not work. Make sure you test the audio beforehand as well as making sure the camera shows you clearly. This is a very important thing to do as you don’t want to feel embarrassed and make a bad impression with your interviewer!

2. Dress the part

You still need to dress up like you would if you were to go in for an interview. My advice is you should dress up completely. Don’t just dress the top half of yourself as if you do need to get up and you are seen wearing pyjama bottoms—maybe they can’t see it but you will feel it. Instead, you want to dress like you are about to go and meet your interviewer in person. Wear a simple white shirt or blouse with either a skirt or smart trousers, keeping your look simple and professional.

3. Make sure you’re ready

Make sure you are at least 10 minutes ready before the interview. By this, you want to ensure everything is in place, including the equipment you will be using for the interview e.g. mobile phone or laptop. By being prepared before your interview, this gives you a chance to relax and show you are eager and ready to begin the interview!

4. Make eye contact

Although you are not present face to face with the interviewer, it is still important you maintain eye contact throughout the duration of the interview. This will show you are focused and confident and not distracted. The nature of the environment may feel weird for you however the principles of the interview are the exact same remotely or in real life. So, always keep that in mind.

5. Remove distractions

You need to be fully engaged with the interviewer throughout the interview, so remove all distractions. Ensure you are in a quiet space where you will not have anyone to disrupt your interview. You should also remove distractions like your phone, put it on silent so your eyes don’t divert to your screen. You want to make sure the interview goes as smoothly as possible and not have any awkward moments!

6. Keep your CV next to you

Have a copy of your CV next to you printed out, rather than on the screen. This is because it may look like you are distracted flicking between different screens throughout the interview, making it look unprofessional. Instead, have your CV by your side and make it aware to the interviewer that you will be referring to it if necessary.

7. Prepare and rehearse key questions

You want to make sure you are prepared for the key questions you may be asked throughout the interview. These questions can be found online as generic questions asked during the interview. By preparing various answers you will avoid those awkward pauses between question and answer.

8. Show that you researched the company and position

This is something you would have prepared for beforehand, however you want to make sure you display the correct knowledge about the company and position throughout the interview. This is one way to stand out during your remote interview as it shows you have taken the time to research and familiarise yourself and that you want the job!

9. Market yourself!

This interview is your time to shine, so make sure you show why you should be hired for this position. You want to showcase your skills including that you are reliable and dependable. Make sure you also answer all questions clearly and in detail, giving specific examples and explaining what you learnt from previous experiences.

And build your online personal profile so that if they look for you online, you have a digital footprint.

10. Follow through

Once the interview is finished, make sure you send an email simply thanking the interviewer for the interview and their time. This will show you are genuinely interested in the position and that you look forward to finding out if you are successful in gaining the role.

So you have successfully completed the remote interview, now you just have to wait! Although these are difficult times we are experiencing, you still want to make sure you take advantage of various job opportunities, getting a job may be a numbers game so take action and enjoy the experience whilst you can!

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