How to make a great impression at an online interview.
It is a hot topic these days because at the time of COVID-19 epidemics more and more companies decide on this form of contact with a candidate. What to do to make a good impression during an online job interview? Below you’ll find a few guidelines.
If the interview is to be conducted via an Internet communicator you haven’t used yet, it is worth to get to know how to operate that software beforehand. This will allow you to avoid stressful situations where you don’t know what to do. A good way is to make a test call with a friend.
The ideal place to hold such an interview is an office. However, most people don’t have any such room at their home. In this case, you should choose a location where no one will bother you and where you can feel at ease.
Noisy family members? That surely won’t have a positive impact on how you’re perceived by the recruiter. Ask your family members to be quiet during your online interview and not to enter the room where you’ll have the interview.
If you don’t hear the recruiter well or your communicator disconnects tell this to your interlocutor to avoid a situation where you’ll be guessing what questions the recruiter asked you.
Print your resume, cover leer and questions you want to ask the recruiter.
Do you have any questions? This phrase is often heard at a job interview. It’s a good moment to verify whether your expectations regarding the job will be satisfied. Never say that you have no questions to ask. Moreover, by asking questions you show your commitment and actual willingness to work for the company.
By asking about career development we show to the potential employer that we are ambitious and motivated to learn. Also, we show that we want to stay with the company for a longer time. We can also learn whether the career path the company offers us will be satisfying.
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