During these unprecedented times of lockdown, travel restrictions and social distancing due to Corvid-19 how does the recruitment industry, businesses and individuals conduct that first initial interview? Well – as with a lot of business meetings we are turning to technology and video conferencing facilities to undertake the interview process – a thing that was starting to emerge before the current crisis and is likely to be here to stay when things turn into the “New Normal” – at least for that initial interview! We found these 10 useful tips for successful video interviewing – applicable to both candidate and interviewer – on the HuffPost website!
5 of 10: Have a professional background visible.
Make sure you have a professional background visible during the video interview. If you normally work in your bedroom and your bed is visible to the other person, move your laptop to a different room where there is a more neutral background. Or perhaps you can put a throw over your bed so it doesn’t look so casual.