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!
6 of 10: Dress professionally from the waist up.
Make sure you have professional dress from the waist up. You will probably just have your face to the shoulders visible in a video interview but the webcam may capture more of what you’re wearing. You could probably wear jeans and no one will know. However, some people act casual when they dress casual, so you may want to dress up anyway to give your body the signal that yes, this is an interview.