February 27, 2024

2 min

How to answer questions in a virtual interview

Virtual interviews can be particularly tricky. Not only do you have to deal with the usual interview jitters, but you also have to deal with technical issues, background noise, and potential connectivity problems. It can be difficult to make a good impression under these circumstances, but it’s possible to avoid red flags and win them over when you know how to prepare for an online interview.

Here are some tips to help you improve your answers to questions in your next virtual job interview.

Before we take a closer look at the common questions you may be asked in an interview, you need to know about online interview preparation.

– Make sure you have a reliable and fast internet connection

– Conduct the interview from a laptop or desktop computer rather than a phone, as this will appear more professional

– Wear headphones to ensure you can hear the interview questions

– Practice using the tools or software the interviewer will use in advance

– Place a light source in front of you. This can be natural light or a lamp.

– Turn off notifications

– Find a quiet place to conduct the virtual interview

– Place the webcam at eye level, so the interviewer feels like you are talking to them

Read more here to learn about video interview tips for candidates.


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