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EXECUTIVE SKYPE INTERVIEWS: What You Need To Know To Connect With Your Interviewer


executive skype interviewsEmployers are using Skype for interviewing more than ever to save time and money. No need to fly candidates in or schedule all day interviews to capitalize on a candidate physically being in town. Also, with an increasing global workforce where teams work remotely, Skype interviewing helps to see how a candidate interfaces virtually as a precursor to how they will communicate virtually with a team.

Companies typically use Skype for the initial screening interview. However, I have seen entire hiring processes done virtually to make a hire. How Skype is used during the interview process depends on the structure of the company and what the company is trying to assess.Continue Reading…

2016 Executive Job Interview Trends


2016 executive job interview trendsWant to come across as a savvy executive interviewer on your next interview? As you are preparing your answers to interview questions, do not underestimate preparation for interview logistics. Many interview assessments are now done via video and Skype. Additionally, do not rely on your traditional negotiation tactics in answering questions. Boldly doing it differently will set you apart from the competition. Here are six tactics, stemming from trends we are seeing, you will want to use in your next interview:

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Successful Video Interviewing Tips for Job Seekers

Video interviewing is becoming more prevalent for corporate recruiting departments, as human resource departments seek out cost-effective ways of interviewing the higher volume of available candidates to locate the right hire for their open roles. Being able to communicate your value to an employer through video or Skype is paramount. Here are nine successful  video interviewing tips that can help you impress your prospective employer and allow your strengths to resonate with the hiring manager:

  • Practice by making a video of yourself answering sample interview questions—then watch yourself answering the questions on camera. That is what you will most likely look like on the screen to the interviewer. Make note of adjustments, mannerisms, eye contact and background settings when applying these successful video interviewing tips.Continue Reading…