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Video Interviews Are Here! Are You Ready for Your Close-Up?

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Virtual interviews for job candidates are becoming part of modern recruitment. They’re certainly one of the most popular contemporary recruiting trends.

In fact, more than half of all employers using video interviews to screen candidates before meeting them in person…   

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Will Your Video Interview Kill the Candidate Star?

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Sort of like the Buggles’ song, “Video Killed the Radio Star,” you might be the best candidate star, but if you can’t convey your confidence and confidence through a video job interview, your job prospects might be killed right then and there.

So let’s talk about getting prepared… and setting the stage for a successful video interview!   

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How to Rock Your Next Phone or Video Job Interview

In this undated publicity photo released by NBC, actor Steve Carell appears in this scene from the television series "The Office."  Carell was nominated for lead actor in a comedy series, Thursday, July 6, 2006, when the nominations for the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/NBC, Justin Lubin)

I recently spoke with Rachel Brown, who runs the Center for Career Services at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Brown said employers often feel recent grads have inadequate communication skills. That goes for writing and speaking.

If you follow my blog, you know I am big on simple ways to improve our writing. But what about phone interviews? How can we sound our best when we’re on the spot?   

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