While animal face filters are fun accessories in Instagram and Snapchat, they’re not your smartest move for work. Lions, tigers, and cute bear ears just don’t scream professional. When you find yourself in your next zoom meeting, do you ever worry about having to blurt out “I’m not a cat”? Video call mishaps are really funny on social media. Who doesn’t love a good laugh? But what if you found yourself in that same boat?
We live in the digital age and thanks to technology we zoom everything we can. There’s everything from zoom happy hours to fitness classes. And let’s not forget how the hiring process has changed. Video interviews are the norm with 86% of companies choosing video job interviews. Videos can be nerve racking, especially as an interview.
Here are a few tips to help you whiz through them like a pro.
Making a good impression has changed. The days of a confident handshake and sharp suit are behind us… at least for now. Zoom interviews are normal today and so it’s important that we master them! Today’s first impressions look a lot more like a movie: lights, camera, action. Being prepared and practicing the tips above will give you the confidence you need execute flawlessly. And if those cat ears do creep up on you unexpectedly, you’ll find a way to still ace that interview and be remembered for being different.
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