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How to prepare for online skype interviews


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You have been informed that you will have to attend online interview and you do not know how to go about it? Do not worry, Genius Consultants Ltd has devised a guide for you to get ready for your online interview within a limited time frame. Also learn how to download skype and install it.

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How to prepare for online skype interviews

  1. 1. Online Interview Tips Presented by Genius Consultants Ltd
  2. 2. You have been suddenly informed that you have to attend a Skype interview and you don’t know how to get ready for it?
  3. 3. Just Chill… Experts at Genius Consultants Ltd are here to help you prepare for it.
  4. 4. Remembering just 7 Points will be enough for you to crack the online Interview.
  5. 5. Uncluttered Surroundings A cluttered background not only distracts your interviewer; also gives an incorrect idea about your organizational skills 1
  6. 6. Mock Interview Before sitting for an interview, conduct a mock interview with a friend or family member to negate your initial awkwardness on the video. This is an initial preparation to get ready for the final online interview. 2
  7. 7. Smile During The Interview Like face-to-face interview, smile is also the best way to break the ice and develop rapport with your interviewer even on Skype 3
  8. 8. Listen Actively When interviewer is speaking, you should always interject listening sounds (“hm,” or “yes”) to stay present and show you are interested 4
  9. 9. Notify Tech Problems Immediately If you are witnessing any tech problems such as weak internet connection, interference or garbled signals draw attention of the interviewer immediately 5
  10. 10. Dress In Business Attire It is always advisable to sit for a Skype interview dressed in business attire even if you are an aspiring Scuba-Diving trainer 6
  11. 11. Take Help If Necessary You can keep the notes in front of you for help. Obviously without knowing your interviewer! 7
  12. 12. How will I download and install Skype? Go to Skype website and download the latest version for Windows or Mac Click Save and run the Skype Setup file, Select your preferred language. Read the terms of use and Privacy policy. Click I agree – next. Check the box if you want to install Skype Click to Call. If you don’t want to install, uncheck the box Uncheck the box if you don’t want to set Bing or MSN as your homepage When you click continue, you will notice a progress bar. Once Skype installation is finished you will see the sign-in screen Register if you don’t have an account and then sign-in 8 Click To Download Skype