Blog posts preparing you for your video interview are popping up online more and more often now that the technology has gained greater acceptance among recruiters and hiring managers who wish to improve their hiring processes. As a job candidate preparing for an interview, tips offered to improve the way you appear and sound are valuable but what about the technological challenges for which you should also be prepared? If you aren’t just new to video interviewing but to the Internet and computers in general, here are a few things you should know.
What browser are you using? Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari are examples of browsers so if you surf the web at all then odds are you are using one of these four. If you have technical issues and need to call a support line, you will need to know which of these you are using. Most will work fine with a video interview but if your browser isn’t up to date then you could have a problem. Most video interviewing systems use Adobe Flash Player to facilitate the video interview. If your interview won’t work because of a Flash incompatibility error, I recommend downloading Google Chrome since Flash is built into that browser. Read more