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Tips and guidelines | What to know before the video interview?
Tips and guidelines | What to know before the video interview?
Written by Milla
Updated over a week ago

You have been invited to a video interview! Take the following steps to conduct a successful job interview:

  1. Watch all video questions carefully. You can watch the questions on a computer or mobile device.

  2. Check that your camera and microphone are working.

  3. You can record your answers in the video interview tool as many times as you wish until you are happy with the result. You can also record your answers during multiple different sessions. (Note that you can't retake an answer after pressing the 'Submit response'-button next to the recording window.)

  4. When you're done, send your answers and wait for the recruiter to contact you.

Here are some tips to help you:

  1. Make sure there is enough light, and that the background is clean.

  2. Record your answers in a quiet environment, where you will not be disturbed.

  3. Place the camera on your eye level or slightly above.

  4. Look at the camera while speaking.

  5. If you use a mobile phone to record video responses, place it on a flat surface.

  6. Speak concisely and stay within the given time limit.

  7. Answer only to the questions asked. Don’t try fitting your entire life story in a short video answer.

  8. You can use notes if you want, but avoid reading straight from a paper. (Keeping your notes next to your camera is a great idea!)

Read tips and guidelines about preparing to video interviews.

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