The phone interview is still more common, but some companies prefer the video-conference interview as a way to size up the candidate visually before going to the expense of setting up an in-person interview, said Frank Risalvato, founder of the recruiting firm IRES Inc. For certain jobs where the candidate might be required to meet with customers, clients or members of the public, HR can use the Webcam to gauge the candidate’s presentation skills, he said. “I have got companies that specifically request that if a candidate does not have a Webcam on their laptop to go out and buy one, and they will happily reimburse you the $19,” he said.
For a successful Webcam interview, here’s how to present your self in the best possible light.
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Whether you are interviewing for a senior or staff professional role, such as an auditor, accountant, actuary, network engineer, field marketing representative … or an executive position … ranging from director to vice president or higher …. webcam conferencing is something you should practice familiarizing yourself early in your search so you are comfortable when asked during the interview process.