The pandemic has shifted almost all companies to the digital spectrum of functioning. The hybrid work module has been the norm and eventually all the departments, employees, and managers have adapted to this module.
If you have been camera shy all your life, 2020 has given you some practice for sure! Not just for jobs and interviews, even weddings took place on zoom calls. Live fitness sessions, Online exams, what not! And this gave birth to the question why not!? It saves time and effort on both ends. But you need to keep a few things in check for acing a video interview, here are those things:
It’s simple, but we suggest investing time and effort into it. It is your first mode of communication when you first apply for a job, and with increasing technology and resume scanning tools extra attention must be paid. We have answered a few crucial questions for you below:
I will be talking about the “objective of an interview”. Now, you must be thinking why are we talking about the objective of an interview so here’s the thing always remember “Intent is prior to Content”, What I mean by that is ki – agar humein pata hi nahin hoga ki interviewer kis perspective se question poochh rha hai toh ya to hum humesha galat answer denge or we will always stumble upon the question. Right? So, to eradicate this problem altogether, I will be talking about the objective of an interview from the perspective of an interviewer Firstly
We have always liked to see people talk and express. That is how we make friends, form work-groups, select team-members and choose who we want to connect with. It gives us a better sense into who people are – their choices, preferences, though process, communication and body language. We can find so much about people by just taking a glance at them and talking to them for a few seconds.
Needless to say, when the society changes how can professionals be left behind. As a matter of fact, it was companies that led the usage of video conferences in the late 90s and through the last two decades. With the coming of the handheld smartphone and broadband internet, companies have taken the video way of expression into every aspect of their working.
In our professional lives, we are constantly making people decisions. It won’t be unfair to say that our overall professional success relies on our people choices and how effective are our interactions with them. Whether we are making teams, trying to find the right candidate, rewarding performers, forging partnerships and JVs or expressing our company culture values and progress, we need to connect with people in a immersive and engaging way.
How did you apply for any of the jobs you aspired to be in? Shared your professional identity in a one page resume? Backed it up with a cover letter full of text? Do you really believe that a few words are more than enough to describe your personality, to express yourself?