As the Covid-19 epidemic continues to spread across the US, life sciences organizations will be called on the help research and develop potential treatments and vaccines. With many people working from home at this time, it is more likely that a candidate will be asked to interview via video conference call.
Jack Boobyer, Head of EPM Scientific, West Coast, suggests professionals seeking a new role make it known they are open to interview virtually during this period to gain an advantage over other candidates: “Don’t be afraid to engage with clients at this time. If they’re OK with doing interviews remotely, you should be too!"
For many life sciences professionals this can be a new experience, and one that can be stressful on top of preparing for an interview. From dealing with technical glitches, to making your work space look professional on camera, video interview often can come with added pressures.
This guide runs through everything you need to know when preparing for both live and pre-recorded video job interviews. We’ve included tips on choosing the perfect location and creating a professional, corporate look within your own home, and how to use body language for on-camera interviews.
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