Play around with everything beforehand so that when it's interview time, you can shine without being distracted by the program.5. Getting Facebook notifications during your interview is distracting and unprofessional.
Before your interview, make sure all other windows on your computer are closed (especially if they make noise).6. Don't be afraid to help yourself with post-it notes or a copy of your resume handy when you interview.
Microsoft today is launching a completely revamped version of its Skype application, with a new set of features that draw obvious inspiration from messaging rivals, like Messenger and Snapchat.
Yes, that means Skype now has its own Stories-like feature, which it’s calling Highlights, as well as a redesign that puts the camera only a swipe away from your chats, among other things.
(It’s normal.) The majority of our “relationship” consisted of emails and text messages.
We never talked on the phone because 1) I hate the phone, 2) I’m not even sure I know how to dial an Australian number, I mean, aren’t there letters and stuff?
I asked what that meant and she said she wanted to see my body... French police have received a spate of reports of blackmail attempts fitting a similar description.Since the end of this “relationship” I’ve found myself in many more unique dating scenarios where Skype became unavoidable.Just last week, in fact, I found myself holding up a glass of merlot and sharing a mock toast with the woman on my screen as we exchanged misty-eyed endearments and it made me wonder if other people’s lives are this … There are many different ways to have a Skype date, and if done correctly, they’ll trigger the exact same emotions that an actual date would.Here are 13 tips to help you rock a Skype interview.1. It is very tempting to watch yourself or your interviewer during a Skype session, but looking directly at the video camera is the only way to maintain direct eye contact with your interviewer.2. When it comes to what you wear, treat your Skype interview like an in-person interview and dress professionally from head to toe (or at least from head to waist! A professional dress code with video interviews is expected, not excused.3. Pick a quiet place to interview without an elaborate backdrop so that you can be the focal point on the screen.Remove anything distracting behind you and keep it neutral.4. Doing a run through interview with a friend beforehand is helpful because your first few Skype calls are likely to feel awkward, especially if you have to retrain yourself to watch the camera and not the screen.