Special Edition – Job interviews during a pandemic

Special Edition – Job interviews during a pandemic

Andrew Seaman

Andrew Seaman – Journalist connecting people with opportunity

  • Published on March 12, 2020

The number of companies around the globe asking their employees to work from home increases each day with the number of infections tied to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As a result, recruiters and managers are being forced to move their hiring processes online.

The most immediate change will likely be — as we’re already seeing — companies switching in-person interviews to video. While the substance of those interviews is ultimately the same, video interviews differ from in-person meetings.

I spoke with Sarah Johnston, a friend of #GetHired and founder of Briefcase Coach, to learn the best practices for video interviews and to hear what job seekers may face over the next few weeks.

What you should expect

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