High-Tech Tools Shorten The Job Search

Successfully maneuver through the new interviewing technology and get the job

your voice.” If you have difficulty, start the process over.

Videoconferencing interviews: Treat these as regular interviews, says Luedke. Be conscious of your communication skills and body language. Dress and act professionally. Normally, in videoconferencing there is a delay of a few seconds in the conversation.

Internet interviews: Prepare to spend at least an hour completing this process. Have a school transcript, employment history and leadership or volunteer activities at hand. Your information will not be processed until the entire application is completed.

Above all, speak up if you are having any technical difficulty. While these new interview technologies can shorten your job search, effectively conveying what you have to offer an employer whether over the Internet, by telephone or in person–remains the key to getting hired.

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