5 Tips for a Virtual Interview

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Looking for a job has changed a lot in the past ten years. For one thing, there’s less of a need to actually leave your house for a job interview. Inexpensive Web cams and videoconferencing tools like Skype mean that, nowadays, your first interview (or first couple of interviews) with a company may take place in front of your home computer ... Full Story

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