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VIRTUAL VIDEO INTERVIEWS USING SKYPE, GOOGLE HANGOUTS and FACETIME

VIRTUAL VIDEO INTERVIEWS USING SKYPE, GOOGLE HANGOUTS and FACETIME

Owner: TrainerofTrainers

Module members: 31

Description:

Course objectives and aims:

Virtual Video Interviews and ‘video chat’ are increasingly being used by recruiters.  This module examines the techniques and technologies needed to deliver successful Video interviews using VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) software and Apps.

Learning outcomes:

After studying this topic, the student will:

  • Be able to create a Skype / Google+ and Hangouts / FaceTime social media account
    • Technical requirements
    • Understand the etiquette and social expectations
  • Be able to conduct a virtual video interview
    • Technical requirements
    • Preparation and planning
    • Video interview tips and techniques
  • Understand the requirements of a virtual video interview
    • Body language and presentation
    • Technical and equipment requirements
    • Preparation
  • Understand the benefits of video conferencing / networking
    • For employability purposes
    • For communication and work skills 

 TOPIC CONTENT:

  1. Testing your equipment and connection
  2. Preparing your environment (reduce noise & distractions)
  3. Prepare notes & C.V.
  4. Practice with a friend or family member
  5. Control your body language

LITERATURE:

Obligatory:

  1. How to use Skype. http://www.wikihow.com/Skype
  2. How to use Google+ http://www.wikihow.com/Use-Google%2B
  3. How to use Google+ hangouts http://www.wikihow.com/Use-Google%2B-Hangouts     

Further reading:

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