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Video Interviewing Do's & Dont's

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Whether you're currently searching for that next role or it's on the 'to-do' list, your next job interview could likely be a video interview.

Make sure you're ready to get in front of the camera and nail your next virtual interview with these do's and don'ts.


  • Prepare ahead of time and check your equipment is working and is charged

  • Dress professionally from head-to-toe

  • Sit in a well-lit room with a light in front of you

  • Set yourself up in a clean and quiet room away from distractions

  • Sit up straight in the centre of the frame and maintain eye contact with the webcam

  • Treat your video interview like an in-person interview

  • Speak slowly and clearly


  • Use an inappropriate filter

  • Wait until that last minute to get ready

  • Dress casually in a t-shirt and jeans

  • Sit in a room with glaring light or that is dimly lit

  • Sit in front of a messy area

  • Slouch or sit to the side of the webcam