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How To Prepare For Skype.com Interview

How To Prepare For Skype.com Interview

A checklist on how to prepare for an interview using Skype.com.

This is written from the perspective, as if Andy Lee Graham of HoboTraveler youtube channel, and website is going to interview a person in a different country..

First rule: Andy is the boss.

Second rule: Remember rule one.

Third rule: I highly doubt you have as much experience as me, Andy Lee Graham. Mainly, because me an Andrew my partner have talk on skype from at least 90 plus countries together. Me changing, and him not, I adapt well.

I am on Skype daily, from different countries, different situations, not all countries are the same. I will ask you probing, and annoying questions, I will try to find your problems., if you do not like some

Room

Do not disturb sign
Close Doors

Lighting - There can not be any direct lighting, all lighting needs to be indirect.

Light above head
Light behind camera
Check that no lights are behind you or windows with excessive light.

Internet Connection

Best in morning before 10:00 am.
Stop all downloads, torrents.
Stop Chats - Yahoo Gmail, MSN Messenger

Internet Speed

high-speed connection of at least 128Kbps Upload and 500Kbps download speeds.

Shared connections, for example in a Hotel, or Starbucks, or your children also on does not work.


Camera

Clean Lens
Place camera 10-20 inches above your head

Computer

Clean computer with "Disk Cleanup."
Shut down or boot prior to session to clean computer.
Close all programs other than Skype.com

Call

Test Call
Test Cam
Check Volume
Glass of Water

Noise Makers

Shut Cell phone off
Shut Smart phone off

Physical Appearance

Cough
Clear Throat
Blow Nose
Use the Restroom
Drink some water
Slap your face to make Red
Shave and use Aftershave 

Interview:
An interview is a conversation between two or more people (the interviewer and the interviewee) where questions are asked by the interviewer to obtain information from the interviewee.

Skype.com:
Skye is a software application that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet. Calls to other users within the Skype service are free, while calls to both traditional landline telephones and mobile phones can be made for a nominal fee using a debit-based user account system. Skype has also become popular for their additional features which include instant messaging, file transfer and video conferencing.

https://www.skype.com/en/download-skype/skype-for-computer/

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