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Instructions for conducting a Live Interview

Jason Brown
Jason Brown
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Conducting a Live Interview

  1. Visit your Interviews page.

  2. Find the Live Interview you want to enter and click "Enter". This does not start the interview. You'll be able to prepare before being connected.
  3. A page will load where you will be prompted to join the interview and you will be asked to grant permission to your webcam and microphone.

    We highly recommend using headphones during Live Interviews to reduce the likelihood of echo or feedback.

  4. Next, you will go through a quick technical setup

    -Webcam: Use the dropdown menu to select a webcam until you can see yourself in the webcam preview. Click "Continue" to move to the next step.

    -Microphone: Use the dropdown menu to select a microphone until you see the volume meter filling up with color. Click "Continue" when you're done setting up your microphone.

    -Speed Test: This will determine your connection quality. Click “Continue” and then on “Enter

  5. If you’re the host, you can click on “Start Interview” once all participants have joined and are ready.

    -Before an interview starts, the current host has the ability to change the interview host by clicking Make host in the drop down under another company user’s name.

    -If the host has not arrived (or is not going to join), any company user can make themselves the host from the interview lobby by clicking Become host.

  6. Our system will start routing you and the other party to the server with the optimal video connection for your Live Interview. Once the server is determined, you'll be instantly connected to the other party assuming they have also entered the interview.

  7. Navigating the interview (see the screenshot below):
    1. Time remaining in the interview.
    2. In the lower left corner, you will have options for screen sharing (monitor icon)
    3. Next to the screen share option is the chat button. Here you can chat with other interview participants. Please note that chats can be seen by all participants
    4. Webcam settings
    5. Microphone settings
    6. Record/Pause recording toggle
    7. In the lower right corner, you will have the option to toggle between a tile view and the default view
    8. Next to the tile view toggle, you will find the "More actions" menu

      Here, you will be able to:

      -Adjust your name as displayed in the interview
      -Manage your video quality
      -Toggle fullscreen
      -Adjust webcam and microphone settings
      -Mute all participants

    9. Finish interview button

  8. When the interview is done, click "Finish" to conclude the interview and save the interview recording.




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