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Skype Interview

Discussion in 'Employment & Jobs' started by exonje, Dec 3, 2015.

  1. exonje

    exonje Byte Poster

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    Hi peeps,

    Me again, asking more questions!

    I have a second interview next week with the director of a company, who is based in another country and it will be via Skype. I have the option of using the companies equipment or connecting via home. I am leaning towards doing it at home as I will be more comfortable, but what equipment will I need? What will give the best quality? Will a cheapy webcam with mic built in suffice like this one. Or will I need a more expensive camera and a proper headset like so?

    Or will something like this be better rather than a headset? An actual phone on loudspeaker.

    Or shall I Just go into the office?!
     
  2. dmarsh

    dmarsh Terabyte Poster

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    I just use a Microsoft Lifecam HD and a wired Plantronics headset.

    I don't find cheap webcams very good, and noise isolation of camera mics is not good.
     
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  3. crazy horse

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    Similarly to dmarsh I have also found webcam mics to be poor and so I'd recommend getting a headset and webcam separately.
     

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