Online interviewing requires special equipment and a fast Internet connection. As little as five years ago, the technical requirements for videoconferencing would have left many candidates—and a fair number of employers—in the dust. Today, the computer equipment and connectivity that most of us either own or have ready access to are quite adequate for online interviewing.
For videoconferencing, you will need a computer capable of running Windows XP or Vista or Mac OS X. All these operating systems include software capable of basic videoconferencing, but you may also need additional videoconferencing software, such as Skype or an alternative. (There is a wide variety of free or inexpensive videoconferencing ...