8 Tips for Acing Virtual Job Interviews

Know What You Need to Succeed When a Firm Handshake Isn't Possible

4. Go for a Practice Run

Enlist the help of a trusted friend or family member -- someone who will be honest with you -- and ask them to run through a mock interview with you using the virtual interview technology. In addition to testing the technology, your trusted advisor can tell you whether you are adequately seen and heard, how the lighting is, how you appear on the camera, and whether you come off as professional, prepared, enthusiastic, and interested.

At the very least this should ease your mind about how you look and sound, giving you the freedom to focus on the things that really matter.