8 Tips for Acing Virtual Job Interviews

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

5. Position Yourself to Win

Because you won't have the benefit of a face-to-face connection, your body language becomes even more obvious -- and important to manage -- in a virtual interview.

Sit up straight, maintain the illusion of eye contact by looking at the webcam and not at the image on your computer screen, and don't slouch, yawn, or fidget. Some virtual interview software programs allow the employer to rewind, meaning bad moments can be viewed over and over again.