Interviews Are Changing. Be Ready for These New Questions

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5 New Interview Questions in the Age of COVID-19

by Ivy Exec

Even when it’s safe to return to the office, some businesses may decide to give employees the option to work from home permanently. Executives from Facebook, Twitter, Upwork, Shopify, and Square have already extended their telecommuting policy indefinitely.

There are many benefits to de-centralizing office work that can be completed from home—for example, it can reduce real estate and property management costs, lower carbon emissions, support working parents, and encourage better work-life balance. But working from home also presents unique challenges, and employers who want to build out their digital workspace must screen candidates based on their ability to work remotely.

If you’re interviewing for a new job during the pandemic, here’s what you need to know about the questions you may encounter about telecommuting.

5 New Interview Questions in the Age of COVID-19

During a job interview, describe what changes you've made to become more effective while working from home1. How have you adapted to working remotely?

With this question, employers are…

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