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Pictures Came and Broke Your Heart: Video interviewing for the middle-aged

It’s a different world, my friends.

Back in the old days—say, 10 years ago—a job interview was a strictly in-person thing. You might talk to someone on the phone; you might even have a conference call, if the people you were interviewing with were particularly tech-savvy and had the right setup for it. But remote working, teleworking, and the gig economy have changed a lot of that. We aren’t necessarily working in-person. Remote teams sometimes function in an always-on video mode, or at least have daily stand-up meetings with everyone checking in from their webcam at home.

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