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Advice for conducting virtual interviews? Do you show the interviewer your paper over zoom? Can you get away with keeping some notes nearby to glance at during the interview?

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An alternative take: you can get away with glancing at some notes during the interview, provided they are strategically placed and you’re not being awkward about it. Also, I would argue that the competition is also likely doing this. Ethics aside, from a practical standpoint, you would be putting yourself at a disadvantage if you could benefit from notes but chose not to. Unless of course, the interview guidelines clearly prohibit notes, in which case that is a clear ethical breach. Having notes for an interview story about a true past experience, for example, to remind you of your story structure, is not unethical to me.

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