Why companies are asking for video introductions these days? .... What if the candidate is camera shy

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Camera shy Sdr 😂 Just like number shy accountants.

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In sales? Zoom sessions consume 80% of my calendar.

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That’s something you will need to overcome if you are in sales. Start with making your area presentable. Get a quality camera. Don’t be afraid to use blurred background if you don’t have a suitable area. It’s the way of sales life now so embrace it and use it or you will have trouble being successful.

I had an interview with Progressive, and they required an initial interview with recorded questions. Super awkward, but it's the way it is. Do a couple mock interviews and record it, watch it, and delete it. After a few times, you'll feel fine.

People still buy form people. Particularly the more complex and more expensive the sale is.

You have to show up. And when the pandemic is over, you are going to have to show up in person. I’m the meantime, you have to be face to face virtually.

A camera shy sales rep would be a huge red flag for me and I wouldn’t hire someone who had a problem with it.

With most employees virtual being camera shy may mean you need to explore in office opportunities.

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