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Our search committee gathered in a conference room anxiously awaiting the start of the online interview with our first candidate. A prospective new colleague submitted a superb application and possessed useful qualifications far beyond what the position required. Filled with hope, we initiated the call, but as soon as the candidate appeared onscreen, our positivity began fading. The person on screen was wearing a bathrobe and appeared to have just emerged from bed. Within the first few minutes of the conversation, the candidate began ignoring us to speak with someone else in the room. Our initial enthusiasm turned into disappointment.
Bombaro, Christine, Jessica L. Howard, and Anna Kozlowska. "Virtual Vetting: Online Interview Advice for Candidates and Employers." College & Research Libraries News 77, no. 3 (2016): 128-131.