Google has introduced a tool called Interview Warmup to help job seekers prepare for interviews. The company said that by using the tool, job seekers could practice responding to interview questions to feel more at ease and confident while going for job interviews. It stated that although everyone can now use the tool, it was created to assist its career certificate students in getting ready for job interviews.
According to Google, “Interview Warmup allows job candidates to practice answering questions carefully chosen by industry experts and uses machine learning developed by Google Research to transcribe their answers and help them find ways to improve.”
People preparing for interviews can easily begin practising by selecting the type of job they are interviewing for on the homepage. They can then conduct a practice interview with five questions chosen at random or specific interview questions.
Mojolaoluwa Aderemi-Makinde, Google Africa’s Head of Brand and Reputation, stated, “We are pleased about Interview Warmup because it demonstrates how new technologies can help young people in Africa hone the skills needed to further their careers.” The technology can assist African job searchers find more prospects.”
According to Google, young Africans’ digital exposure will generate opportunities for them to gain digital skills through training, which will help them get suitable professions. It went on to say that while learning digital skills was crucial, so was learning how to successfully navigate an interview session to land their ideal jobs. The company will continue to work to improve it and solve the problem together with job seekers.