Microsoft now provides a version of Skype that works directly in a browser, and even works for Chromebooks.
If you're not used to talking via your laptop or recording yourself on it, you may feel self-conscious about the prospect of a video or Skype interview.
Pre-recorded video interviews are rapidly becoming a commonplace element of the graduate job recruitment process and are often used to filter candidates at an early stage.
According to a recent survey of members of the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), which includes many big blue-chip companies, 42% of employers now use them.
If so, park your qualms in advance, switch on your camera, talk the talk and then watch yourself.
Some of the specialist video companies that host interviews offer online practice sessions to give you a flavour of what’s expected, which you may find helpful.