PESCI - Applicant technical guide

Zoom functions you will use

Last revised: 04 Aug 2023

Zoom functions you will use

Logging in

You will be sent a confirmation email with a Zoom link after you have accepted an interview date; keep it in a place that is easily accessible on interview day.

On the interview day, ensure you are logged in to your Zoom account and that all your equipment is set up and working at least 20 minutes before the interview is schedule to start, so that you have time to resolve any technical issues beforehand. If you have forgotten your Zoom password, you can reset it by visiting Click the link in your email to join the interview.

If you join before your interview time, you will see a message that you are waiting for the host to start the meeting. If you join at the designated start time, you will arrive in the applicant lounge.

Video and microphone


  • Your video must be switched on at all times
  • You are not permitted to use a virtual background at any time during the interview
  • If there is a red line through your video camera image, your video is off and the interview panel members cannot see you. Click the video camera image to start your video.
Video start

Video off

Video stop

Video on


  • A microphone and speakers are a fundamental requirement for the interview. Please review the Zoom guide to test your audio equipment.
  • Your microphone must always remain on throughout the interview.
  • If there is a red line through your microphone image, your microphone is off, and the interview panel members cannot hear you. Click the microphone image to turn on your microphone.
Video start

Microphone off

Video stop

Microphone on

Best view to use

Video start

1. Click the 'View' icon.

Video start

2. Click 'Gallery View'.


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