Got distracted during one way recorded response interview

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Apr 7, 2021
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This is for a one way recorded response assessment. I was halfway through a response to an MMI style question and my cat walked into my video frame. i got distracted and lost my train of thought, stuttered a little and paused, then continued after gathering myself. Would this be negative towards my evaluation? you could see my eyes getting distracted and looking at the cat through the video, but only for a few seconds.

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Let it go, because it's something you have no control over now.

Well, keep the cat out of the room during interviews, if possible.

As a cat lover, I can empathize.
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We advise that you keep all distractions away from you while you are doing the recorded interview.

Someone will be entertained. I also think you aren't the only person to have had a similar interruption.
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