Picture the scene. You’ve have a job interview that is being done via Skype. The best place for you to do it – quiet, good wifi , good lighting, no risk of interruptions – happens to be your bedroom, living room or kitchen which isn’t exactly the most professional looking space to be sharing with your interviewer.
Now the good people at Skype have sorted it for you. They have introduced Background Blur which does exactly that. In addition to blurring the background it also manages to sharpen your image to make you stand out
To turn on the background blur click Audio and Video Settings on the Skype home page and click on Blur the Background for all calls button. It’s that simple.