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Video Interviews Widen the Funnel for the Right Candidates

According to research by Ladders.com, recruiters are so inundated with applications they spend an average of only six seconds evaluating a job candidate’s resume before deciding their fate. The average person spends as little time reading the name and number on a plumber’s business card. While six seconds might be plenty of time to evaluate […]

Can You Identify A Good Job Candidate in Just Minutes?

Companies are increasingly using video interviews to decrease recruiting costs, reduce their time-to-fill and improve hiring manager satisfaction. Below is an example of an automated (one-way) virtual interview in which my colleague participated. An automated virtual interview allows the candidate to log into the interview process at their convenience and answer the hiring manager’s questions as […]

The State of Video Interviewing

Video interviewing is a technology that companies employ during the hiring process in either a live (two-way) video format similar to Skype or in an asynchronous (1-way) format that essentially allows candidates to interview themselves.  Though video interviewing offers many benefits, the primary goal for many users is to reduce cost-per-hire and the time-to-fill roles.  […]

1 Smart Way to Fix Your Phone Interviews

The purpose of pre-screening job candidates, through such measures as phone screens, is to save the hiring manager’s time by not requiring them to meet with unqualified individuals.  I have spoken to many  hiring managers who suggest that they know within five minutes of meeting a candidate whether the candidate is a good fit for […]

5 Reasons You’ve Been Asked to Complete A Video Interview

Recently, after applying to a job, you may have been surprised to receive an email requesting that you complete a video interview.  A bit bewildered, you follow the instructions, log in, and discover that your webcam and not another person, will be interviewing you online!  As a video interviewing provider, we occasionally receive calls from […]

6 Reasons Why Your Job Candidates Are Not Completing Their Video Interviews

As a video interviewing provider, we see video interviewing completion rates at all levels among our customers.  For some customers we may see completion rates as low as fifty percent while others experience  exceptional completion rates that exceed ninety percent.   We often see varying rates of completion among different recruiters hiring for the same job […]

7 Deadly Sins of Video Interviewing

Are you ready for your video interview? If you have not been invited to take one, chances are you soon will be. More and more companies are integrating the technology into their hiring process at a rapid pace. As with a phone interview or in-person interview, there are dos and don’ts but because many video […]

Video Interviewing…An Abomination or Enabler?

I read recently an article on Forbes.com entitled, “A New Recruiting Abomination: One-Way Video Interviews” by Liz Ryan, founder of Human Workplace.  Obviously as the title suggests, she is not impressed by this growing recruiting technology.  Here are a few quotes. “It is disheartening to me as a long-time HR person to see how badly […]

Video Interviewing: What To Expect As a User.

You have heard all about video interviewing and its potential benefits to your hiring process. You may have read blog posts and reviewed the websites of several vendors trying to get a better sense of what to expect but still are a bit confused.  Here is where I break it down for you. Users/Administrators: As […]

Interview4 Video Interviewing Reduces Customer Turnover Six Percentage Points

Calling Interview4 video interviewing “a life changer”, a large retailer finds the service not only reduces turnover, but also saves time and money by allowing the screening of more candidates in the same amount of time that used to be devoted to phone screening.  Eliminating the agony of the phone interview has resulted in happier […]