Video Interviews: A new trend of recruitment

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A new wave of digitalization has covered the world recently. A shift toward digital innovations has affected the sphere of recruitment using video interview apps. A survey by Software Advice suggests that 60% of the recruiters have already been using video technology before pandemics. Now, this tendency is speeding up.

Traditional interviewing processes have limited opportunities while video interviewing brings innovative techniques and approaches to candidates’ assessment. Let’s get a closer look at video interviewing and its key benefits.

The Video Interview?

A standard video interview is a job interview that uses video technology as a communication medium and takes place remotely. This is an effective and convenient way for the employer to assess job candidates on their qualifications and soft skills. There are two main types of video interviews:

Online video interviews. These are synchronous interviews, which are conducted live with both the interviewer and the candidate.

Pre-recorded video interviews. In contrast, asynchronous video interviews are usually recorded by the job seeker answering the question provided by the interviewing video platform.

Video interviews have become a global tendency as they considerably improve the quality of data gained and facilitate the recruitment process. According to LinkedIn’s Global Trends Report, 18% said they have mostly or completely adopted new interview tools, and 56% rated new interview tools as extremely important.

Why Companies Apply Video Interviews

Global pandemic of Covid-19 has changed the usual workflow. According to the Gartner survey, the majority of organizations (86%) are conducting virtual interviews to hire candidates during the Covid-19 pandemic…

Source: The Staffing Stream

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