by Montage President & CEO, Kurt Heikkinen
From this article you will discover
- The broad scope of what video interviewing can do
- How video interviewing streamlines the hiring process
- Four common video interviewing misperceptions
Learn why video interviewing is the recruiting technology that will help your company succeed in engaging top talent.
Video interviewing is the new frontier of hiring, and organizations that embrace its capabilities are more likely to succeed in engaging today’s top talent than those that don’t. It’s catching on with top companies nationwide but there is still a long way to go to educate likely buyers and users. This article will discuss and define what video interviewing is, some common misperceptions, and ideas on how to get started.
The Aberdeen Group, a research and analysis firm, found 10% of companies used video as part of the hiring process in 2010, but saw that number jump to 42% for senior executives, management and entry level job functions in its 2011 talent acquisition survey, out in October. Why the huge jump in just one year? The bottom line: ROI. The technology and comfort level of users has grown tremendously giving video interviewing a solid backbone of users from which to grow and change the landscape of talent acquisition. What used to take half an hour to produce a vague sense of candidate fit and qualifications can now be completed in a fraction of the time. Seasoned recruiters know that half the battle is getting the right people into the right place at one time to meet and get to know one another. Eliminating those scheduling conflicts is worth investigating. And, making the process suddenly convenient for the highly sought after passive job candidate is a bonus that can’t be ignored.
So What Can Video Interviewing Do?
Different vendors offer different nuances and services within their video interviewing solution, but in general, video interviewing is secure, safe, branded and complementary to applicant tracking systems. Done right, video interviewing is an end-to-end solution that is download- free, scalable and configurable to the existing hiring work flow...Download entire article. Simply complete the form on the right: