Interviews are a very vulnerable display of ourselves and I am extremely humbled by the fact that some 400 odd engineers sat with me to interview, and taught me how to do it right.
Last weekend at the TA Global Gathering, myInterview CMO Eliav Rodman had the pleasure of having a discussion with Clayton Donnelly, a consulting organizational psychologist based in South Africa, on a variety of topics across the industry.
Short video here (full video at the bottom of the post):
While working as a consultant three years ago, Donnelly was approached by many of his clients about the possible integration of video interviewing into the workspace. Despite the initial buzz, most of the plans to evolve their methodology fell to the wayside.
A good sales pitch will tell a good story. Numbers and statistics are important when doing business, but being able to infuse the facts with an inspirational narrative and a persuasive argument is much more memorable to a potential customer. A salesperson also has to have a demeanor that convinces someone to trust them.
Fear and panic, college semesters cut short, and thousands of employment opportunities out the door. COVID-19 has caused drastic changes on an international scale economically, politically and socially. A cancelled internship just meant that it was time for a new challenge: to better the world while bettering myself. Along with three of my friends from the University of Michigan, who were also out of work and looking for new opportunities, we set out to find something. Through one of our past internship and work with TAMID, we became connected with myInterview: an online video interview platform based out of Israel.
#socialdistancing. Just a few days ago, nobody was aware of this now-crucial term. Despite the current period of uncertainty, LinkedIn and other platforms are filled with "we're hiring" posts. Life - and work - must go on.
A guide for fast-growing small-medium businesses
This guide will cover:
- Why relying on resumés alone to screen candidates is a bad idea, and how video interviews can help
- What criteria to use when choosing a video interview provider
- At what stage in the recruitment process you should use video interviews
- How to communicate with candidates about a video interview
- What to ask and how many questions to use
Want more creative questions to ask in your next interview? You can access our full report on the 25 Questions you should be asking in an interview here.
Whichever side of an interview desk you’ve been on, you will know that there are good questions and bad questions, but when it comes to finding the candidate that would thrive within your organization – the right questions are the right answer. Here are 5 (out of 25) questions:
Millennials, Generation Y, Echo Boomers … call them what you will, you can’t ignore them.
That generation – those now in their twenties to mid-thirties – already accounts for almost half the US labor force. And yet, according to a 2015 survey, the majority of companies confessed to having difficulty finding and retaining millennial talent.