#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:
In 2013 an Italian university conducted a study called Searching for a Job is a Beauty Contest. The study sent out 11,000 identical resumes with a range of pictures attached. The results were startling 50% of attractive Italians and only 17% of unattractive Italians were called back. Resumes sent without a picture had a 39% call back rate. This is great news for those blessed by the heavens but disappointing for those whacked with the ugly stick.
Video interviews save everyone valuable time and resources. If you’ve already integrated video into your hiring process, here are some things to note, based on our experience with thousands of video interviews submitted on myInterview: