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.
Whether you’re looking for the star candidate from hundreds of applications, or hiring in a sector where competition for talent is huge, you need recruitment processes that help you succeed: help not only find the right candidate, but do so quickly.
Traditional recruitment strategies – paper resume reviews and in-person interviews -
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:
We live in a world where artificial intelligence and machine learning are no longer mere buzzwords. They are actively reshaping the disruptive reality we live in. Tech experts are even talking about a 'third industrial revolution' as we witness its impact on every industry in parts or entirety.