Video interviews help hiring managers save time by improving efficiency. They give employers the opportunity to ask whatever questions they think are necessary and see candidates answer them live, right from their computer screen. One of the main benefits of using video interviews is that employers can carry them out from the comfort of their own office and are easily able to identify which candidates belong in the ‘yes’ or ‘no’ pile.
Video interviews allow employers to:
While video interviews have many benefits for employers, there are also many for candidates. The main being that video interviews give candidates the opportunity to ask questions and gain more of an insight into the company and what it is like to work there. This will give them an idea of what the company’s culture and beliefs are and whether they feel like it is something they are looking for. If it is, they should continue and if not, they will opt out to save themselves and your company time and energy.
As well as this, video interviews let candidates ask a variety of questions that they can’t in traditional paper CVs and job applications so it is important they use this to their advantage and think of some well suited questions that will benefit them in the long-run.
Jobzilla is the first recruitment agency to significantly enhance engagement between its clients and candidates by embracing modern video technology to revolutionise the recruitment process. Our Video CVs ensure each candidate has the opportunity to express what makes them who they are and provides a valuable tool to help employers make quicker and more effective recruitment decisions.