There’s no question that the human resources landscape has changed over the past several years to accommodate technological advances. Namely, the use of social media and video have become more prominent, both in the hiring process and in day to day HR operations.
Hiring managers and job applicants have various ways of using technology to their advantage, specifically video. Recruiters can conduct interviews via video, either prerecorded by the candidates or in real time. They can also produce videos specifically intended to attract applicants, highlighting the available positions and providing a general overview of the company. Finally, applicants themselves have a chance to show off their creativity through original video presentations of their skills and expertise.
From a human resources perspective, video interviews can save companies both money and time. The following are some of the best reasons for hiring committees to employ video interviews of candidates.