Discussion about the pros and cons of video interviewing has reached epic proportions in recruiting circles. Not one to sit on the sidelines of a good debate, I’d like to weigh in with my own observations.
As an initial screening tool, I agree that video interviewing has some good points, particularly in the asynchronous form. Timing is a big positive: the interview can be scheduled and reviewed at any time of the day or night, making it convenient for reviewers and applicants alike.This use of technology can raise the perception that your company is nimble and forward-looking. And some would argue that a format that puts extra pressure on the candidate lets you gauge how they handle themselves in pressure situations.... Read more »