Recruitment has seen a lot of technological advances and one such and very crucial is ‘Video Interviewing.’ For several years, the traditional hiring process has helped recruiting managers to find the near to perfect candidates. The traditional hiring process has been useful but now things have evolved.
Candidate experience is a commonly shopped term, particularly in the HR domain. In short, it refers to the encounters prospective candidates experience with an organization, primarily during the sourcing, recruiting, and interviewing phases.
Identifying top talents with unique skills and spotting inspiring leaders of tomorrow forms the core of any organization. While it is imperative for the leaders to recognize new solutions and offerings, the top talents are expected to notch up their learning curve.
The job market around the world has also experienced a shift, making it more candidate-driven. Unlike before, organizations are dedicated to retaining good talent. Employee engagement practices have never been more important, and the overall recruitment function has taken top priority.
According to a report by the Society for Human Resource Management, it takes 42 days to fill in a vacant position! What’s the way out? A majority of organizations are now looking at reducing the time and costs involved in the hiring process.
A research by Talent Board affirmed the vital role that technology plays in streamlining the interview and selection process in companies. Moreover, among the top 240 employers who participated, video-interviewing was ranked as one among the Top 5 technology investments made for recruiting purposes. In fact, 67% of the respondents surveyed already had a video interviewing platform.
You’ve probably heard of the new-fangled interest in video-interviews. Most employers are ditching traditional face-to-face interviews and now prefer e-meeting candidates instead. In fact, a research by Office Team Inc. found that 63% of the hiring managers surveyed preferred to conduct video interviews.
Consider the most note-worthy brands in the world. Google, Facebook, Apple, Cisco, and more. You can guarantee that these organizations have an Employee Experience strategy in place.