Futurestep Executive Survey: Video Interviewing Becomes a Mainstay; Companies Are Implementing New Video Recruiting Tactics
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A quarter of respondents say they use candidate video applications as part of their recruiting process.
“With the ease of use and availability of video, the options are
limitless for creative and effective recruiting and hiring,” said
Futurestep Vice President of Global Technology Solutions,
The survey also found that 24 percent of respondents say their companies use recruiting-focused video on their career websites.
“Career site videos are an outstanding way to give both passive and active job seekers insight into what it’s like to work for an organization or in a particular role,” said Ali. “Day-in-the life videos with real employees can showcase a particular job function or office location. Also, ‘welcome’ videos from the CEO or hiring managers are easy, inexpensive and effective ways to personalize the job seeker’s experience and communicate an organization’s employer brand.”
Research points to the exploding use of video. Cisco’s
“Today’s younger employees expect the newest technologies, and smart, strategic video tactics are definitely a competitive advantage,” said Ali. “Video usage not only makes the candidate experience better, it ultimately increases the chances the right candidates are hired for the right roles at the right time.”
About the survey:
There were more than 700 responses to the executive survey, which was conducted in June 2015.
|Does your organization use candidate video applications as part of your recruiting process?|
Do you use recruiting-focused video on your career website (e.g. employee testimonials, day-in-the life of an employee or message from recruiting manager)?
|Do you use video interviews as a way to shortlist the candidate pool?|
|Does your company use real-time video tactics (e.g. Skype) for interviewing candidates?|
|Besides face-to-face, what is the best way to interview a candidate?|
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