Video Interviewing: Only The Good Looking Need Apply - Darrin Grella's - The Interview Gurus

Video Resume

There’s a new trend in recruiting. Video interviewing.

The process is meant to save time and money. Candidates are asked a series of standardized questions. The answers are recorded. The video is stored in a way that meets federal guidelines. Managers and teams can refer back to the videos to actually hear — in a documented way — what candidates actually said during the interviews.

There is standardization, speed, and a relatively easy technology platform.

I kinda like it for non-exempt jobs, hourly workers, and even internships. Executive recruiters will often use video chat at a secondary location — a law firm, a Kinkos — to screen candidates. A webcam and a simple technology platform would work for those firms, too. And in cases where a sketchy hiring decision is made or a person is passed over for a job, the onus is on the employer to pull out the tape and justify the selection criteria and hiring process.

And without body language and immediate non-verbal feedback from an interviewer, it’s tough to know how you are doing.

Maybe that’s the point.

I do think [continue reading here from the Cynical Girl]

darrin grella – interview guru

Help people with the entire Job Life Cycle. From encouraging people on how to look for a job and get interviews (including resume writing service) to coaching them through interviewing and getting job offers to motivating them through the day to day of their working career. After the resume perfecting process, individuals are lead through my book, The 10 Key Interviewing T.E.C.H.N.I.Q.U.E.S. and propelled to successful, enriching careers. From individuals to larger speaking engagements, I love what I do.

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