5 Reasons Why Live Video Interviews Are a Must in 2018

5 Reasons Why Live Video Interviews Are a Must in 2018

5 Reasons Why Live Video Interviews Are a MUST, highlights candidate experience, reducing costs and gaining competitive advantage.

 According to “2018 Recruitment Trends ” Live Video Interviews & Candidate Experience are two of the top 5 trends.

There are many reasons why companies have found that live video interviews not only saves costs but increases the candidate experience.

The 5 Reasons Why Live Video Interviews Are a Must in 2018:

  1. 57% of candidates prefer live video interviews, while 34% prefer in-person interviews and ONLY 9% prefer one-way pre-record video assessment tools.
  2. Live Video Interviews are 6X faster than phone interviews. A 5-minute live video interview is equal to a 200 question written assessment. With over 60% of the workforce being Millennials and Gen Z, written assessments do not appeal to all demographics. Live video interviews allow candidates to show more their skill set, conduct real role-playing and increase the candidate experience.
  3. Reduce costs- Cost per hire up to 2/3 and 70% of hiring manager resources.
  4. Competitive advantage in reaching candidates that are employed and cannot take off time from work. Candidates (54%) say scheduling an interview at a convenient time is paramount. This allows you to reach candidates who are employed and can video interview with you during their breaks or lunchtime.
  5. 80% of job seekers say they would take one job over another if they built a personal relationship during the interview process. If they are interviewing with you, they are interviewing with others. Stand out during a video interview vs. your competitors who are doing phone interviews.

The candidate is interviewing the company, just as much as you are interviewing them. Make the first impression a memorable one with a Video Candidate Experience.

To learn more how on how to get started with Live Video Interviews and plug it into your existing hiring and recruiting process. There is no need to buy or host expensive technology. No high cost of paying per assessment, just plug the technology into your existing hiring process and go. You can get started in a couple of days and see the ROI in your first week.