Tag Archive: Advice for Job Seekers

Coming Soon Near You: An Invite to Video Interview

candidate video interviewing

If you’re in the job search process now or even just thinking about it, you may have heard about the growing use of video for interviews. The Talent Board North American Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards and Research program report provides striking data on this trend: 75% of companies surveyed indicate they leverage video interviewing, and the remaining 25%... read more

Competing Against Younger Job Candidates? It Pays to Hone Your Video Interviewing Skills

If you’ve noticed what seems like a subtle shift in your company’s attention towards younger employees, it’s not all in your head. According to a new study, 64% of employees surveyed say their company is more focused on attracting younger people, while just 44% believe the focus is on attracting and retaining older workers. The study... read more

Offered a Chance to Video Interview? Here’s Why You Should Take It!

There’s some great data in ManpowerGroup Solutions’ new survey about what motivates candidates to change jobs. There’s also intel on candidate preferences during the job search process which I think could benefit from some context.  According to the report, 62% of candidates prefer an in-person interview with a hiring manager, and just 6% prefer to do the... read more

The Piece of Advice You SHOULDN’T Follow in a Video Interview

As the trend in video interviewing adoption grows, there is no end to the suggestions for candidates on how to prepare for the technology aspect of the video interview. Many publish great recommendations similar to the points I’ve summarized below, but one article, in particular, gave a very bad piece of advice: Don’t arrive early to video... read more