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Video Interview Killed The Candidate Star

Pssst! Wanna know a secret? I LOATHE doing videos. Put me on stage speaking in front of a crowd of 2,000+ people: No problem. Put me in front of a video camera by myself: I turn into a blithering idiot. So yeah, I know how it feels. Video is not easy (well, maybe for some); for most of us, not so much. Recently, a former client contacted me and said that she had her first video interview and it turned into a disaster. To use her direct quote: “What a train wreck. I hope they get a very big bowl… Read »

Video Interviews: 5 Tricks For A Great Performance

Video interviews are usually something that most people loathe, but for talent sourcers (read: recruiters), they serve a purpose, especially if candidates are located outside of the area where the job is sited. Video interviews give the recruiters or hiring managers an opportunity to further screen candidates to determine if there is a fit before time and expense are made to bring them in to a face-to-face discussion. So don’t be unnerved. Here are some tips to follow to have a great performance during video interviews: Create a set. What the other person sees makes an impact of how they… Read »