All Blog Posts Tagged 'video' (96)

How Professional Video Interviewing Technologies Outperform DIY Video Chat Options

As a recruiter, HR professional or hiring manager, you’re aware of the use of video interviewing for your hiring and recruitment needs, but you may be questioning which platform to use. Does it make a difference whether you choose video interviewing technology tailored specifically for…

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Added by Christopher Young on July 29, 2014 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Video Job Interview – The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

A video job interview in recruiting creates manageable content, although very few ATS or HRMS systems allow video storage.  The benefit of being able to edit, store, and convert to the appropriate information format for evaluating candidates or future consideration of a new opening.  

T…

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Added by Charles Moore on June 26, 2014 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Using video to engage with candidates

With the global war for talent showing no sign of slowing down, the issue of how employers and recruiters can attract the best candidates remains a contentious issue within the industry.

Finding new, talented people is critical to the growth and success of all companies.  Across a wide range of industries, companies are finding that demand for skills is far outweighing supply, and as this skills gap continues to widen, are having to think more creatively as to how to beat the…

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Added by Stephanie Mills on June 2, 2014 at 5:13am — No Comments

7 Essential Telephone Screening Questions

I’ve seen far too many people fall into this trap over the years and you may well have found yourself in a similar situation either as a hiring manager or as a recruiter.

You’re inundated with applications. You skim through the plethora of cover letters or maybe have a quick glance at the…

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Added by Paul Slezak on January 29, 2014 at 1:30am — 4 Comments

3 Video Interview Tips To Hire The Best

Video is everywhere. Today alone, 89 million Americans will watch 1.2 billion videos. And according to Cisco, online video users will double to 1.5 billion by the year 2016. So when it comes to finding great candidates for your clients, the odds are pretty decent these people are familiar with using online video.



This might just explain why six in 10 employers are already embracing online…

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Added by RecruitingBlogs on September 20, 2013 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Go Global! 3 Secrets To Better International Staffing

You certainly wish you could snap your fingers and find the right people for your clients. Unfortunately unlike the classic TV sitcom Bewitched, you can’t just wiggle your nose and wait for talent to appear.

The skills gap has made it harder than ever to find the right people,…

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Added by Josh Tolan on August 15, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Best Practices for Nailing a Video Interview

Interviews are almost always nerve-wracking, but when interviews are completed via Skype or some other remote means, the process can seem very impersonal. Besides being nervous, the candidate will find it very difficult to read facial expressions or the body language of the interviewer.





However, as working from home becomes increasingly common, video interviews are also…

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Added by Debbie Allen on June 23, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Interactive online resume

Dear Resume Writer

I have a new product to add to your list of resume styles and formats

I have developed an interactive online resume.

Please find attached an example http://cmecv.com.au/?public=doc_1367796299488

This resume looks and prints normally but links you to many websites, video and documents related to the applicant.

This will only make more important the skills of a professional writer…

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Added by Peter Fernee on May 29, 2013 at 7:47pm — No Comments

Video is Everywhere and Now in Recruiting [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Added by Christopher Young on April 30, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

What is Vine and why it was made for recruitment

It’s being labeled “Instagram for video”.

Staying true to Twitter’s micro-sharing style, video length on Vine is limited (6 seconds or less), with use of the app designed to spark creativity via snippets of special moments. Vine says that the video posts are “about abbreviation – the…

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Added by Amanda Ashworth on February 20, 2013 at 8:21am — No Comments

4 Tips to Perfect the Millennial Candidate Experience

The time to start attracting top Millennials, a.ka. Gen-Y, to your organization starts with the candidate experience. Developing a standard process aimed towards keeping Gen-Y candidates informed and aware of your jobs and employer brand cements a positive reputation vis-à-vis the company. Understanding…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 29, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

What roles and campaigns do video interviews work best for?

I’m regularly asked by recruiters and HR directors what type of roles video interviewing works best for. It’s a very pertinent question, for which there is no simple, right or wrong answer. It depends on a number of factors such as the seniority of role you’re recruiting for, or the size of your organisation.

The first thing to say is, you shouldn’t be thinking of video interviewing replacing face-to-face interviews. Instead, video interviews provide a great way to filter large…

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Added by Tom Stroud on November 19, 2012 at 8:54am — No Comments

Ballot Lessons for Corporate Recruiters

With the US elections fast approaching, let’s take a look at the parallels between the campaign season and the sourcing of top talent. Both election nominees and corporate recruiters actively engage in a series of tactics to prove that theirs is the winning side, whether it be political party or company. Their strategies serve to paint a positive picture of the results they pledge to carry out, including:

1) Benefits: First things first – what do you bring to the table that…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 4, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Possibly the best talent attraction video ever!

Ok so this is not your norm, BDO have been in business here in the cayman Islands for ten years and they wanted to celebrate with a corporate video. They asked us for our help and we were very surprised when they said they wanted it to be funny! An accountancy firm willing to mock themselves! I know its unheard of especially as they are one of the top ten accountancy firms in the world. But this video goes to show why they have been voted one of the top employers here in Cayman, why…

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Added by Chris Bailey on October 8, 2012 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

5 top tips to get the most from video interviewing

What exactly is a video interview?

In recent months the subject of video in recruitment has become quite a hot topic amongst recruiters, so what exactly is a video interview?

For the purpose of this article, we’re looking at automated or asynchronous video interviews. This is where a candidate records their answers to questions set by the recruiter, but without the recruiter or hiring manager being there live.

It may sound obvious, but a video…

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Added by Tom Stroud on July 31, 2012 at 8:58am — 1 Comment

Whatever you are doing, stop it and hire Lamia Gouda!

Hire Lamia Gouda now!!!

I stumbled across a gem today! While searching for something else, I discovered the video resume of Lamia Gouda. Curiosity took the better of me and I watched a VERY funny and engaging pitch of a very talented woman: Actress, Translator, Video Editor, Voice Over Talent and Stylist. She speaks multiple languages (Arabic, French and English) and not only that, she is also quite the entrepreneur. Check out…

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Added by Jim Stroud on July 30, 2012 at 12:29pm — 2 Comments

Employer Branding Through Video

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/05/employer-branding-through-video-2/ 

Effectively executing your employer branding strategy can have long-lasting benefits, states Dr.…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 26, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

A Second Look at the One-Way Interview

Recruiting and technology can be a dreadful combination if personal touch is sacrificed for the sake of streamlining processes (think: being caught in automated phone system hell).

I recently spoke…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on July 16, 2012 at 6:55pm — 2 Comments

Employees as Brand Ambassadors on Your Career Website

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/04/employees-as-brand-ambassadors-on-your-career-website/#more-342

 

What better way to brand your company’s workplace and recruit candidates on your …

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 1, 2012 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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