How Video Interviews Change the Way You Recruit

If video interviews are a bit foreign to your recruiting process, you may be questioning why you should change the way you’ve done things for years in order to accommodate this relatively newer tool. But once you begin depending on video interviews, you’ll soon find that they enable you to do your job faster and with greater ease. Most importantly, though, the video interview will better help you round out and get a better picture of job candidates. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

Easing the Job Application Process for Candidates By Using Video Interviews

We’re now in the last few days of December. Are you tempted to take a similar route as most companies during this time of the year and slow down productivity, leaving tasks for next month? Why not get all of your hiring needs completed and end 2013 with a bang? Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

Ensuring A Positive Candidate Experience When Using Video Interviews

Video interviews instantly connect employers to job seekers. There are numerous benefits for companies when they implement video interviews into their hiring process. Video interviewing allows employers to avoid the headaches usually brought on by scheduling conflicts. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

4 Ways to Weed Out the Best Candidates in a Pool of Plenty

Copy and paste. Attach. Send. Applying for a job in the digital age is easy. In fact, it’s so easy that most job candidates can apply for several different jobs in just 10 or 15 minutes. But what’s great for candidates isn’t necessarily great for small business hiring. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

Why HR Should Bet on Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]

What happens in Vegas shouldn’t always stay in Vegas, especially if it involves the future of hiring. Useful HR technology seems to be popping up daily, making it a sure bet to roll the dice on new technology. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

How To: Video Interview Questions

Conducting video interviews during the hiring process has many benefits to your company. It frees up time and enables you to determine which job candidates are worth a second look without meeting them all face-to-face. However, submitting interview questions to applicants undergoing an online job search can be daunting if you don’t know just what to ask. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

5 Questions for Your Next Video Interview

One-way video interviews have a unique potential when it comes to interview questions. You see, one-way video interviews provide candidates with time to craft an answer before recording and submitting their video responses. Thus, you get a chance to see what a candidate can come up with when they put some time and thought into your questions. This helps test presentation skills, work ethic, and thoughtfulness. Here are some great video interview questions for your next one-way video interview (because you can always watch a candidate think on their feet in the live or in-person interview). Like this article? Subscribe Continue reading

A New Approach to the Panel Interview

So, you’ve screened a handful of potential employees for an open position. You’ve found a pool of candidates you’d like to invite in for additional interviewing. Most likely, they will face the typical interviewing process, which may include a panel interview where they will sit in front of numerous stakeholders in the company and field questions of all kinds. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.

How Do I Video Interview…Candidates With a Negative Digital Footprint?

Every candidate comes with their own set of unique interviewing challenges. That’s why we’re tackling how to video interview different types of job seekers with this how to series. Today, we’ll be talking about how to connect with job seekers with a less than ideal digital footprint. Who hasn’t Googled themselves from time to time? Doing a quick Google search of a top candidate’s name is just second nature in today’s digitally-connected world. The online presence of your top talent can certainly tell you something about the individual’s personality and responsibility level. In today’s world, leaving your Google results to Continue reading

Spark Hire’s February HR Faves

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At Spark Hire, we see so many great articles, blog posts, videos, photos, and even memes every month. So we decided to take a moment to share some of our favorites from around the wide world of the web. This is our way of highlighting the best…and sharing them with you! The list might not contain any grumpy cats, but it is filled with top-notch information to help you hire the right people. Without further ado, here is some of the best HR content you might have missed this February:  Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive Continue reading