Interviewing has changed a lot thanks to modern technology. Luckily, this benefits HR professionals making the recruiting and interview process a lot easier. In the article, Technology and the Job Interview: The Future is Here by Katherine Woods, Woods discusses the 3 ways that tech tools have made the interviewing process a lot more efficient.
Video Interviewing allows for companies to screen without having to spend money on traveling costs and also allows for people to schedule at everyone’s convenience. According to RIVS Study, two thirds of recruiters use video technology such as skype in job interviews.
Gamification inspires users to take part in game-like behaviors in non-game settings. This can be the perfect way for recruiters to build their online contacts and interact with candidates. Over 70% of global employers are adapting or planning to adopt gamification in the workplace.
Skills Testing is a great way for recruiters that are dealing with very specific jobs such as web developers, coders, and web designers to search and select candidates based on the necessarily skills. There are platforms available that allow for recruiters to keep up with coding techniques to help them screen out the correct candidates. Thanks to software such as: HackerRank, Potknox, and Better Programming, employers can evaluate candidates skills online.
These tools will be very beneficial in the future. They’ll give the employer the ability to see into the candidates skills, qualifications, and presence.
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