Boost You Recruitment with One-Way Video Interviewing

One-way video interviewing is a current trend in HR management and recruitment processes. Learn how to obtain benefits from this technique for your business.
REMOTO WORKFORCE Team I Updated on - April 22, 2022


Video interviews will be essential in your recruitment initiatives in 2022. Nowadays, video job interviews have many benefits for companies and HR management. For example, you can establish creative and comprehensive communication with potential candidates through videos.

One-way video interviews have become a trend in remote recruitment processes in small and large businesses and can strengthen your organization.

This blog post will tell you all about one-way videos and how you can use them to find the perfect candidates for your job positions.


What Are One-Way Video Interviews? Their Role in Recruitment

In one-way video interviews, potential candidates submit a video to employers to answer questions typically asked in a job interview.

In other words, through a single video, candidates will answer the questions that you consider necessary to fill a job position.

Companies and businesses can use one-way video interviews to learn about their candidates’ speaking skills and identify how they communicate. In addition, recruiters can identify candidates’ expressions, and behaviors when watching their videos.

As a result, one-way video interviewing is a remote alternative to know your candidates better for specific job positions.

You can also use this material to have a database and improve your recruitment activities. In this blog post, you can learn more about using videos in recruitment and onboarding.

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How to Do One-Way Video Interviewing in Your Company?

Using one-way interviews in your recruiting activities requires careful planning.

Initially, we suggest formulating detailed instructions for your candidates on how they should answer your questions. Moreover, we recommend adding lighting, sound, and video length instructions.

Additionally, it is essential to pay attention to the right questions for your candidates.

For example, in your one-way video interviews, you may want to consider questions generally asked in remote or on-site work environments. Thence, you can use one-video interviews to boost your recruitment initiatives.

In Remoto Workforce, we present you a list of great questions to pose in your one-way video interview:

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • What are your strengths?
  • Can you describe your soft skills?
  • Why are you interested in this job position?
  • How did you know about this job offer?
  • How did you know about our company?
  • How can you contribute to fostering the core values of our organization?
  • What do you think about inclusion, diversity, and gender parity?
  • Can you tell us more about your work ethic?
  • What is your ideal remote work environment?
  • Visualize yourself five years in the future and tell us what you see about your career?
  • How can we contribute to your career growth, dreams, and aspirations?

Finally, we suggest you this video from Self Made Millenial. Here, you can learn five ways to stand out in a one-way interview for candidates. This video will help you deepen your knowledge of this modality of a one-way job interview from the candidates’ perspective and improve your recruitment processes.




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