Video interviews are becoming increasingly popular with employers, recruiters, and job candidates alike. Seeing as video chat platforms like Skype and Google Hangouts have become commonplace in our lives, it’s no wonder video interviewing is being widely incorporated into the hiring and recruitment process.
Just how much influence has video chat had on the video interview? These are just a few ways video chat has helped to shape video interviewing:
Video in the workplace
With the creation of video chat platforms came the increasingly popular video conference. A recent Polycom and Redshift Research survey showed that video conferencing has become a business communication standard, with 76 percent of respondents saying they use video solutions at work today. Video conferencing in the workplace has allowed for people to communicate from opposite corners of the world, via video, making it possible for people to communicate visually rather than just verbally.