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One way video interviewing FAQ for hiring managers

By June 17, 2020 July 6th, 2020 No Comments

TurboHire’s one-way video interviewing is completely user friendly and is powered by an AI-based platform to help with evaluation before and after the interview. We bring out this blog to help you understand more about the platform and address some of the concerns you may have.

 

What is TurboHire one-way video interviewing?
One-way video interviews (also known as asynchronous interviews or automated interviews) are a novel interviewing concept that allows recruiters to send questions to the candidates which then can be recorded by candidates at their own convenience.

Is it too soon to adopt video interviewing?
Video interviewing has become more of a necessity in the post-pandemic modern world. At times recruiters and candidates look for convenience and have the right mindset for the job. In-order to overcome geographical constraints, video interviewing is definitely a great choice. That being said, video interviewing is predominantly used for initial screening to skip the time spent on telephonic rounds.

I am not tech-savvy. Will  I face any trouble interviewing the candidates?
TurboHire one-way interviewing platform has an extremely user-friendly UI. The modular set-up helps to hire managers from any background to easily pick their choice of options and push the interview to the candidates. The team will be in constant touch to guide the managers and improvise based on the feedback.

How effective is video interviewing in terms of time and cost?
A typical face to face video interview takes nearly 45 minutes. On the other hand, a hiring manager can easily evaluate 10 candidates at the same time using the video interview submissions. The remote hiring and evaluating the nature of one-way video interviewing further cuts down the cost.

I am not tech-savvy. Will  I face any trouble interviewing the candidates?
TurboHire one-way interviewing platform has an extremely user-friendly UI. The modular set-up helps to hire managers from any background to easily pick their choice of options and push the interview to the candidates. The team will be in constant touch to guide the managers and improvise based on the feedback.

How effective is video interviewing in terms of time and cost?
A typical face to face video interview takes nearly 45 minutes. On the other hand, a hiring manager can easily evaluate 10 candidates at the same time using the video interview submissions. The remote hiring and evaluating the nature of one-way video interviewing further cuts down the cost.

Will it hamper the candidate experience? I’m worried about it.
We at TurboHire understand the importance of the brand outlook of our customers. We have been working on perfecting the user interface to match human-like experience for both recruiters and candidates. In our observation, candidates feel a sense of freedom and openness while using the video interviewing platform. In-order to benefit them, our platform allows them to try a demo first, re-submit the answers and assure them of the video upload.

Can hiring managers collaborate to evaluate the video submissions?
We understand that hiring for roles have decision-makers spread across geographies and they need to have their own evaluation. TurboHire allows different hiring managers to collaborate irrespective of their geographies, evaluate separately and score the candidates based on the pre-set evaluation parameters.

Is there a possibility of candidate bias?
Human limitations are eliminated at multiple levels during 1-way interviews. First of all, candidates can submit the interview at a most convenient time. Secondly, recruiters can review the candidates at their own time with a structured evaluation process resulting in fair outcomes.

Can a hiring manager set his own question templates?
With TurboHire’s one-way video interview platform it is possible for the hiring managers to set their own question templates as well as evaluation templates.

How can you assure the quality of the video submission?
Three important parameters which affect the quality of the video submission namely video quality, audio quality and network quality of the candidate are checked before they start the interview. This ensures that the quality of their video submission is standard.

How much time does a candidate get to answer the questions?
Timings can be separately preset for each question by the Recruiters. It is understood that recruiters sometimes want to check the spontaneity of the candidate. This can be done by time limiting the submissions. Specific instruction can also be given to each question which will help the candidate to understand the interviewer expectations.

Will the candidate be able to resubmit the answers?
Re-submit button is available before processing every answer a candidate submits. This helps the candidates from any mishaps and enhances their experience.

Is there any post-interview evaluation available?
TurboHire provides standard scorecard templates which can help in evaluating the candidates’ post there interview video submission. These templates can be predefined by the hiring manager on the parameters of their choice such as personality traits, work experience and other skill checks with respect to the job.

Does it work on the candidate’s mobile also?
Easy to use TurboHire one way video interview platform works both on a web browser and mobile browser flawlessly. Recruiters can specify their choice of device pertaining to the question in the instructions section if necessary.

How easy is it for candidates to get accustomed to the setup?
We understand that giving a video interview could be the first time for some of your candidates. In order to help them get accustomed to this environment, we provide a demo option before starting the actual interview. This will help them play around the platform and understand the intricacies before submitting their actual answers.

Can I revisit the candidate responses at a later point?
The evaluation stage might be parked as a future activity for some job postings. To allow this convenience, TurboHire allows the recruiters to save the video recordings within the candidate card and revisit them at a later point. Video backups will be stored for up to 6 months which makes it even better from the point of a busy recruiter, who can make a better decision in their own time.

 

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