Checklist: How to Conduct an Effective Video Interview

Today, using video technology to interview candidates is not only a “nice to have,” for many organizations, it’s become essential.

There are several compelling reasons to utilize video conferencing technology to conduct your next interview. 

  • Interview many candidates efficiently and quickly.
  • Interview across locations and time zones. 
  • With technology and software available, it’s easier than ever.
  • Access remote candidates, candidates who are open to relocation, and candidates that have disabilities that make it difficult to come in for an in-person interview. 
  • Save money by avoiding travel expenses.

But the process of actually conducting a video interview is not always simple. There’s an art to communicating well over video. And for some, the technology challenges can feel overwhelming. To help you feel confident as a hiring manager conducting a video interview, we’ve created a handy downloadable checklist. Walking through the video interview checklist  will help you ensure your video interviews are smooth and successful.

This checklist includes:

  • Benefits of video interviewing
  • A plan to make sure your technology is ready on interview day
  • Tips for preparing your candidate for a video interview
  • How to convey warmth and connection on camera

by McKinley Marketing Partners