Video Interviewing: An Effective and Innovative Tool for Modern Recruitment

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In recent years, recruitment has undergone a digital revolution. Technological tools have multiplied, offering companies and candidates new possibilities. Video interviews are one of the most promising solutions.


Using video interviewing to optimize the recruitment process

Deferred video interviews offer a number of advantages for companies. It allows you to :

  • Reduce the time and cost of the recruitment process: This type of interview can be conducted remotely, eliminating the cost of travel for both the recruiter and the candidates. They can also be conducted outside office hours, saving companies time.
  • Improve the quality of the candidates selected: deferred video interviews allow companies to pre-select the most qualified candidates, based on their answers to pre-defined questions. This reduces the risk of recruitment errors.


The Emergence of Deferred Video Interviewing

Deferred video interviewing is still a relatively new method in France, but it is booming. According to an iCIMS study, 83% of job seekers consider companies using this system to be innovative and 94% of candidates appreciate this type of interview.


Benefits for candidates

Deferred video interviews also have a number of advantages for candidates. It allows them to :

  • Reduce interview stress: candidates can record their answers at their own pace, allowing them to prepare more calmly.
  • Increase the chances of success: candidates can review their answers before submitting them, enabling them to improve their performance.


Our recommendations

To get the most out of deferred video interviews, companies and candidates should follow a few recommendations:

  • Companies should clearly define the questions to be asked: the questions should be relevant to the position to be filled and enable the candidate’s skills and qualities to be assessed.
  • Using an ATS such as Beehire allows you to include the deferred video interview in your process, in a single platform.
  • Candidates should be well-prepared: they should take the time to answer the questions and review their answers before submitting them.


The deferred video interview is an effective and innovative tool that offers tangible benefits for both companies and candidates. It is therefore likely that this method will continue to develop in the years to come.

Would you like to improve your recruitment process with deferred video interviews?