Videos are booming. A quick look at some stats on video-sharing platform YouTube says it all – the site is used by almost 75% of American adults. Among 18 – 24 year-olds this percentage is even 94%.
In recruitment, the use of video is becoming more and more common in various stages of the funnel. From job postings accompanied by – or even completely consisting of – a video to pre-employment assessment tools using video and, of course, video interviewing software.
The use of video in the recruitment process makes sense both from an employer as well as a candidate perspective. Candidates get a feel for the company, the job they’re applying for, and their future colleagues. Recruiters and hiring managers, on the other hand, get a better idea of someone’s energy, personality, and (non) verbal communications skills. On top of that, videos open up a new, global pool of talent for companies.
The infographic below gets into some of the dos and don’ts of attracting top talent with recruitment videos. It also throws in some practical do-not-forget kind of tips to increase your chances of success.
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