Executives need to master the art of a video job interview if they want to increase their chances of landing their dream role, according to an experienced recruiter and professional job interview coach.
Richard Elstone, a partner at executive search firm Amrop Carmichael Fisher, and Director and Founder of Executive Interview Coaching, believes recruitment is unlikely to go back to face-to-face interviews for some time yet with the coronavirus pandemic.
In some cases – such as first-round interviews – video job interviews may become standard practice.
“Executive hiring has inevitably moved from the board room to the virtual world as COVID-19 has restricted us from meeting in person and forced many of us to work from our home offices,” Elstone said.
“Video job interviews have been a necessary measure that has allowed many companies to continue to search for top talent, but it does pose challenges for hirers and applicants…. see more