AG Voice | Technology paves the way to your dream job with Video Interviews

Technology enabled interview tools help companies to extract talent from non-metro cities & simultaneously help job seekers to work with top employers

Innovative technology backed solutions in the Recruitment & HR market are bridging the existing gap between potential candidates & top recruiters today. Interview tools such as automated online interviews and Video resumes are the next big thing in the HR & Recruitment segment, paving the way towards a new era of hiring, spurred by technology.

India's search and recruitment market is worth Rs 4,800 crore and growing at a compounded annual growth rate of 20%. Online Hiring startups are thus trending in the Recruitment & HR sector in this scenario. Technology induced hiring startups help in making the recruitment process more time-efficient and accurate in identifying the right candidate.These recruitment portals facilitate candidates as well as recruiters with effortless options to conduct interviews. This makes the entire hiring process more convenient and seamless for both parties.

New hiring paradigms

The recruitment industry in India is witnessing several inventive hiring paradigms. The techniques of Video Interview, Online assessment tools and referral hiring are increasingly being used now a days. Also, social recruiting has already entered the mainstream hiring process. Technology solutions make junior and mid-level hiring more convenient, and thus, in-sourcing and Recruitment Process Outsourcing is set to become big influencers in the market.

The quirky or uber-creative experiments in recruitments, such as video interviews give the employer an idea of the potential candidate’s communication skills, over and above the regular information about his experience and education. These techniques have also turned out to be cost-effective and efficient media for recruiters who deal with two major recruitment constraints: cost and time. Moreover, a technology enabled interview tool is an interactive medium to communicate effectively without demanding physical presence of the interviewer or interviewee.

Online interview tools are helping recruiters to extract talent from Tier-2 & Tier-3 cities as well. Thus candidates from these cities can now realize their dreams of working for top firms in IT & BPO sector without traveling to distant places for job hunting. Top employers can now tap into non-metro cities for potential candidates.Also such tools facilitate live-view, preserve interviews for future references and are user friendly for both candidates as well as recruiters.
Here is a detailed look at the USPs of Online Video Assessment tools:
Live-View of Candidates:
Video Interviews facilitate recruiters to screen & scrutinize potential candidates as they get a live view of candidates. Also these online interactive tools help them to judge the candidate’s communication skills at the stage of preliminary screening.

Preserve Interviews:

Another attribute attached to Video interviews is that it can be preserved and shared for future references.

Saves Cost & Time:
Online Interview Assessment has been the most cost & time saving tool as it allows candidates from Tier-2 & Tier-3 cities to apply for their dream jobs via recording their Video interviews.

Needless to say, many recruiters across the globe are hiring through this technology backed approach.

The outlook for the recruitment industry in India is positive in the coming future. While there are challenges that the new Hiring market environment has posed, firms which are able to adapt to the new market conditions will thrive and flourish.

Investments in technology and finding new business opportunities will be the key to recruitment services growing in the near future.

The Author of this article is Mr. Sanjoe Jose, CEO & Co-founder,


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