We notice that a lot of companies are now starting to use video interviewing. At face value, it would seem that this would be a very efficient tool to use as part of the interview process once you’ve identified a certain candidate.
However, there are a few challenges associated with video interviewing that you should be fully aware of, so you incorporate it in the right manner if you’re going to go that route.
A programmer walks into an interview with a company, one of several he has scheduled in the next few weeks. After each one, he has some thoughts about what he did well and learns what he might’ve done differently. He gains a better insight on the types of questions a hiring manager will ask, from the ones he expected to the occasional curveball he didn’t see coming.
There’s a book I’m reading right now called, “The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts.” To be honest, when I was just listening through it early on, my first reaction was that the book should have been called, “The Death of the Professions.”