Sixty-three percent of surveyed HR managers report using video for interviews, up from 14 percent. .
In the age of telework and a crackdown on federal spending, agencies may well take part in a growing trend of job applicants interviewing via video.
According to a new survey by staffing service company OfficeTeam, 63 percent of human resources managers said their company often conducts employment interviews using video. This is up from just 14 percent one year ago.
In addition, 13 percent of HR managers said their organization will use video more frequently to meet with applicants in the next three years, while 85 percent said they anticipate the number of video interviews to the be the same, the survey found.
Has your agency moved to conducting job interviews virtually? If not, can you see this happening in the near future, particularly as agencies look to further cut spending and more employees shift to working outside oftheir traditional office?