Are video interviews on the rise?

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Many employers are utilizing systems such as HireVue, Skype, Google Chat and more to conduct their first and/or second round interviews.  Employers love video interviews because it allows them to efficiently cast a wide net to discover and screen higher quality and more diverse candidates.  Now that you know this type of interview is coming, get prepared!  If you are prepared, these opportunities will allow you to showcase your personality, drive and work ethic, in ways that your resume or a phone conversation cannot.

A great way for you to practice is by using one of the on-line platforms that Career Services can provide to you.  Big Interview is an on-line mock interview platform that will allow you to practice your interviewing skills for both in-person and video interviews.  You can follow the curriculum to learn more about the interview process, and, practice questions that are provided.  These practice questions can be general or focused on industries and/or competencies with varying levels of difficulty.

Utilize this tool to put your best foot forward.  Check out Big Interview today!



By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center