How to Boost Candidate Shortlisting Data

ByL J Doulton

How to Boost Candidate Shortlisting Data

It can be hard to shortlist potential candidates when you are comparing the CV versions of people. Paper-based processing has its restrictions and is open to manipulation and equally, misinterpretation. It also seems unnecessary as technology is forever growing more sophisticated making it possible to counter these problems.

That’s why amongst other emerging technologies, we include an Interactive Video Platform (IVP) tool in our shortlisting process allowing candidates to submit video responses to automated questions within the applications. This offers employers a greater insight into the suitability of each candidate and can save a significant amount of time for both while increasing the value of the shortlisting data tremendously.

Our IVP is a quick and reliable tool that offers more insight into the ethics of a person, their social capabilities, their personality, their leadership and communication skills all of which are essential when hiring the best candidate for the team.

We still assess information on their CV and it’s often this exercise that inspires some of the further questions asked in face to face interviews, but an IVP allows you to quickly get a first impression and help with the initial shortlisting. If you have 3 equal CV’s and only one interview slot, this feature will make your life a lot easier!  You can also conduct live interviews online and compare these with other applicants and share them with other managers through our platform to ensure you hire the right person for the team, as well as for the job description.

Have you ever had a perfect application on paper only to be disappointed after conducting it? Not anymore!

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