Technology is changing the way we live our lives. It’s changed the way we network with co-workers, chat with friends, collaborate on projects, and even the way we document our most precious memories. (Anyone looking at countless pictures of a friend’s new baby on an iPhone can attest to that.) So why not let technology change the way we think about resumes?
With video technology becoming easier and more adaptable than ever, more employers are seeing the value of video resumes. Laptops are increasingly coming standard with webcams built in and social networks as huge as Facebook and Google + have video features.
The infographic below, compiled by Spark Hire – an online video resume, interviewing, and job board platform — looks at video as the missing piece in the corporate hiring puzzle. Many employers rate communication skills as among the most important attributes for employees to possess. Now recruiters can judge those communication skills before they even need to schedule an interview.
Video isn’t just for watching cats doing weird things anymore. Now video can be a simple, fast, and smart way to find your new best employee. Is video the missing piece in your hiring process?