Overall Satisfaction with HireVue
We use HireVue after one or two screening interviews to give us the chance to see how a candidate can answer questions "in the moment," as a lot of our client interactions require the ability to think quickly and pull on past experiences to relate to the client's business and issues. It also allows us to "see" them in action, not just hear them over the phone.
- Allows us to see the candidate in a setting where they have to "think on the fly."
- Gives us a physical view of how they conduct themselves in front of a client.
- Not sure, but I don't think HireVue gives candidates great instructions on how to maximize the quality of their video -- I think this would help candidates and observers like me so that video quality/lighting, etc. doesn't get in the way of making a great impression.
- A much better/higher quality vetting process for us which has saved us both time and money in recruiting & interviewing the right candidates. We have fewer "wrong fits" that get further into the hiring process as a result of using HireVue.
I think it is best suited when someone has already been screened and is viewed as a potentially good/great fit for a role. Also, clear explanation of what HireVue is, and how it is used by the candidate and the hiring organization is critical to success. Candidates who don't know what to expect rarely come across well. Our experience is that when given a clear explanation of the tool and how it is used by both sides, a candidate's true self comes through.