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‘Mis-hires’ Eroding Your Global Business?

Published: November 16, 2015 In: Remote Hiring

In an effort to expand businesses, leverage the low-cost advantage; many foreign companies establish offices overseas. Finding top talent that is retentive and more importantly, that matches the cultural aspect of the organization is a very daunting task. Hence, recruiting process becomes very critical for the success of these initiatives.

Repercussions of Mis-hire: Uber India

Hiring in a new geography, especially when the senior management team is located elsewhere - curating the recruitment process becomes imperative. To deem the candidate competent, many companies even fly candidates down to home location. International companies like Uber have faced severe repercussions on a global scale for a mis-hire in India.

Screen Candidates over Recorded Interviews

A standard solution to such gaps is to centralize the recruiting process. With the existing process, you will have to adjust time zones to interview the candidates; it is harder than easy to find solutions on this front. Automate the initial screening process using video interviews; this has proven to be instrumental in solving a substantial portion of global hiring problem.

Global companies have been opting in for - asynchronous interviews that helps companies establish a ground for multiple panel review in initial stages in spite of being spread across different time zones.

Centralize the Process with Multi Panel Live Interviews

Live interviews help to auto-schedule interviews and let candidate and panel join from the device and location of their choice. Many video interview applications offer what simple video conferencing platforms don't, conducting online written assessments to candidates and collating them for review for a simpler and hassle-free screening. Video logs of written assessments and recorded video interviews allow companies seamlessly keep track of recruitment across geographies for HR audits - all centralized and documented.

Delve Deeper than Resumes with Behavioral Ferment Reports

They also offer behavioral insights or commonly known as psychometric assessment reports that generates behavioral fitment reports based on candidate's responses. These reports are configured to map organization's existing culture and map it against the candidate's behavior. It also offers reports if the candidate is fit for the role he is planning to take up. This basically let's you avoid 90% chances of landing on a mis-hire or bad hire. 

Also see: Importance of screening for behavior while hiring.

Change is good and when the change involves updating HR technologies - it must be embraced. The benefits of automating hiring with Video Interview platforms are manifold.

Video Interviews has proven to:
  • Reduce human error
  • Reduce time-to-hire
  • Reduce fraudulent interviews and repeat
  • Save money spent on scheduling and traveling
  • Offer quality candidates without much hassle
  • Aid smooth governance with process documentation
  • Offer insights into candidate selection patterns with hiring analytics

To conclude, global hiring is a relatively complicated process to get done with in haste, but manually presiding over individual interviews from initial stages is easier said than done. Intelligent video interview platforms have been accommodating various global companies to simplify hiring.

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Tags: Remote Hiring, Recruitment Best Practices

Written by: Pavana KR

I am a seasoned expert in my field, with several years experience behind me. I have a proven success record, with a focus on strategic projects and helping to build successful, effective teams that are motivated and goal-oriented.

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