How to avoid bad hires through one-way video recruitment software
- Most companies have fallen victim to bad hires, which costs companies production and negatively impacts company culture.
- Research has found that companies can avoid bad hires through a robust interview process, and having a structured interview process, among others.
- Recruitment software such as Wamly allows companies to avoid bad hires by standardising the entire process and removing a certain degree of bias.
Almost all businesses have fallen victim to making a bad hire, which does not allow cost companies in terms of loss in production but also negatively impacts company culture.
Recruitment software such as one-way video interviews from Wamly helps to avoid bad hires by standardising the entire recruitment process and removing a certain degree of bias in the interview process.
A Brandon Hall Group research report in 2015 found that up to 95% of companies admitted to making a bad hire the past year, and 74% of HR officials confessed to making a bad hire.
Another study found that 46% of all hires are considered to be failures by the time they reach the 18-month mark, and one in five hires are considered to be a bad hire.
According to HR Drive, employers should employ the following techniques to avoid making a bad hire:
- Having a robust interview process where multiple people are involved who has a deep understanding of what is required in a role
- Making use of job-related assessments such as skills tests
- Thoroughly going through the references provided by a candidate
- Communicate a company’s culture and expectations of a role
- Have a structured interviewing process, where structured questions are used with little room for deviation (such as making use of one-way video interview software)
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Recruitment software such as one-way video interviews from Wamly helps companies structure the interview process by allow HR officials to set up a pre-determined list of questions with a time limit.
Wamly doesn’t allow an interview panel to chance their questions based on a candidate, thereby a certain degree of bias is removed because leading questions can’t be asked to help a candidate.
Furthermore, it allows companies to communicate their company culture and expectations of the role through the branding of the interview and a video that can be played at the start of an interview.
Wamly has found to help companies make hires quicker, cutting as much as 80% of the time they would’ve spent on hiring.
Visit Wamly’s website at www.wamly.io to find out more, or to register for a free account.