iViioo Candidate Video Interview Tutorial

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Candidates - learn how to perform using an iViioo video interview. Simply read through these slides to become a better interviewee on camera and learn iViioo's simple system.

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iViioo Candidate Video Interview Tutorial

  1. 1. EXPEDITING YOUR WAY TO DREAM JOBS iViioo Express Candidate Video Job Interview Tutorial Dane Disimino Corporate Communication Lead Corporate site: http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. Product Homepage: http://express.iviioo.com Official Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/iviioo Email: dane.disimino@iviioo.com Corporate Blog: http://iviioosview.blogspot.com
  2. 2. OUTLINE I. What is video profile interviewing? • How it works • Why use video profile interviewing? II. How to prepare for a video profile interview? III. Step by step tutorial 1. Receive an interview invitation via email • Or start video interview via a public invitation 2. Go through the checklist and get ready 3. Practice video interviews and get advice 4. Start video interviewing • Invited candidate submits documents directly • Complete video interview • Write a thank you note IV. FAQ’s and next steps V. Contact Us 2 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  3. 3. WHAT IS VIDEO PROFILE INTERVIEWING? NOT a Video Resume (a.k.a. Video CV) • Video Resume is a video that your pre-record and send to potential employers • Some websites host Video Resumes for candidates and help send to recruiters • Yet, Video Resume is not used as standard evaluation method by recruiters NOT a Video Live Interview or Video Conferencing • More and more candidates get invitations to do later run interview via Skype • This kind of Video Live Interview can be done through existing conferencing software like Skype • Only 2-3 candidates per job will be invited because this is a time consuming event for employers • The pain point for recruiter is that it is hard to schedule and coordinate High chance to get noticed and hired It’s a Video Interview Profile • You are invited by potential employer to answer a few questions via live web cam recording • Or on a job post, the employer welcomes you to conduct a video interview directly to answer their interview questions unrehearsed via live web cam recording • The questions are highly relevant to your job skills, therefore if you conduct this video interview your video will be reviewed carefully and you will have a higher chance to be hired 3 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  4. 4. HOW IT WORKS 1 Create video interview Conduct video interview 2 Customize interview page Recruiter 4 Invite specific candidates 3 Embed interview link OR Accept candidate(s) online Candidate(s) 5 Review and select Reduced costs top candidates Reviewer(s) Saved Time Higher quality candidate(s) 4 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  5. 5. WHY VIDEO PROFILE INTERVIEWING? Because you are more than an electronic resume. We help you to express the best of you! Type of Assessment Method You can showcase your expertise and communication Highly relevant information skills via video while answering key questions employers care about the Traditional most! Interview References or or Video They love it because it is very Certificates easy for them to review your or profile Social profile answers anytime, anywhere interview Video based Text based credentials credentials Electronic Video resume resume Not relevant information 5 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  6. 6. HOW TO PREPARE FOR A VIDEO PROFILE INTERVIEW It is simple, just follow the check list 1. Prepare key talking points 1.1 Read the job post carefully, identify key questions 1.2 Write down key talking points you want to deliver that may be asked in this interview for each possible question 2. Practice makes perfect 2.1 Prepare interview environment 2.2 Conduct free interview practices 2.3 Polish your answers, focus on with good lighting and background and share with friends to get advice delivery (eye contacts smile…) 3. Set up and just do it 3.1 Now that you are feeling comfortable to show your 3.2 Let’s do it. Do not let recruiters wait for more than 3 skills on video, convince yourself you can do it days, the sooner the better 6 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  7. 7. STEP 1 RECEIVE AN INTERVIEW INVITATION VIA EMAIL Kevin Johnson (NBC recruiter) to Michelle: n n Kevin Johnson (NBC recruiter) Congratulations, let’s start to prepare If you received an email from a recruiter inviting you to do an iViioo video interview, you can start to prepare for it as instructed in this document. 7 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  8. 8. STEP 1 (OR) START VIDEO INTERVIEW FROM A PUBLIC INVITATION “Direct Interview Button” Alternatively, when you see an iViioo “Apply” button on any job post, you can click the link and conduct video interviews directly 8 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  9. 9. STEP 2 GO THROUGH OUR CHECKLIST AND GET READY  Equipment and Documents:  A PC connected with high speed Internet (cable, ADSL)  A functioning web cam and microphone connected to your PC  A working Browser with a Flash plug-in (as when using YouTube)  Read the invitation carefully and have all documents ready  Environment:  Find a clean, plain wall without distracting elements  Add some lighting to your face so your face looks great  Dress as if you were having an in person interview  The color of your clothes should help you stand out from the background  Energy:  Adjust your web cam so you deliver good eye contact  Smile and convey positive energy during the video recording 9 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  10. 10. STEP 3.1 PRACTICE VIDEO INTERVIEW Click here for FREE PRACTICE “Background, Lighting, & Clothing” After completing the checklist, visit http://www.iviioo.com/express/publicjobs.seam, and start a Free Video Interview Practice to see your self in a video. Adjust your background, lighting, and clothing. 10 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  11. 11. STEP 3.2 SEND THE LINK TO TRUSTED REVIEWERS TO GET ADVICE “Forward and Get Advice” You can forward this link to someone you trust and ask them to review your video interview. Remember to remind your reviewer not to share this link in any public spaces to protect your privacy. (e.g. blog, webpage, social network) 11 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  12. 12. STEP 3.3 YOU AND TRUSTED ADVISORS CAN REVIEW THE VIDEO “Practice Makes Perfect” Review your own video interview or get advice from people you trust, and try to do it a few times. (Remember: iViioo is the only website providing candidates with free video interview practice) 12 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  13. 13. NOW YOU HAVE PRACTICED, LET’S START! I am applying from an Email with an Interview Invitation I am applying via a Job Post from a Public Interview 13 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  14. 14. STEP 4.1.1 (INVITED CANDIDATE) CLICK THE INVITATION LINK Kevin Johnson (NBC recruiter) to Michelle: n n Kevin Johnson (NBC recruiter) “Click the Invitation Link” Now you are ready for the interview, simply go back to the email invitation, and click the video interview invitation link sent by the recruiter. Remember, do not share this link with anyone. 14 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  15. 15. STEP 4.1.1 (OR) START VIDEO INTERVIEW VIA A PUBLIC INVITATION Direct Interview Button: Alternatively, when you see an iViioo “Apply” button on any job post, you can click the link and conduct video interviews directly 15 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  16. 16. STEP 4.1.2 (PUBLIC INTERVIEW) SUBMIT BASIC INFORMATION “Enter Information” If you are applying from a public “Apply” video interview button, you have to enter information first. Make sure your email is entered correctly. 16 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  17. 17. STEP 4.1.3 (PUBLIC INTERVIEW) VERIFICATION EMAIL IS SENT “Email Verification” Go to your email inbox to verify your email address so that you can upload files via a secure link. 17 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  18. 18. STEP 4.1.4 (PUBLIC INTERVIEW) RECEIVE VERIFICATION “Click the link to Interview” This link is a secure link for you to start a video interview, do not send to anyone. 18 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  19. 19. STEP 4.2 UPLOAD REQUIRED DOCUMENTS “Read Instructions Carefully” Review the instructions. “Submit Information” Upload documents you would like recruiters to review. (In some cases, recruiter may not request any documents. 19 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  20. 20. STEP 4.2.1 USE “THINK TIME” TO PREPARE A GOOD ANSWER “Read question carefully” Once you click start, the question will be displayed. You can see the “Think Time” counting down. Use this time to prepare structured answers. 20 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  21. 21. STEP 4.2.2 COMPLETE VIDEO INTERVIEW “Deliver Messages with Confidence” Remember to smile and answer the questions with positive energy and confidence. Your communication style is an important part of this interview. 21 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  22. 22. STEP 4.3 WRITE A THANK YOU NOTE “Show Appreciation” A sincere thank you will create a good impression. Do not apologize even if you don’t think you delivered the best answers. Let the reviewers objectively decide. 22 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  23. 23. STEP 4.3.2 YOU DID IT! “Congratulations! You made it!” You can now wait for further notification, or start preparing for the next job interview using iViioo 23 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  24. 24. FAQ’S AND NEXT STEPS Click here to start a Complete list of FAQ’s FREE PRACTICE By this point, you are in 1 of 2 positions: 1. You understand how to conduct video interview and will get ready for it. 1 2. You need more information and would like to have a discussion with us. 2 If you are in position 1 or 2 Let’s Chat EMAIL: dane.disimino@iviioo.com or SKYPE: dane,disimino or TWITTER: www.twitter.com/dane_disimino and www.twitter.com/iviioo *We welcome all inquiries and respect all needs for confidentiality. 24 Expediting Your Way to Dream Jobs http://www.iviioo.com iViioo, Inc. © 2008 - 2009
  25. 25. EXPRESS THE BEST OF YOU Thank you very much! Dane Disimino, Corporate Communication Lead iViioo, Inc. www.twitter.com/iviioo Email: dane.disimino@iviioo.com Homepage: http://express.iviioo.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/dane_disimino

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