It’s no secret that technology is changing the executive search industry. Its globalizing capacity is allowing candidates from all over the world to legitimately contend for local jobs; proximity is beginning to lose its prevailing quality, convenience. One of the biggest contributors to this trend is Skype, which allows audio and video telecommunications between the interviewer and interviewee. Nobody is arguing that remote interviews are comparable to in-person ones, but the convenience and low cost of platforms such as Skype are an acceptable solution to the problems posed by geographic disparity. More and more companies are turning to Skype to conduct remote interviews, especially for international candidates and preliminary interviews with local ones. Here are some tips to help you [...]
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