With changing times, the way of hiring is significantly changed, right from the physical interviews to video call meetings; the last decade has witnessed the paradigm shift in the approach of employers for hiring.
The digital hiring process has an edge over the conventional way of hiring. The digital hiring can significantly reduce the infrastructure cost, time, unnecessary traveling and can provide a broader candidate reach to the employer by minimizing the effect of geographical barriers.
With increased candidate reach, the challenge of choosing the right candidates in such a limited period of time was turning hard and thus the “bulk interview process” was conceptualized and implemented by many.
Bulk audio interview is the process in which a large number of candidates can appear in the interview process simultaneously using the web interface, the questions of interview are predefined by the interviewer; the answers of which are recorded in the system.
Here are 5 advantages of audio based interviews
1. Broader Candidate Reach
The employer can reach a larger number of candidates irrespective of geographical barriers and limitations of physical space. It will give you a much wider candidate pool than in-person interviews.
Moreover; you can select more candidates for interviews making it even easier to reach best suited candidates for the job role.
2. Time Efficient Hiring
Simultaneous interviews are possible with audio based interviews, all the candidates can give interviews at a time, interviewers can review the recordings as per their time conveniences.
Even candidates can save their time and cost of traveling, candidates can be provided with flexibility of attending interviews in given window (time slots) which is convenient for them too.
The communication about such bulk interviews is a totally automated process which significantly saves the time which would have otherwise wasted in manual communication
A lot of time is lost in miscommunication, internet glitches from candidate side, late entry of candidate for conventional interviews which can be efficiently saved by opting for audio based bulk interview process
3. Effective Candidate Screening
Most of the initial rounds of interviews are intended to assess the aptitude, communication, personality, technical and analytical skills of the candidates. All such screenings can be done through audio interviews.
Bulk audio interviews allow employers to screen more applicants and increase their time-to-hire ratio
The candidates who are selected from first round of hiring can undergo a physical or online HR interview
4. Cost Saving With Audio Based Bulk Hiring
Audio based interviews require less infrastructure, less physical space occupancy and significantly reduce paperwork
Bulk audio interviews allow companies to reduce travel costs while still maintaining the quality of the interview process
The human resource required for hiring can be significantly reduced, even a small group of people can efficiently complete the interview process of a large number of candidates with a greater transparency in hiring process.
5. Record Keeping
The interviews of all the candidates can get recorded in the system, those interviews can be accessed and reviewed multiple times as and when needed.
By virtue of the cutting edge advantages of bulk audio based interviews, many of the corporations are looking forward to opt for this sunrise technology which surely gives insights how the hiring process will transform in upcoming decade
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