Are you using video to conduct job interviews?


Visual Bias

These 2 candidates appear before you for their video interview.

Before they even say a word, you have received a ton of subliminal information.

 

First Impression

 

Your top candidate just finished video interviews with these 3 recruiters.

Which one are you?

A picture is worth a thousand word and you are communicating without saying a word.  Are you saying you are:

  • Professional
  • Confident
  • Knowledgable
  • Approachable
  • Easy To Talk To

 

Your competition has taken this class.  Why risk winging it?


In Video Interviewing for you will learn:

  • Your Goal on Video (It's Not What You Think).
  • The Basics: Where to look, What to wear, Where to be.
  • How to control how the viewer perceives you.
  • Why video is becoming so popular for job interviews.
  • How to critique a video candidate.
  • How to Be Fresh Every Time When Doing Multiple Video Interviews.
  • Bonus: Equipment Options for lights, camera, microphone and backdrops.
  • This class includes labs so that you can try out your new skills right away!

Sample Topics:

  • #1 Thing You Must Do Immediately On Video.
     
    Before & After Video Training
  • Where Do I Look?
  • How To Convey Confidence in the 1st 5 Seconds.
  • What’s Behind You (Your Background Is Speaking Too).
  • What To Do With Your Hands.
  • How In Person & Video Interviews Differ.
  • Visual Bias.
  • How To Deal With Bad Video Presentation & Distractions.
  • How to Be Fresh Every Time When Doing Multiple Video Interviews.
  • Do I Need To Buy New Camera, Mic, Lights & Backdrop for This Interview?
  • Should I Use a Script for a Video Introduction?
  • #1 Way To Bore Your Viewer.
  • What If I Have an Accent?

Not Covered:

  • This course does not cover how to conduct a job interview or what questions to ask.
  • This class assumes that you are familiar with how to interview and the laws around hiring.
  • This class does not cover how to edit video as the majority of video job interviews are live.

Who Should Take This Class:

  • Recruiters.
  • Executives and Managers.
  • Teams using video for job interviews.
  • Anyone conducing job interviews on video.

 

Learning Objectives
  • Explore how to create eye contact with the viewer.
  • Recognize how to convey power and authority on video.
  • Identify confidence while on video.
  • Recognize what will pull focus.
  • Recognize when you can use default equipment and when you should invest.
  • Explore how to gesture on video.
  • Discover how to avoid the #1 mistake people make on video interviews.
  • Identify how to critique a candidate on video.
Last updated/reviewed: August 5, 2023
4 Reviews (17 ratings)

Reviews

4
Member's Profile
This was a decent introduction to video interviews but was clearly pieced together from a number of different sources. I think it was a bit repetitive making it longer than it needed to be.

5
Member's Profile
Good Content, easy to understand. With many recruiters working from home, taking a course like this is very important.

5
Member's Profile
I believe that any person in any industry would gain something from attending this course.

5
Member's Profile
Great course with good information that everyone should keep in mind while on video.

Prerequisites
Course Complexity:
  • This class assumes that you have experience using Skype, Zoom or similar apps on your computer or phone
  • We assume that you know how to record a video on your computer, tablet or smart phone.
  • No special advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
  • Come with an open mind and be open to trying new things and practicing.
Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Instructor for this course
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  Jennifer Flaa Bio1:14
  Welcome0:55
  Before We Begin0:47
  Bad Recruiter Example2:26
How to Behave Professionally on Video
  Your Goal...It's Not What You Think1:29
  Where Do I look?1:49
  How to Convey Confidence in the First 5 Seconds2:12
  How to Communicate Power, Authority and Intelligence in the First 5 Seconds1:37
  Your First Impression1:02
  What Should I Wear - Ladies1:55
  What Should I Wear - Men1:08
  Should I Wear Makeup on Video?2:20
  Do Men Have to Wear Makeup on Video?1:51
  Your Hair on Video0:37
  What's Behind You? (Your Background is Speaking Too)1:19
  Good Backgrounds for Video Interviews0:28
  How to Sit Confidently on Video1:49
  What to Do With Your Hands0:44
  Glare in Your Glasses1:00
  Practice Tips1:32
  Before Interview Example Explained0:57
  Lab 20:38
During The Interview
  Why Video Interviews are Popular0:54
  When to Schedule the Interview1:05
  What to Expect1:55
  Pulling Focus Away from You1:50
  Pulling Focus1:06
  How In Person and Video Interviews Differ2:52
  Starting and Ending Video Interviews1:00
  Ending the Interview - The Final Question1:09
  Managing Time1:20
  #1 Pitfall for Interviewers2:43
Handling Video Fear and Nerves
  Fear of Being Seen & Revealing Yourself1:27
  Getting Un Nervous1:31
  Grounding Meditation9:21
How to Critique a Video Job Interview
  #1 Thing You Must Do Immediately on Video3:22
  How to Critique A Candidate on Video4:49
  Visual Cognitive Bias4:08
  How to Deal with Bad Video Presentation and Distractions2:33
  Manipulating with Video1:11
  Lab 5 Visual Bias2:54
Your Setup and Equipment
  Do I Need to Buy a New Camera, Mic, Lights & Backdrop?1:24
  Equipment Experiment - Easy, Affordable Setup5:32
  Behind the Scenes - Pole & Wall Backdrops and Circle Light1:19
  Upgraded Webcam and Mic3:33
  What's on My Desk During Video Interviews?0:36
  Jenn's Office Setup with Ambient Light for Interviews0:22
  Jenn's Office Setup with Full Lighting & White Background1:15
Your Introduction Video
  Video Introductions - Should I Use a Script?1:51
  #1 Way to Bore Your Viewer1:27
  Your Video Interview Checklist0:49
  Intro Video - About The Process0:46
Bonus Tips
  Before the Video Interview0:34
  What if You Have an Accent?1:13
  "What?" "What?" "Could You Repeat That?"1:04
  4 Tips1:30
  4 Things to Avoid1:09
  Preparing for Your Interview1:13
  Your Eyes Communicate Too3:48
  Water0:56
  What if You are BAD on Video1:11
  Video Fouls (Seeker on Video & You on Audio)1:49
  "After" Interview Example Explained2:14
Wrap Up
  Jenn's Last Thoughts0:33
  Last Labs2:52
  The 10% to Remember0:57
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  Video Job Interviewing For Managers, Recruiters & Hiring Teams1:56:52
SUPPORTING MATERIAL
  Handout: Course Outline Video Interview Recruiter FinalPDF
  Handouts: Video Recruiter Worksheet FinalPDF
  Handouts: Setting a Subject At EasePDF
  Handouts: Tip Sheet For Job Seekers PDF
  Handouts: Your Video Checklist PDF
  Handouts: Sample Interview Questions PDF
  Handouts: Bonus Extras PDF
  Video Job Interviewing for Managers and Recruiters Glossary/ IndexPDF
REVIEW AND TEST
  REVIEW QUESTIONquiz
 FINAL EXAMexam