This morning’s edition of the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) published the story, Non-Campus Recruiting, by Diana Middleton which discussed how corporate recruiters were avoiding travel and interviewing MBA graduates using video technologies including Skype with PCs and web cameras and larger room-based systems. Although it seemed that no offers were made on the basis of video interviews, it was clearly shown as an inexpensive, useful and highly productive screening tool.

A user of the site commented about his employer’s experience with Skype video and screening interviews calling it a positive initiative for screening interviews, but not enough to make a hiring decision.

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