Ziggeo is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new video player which should improve your experience of playing recorded videos, particularly on mobile devices. Ziggeo’s new system lets the size of videos be calibrated so they look...


Recorded video interviews save you money in obvious ways – the costs of airplane travel, hotel, taxi and meals, for example – but they save on important hidden costs as well. We all know that time is money, so...


It’s far more environmentally friendly than traditional in-person interviews because it results in lower carbon emissions. Candidates no longer need to fly (or sit in traffic) going to and from interviews, spewing carbon along the way. Neither do they...


First Impressions

If Malcolm Gladwell, the author of the famous book “Blink,” is correct, first impressions (or impressions formed in the blink of an eye) are extremely powerful — and often determine the final outcome. Assuming he’s right, what can interviewers...


“Losers”

“Loser” is such an unkind term in the employment context. More polite is “unsuitable for the job,” “not a good fit,” “not right for us,” etc. But let’s face it: no one wants to hire “losers”, much less work...


Words

One way to identify the strongest candidates (and weed out the others) is by listening carefully to their choice of words. Articulate candidates will, first of all, answer the questions you posed directly and succinctly, without wasting your time...


Liar, Liar

How do you know if a candidate is lying in his or her recorded interview? You can always look for body language clues  – e.g. interviewees shifting nervously in position, touching their face or closing eyes when asked a...


Narrowing Down the Field

Let’s say you have done all your Ziggeo pre-screening and have narrowed down the list of candidates to two equally qualified excellent choices. How do you choose? Ask yourself the following questions: Who is more excited about the job?...