Video is rapidly being integrated into a broad range of new interactions. Educational, commercial and personal interactions are all moving toward live video conversation. As human resources and talent recruiting professionals implement digital interviews, an inevitable adjustment period will continue. There is one group of job candidates, however, who are likely to feel completely at home with digital interviewing: those seeking positions in the STEM sector (science, technology, engineering and math).
Why STEM Hiring and Digital Interviews is a Natural Fit “Digital natives” have entered the job market
This term is used for the youngest adult generation in general, but is especially accurate as a descriptor for those who choose to work in tech-related fields. These individuals are often involved in developing digital solutions to resource-intensive analog processes, and they are likely to feel enticed by a company that demonstrates fluency in its swift-moving digital environment.
Pre-recorded interviews level the playing field
Women make up about half the U.S. workforce, but according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, they account for less than 25 percent of STEM jobs. This percentage has held steady for the last decade, even as more college-educated women join the workforce. Discovering the source of this inequity is not an easy process, but one excellent step toward equal opportunity is through standardizing interviews…