A new trend, the video job interview, proves not to be very positive at all. This article points out the disadvantages to this interviewing approach and provides tips for both the interviewer and interviewee to make the most out of a video job interview. What's your take--are virtual interviews as useful as the in-person version?
"Using simulated job interviews, researchers found that candidates who were interviewed via video conferencing were rated lower by interviewers and were less likely to be recommended for hiring. On the other side of the webcam, candidates rated their interviewers as less attractive, personable, trustworthy and competent." — Chad Brooks, Skip Skype: Why Video Job Interviews Are Bad for Everyone