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What is a Video CV?

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A traditional curriculum vitae is a very broad and general overview of an individual’s qualifications, education, and professional or relevant experience. It is a Latin term that can be loosely translated to mean the course of one’s life. Over the years, as competition for interviews has increased, people have become skilled at creating CV’s that can seem too good to be true. Non-fiction has become fiction and recruiters are often left having to cross reference other sources and unfortunately have no sense of the personality behind the CV.  This is frustrating for both candidates – who may find themselves missing out on an interview – and recruiters – who may find themselves wasting time interviewing people that are not quite right for the role.

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CVid vs. CV-Library

CV-Library is a database that allows users to upload CVs for jobs

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openings that are posted by recruiters and employers. The website is known for attracting many job seekers to its platform as well as applicants. CVid is a video CV recruitment solution that can be used to enhance the recruitment process and simplify your search. It is not a question of which service is best to use during the hiring process but rather how both CV-Library and CVid can save you time and energy as you work to fill jobs when used collectively.

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How to Innovate Your Recruitment Process

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Ever find yourself interviewing candidates for 45 minutes when you know after 2 minutes that they are not quite what you are looking for? Countless hours can be saved by innovating your recruitment process whilst enhancing quality at the same time.

Enhance your recruitment process by utilizing applicant tracking software, online video CVs, and detailed employee outcomes and competencies. These easy tips and tricks introduce innovative and semi-automatic recruitment techniques for assisting human resource professionals with hiring smarter and faster.

Whether you need to find staffing for hourly or salaried positions consider integrating innovative systems into your recruitment process by embracing software and systems for maximum hiring effectiveness.

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5 Secrets to a Successful Recruitment Process

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Ever tried prospecting for gold? It’s a painstakingly laborious task that is well known for its poor results; particularly in years gone by. Technology has since made searching simple and enables prospectors to narrow down the search with less fuss, time, and energy. HR professionals and recruitment consultants empathise with prospectors as they sift through hundreds of CV’s looking for the gold. What’s exciting for them is that, like gold prospectors, they can now utilise technology to narrow down the search.

Solutions such as requesting a video CV and using applicant tracking systems offer the metal detector technology that HR professionals and recruitment consultants in modern time would never dream of working without.

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Discover A New Way To Review CVs and Fill Jobs

Candidate Assessment with Video CVsGrowing a successful business has it its own stresses and strains, yet the reward at the end is something that managers cherish and look back on with pride.

As your company grows, different internal competences are required, and this is where the opportunity for recruiting exceptional talent is the main priority. However, recruitment, whether done through an agency or internally, can take up precious time and drain financial resources. Moreover, there is also a risk; how can you tell if what you see on paper is the person that you require?

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