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Video Interviewing Research: Ireland Technical Roles

Marie O'Sullivan
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The data for this spotlight derives from the findings from 244 respondents in Ireland who completed an automated video interview for technical roles between January 2017 and May 2018. The optional survey was made available to all candidates.

The Candidate Experience

  • 92% felt sufficiently informed as to what was required
  • 85% satisfaction with the candidate experience, 11% neutral
  • 93% would complete a video interview again

Video Interview Completion Specifics

  • 13% completed their video interview on a mobile device
  • 94% completed their video interview at home
  • 51% completed the video interview in their native language

Other Key Findings from Candidates within Ireland interviewing for Technical Roles

  • 23% of respondents had completed an automated video interview in the past
  • 75% had positive feelings toward the hiring company when they received the invitation, with a further 20% neutral
  • 91% confidence in how the technology worked

Candidate Feedback: Technical Roles within Ireland

“This seems to be a very fair 1st step in the process. It allows the hiring company to evaluate all candidates on an even footing with the same suite of questions and in the same timeframe.”

“It gave me a lot of insight into what the company might ask.”

“This gave me a positive opinion about the company in that they use the latest technologies that make life simpler.”

“All went fine, no technical issues, and was very intuitive.”

Respondent Demographics: Technical Roles within Ireland

  • 67% of respondents were under 35 years of age
  • 74% Male and 26% Female

This research spotlight was first published in the Sonru Video Interviewing library, which published contributions and research from Sonru clients and candidates between 2010 and 2020.