Video Interviewing Research: Warehouse Roles

This spotlight’s findings derive from over 150 optional surveys completed by candidates interviewing for warehouse roles between January 2017 and August 2019.

The candidates surveyed were from a sample of over 65 interview campaigns for warehouse roles from 20 Sonru clients between January 2018 and February 2019.

The Candidate Experience

  • 99% found the software easy to use
  • 99% satisfaction with the candidate experience
  • 98% would complete a video interview again

Video Interview Completion Specifics

  • 59% completed their video interview on a mobile device
  • 85% completed their video interview at home
  • 30% finished the video interview in their native language

Other Key Findings from Candidates interviewing for Warehouse Roles

  • 24% of respondents had completed an automated video interview in the past
  • 94% had positive feelings toward the hiring company when they received the invitation, 6% neutral, and no negative feelings were recorded
  • 94% thought the video interview allowed them to demonstrate their skills and experience
  • 93% felt sufficiently informed as to what was required
  • 89% said their opinion of the hiring company improved
  • 93% believe it is fairer than other interview methods

Candidate Feedback: Warehouse Roles

“I think it is a great way of interview because it is convenient for both the interviewer and the candidate. You can do it anywhere and at any time.”

“It was interesting and a real change from the typical phone conversation.”

“A straightforward way to advance to the next level of the application process.”

“I see them as being innovative and in touch with the technology of today.”

“It’s a good way to interview. I wasn’t as nervous as I’d be in a one-to-one interview.”

“An innovative, forward-thinking company is looking for new ways to improve the recruitment process.”

Respondent Demographics: Warehouse Roles

  • 74% of respondents were under 35 years of age
  • 96% Male and 4% 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.