Candidates prefer in-person interviews to video calls. They also feel that they have to change their appearance to get a job.
These are the two most significant takeaways from a recently released survey by the American Staffing Association. The research found that 70% of Americans prefer in-person interviews, while 17% prefer video interviews. And only 9% prefer audio only.
In other words, candidates want to come in to mee the people with whom they’d be working. While Harris Poll (which conducted the survey) didn’t release information on whether those numbers differed for remote-only rolls, it’s safe to say that asking someone to meet face-to-face will generally have a positive result.
In addition to the in-person preference, findings showed that people feel that they have to change their appearance for interviews:
To keep reading, click here: Research Reveals People of Color More Likely to Adjust Appearance During Interviews
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The hair issues do not surprise me. I’ve worked for the same company for the last 13 years, and my hair has turned a lovely silvery white during that time. If I ever needed to change jobs, I’ve wondered if I would be smart to wear a wig to interviews, to cover my natural hair color to prevent age bias.
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