When a candidate and interviewer are in different places, these interviews are called remote interviews. Remote interviews are usually conducted via video conference. In the initial stages of the recruitment process, remote interviews are generally used for screening candidates. Virtual hiring and remote working have been increasingly advantageous in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Remote interviews are gaining popularity these days. This is because, from the employer’s (interviewer) point of view, it provides them with the convenience of time, thereby, increasing efficiency. For the candidate (interviewee), it dismisses the time and cost that would have been spent traveling. There are three major types of Remote Interviews: