When Madison Norman pursued a marketing communications manager job at the productivity software companyFrameable, she had a resume, a four-minute video. , I submitted a sample blog. Position. Eventually, she kicked out 800 other candidates and landed on Ume's job in January.
In this video, I had to answer two questions, each with a limit of 2 minutes. "Tell me what happened when you made a mistake or when you made a mistake." "Why do you want to work here?"
"The video format sparked my enthusiasm," Norman said. Says. “Participating in a one-way video interview was nervous and a bit tricky, but it was important for the organization to assess the candidate's oral communication skills.”
In addition to the resume , Frameable requires a video interview for all applicants working remotely outside the Manhattan office.
"We want the ability to use energy, insight, humility, growth thinking, and directly and indirectly related experiences to produce results," Frameable said. CEO Adam Riggs said.
Video is a trend adoption tool — in fact, they are a mustNuuWorkis a new job market platform that matches workers with freelance projects, with a focus on e-commerce and B2B digital marketing.
Entrepreneur and founder of NuuWork, Shannan Monson, said: There are hard-working people who are adapting and learning new skills, but currently there is no perfect place for businesses to find them. They are on social media and the company isn't there yet.
NuuWork doesn't require a resume, but a one-minute video reel that showscase talent, skills, and personality. Those seeking a project can introduce themselves or upload work samples to the platform for free. You can also create sample artifacts, such as blog posts that your company wants to write.
"It's the whole concept of trying before you buy," says Monson.
Next, NuuWork will select the best candidates for the available projects and share them with your employer.
Additional hiring trends include quick offers, group interviews, and in some cases no interviews at all.
"Our industry is currently very competitive "Matt Bretzius, president and partner of PR, a public relations and marketing companyFischTank. “I sometimes had to make an offer almost immediately after one interview, the same day, otherwise I risk losing a candidate.”
Midtown Professional Technology Services Company Harley Lippman, CEO ofGenesis10, sees a large group of candidates for hiring days. "This is often a tendency for low-level roles, but it's more common in high-paying leadership and IT roles," he said. "Some clients allow candidates to make offers without an actual interview. In many cases, candidates need to do an online skill assessment before making an offer."
Most of the changes are candidates, from opportunistic recruitment (signing talent whenever you find it, not when you need it) to overpayment (being very aggressive in payroll). Support.
"The large gap between supply and demand has created a very favorable employment market for workers," Lippmann said. “Many workers take advantage of these favorable conditions. It's the perfect time for workers to look for new jobs, change jobs, and find jobs that enhance the balance and flexibility of work and life.
This summer, NuuWork will begin certifying new skills, including the creation of potential freelancers, to help candidates explore a wider perspective. The subscription-based model charges $ 99 per month, or $ 497 per certification.
This kind of skill up should always be prioritized."Roar: Later in Your Life (Before Too Late)",(Atria Books / Beyond Words, 2021), author and special media adviser to Hearst Corporation's CEO, Michael Clinton , Says: , "Especially for new lifespans, it's important to improve your skills. Millennials and Gen Z have a 60-year career as opposed to their parents' 40-year career. This was done using courses, certificates, etc. It means a lifelong learning effort. ”
NoMad'sHuman Resources Agency and Recruiting Company Atrium's Director of Human Resources and Engagement, Joanna Chavers, said," More. "
"Networking with others in your field, joining groups, taking responsibility for your work and attending webinars and conferences related to your industry is not your exact responsibility, but you Is every step you can take to expand your knowledge Base and Skillset, "she said.
Flexibility is important, Monson added.
"There are people who have been waiting for change for a long time, and they get excited when they find an opportunity to be part of it," she said. "Companies can feel the pain of a broken current system and accept new ideas. It creates a really great working environment. If work is our favorite No, there's no reason we're crazy. Everyone wins. That's the goal. "