Videos give a new dimension to hiring across Canada

Are Hiring Managers viewing a video clip of you? If not, why not?

TORONTO, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Hiring is really a numbers game. Employers' hiring needs are growing, while their recruitment dollars and available time to interview are diminishing. The trend for 2014 is an increased influence of social media to qualify the quality of a candidate.

"As companies start to figure out the advantages of the social recruiting terrain, we have to come up with new ways to literally get strong candidates in front of hiring managers" says Andrew d'Eca, a Partner at Recruiting in Motion's newest location in downtown Vancouver.

Candidate video-profiling was recently featured on CTV Ottawa's Morning News (click:

Are Video Resumes Worth their Weight in Gold?

  • Enter the words "video resume" on YouTube Canada and you will see about 1.3 million hits that have been uploaded since the beginning of 2014.
  • Employers who view videos are assessing professionalism, communication and presentation skills.
  • The human element is reintroduced - employers are connecting using visual and auditory cues.
  • There's a quicker assessment of 'fit' before ever looking at a paper resume.

About Recruiting in Motion (RIM):

RIM integrates cutting-edge technology and traditional recruiting methodology to expedite the hiring process. They developed their exclusive Visual Advantage System that uses in-depth candidate interviews, video-capture technology, and secure web-based profiles. Founded in 2009, RIM has offices in Vancouver, Toronto, North York, Mississauga, and Ottawa. They are growing rapidly and have placed thousands of candidates throughout Canada.

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SOURCE: Recruiting in Motion

For further information:


Sean Kogan
Managing Partner
P: 416-633-9200x101

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