Video interviews on the rise in UAE

Job hunters preparing for an interview with a UAE firm should be brushing up on their screen skills.

That’s the picture that emerges from a new survey of the country’s HR directors, a quarter of whom say they are increasingly using video conferencing to select successful candidates for recruitment.

And a senior executive at hiring experts Robert Half says that candidates must be comfortable speaking to their potential employers via video link or risk missing out on that dream job.

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Kazim Ladimeji is the Director of—a resource for start-ups, small business and job seekers. It includes a blog with career and small business advice articles. Kazim is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and has been a practising HR professional for 14 years.

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