One-Way Video Interviews

Get better, quicker hiring results with one-way video interviews

Gain more insight on candidates in a fraction of the time with asynchronous video interviews

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Benefits of One-Way Video Interviews

Overcome capacity constraints to make 
quality hiring decisions

Evaluate more candidates in less time while championing collaboration and the candidate experience

Increase your interview capacity

Get to know as many qualified candidates as possible by expanding the volume of candidate screening your team can handle.

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Gallery of completed video interviews ready to be watched

Say goodbye to phone interviews

No more back and forth scheduling and 30 minute phone calls early in the hiring process. Free up your calendar by breezing through one-way video interviews on demand.

Get hiring manager buy-in from the start

Capture instant feedback from hiring managers by sharing recorded video interviews with them. Make collaborative decisions about which candidates make it to the next round.

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Establish a fair interview process 

With one-way video interviews, all candidates answer the same questions under the same conditions to ensure everyone has an opportunity to put their best foot forward.

Make interviewing convenient

Empower candidates with busy schedules to interview at a time that best suits them. This provides candidates with the flexibility they’ll appreciate.

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One-Way Video Interview Features

Fully-loaded one-way video Interview software

A comprehensive and practical suite of one-way video interview features to ensure a great experience for your talent acquisition team, hiring managers, and candidates.

Conveniently configure and 
share interview invitations

Customizable interview setup

Determine settings like how long a candidate can think about their answer, how many recording attempts they receive, and how long their answer can be.

Flexible and multi-channel invitations

Invite candidates in bulk via email and SMS on the Spark Hire platform or simply share a link in your own communication.

Give your candidates an exceptional experience

Powerful deadline reminders and automations

Automatically remind candidates about their upcoming one-way video interview deadline. Configure rulesets to extend interview deadlines when candidates need more time.

Personalized candidate experience

Add intro and outro videos, include videos of your team members asking questions, and incorporate your organization’s branding.

Make the review process work for you

Watch and evaluate with ease

View completed one-way video interviews from any device and evaluate candidates with star ratings and comments.

Transcribe and search interview content

Choose to convert the video responses to text format so you can search for a specific mention in a response.

Easily collaborate with hiring managers

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Quickly send one-way video interviews to hiring managers to collect their feedback without requiring them to log in.

Review interviews on any device

Watch completed one way interviews from any device and screen candidates on the go

Integrated with your applicant tracking system

Connect Spark Hire to one of ~40 ATS integrations, thousands of apps via Zapier, or use our Google Chrome Extension to overlay key one-way video interview functionality on any app.

Industry-leading support

Our support team is available 24x7 for both you and your candidates because interviewing never stops.
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One-Way Video Interview Candidate Experience

What does the candidate experience look like?

Watch the demo videos below to learn why millions of candidates have rated their Spark Hire experience 4.7 out of 5.0 stars.

See the experience your candidates will go through

Gain an understanding for how you can personalize the experience and what your candidates will see when they do an interview for you on Spark Hire.

Create a branded experience to leave a positive impression

Take a tour of the Chicago Cubs’ branded interview experience to see the customization possibilities on Spark Hire.

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What our customers say about one-way video interviews

Spark Hire customers report their time to hire is cut in half
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Saved 438 hours over 900 interviews

If you’re considering using Spark Hire…it’s going to streamline your process. And it’s going to help you find the right candidate earlier on, which is every recruiter’s goal.

Julia Vlahos
Recruiter, Bentkey Ventures

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Hired 100 employees in one month

“It is an affordable and efficient way to screen candidates. It saves SO much time!”

Amy Hargrove
Recruiter, All Web Leads

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Saved $91,000 with Spark Hire

Spark Hire is really easy for the entire team and also the end users because it is such an intuitive platform.

Chris Tatum
Director, Amarillo ISD

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Get started with one-way video interviews

More than 6,000 customers trust Spark Hire’s one-way video interview solution

Sign up for Spark Hire and send your first one-way video interview today