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HireVue

April 19, 2011 07:00 ET

HR.com Quality of Hire Workshop: Video Interviewing Demystified

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - Apr 19, 2011) -

WHO:
Dr. Van Latham, practice leader at PathPoint Consulting along with Chip Luman, COO at HireVue, a leading provider of video interviewing solutions

WHAT:
Will co-present a virtual workshop, "Video Interviews: Improving Interview Reliability and Candidate Quality" during HR.com's next Quality of Hire Virtual Workshop series to explain how web-based video interviewing provides more efficient and standardized methods for assessing candidates during the recruiting process.

WHEN:
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

WHERE:
Register at the HR.com Quality of Hire Virtual Workshops homepage.

DETAILS:
During HR.com's upcoming Quality of Hire Virtual Workshop series, Dr. Van Latham of PathPoint Consulting and HireVue's Chief Operating Officer, Chip Luman will co-present a special session, "Video Interviews: Improving Interview Reliability and Candidate Quality," to help recruiters better understand how video interviewing can streamline the interview process, without compromising personal, valuable insight to candidates.

Participants will leave with a deeper understanding of how asynchronous video interviews improve quality of hire and other valuable business metrics -- allowing recruiters to view and assess candidate knowledge, skills, abilities and characteristics against the job requirements -- while easing the scheduling process, reducing time spent with unqualified candidates and eliminating the need for costly travel. The presentation will also explain how organizations can use captured video interviews to establish interview databases that Organizational Effectiveness professionals can use to validate, refine and measure the reliability and effectiveness of interview questions and content, and determine how they impact the talent acquisition process.

Dr. Van M. Latham is an industrial/organizational psychologist specializing in human resources management and is known primarily for his work in organizational and leadership development. At PathPoint, he has helped businesses improve organizational capability and performance through effective people practices. Prior to founding PathPoint Consulting, Latham held leadership roles in Human Resources and Management and Organizational Development at PepsiCo (Pepsi-Cola and Pizza Hut) and Iron Mountain, Inc. In addition to leading PathPoint, Latham runs a private equity fund investing in HR technology start-ups and an LLC investing in real estate rental properties. Latham is member of the American Psychological Association and The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology where he serves on the Professional Practice Committee.

Chip Luman is a senior executive with 20 years of HR and general management experience and formerly served as SVP of HR Shared Services and Total Rewards at Charles Schwab & Co. Prior to Charles Schwab, Chip served as General Manager of Acclaim Entertainment and held various HR roles at PepsiCo and Marathon Oil. He currently serves as President of the Pi Lambda Phi Educational Foundation.

This virtual workshop is part of HR.com's Quality of Hire Virtual Workshops series, which is designed to help recruiters gain a competitive edge in their professional space and earn IHR certification. Registration and additional workshop information can be accessed at the Quality of Hire Virtual Workshops homepage.

About PathPoint Consulting
PathPoint Consulting is a human resources consulting firm specializing in the custom design of leadership and organizational development products, interventions and solutions. Our industrial and organizational psychologists, organizational development, and human resources consultants work with companies to deliver people solutions that result in improved business performance. Our strength is linking business and human resources strategy and in the delivery of high quality human resources programs.

About HireVue
HireVue is the world's leading video interviewing platform and brings talent into focus right from the start -- reducing the time and money it takes employers to make important hiring decisions. HireVue's full service video interviews eliminate travel costs, increase productivity, reduce recruitment time and improve new hire quality by providing greater candidate insight earlier in the hiring process. HireVue combines superior service and solutions, improving the hiring process anywhere in the world. HireVue is the recipient of Human Resources Executive® Magazine's prestigious HR Product of the Year award for 2009. For more information please visit: www.hirevue.com or call (801) 316-2910.