Master Virtual Interviews: Webinar & Panel Discussion for HR practitioners | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Master Virtual Interviews: Webinar & Panel Discussion for HR practitioners

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A webinar and panel discussion of virtual interviewing. Can they still be effective and how do applicants react?

About this Event

By the end of this webinar, HR practitioners will:

  • gain a deep understanding of the effectiveness of (including applicant reactions to) different methods for conducting virtual interviews, and
  • master their design and implementation of virtual interviews!

Thus, the first hour will be an interactive webinar presentation of current evidence regarding the effectiveness and applicant reactions to virtual interviewing. The second hour will be a panel discussion of the effectiveness of and considerations for implementing virtual interviews, with panelists that span practice and research, with expertise with both in-person and virtual interviewing.

The panel will consist of Dan van der Werf from Perennial Talent, Peter Hausdorf from Potentia Talent and the University of Guelph, and Deborah Powell from the University of Guelph (Director of the Guelph Selection Lab @InterviewGuelph).

More information on the panelists can be found on their Linkedin profiles:


Free registration is available for those that participate in a 20-min study* where you are asked to provide your opinion on interview information prior to the webinar. You will also be able to leave your email to receive an advanced copy of the aggregate results.

Use the below link to participate in the study* and recieve the code to access free registration for this webinar/panel.

*This project has been reviewed by the Research Ethics Board for compliance with federal guidelines for research involving human participants (REB#20-07-004).

Please contact Jessica Sorenson ( if you have any questions about this webinar or any trouble registering.

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