The video interview is an excellent way of screening out people with facial deformities, incorrect skin color, or an age over 25 years. Some few people naturally look handsome or even gorgeous on video. The rest of us would be improved by wearing Nixon or Godzilla masks.
You want a WHAT interview? Video? Are you kidding? I must have misread the job description, and you're hiring on-screen talent. Sorry to have bothered you.
Almost forgot to mention that some of us do not have video equipment, as our interests are elsewhere. That'll sure help them, as they screen out all the non-video people while they try to find someone who can hack regexp.
This is someone's silly scheme for improving his own advancement within the HR department.
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