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Using Zoom for job interviews right now makes an age-old problem even worse

8 Apr 2020

The pandemic presents a chance for companies to try to stamp out unconscious bias by interviewing candidates on the old-fashioned telephone.

All hail Zoom, the mighty little videoconferencing service that bested better known rivals like Skype, FaceTime, and Microsoft Teams to become corona-culture’s virtual meetup of choice. There’s a lot to like about Zoom—even despite nasty “Zoombombers” and frightening security holes. The software is so easy to use that even tech Luddites who cling to their landlines and clock radios seem to have little trouble logging on. Heck, even my mother uses Zoom—up until a year ago, she was sending texts on her Samsung clamshell using a QWERTY keypad. She’s among the 200 million global users who are using Zoom since the pandemic forced us all into WFH mode.

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