How is interviewing virtual team members different from ordinary staff hiring, if speaking about software outsourcing? When the personal meeting is impossible, what are the key actions that help find the best developers for the distributed team? Thanks for your answers
It is clearly harder to interview someone that is not physically in the same room with you. There is a certain amount of body language and presentation that can tell you a lot about someone. This makes the task of finding talent much more difficult.
I have found that successfully interviewing and hiring virtual teams requires the following steps:
In the end, you really need to use your gut and judgement as to whether or not you can work with them.