51% of companies use automated interview scheduling tools to schedule interviews .
52% of employers use remote assessments to evaluate candidates’ competency during the interview process.
The average length of a video interview is 30 minutes, but in some cases, it can go up to 2 hours .
83% of candidates prefer virtual hiring events to traditional one-off events 
7 in 10 missed out on a job opportunity due to technical problems during a video interview 
5% of candidates were interrupted by someone they live with during a video interview.
25% of candidates claim that video interviews are more stressful than face-to-face interviews.
This is because they:
find it difficult to build rapport over video
worry about internet connection issues
worry about being judged based on their home
Interview Question Statistics
The parameters for interview questions vary from organization to organization. But some aspects are quite common.
Here are some key statistics about interview questions:
75% of interviewers say that behavioral questions are effective in evaluating a candidate’s potential performance .
About 63% of organizations include competency-based questions in an interview .
67% of interviews involve discussions about salary expectations and the organization’s compensation structure.
63% of hiring managers include hypothetical scenarios to evaluate a candidate’s problem-solving and decision-making skills.
38% of employers incorporate role-play exercises to assess a candidate’s ability to handle real-life work situations.
84% of hiring managers think cultural fit is one of the most important aspects of hiring.
So, interviews might also include questions to evaluate if you’re a cultural fit.
Job Interview FAQ
How many candidates make it to the final interview?
About two to four candidates reach the final interview. In most cases, all the candidates invited to the final round will have the same level of experience and qualifications.
When will I hear back after an interview?
37% of employers give feedback within one week. However, the wait time varies based on the industry and size of the organization. The average wait time can go up to 24 business days.
What’s the average number of interview rounds?
42% of candidates get an offer after two or three interview levels. However, the number of rounds may vary based on the position. Entry-level roles have fewer levels than senior positions.
How do you answer “Tell me about yourself”?
Create a format that is structured and simple to follow. The past-present-future formula often works well. Start with your past experiences, explain your current roles, and end it with why you applied for the role.
How do I dress for an interview?
Men can wear:
Suit and tie
A sweater and a button-down
A light-colored jacket and pants
Button-down and pants
Don’t forget the classic formal shoes if you’re interviewing in person.
Women can wear:
Button-down shirts and trousers
Blazer and blouse
Black dress and tights
Sweater and black dress pants
If you’re interviewing in person, you can wear closed-toe flats or low heels.
Interviews can be quite nerve-wracking, regardless of your experience. However, knowing the numbers and facts can help you gain more confidence. This article would’ve helped you learn everything you need to know about the interview process, from sourcing to getting an offer.
Whether you’re looking for a remote job or a position in the SaaS industry, learning about the latest statistics will give you an edge.
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Martin is the CEO and Co-founder of Jobera.com, a global remote career advice platform. As a Career and Job Search Expert, he is dedicated to helping job seekers worldwide develop skills, find career opportunities, and land jobs efficiently. Martin shares his expertise by guiding individuals toward professional success and fulfillment.