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Companies save money, and HR Professionals save time.

HR Venue –designed by HR professionals- is a digital interview platform which replaces the
phone screen or on-site preliminary interviews of the recruitment process with video screen.

  • Evaluate more
    candidates in
    shorter time

  • %75 reduced time
    for job interviews

  • Save your recruitment costs

  • NEW HR Venue Live

See how HR Venue can revolutionise your recruiting process


Step 1

Recruiters prepare their questions and invite candidates with whom they wish to interview.

Step 2

NEW The HR Venue candidate app makes it easy for any candidate to interview with a smartphone or tablet on both iOS and Android operating systems

Candidates who receive invitations log in to the system, record their video answers over a webcam. If the interview is live, candidate starts the video chat to take the interview.

Step 3

All HR Venue interviews are recorded and recruiters review the videos and share with the line managers as needed, along with their comments and evaluations.

Step 4

HR and line managers who review the interviews decide upon which candidates to proceed with-fast and effectively.


Great companies using HR Venue

  • Compared with conventional face -to-face job interviews HR Venue offers considerable time saving . Using HR Venue for recruitment gives us the oppurtinity for efficient process management in this broad network of our bank operating in every corner of Turkey by eliminating the geographical distance. Considering that our Recruitment Team were making frequent business travels for interviews before, we observe increased productivity and reduced recruitment cost since we are using video interviewing.


    Kuveyttürk HR , Training and Quality Group Manager
    Semih Sel

  • We used HR Venue first for our Intership Program which is called ‘Intership without photocopying’ to collect videos of candidates. They recorded videos for introducing themselves and the whole selection process was digitalized and personalized by this way. We continue to use HR Venue for hiring sales staff which we call Financial Advisors. With HR Venue, candidates are expressing themselves independent of time and location and we are able to manage our recruitment process cost and time efficient. We will be using HR Venue live in for our hiring process in near future utilizing technology.


    Avivasa Sales Human Resources Department Manager
    Berna Belkıs

  • HR Venue is highly compatible with British Council’s organizational culture and recruitment practice where it offers dynamic and flexible systems. We have received very positive feedback from the candidates regarding the comfort that HR Venue provides. It is now the essential part of our interview panels as you do not need to be at a specific location/office or be in an identified time slot to review the applications as a panel. We believe this helped us in leveraging both our HR and employer brand internally and externally.


    Burcu Vural
    British Council


More information about HR Venue can be found in the links below.
Frequently Asked Questions and Press Kit are updated on a regular basis.

FAQ for Candidates

What advantages does
HR Venue interviews offer for candidates?

Saving time:
Candidates who are currently employed do not need to take a day off from their workplaces. They can take the interview wherever and whenever they want in the specified period of time defined by the company inviting.

More than just a CV:
Candidates often complain about how their CVs fell short of really introducing them. There are many candidates who believe they could express themselves properly if the a chance was given. Hiring in a traditional manner requires only a limited number of candidates who thought to be the best fit for the job to be interviewed and the rest of the hiring process proceeds with them. Candidates who receive HR Venue invitations video-respond to questions prepared by recruiters and find a better chance of correctly expressing themselves to stand out in the hiring process.

Smooth and fast concluding hiring process:
Candidates who apply for open positions to the companies who are using HR Venue, do not have to wait for long weeks to introduce themselves and struggle for hours or days to schedule meetings that will suit both parties. They can provide instant feedback to companies after receiving HR Venue invitation and the hiring process finalizes in dramatically short period of time.

A better chance for stepping forward:
Potential employees who submit HR Venue interviews to companies gain a prospective status within these companies’ talent pool which can readily be accessed by recruiters and managers for future vacancies even if they are not considered for the original position for which they have applied.

What are the technical requirements for candidates who receive an invitation over HR Venue?

For candidates who receive the invitation and intend to apply, availability of a computer with a web-cam and an internet connection alone should suffice. Performing the interview in a quiet and well-lit setting, makes a positive contribution towards attaining higher video quality.

On what should the candidates who have never made a video-interview focus?

Candidates who sign-up and activate their accounts are thoroughly informed and guided, starting with their login until their interview starts. By then, candidates would have learned about what to consider, compatibility of their equipment would have been tested, and key points regarding the specific interview would have been made before they start. They can make limitless number of trial interviews provided by HR Venue before they start their original interviews. Therefore, the quality of their interview is guaranteed.

Who is authorized to watch the trial recordings?

Candidates’ trial recordings can not be viewed by anybody other than themselves and are not kept on the system.

Who is authorized to watch the video-responses?

Candidates’ digital video recordings can only be viewed by authorities from the inviting company.

Can candidates who are interviewed over HR Venue get hired without making a face-to-face interview first?

HR Venue is intended only to replace for first round face to face and telephone interviews to make the hiring process more effective and faster. Face-to-face interviews will continue to be an indispensable part of the hiring process.

How long does an interview take?

The number and length of questions per interview may vary, depending on the approach of inviting company. It is safe to assume an average interview will last between 15-30 minutes.

FAQ for Companies

What is HR Venue?

HR Venue –designed by HR professionals-is a digital interview platform which replaces the phone screen or on-site preliminary interviews of the recruitment process with video screen. With HR Venue, companies save money, HR Professionals save time.

For what type of companies HR Venue is most suitable for?

HR Venue is perfect for every company which conducts interviews for candidate pre-screening purposes. Regardless of their scale, every company can utilize first-round interviews over HR Venue, thus saving time and money which streamlines the overall hiring process.

Does HR Venue require an application to be installed?

HR Venue is a web based platform in which all information is stored on secure cloud servers. No installation of any sort is required.

Can member companies receive applications and find CVs over HR Venue?

No. HR Venue is in no means a CV database or a job postings platform. Companies can use it to conduct first-round interviews with more candidates in less time.

Will HR Venue replace face-to-face interviews?

No. HR Venue is designed and developed as a replacement for only the first-round and telephone interviews in mind. By using HR Venue, the companies can facilitate and ensure cost-effectiveness of their hiring process.

Should training be received in order to use HR Venue?

Using HR Venue is as user-friendly as sending or receiving e-mails. A briefing and an introductory training are provided for the client companies as they start to use HR Venue and technical support is provided as long as this membership lasts.

Privacy Policy and Terms of Use


Our Privacy Policy is an integral part of Site Terms of Use and defines conditions for usage and storage of data to be obtained from you due to your availability within our site.

You need to share specific information with us directly or indirectly in order for usage of services covered by the scope of our site. This information is recorded within the site and it is the personal information (name, e-mail address, etc.) or information collected during usage of the site. (IP, device, location and scanning information, navigation and interaction content, date and connection period, etc.)

We show ultimate attention in order for protection of your information and data. In addition, we do not have any responsibility in case of obtaining, change or deletion of your information out of our control through unauthorized access to system where your data exists, any breakdown or change in processing of the system.

Usage types of your information

Your information and data may be used to provide processing of the site and your account, to contact you, improve the site and services, create statistical data and conduct analysis. This information may be used separately or correlated and profiles may be created.

Personal information shall not be shared with third parties without your approval or legal requirements. Advertisements, announcements, etc. may be sent to you without sharing your contact information with third parties.

Statistics and similar results to be obtained on the basis of information and data to be obtained may be shared with third parties on condition that anonymity shall be protected.

Information and data obtained may be protected for any time period, however, we do not undertake to protect them continuously.

Cookies and Other Methods

Cookies or similar tracking data shall be placed to your computer by means of browser or information shall be collected through other methods during your existence within the site. Specific statistical information is collected with this method and this information is used to improve our systems.

Other Sites

We do not present any commitment regarding accuracy, accessibility or safety of sites and their contents which may be accessed through links within emails or advertisements. We do not have any responsibility from content of sites to be accessed via links. Privacy policy of the site to be accessed may also be different.

Amendment of Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy may be amended when new features are added to the Site or new recommendations are received from our users without any notification. Therefore, we propose you to review our privacy policy when you visit our site. This document is last updated on 15.01.2013.

Terms of Use

Definitions of services included within our site and terms of use to be applied in order for usage of these services are all arranged in this document.

Service Definition

Our company presents video interview service (Hereinafter referred to as “Service”) where you respond questions of the Employers after your recording is completed over the link delivered by the company (Employer) where your job application is delivered.

To use the system and/or to approve that the interview is performed with accurate person, you have to fill necessary information completely and as required. As soon as you submit the necessary information, an account shall be created for you where you have to identify a password. Security of the password and the account and all activities realized under your account shall be under your responsibility.

Time period, questions and similar conditions of the interview and the content is prepared and assessed by the Employer. If it is not specifically preferred by the employer, interview should be recorded only once. However, interview may be repeated in cases where it is preferred by the Employer.

We recommend you to show ultimate attention when responding the questions, as your interview shall be directly reviewed by the Employer. In order to provide a successful interview, you can make and watch your trial recording.

You can delete your video when you wish; however, please note that your video may be displayed by the Employer before discontinuation of its broadcasting, as the Employer shall be informed after completion of your interview.

Creation and Usage of The Content

You have to act legally during your interviews and/or contact over our site. Any legal and penal responsibility shall belong to you in case of violation of rights of any real or legal entity, delivery of any disturbing (cuss, revilement, pornographic image , etc.) message, content, file or any other data.

Only personal usage right is provided to the users of the site in terms of any free and/or paid content within the site and code, program, content, images and various intellectual property products (excluding conditions where transfer of copyright is explained explicitly) used in design of these pages and creation of databases. It is prohibited to broadcast or store the information within the site by means of any device including but not limited to copy, process the content within the site and to display the content through internet, radio-television, satellite and cabled broadcasting or other firms providing wireless or cable broadcasting or means used for digital transfer, voice and/or image transfer.

To cite the content within our site is possible by citation and providing active link to the related content within the site. Reasonable limit is a simple summary of the content and should have the level that does not eliminate the need to visit the site to gain information about the content. Complete quotation of any content within the site is not permitted without our written approval, even if above conditions are fulfilled. Provisions of Literary and Artistic Works are applicable in this regard.

Irrevocable, internationally valid, indefinite and free usage right is given to our site by means of overall content (video, image, voice, text, etc.) you present and/or deliver over the site. This right of use covers all financial rights including but not limited to the broadcasting and processing rights via reproduction, internet, radio-television, firms providing cable or wireless broadcasting such as satellite and cabled broadcasting or digital transfer, all devices including label, voice and/or image delivery devices.

Interview video prepared over our site shall only be displayed by the Employer who sent you the interview invitation and it shall not be shared with 3rd parties without your approval.


Continuity of the content, service, possibilities and various items within the site is regarded, but it is not guaranteed that the broadcasting and/or services offered over the site shall be provided in uninterrupted manner. In case of such an interruption, our site shall not be held responsible including missing of the interview time.

Our site shall not be held responsible due to the software used for operation of the site. Our company shall not be responsible from any loss on software and hardware items due to any software being available within the site.

Our site shows ultimate attention to eliminate any virus and various harmful content; however, harmful software (virus, trojan, etc.) may be available during usage of the site due to developing technology, technical matters and other reasons. Therefore, we recommend you usage of antivirus program. Our site shall not be held responsible from any related loss (for example, damage on your computer, programs or files).

We are not responsible from your relations with the firms and/or persons that are connected over our site. Our site does not provide intermediacy services for employment purposes, as well as does not have effect and/or authority regarding recruitment process. Therefore, we do not guaranty that your application shall be accepted and/or you shall be advantageous in this regard and/or possibilities stated during your application shall be provided and similar issues.

Other Conditions

The right of our company to charge any free service and/or increase/decrease any available prices remains hidden without any prior notification.

Real, accurate, complete and up-to-date information should be provided as it is stated within record form of the service and this information should be updated in case of any change.

You accept, declare and undertake that you shall not make use of and/or transfer your account to any 3rd party.

Our site shall not be held responsible from lose of any data used within or loaded to the site. In such cases, you are responsible from provision of this data.

Our company does not protect all information and videos of the users, but provides such protection services through 3rd companies. Our company shall show ultimate attention to cooperate with reliable company when providing such protection services. In addition, in cases where safety of the company offering protection services is not provided, you accept that our company shall not have any responsibility other than its attention responsibility and shall not be held responsible from any direct or indirect loss including failure in display of the interview by the Employer.

We have the right to prevent and/or terminate your access to the service in case of any violation of terms of use including but not limited to provision of non-real, inaccurate and non-up-to-date or missing information, usage of the site maliciously and out of its purpose.

We have the right to close accounts or delete account information completely, which are inactive during predefined time period.

Software, interface and sub-pages of the site may be amended without any prior notification to the users.

Non-usage of any right or non-application of any provision of the terms of use shall not be interpreted as disclaimer of this right or provision.

In case of any dispute, books and computer records of our company (database records, email correspondences, internet traffic information and access records (log), etc.) shall be valid, binding, final and exclusive evidence in accordance with article 193 of H.M.K and this article is an Evidential Contract.

Services within the site should be used for personal purposes and your personal usage is free of charge unless specific arrangement is conducted.

Our site is open to your recommendations and comments. In case of any complaint and/or proposal regarding the content within site, please contact us.