Phone interviews are back!

I think a hybrid is more likely for the foreseeable future currently but I can see completely telephonic and electronic video interviews exclusively two years from now. I would tend to agree and lean in that direction.

The DOS is conducting their background investigations entirely by video, telephone, fax, and e-mail. They want primarily video interviews on Teams. Problem is it takes more effort to schedule a video teams interview than just to drive across town and interview the reference or conduct a telephone interview. You have to prep the source, advise them how Teams works, have them create a hotmail or outlook account to use Teams, etc. Imagine a 65-75 year old person or source we need to interview and trying to figure out how to use Teams video conferencing. It’s a joke. This whole entire industry has become schizophrenic and delusional. No reinvestigations. Let’s just rely upon the public to self report? :man_shrugging:t2::man_facepalming:t2::joy: Unreal!

And don’t get me started on the lack of issue resolution we get from video and telephone interviews to include Subject Interviews and record reviews.