The project is a VR milestone, proving this new technology can address societal challenges. Already, 20 nonprofit Goodwill organizations across the US have implemented this initiative, called Project OVERCOME.
Ninety-eight percent of users said the experience was somewhat or very enjoyable; 97% found the VR format helpful. This is impressive, considering only 22% had VR experience.
‘The best interview practice I’ve ever had … like I was in front of a real person,’ said one participant. Now more organizations are looking to adopt the technology, thus creating more pathways to employment.