If you’re wondering whether virtual reality has a place in recruiting, check out these Job Simulator Videos on YouTube. Job Simulator is a virtual reality game by Owlchemy Labs where gamers can use PlayStation VR, Oculus Touch or HTC Vive to simulate what it’s like to work in these jobs:

Videos of gamers simulating jobs like Office Worker, Store Clerk, Chef and Mechanic have already received more than 200 million views on YouTube since launching less than a year ago.

There is even a Job Simulator Wikipedia Profile.

This game is total tongue-in-cheek, but it shows you the potential of virtual reality. It’s not hard to imagine school career centers handing students a VR Headset to experience what it’s like to work at a McDonalds or any other job for that matter.

Here are 4 very silly videos of each of the 4 jobs that simulated in the Job Simulator game:


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Rob Kelly

Co-Founder and CEO at Ongig
Ongig is the video job description platform that helps you attract the best talent faster. Ongig supercharges your job descriptions through video, images, and other media along with live chat, social sharing, and careers microsite creation. Early clients of Ongig include Yelp, GoDaddy, Verizon Digital and Autodesk.

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