IT News - HR

Hiring has changed due to COVID-19. Here are four virtual recruiting strategies to follow as you adjust to online hiring

"In a COVID-19 hiring landscape, developing great virtual recruiting strategies is critical," notes Mark Feffer in SearchHRSoftware.

"Whether your company is hiring now to keep your business operating, or planning to rebuild the workforce as the pandemic abates, the work of screening and hiring candidates has changed. However, pivoting to virtual recruiting may not be as difficult as you think it will be. For one thing, many of the tools you'll need are already in place..."

Hiring experts explain how companies should approach recruitment when employers and candidates are working remotely

Kelly Sheridan writes in Dark Reading, "The coronavirus pandemic has changed the professional lives of millions. Some employees are new to working from home; many others have been forced into the job market. Now job candidates and their potential employers alike face the challenges of a remote recruitment process..."

IT leaders at NetApp, CommScope and DocuSign have taken to recruiting talent virtually, which may become permanent practice even after concerns about the coronavirus pandemic subside

Clint Boulton writes in CIO, "Wary of missing out on top talent during the coronavirus crisis, IT leaders are hiring everything from junior staff to senior technology managers from afar. Their modified courtship tactics - incorporating video conferencing software and virtual whiteboards in lieu of in-person meetings - have proved so effective that CIOs are rethinking their hiring strategies for the eventual relaxation of social distancing practices..."

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