COVID-19 and Recruitment Strategies: Gearing up for the New Change

Generations saw the same recruitment processes taken into action without any change in the implementation. But suddenly the advent of COVID showed a ray of hope at the end of a dark tunnel. Companies were seen changing their recruitment procedures in havoc. With a large base of potential employees fighting for the spot with talent on their heads, companies learned to pivot the “new norms” recruitment to inspire, sustain, and grow.

Recruitment Evolution

With dynamic employer-employee relationships, employees are very eager to reach the next stage of their careers very soon. They eagerly want to know what companies are expecting out of them and what skill sets do they need to incorporate to be the best fit for the organization in question. They seek employment under the banners who would add value to their careers. Understanding the requirement, employers have geared up to undertake the best possible marketing approaches to stay competitive as well as pool up the best talent sets available. The high volume recruiters are retorting to these various methods to keep up their standards of successful recruitments:

  • Video Conferencing
  • Automated and telephonic conversations, tracking, and scheduling interviews
  • Ad campaigns over social media

With these recruitment policies attaining popularity with each passing day, and with the introduction of ‘work from home’ by many companies, the remote recruitment strategies have grown vigorously, giving the talent acquisition managers enough time to find and hire the best, alongside allowing their talent-base to grow.

Efforts in Digital Hiring

Companies thinking about their future are attributing their growth through the pandemic by embracing advancements in technology, completely. With the advancing pandemic, companies are retorting to invest more in feature-rich hiring software and video conferencing tools. And, they plan to accelerate these strategies even after the pandemic is lifted. Ranging from onboarding to organizing L&D (Learning and Development) programs, they are adapting eLearning more. 

Varying Patterns

With these changes, the requirement patters are to change too:

  • More remote workers would be required as freelancers
  • More teleconferencing platforms will get into requirements
  • The higher need for onboarding and pre-boarding software
  • More focus on internal mobility of existing employees will be seen

These strategies have helped deploy rapid hiring strategies and with collaboration with bureau de recrutement Huntthe process has nothing but smoothened. This has helped not only the employer but also the employee.