Recruiting and hiring practices have undergone extensive changes as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Many familiar practices have gone by the wayside, replaced with new methods to facilitate remote exchanges, such as video conferencing for screenings and interviews.
In a recent study conducted by ERC, social media (92%), employee referrals (78%), and employment agencies (53%) were listed as the top three methods currently being utilized to attract candidates since the onset of COVID-19. Employment agencies in particular were identified as one of the more successful sources for the quality of applicants received, with online sources being cited in terms of quantity of applicants.
Staffing Solutions Enterprises (SSE) has shifted processes over the past few months to ensure we are continuing to add value to our clients as we move forward. Here are some of the changes we have implemented:
The COVID crisis has led us all to reimagine talent acquisition and SSE will continue to adapt to the changing needs of the hiring landscape. Although the new methods we put in place have been in response to the current crisis, we realize that in the end, the future of recruiting and hiring practices are probably going to much different than in the past.