Faced with a labor market that shifted nearly overnight from historically low unemployment to record-breaking high unemployment, talent acquisition and human resource leaders have scrambled to adapt in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. And while there’s no end in sight to the pandemic, one thing is certain: Business as we know it can’t be recovered, as The Wall Street Journal recently noted; it must be reinvented.
At the same time, the world’s heightened awareness of the Black Lives Matter movement has added more urgency to mandates for change. This, then, is the ideal moment to take the lessons learned from the past few chaotic months and transform your hiring strategies.
In this ebook, you’ll learn why now — despite gloomy economic indicators — is an ideal time for employers to hire great talent; why you should consider looking for talent beyond your traditional geographic boundaries; and how virtual hiring can help diversify your hiring. You’ll also come away with strategies for narrowing the candidate pool when faced with an overwhelming volume of applicants.
And above all, with the seven strategies that follow, you’ll learn how to build a solid foundation for hiring today that will see you through tomorrow’s challenges.