The number of job openings have reached a 15-year-high, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, there are an estimated 15 million active job postings on LinkedIn alone. With so many postings online, it can be a challenge for yours to stand out—especially...
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There’s no doubt that small businesses have “taken it on the chin” during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has proven to have dire economic and financial consequences. As a result, it’s more important than ever for small businesses to make wise choices, especially in regards to the money they spend on investments such as talent management software.
While it’s true that some companies have chosen to pause their hiring efforts for the time being, that’s not the case for every employer. There are many that are still in the process of recruiting and hiring top talent for their organization. And even those that have decided to hit the “pause button” still need to manage the talent they already have—in other words, their current employees.
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the employment marketplace, and one area which it has definitely impacted is that of the interviewing of candidates.
When states across the country first started implementing lockdowns, in-person interviewing was, for all intents and purposes, impossible. However, that didn’t mean employers didn’t still have hiring needs. Of course they did. What it did mean is that employers now faced a greater challenge in their pursuit of top candidates for their open positions.
Video interviewing to the rescue! read more…