How has COVID-19 affected recruitment?
“How can there be a loss of 25 million jobs and a shortage of employees at the same time?”
COVID19 has put the recruitment industry at crossroads. On the one hand, there are millions of talents without any work, ideal for a new hire.
On the other hand, industries like e-commerce are struggling to find human resources to fuel their supply chains.
Read more at: https://www.talentlyft.com/en/blog/article/394/re-imagining-recruitment-in-the-post-pandemic-world
I like to start my articles with stereotypical recruitment catchphrases. Especially if I’m about to say something vaguely controversial or contradictory.
Previously, I had a go at pinning down what “industry-leading L&D” really means.
Today, I’ve had a look at:
Read more at: https://www.hunted.com/blog/unlocking-extra-effort-in-recruitment/
The digital revolution in technology is changing the traditional HR policies. The Human Resource industry is evolving at a high pace with new innovative technologies. The HR department is increasingly moving away from traditional practices and adopting new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence.
AI automates and streamlines the recruitment process, right from hiring, onboarding, training, and other benefits. Technology acts as a gamechanger in enhancing the role of HR worldwide, from being an administrative department to its increasing functions as a strategic partner in business.
Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/hr-technology-from-evolution-to-revolution
In two months this year, we experienced two years of digital transformation.
In many ways, 2020 has pulled the rug from under a lot of us. But in others, it has merely served to accelerate a number of trends we’ve long seen coming down the line. These future trends are very much in the here and now.
Read more at: https://www.socialtalent.com/blog/socialtalent-news/get-ready-for-the-future-of-talent-acquisition
With technology advancements constantly adapting and changing, we are now seeing it in every aspect of our lives; at work, at home, and in public places, but where does it fit in in the recruitment industry?
Recruitment is a challenging industry to work in; admin work to complete, hundreds of CVs to look through, background checks to complete, it’s no wonder that technology is being used within recruitment and making a considerable impact on both large and small companies as well as agencies.
Read more at: https://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/top-recruitment-tech-trends-to-watch-in-2020/
It’s easy to feel small and helpless in moments like these. No one could prepare us to navigate the uncertainty that COVID-19 has created in our world. The shock, immediate impact, and lingering doubt and fear has weighed on every human being worldwide over the past few weeks. The shock hasn’t been able to truly wear off because we’re still in the midst of daily changes and news that affects the comfort and security of our personal and professional lives.
Read more at: https://goarya.com/blog/the-role-of-hr-technology-in-light-of-covid-19-a-letter-from-leoforce/
Many of us are having to confront a new reality in which remote work and social distancing are either mandatory or highly encouraged. At Lever, we’ve decided to move to a fully remote model for interviewing, and we anticipate that this already is — or soon may be — the case for many of you.
We’ve already seen this shift with our customers, who have increased their usage of Zoom interviews by 50% in the last 3 weeks.
Read more at: https://www.lever.co/zoom-upgrade/
We do live in unprecedented times. If someone would tell me a month ago that the borders of my country would be closed I would have to laugh. It’s a reality now. I had some discussions with some recruiters about possible impacts on the recruitment industry. This situation nudged me to think about a lot of things. An example could be how we as recruiters do our job. If you are a recruiter the impact of coronavirus on recruitment will depend on two aspects.
Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/coronavirus-as-a-recruitment-challenge
It’s the fifteenth week of January. And while it’s a bit late to be talking about resolutions at this stage, there are still eleven months of 2020 to go. Despite January apparently lasting four of them.
Cultivate better habits.
Make the most of your downtime.
Learn something new.
Books are a good way to do all of the above. And they’re cheap.
Read more at: https://www.hunted.com/industry-content/recruitment-reading-list-january-2020
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, not only does it mark the end of the summer and the back-to-school blues, it’s a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. We celebrate a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/how-to-use-a-recruitment-agency-to-your-advantage