The sudden shift to an all-virtual hiring and recruiting process last year came with both pros and cons. On the one hand, scheduling interviews became a breeze, the need to organize travel was eliminated, and recruiters had more opportunities to source great talent from all over the world. At the same time, many talent professionals tore their hair out over technical issues and lamented the impact the transition might have on the candidate experience.
With a return to the workplace no longer seeming like an unfathomably distant dream, you might already be thinking about what will happen to your hiring process after the pandemic. Now that your team has experienced both sides, you may be reluctant to go back to the old way of doing things. Or you may be weighing which aspects of virtual recruiting to pull through into post-pandemic life — and which to leave in 2020.
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