Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this recruitment season in early 2020 has been critically affected. During this time, recruiters have to consider new solutions to ensure the necessary human resources as well as to find the best candidates from the talent pool for their organization.
- Prioritizing the positions can work remotely, or positions in IT sector: this is a special time when we need more manpower to promote the technology development of the company. Therefore, employers need to prioritize finding candidates that can meet the needs of working remotely to maintain productivity, as well as ensure the necessary manpower for the company.
- Switch to online interviews: to execute the social distancing order, switch face-to-face interviews to online interview to minimize the risk of virus transmission to your office. In addition, this is also a good way to test the skill working remotely of your candidates, and understand their technology skills.
- Deploying HR support tools: To reduce the time and effort of employers on recruiting tasks and focus on other important tasks, you can consider to deploy high-tech tools to assist with hiring, like the use of chat bot to respond to candidates on time and more efficiently.