Organizations have leveraged technology in recruitment practices long before the pandemic, but COVID-19 and its repercussions have pushed many companies to totally rethink recruiting and hiring using virtual strategies. As more employers embrace virtual recruiting – the process of pursuing, vetting and onboarding candidates electronically – the more likely it is to stick around for good.
In fact, 81% of talent professionals say virtual recruiting will continue after the pandemic, according to LinkedIn. Notably, 70% of those respondents say virtual recruiting will become the new standard.
As they pursue virtual strategies, savvy employers are:
Since all signs point to virtual recruiting strategies sticking around even after the pandemic, employers may want to consider how some of these strategies improve or streamline their recruiting processes to create efficiencies and win more candidates in a tight labor market.
In today’s environment, cyberattacks are a threat to every workplace. Organizations often fall under attack to cyberthreats like phishing and malware as hackers eye valuable business and customer financial details as well as personally identifiable information. Employee error is the leading cause of workplace breaches.
As such, HR departments play a key role in protecting employees against cyber threats in today’s digital world. HR can lead policy development and employee communication as well as help decrease their company’s risk for cyberattacks with the following tips:
Together, HR and IT departments can improve workplace cybersecurity among employees. For more resources on workplace technology, contact us today.
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