The COVID-19 pandemic caused massive changes in the job market. The immediate shift to remote, meant a new set of challenges for in-house and agency recruiters alike. We spoke to Carine Lacroix, Founder and CEO, Reneshone Consulting, to understand the massive changes the recruiting function is undergoing and best practices for coping with the same. Here’s a summary of the conversation! And here's the link to the on-demand webinar.
Google has an immersive mentorship program where potential employees, fondly referred to as Nooglers, go through a two-week program where everyone is taught how to use multiple tools within the Google ecosystem. They develop projects in groups and code for open source programs. By the time the Nooglers are done with the program, they know everything about everything (arguably).
As the pandemic gripped the world and the economy, this badge (on LinkedIn) started appearing, too.
Fancy food, TT and foosball tables, pets on campus: these are just a few things that you promise your employees when they talk about Employee Value Propositions. In short, you sell a fun-filled, healthy work culture that nourishes you mentally and professionally.
The year 2020 has been a whirlwind for a number of reasons. But where we see its impact is primarily in our external environment. The rapid technological shift, demographic and social shift, and, of course, the pandemic has significantly impacted the way we work.
According to Forbes, Salesforce’s market share is well over 19%. And Salesforce is now the 7th most demanded job in the IT sector in 2020.
AI is here to eat the world! As with all functions, hiring and recruiting have been greatly benefitted with the addition of AI. Its importance has even greatly increased because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent social distancing and safety regulations. Despite its growing popularity, concerns around the ethical use of AI, privacy, and reliability of algorithms still exist. Understanding the tech can help recruiters address these concerns, optimize, and leverage it for the best outcomes. So, who better to provide a technology deep-dive than AI experts from Microsoft: Nalin Mujumdar, Cloud Solutions Architect - Advanced Analytics & AI and Shubham Arora, Solution Specialist, Data Platforms & AI!
We are all remote workers now and as we get used to this situation and try to do our best as employees, there seems to be one major roadblock across the working world: Our organizations simply are not equipped to handle remote work.
Do you often ask yourself, “Do I have the skills to survive in the post-pandemic economy?”
To assume that the pandemic, or the changing external factors, introduced the world to the remote hiring process would be incorrect. Online skills assessment, video interviews, and online onboarding were very much in practice before 2020.
According to a recent survey by Gartner, 82% of company leaders around the world would provide their employees the benefit of working from home for the near future. Now that number is staggering!