The Candidate Experience during Challenging Times

Could 2020 get any more complicated? As if COVID19 wasn’t enough, we’ve had hurricanes, wildfires, and social unrest to deal with. I know when speaking to others in the industry, most of us share a sense of exhaustion with everything being thrown our way. Managing the Candidate Experience can be challenging enough in a normal year but 2020 has definitely made us innovate how we look at this critical part of our job.

How COVID19 changed our Candidate Experience and Diversity Strategy

Candidate experience and Diversity Recruiting are two areas I obsess over in my role. These two areas can dramatically affect the brand image as well as the level of talent brought to any organization. As COVID19 continues to affect all areas of recruiting, I’ve been intrigued with how it has forced us to revisit how we can impact both the candidate experience and diversity recruiting in a positive way.

Sprint Recruiting during COVID19

Sprint Recruiting is even more (and continues to be) important during the COVID crisis. We had some mindset setbacks both with our client and on our team but it helped us recenter around the four principles that drive the success of Sprint Recruiting. Here are the principles and what we learned during COVID.

The 2020 Workforce: It’s time to Rethink, Reskill and Redeploy

The true competitors in 2020 have taken an offensive strategy by reinvesting in the talent they already have. Industry giants like AT&T, Amazon and Walmart recognize the threat the technology revolution has created in the 2020 talent landscape but have turned it into an opportunity. If you want to get ahead of the “War for Talent” in 2020, it’s time for you to rethink, reskill and redeploy your employees.

Talent Acquisition Should have MORE Resources in HR

I realize that one of the core functions of HR is to mitigate risk. It is a CORE function but it is not the ONLY function. Too many companies spend so many resources and money managing out poor or misaligned talent and mitigating risk but if they were to put more emphasis and resources on how employees enter the company, they could see a number of benefits.