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.
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 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.