How COVID-19 Is Changing the Recruiting and Hiring Process – Gartner

Sourced from Gartner Careers Blog

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt all industries around the world, companies are searching for ways to remain productive and deliver value, despite these unprecedented circumstances.  With a majority of the global workforce now remote and social distancing guidelines in place, the recruiting and hiring process has changed significantly.

So, what does this mean for candidates seeking new opportunities? We asked our recruiting team in Gurgaon, India to answer some frequently asked questions.  See their responses below.

How have some of your routine practices changed in light of COVID-19?

Networking: As recruiters, our key objective is to build a strong talent pipeline.  To do this, we rely heavily on networking with top talent in the industry we support. While this goal remains the same, even amidst COVID-19, the way in which we go about it has changed. Typically we would host and/or attend local networking events where we could engage with talent, learn about their background and experience, share information about Gartner, and the opportunities we have to offer. Instead, we now rely heavily on virtual meet-ups and social media for conversing with potential candidates.

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