Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous companies handled some elements of their recruitment process virtually. The lockdown of many states forced just about every business to shift to Virtual Recruiting.
Even as the economy reopens, many organizations are interested in shifting a larger share of their recruiting remotely and assessing how to do so most effectively.
The goals of virtual recruiting are the same as any other form of recruiting – Identify and acquire skilled workers to meet your organizational needs and culture. Virtual recruiting handles these tasks, you guessed it, virtually.
Virtual recruiters serve as the liaison between job candidates and employers, but these functions are also performed remotely. They are also poised to support your business in the evaluation of the candidate’s ability to work effectively remote. The change in many work environments has also created the need to evaluate remote work ability as a new critical skill.