It would be something of an understatement to say that the pandemic had brought about huge changes to the way technology is used in the workplace. The sudden shutdown of many physical workplaces in early 2020 led to an unprecedented digital transformation for many businesses.
As the country looks cautiously ahead to a return to partial normality, many firms are realising they now need to bring a similar level of agility to their recruitment efforts if they are going to be able to compete once the economy starts to reopen.
Chris Pateman, Senior Account Executive at OutMatch, believes this will lead many companies to revaluate their hiring processes to incorporate more technology. “Traditional hiring processes are in their nature rigid and inefficient,” he told participants of a recent TALiNT Partners event.