Given the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, employers around the world have had to rethink their day-to-day business operations. With many organizations switching to an entirely remote work environment for the time being, not only does this change the way employees communicate with one another but it also has an impact on candidate screening and communications during the hiring process.
Once initial candidate screening steps are completed, a critical stage during the hiring process is often in-person interviews. These interviews give your team the opportunity to get to know candidates on a more personal level, and better gauge whether they’ll truly be a fit for your team.
At a time when many organizations are working in a remote capacity – and candidates can’t be brought on site for interviews – this doesn’t mean your hiring process necessarily needs to be put on hold. Rather, without the option of in-person interviews, other candidate screening and verification tools are more important than ever.
The circumstances surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19) are unprecedented, but your team might run into other instances from time to time in which you can’t complete in-person interviews for one reason or another. For example, you might be in contact with a