Recruiting for open positions was tough at the height of the pandemic.

In some areas, recruiters may not be facing the same struggles they faced last year. However, filling open jobs still isn’t what it used to be for various reasons. Job candidates have new demands, and a remote/hybrid work model has made recruiting tougher.

But recruiters and other HR pros can use these new trends to their advantage for those open jobs.

When detailing your company’s recruitment strategy, be mindful of these new hiring trends shaped by the pandemic, according to SHRM.

Virtual hiring isn’t going anywhere

Think of virtual hiring in the same way as a hybrid workforce now being normalized.

A virtual hiring process – meaning less in-person interviews – not only became the norm during the pandemic. Companies also learned virtual hiring is more cost-effective as it eliminates spending and saves time.

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