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7 Tips for Employers Navigating Remote Recruitment

Hiring experts explain how companies should approach recruitment when employers and candidates are working remotely.
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Sell the Work, Not the Perks
The initial phase of contacting potential hires has been, and remains, remote, says Drew. Most companies do a phone screen to follow up with applications and give an overview of the job.
From there, things look a little different. 'Everything we're seeing in regard to a second round or final interview has moved toward a video interview,' he says. The goal in these conversations is to mirror the in-person experience as much as possible while telling the company's story and detailing the specific work a new employee will be doing.
'More than ever, candidates need to see what's beyond the nice office space or that the company provides free snacks on Friday,' Drew explains. The sharpest technical pros are most interested in the work involved. Chances are, you aren't the only company they're considering. Detailing the work they will be doing can help you stand out.
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Sell the Work, Not the Perks

The initial phase of contacting potential hires has been, and remains, remote, says Drew. Most companies do a phone screen to follow up with applications and give an overview of the job.

From there, things look a little different. "Everything we're seeing in regard to a second round or final interview has moved toward a video interview," he says. The goal in these conversations is to mirror the in-person experience as much as possible while telling the company's story and detailing the specific work a new employee will be doing.

"More than ever, candidates need to see what's beyond the nice office space or that the company provides free snacks on Friday," Drew explains. The sharpest technical pros are most interested in the work involved. Chances are, you aren't the only company they're considering. Detailing the work they will be doing can help you stand out.

(Image: rh2010 -- stock.adobe.com)

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