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Hiring
visit particular jobsites or come into the offi ce on particular
days or weeks for meetings, but even a lot of that has shifted
to Zoom calls.
Sparks says among the most common areas that employees
are looking to migrate to are North Carolina, South Carolina,
Florida and Colorado, while they are looking to fl ee from the
Washington, D.C. metro area, New York and New Jersey.
3.
Reduce Travel Requirements
for Sales Roles
The custom electronics industry's
sales positions historically have
required employees to be road warriors,
with constant travel. But again,
the coronavirus has shifted that as
people become hesitant to travel so
much and increase their exposure to the
virus.
" Major companies that we work with
are saying, 'It used to be 70% personal
travel to client sites maybe now it's 50%
less,' which is great because obviously
then it appeals to a larger candidate
pool, " says Sparks.
As for clients, they are respecting the decision to have more
remote employees so there has been little to no pushback.
4.
Act Quickly
In this hiring environment, employers cannot act
slowly.
" The number one greatest mistake is taking their sweet
time ... I don't know how to put it in nicer terms, " comments
Sparks. " Everyone wants to be judicial and make good decisions,
and do your due diligence.
I'm all for that. When you've got
multiple companies vying for the
same talent or the same potential
hires, the fl eet are strongly favored
to get the prize. "
The pre-2020 approach to recruiting was
to go slowly, but in this environment, that
likely means you are going to lose the best
candidate to another company that can
move more quickly. That does not mean you
should sacrifi ce quality or take shortcuts, but
employers should compress their hiring
steps. That means instead of saying on a
Monday, " We'll look at scheduling you
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