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Optimizing Your Recruitment and Selection Process Amidst COVID-19

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In the past several weeks, the talent acquisition landscape has shifted dramatically given the pandemic’s impact on businesses and industries alike. As some employers froze job postings or decreased headcount, others maintained hiring plans or stepped up recruitment efforts. As we look ahead to a job market that may be wildly different from today’s landscape, join your peers to explore the new recruitment horizon.

MRA Subject Matter Expert: Valerie Grube, Director, Recruiting and Retention Services (bio) and Sarah H. Gresham, Recruiting and Retention Services Team Lead (bio). Valerie has over 10 years of experience in recruiting, employee relations, and performance management, balancing recommendations to ensure the best decision is made while fully understanding the impact those decisions have on a company culture. Sarah is an experienced talent management leader of close to 20 years’ experience with a track record of successes in helping organizations solve complex recruitment and retention challenges.

MRA Facilitator: Lynell Meeth, Director, HR and Content Strategy (bio). Lynell’s facilitation style is candid and curious, using her strengths in relating to others and sharing stories to help inspire and lead. 

Peer Discussion Questions:

1)     What challenges have you encountered with virtual interviews, hiring and onboarding, and how are you overcoming them?

2)     How have you used your company’s response to COVID-19 as a way to attract candidates?

3)     What talent strategy opportunities have you uncovered during this time that you didn’t use before?

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