With all the uncertainty around work right now with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s hard to imagine that there are companies out there who are hiring right now. Truth is, many companies that provide essential services are continuing to hire during this challenging time. How are they making hires happen? One way is by adopting digital collaboration and document technology to enable critical decision makers and hiring teams to participate fully in the hiring process, remotely. Digital document management tools have become must-haves for extending offers and securing approval signatures in this day of no-contact. Looking for ways to make hires during this strange time? Here are a few tools and technologies to consider. Most are available to everyone and offer free trials or cost-conscious plans; we hope you find them helpful.
When it comes to mastering the digital hiring process, seeing is believing. Here are some excellent options you can use to create collaborative and team-centered video interviews with candidates. We think you’ll find these tools helpful at any stage of the hiring process. From the initial interview to extending an offer. Some allow screen sharing and recording options, too. Be sure to give candidates clear instructions for any video interview or meeting. Provide agenda details, a list of participants, along with their titles and core responsibilities, and topics for discussion at every stage to help ensure success.
Document Management and Digital Signature
Speed up document approvals with the help of these tools. Most are designed for document management and for securing digital signatures. Great for finalizing offer extensions, offer acceptance, and ensuring onboarding documents are received and reviewed. One note of caution, be sure to check with your HR and Legal departments to ensure requirements are being met.
In addition to these, the most important thing to use to keep your teams growing during this strange time is an open mind. Be open to new ways of working and collaborating. Don’t be afraid to adopt new tools and technologies that support the hiring process. Focus on solutions designed to remove hurdles standing in the way of your next hire. Remote conferencing and document management technologies allow candidates, teams, and managers to continue to work together every step of the way. Positioning yourself and your teams to thrive both in the short and long term.
Let’s hope that COVID-19 is under control soon and that as many people as possible remain healthy as we find our way through today’s challenges. Stay safe and healthy!