How should we tell candidates that the process may take longer due to COVID-19? How to keep candidates warm while working through process issues?
Candidates are starting to get ahead of where companies are. They’re requesting to either slow down (push out travel) or speed up to get through the process. Recruiters are starting to proactively ask both hiring managers AND candidates on their comfort level with face to face meetings and travel. Goal is to meet both where they are and adjust the process based on what you can support.
Virtual I-9 verifications for new hires while companies are mandatory WFH?
Teams are considering temporary shifts to I-9 verifications that rely on bank notaries with detailed instructions or 'authorized representatives' like spouses or roommates.
Are teams going to be managing virtual orientation?
Onboarding buddies are an option to quickly root new teammates into the team by sharing organizational context and helping figure out those final details on setting up company tools necessary to be productive.
New hire orientations are moving to virtual channels. Content is being recorded and facilitated through video conferencing tools like Zoom.
IT teams are setting up and shipping laptops to new employees' homes.