Here’s what hiring managers cared about in 2020

December 30, 2020

The theme of this year: tough. But how did your fellow hiring managers and recruiters get through? What was top of mind for your peers and colleagues when navigating this rollercoaster? We’re counting down the most popular content from this year, covering everything from virtual hiring to diversity and inclusion. 

9. How can recruiters and hiring managers move job fairs online? 

In an earlier webinar about using virtual events to connect with candidates, healthcare recruitment manager Jenny Petru took us on a deep dive of what’s it like to pre-qualify hundreds of applicants – all online. Jenny, as the Corporate Recruiting Manager for Regency Integrated Health Services, needed to hire dozens of healthcare workers in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

8. 5 ways small businesses can still focus on hiring 

Jared Wagner, Small Business Customer Success Manager at CareerBuilder, is a recruiter at heart – his previous professional life before joining the CareerBuilder team.   

Every day, he leads a team dedicated to maximizing hiring efforts at small businesses and has been at a unique vantage point throughout the pandemic. From supporting clients hit hard by the economic downturn to helping businesses ramp up hiring to meet essential needs, his team has witnessed how small businesses are responding to our new employment climate. 

7. Creating virtual experiences to connect with great candidates 

Grab a cup of coffee (or tea!) and spend a few minutes with CareerBuilder for insights into the hiring and employment landscape. Then, Regency Integrated Health Services will share how virtual experiences are helping meet critical needs and building a talent pipeline. Whether you’re hiring now, or will be when the economy recovers, join us to learn tips to best equip your team. 

6. Tips to overcome the impact of coronavirus on hiring and talent acquisition 

Whether you’re hiring as normal, or need a sudden influx of temporary workers to support outbreak-related response needs, here are a few ways companies can adapt to a changing employment landscape. 

5. CareerBuilder commitments to diversity, inclusion and the Black community 

Building a more inclusive environment for our employees, utilizing our tools to create change, and partnering with our community.  

4. Tools to recruit and hire candidates as work environments change 

As businesses recover and jobs become available, we’re making it easier to employ the millions of Americans who are out of work. From putting you in front of the right candidate for your role, to optimizing the hiring process for your HR team, keep reading for the newest updates to your CareerBuilder talent acquisition suite. 

3. Building to deliver more qualified candidates, faster 

CareerBuilder solutions impact the entire recruitment process, from sourcing and job ads, through career sites, talent community, all the way to current employees. From new widgets providing you easier access to the information you need, to better and faster ways to communicate with candidates, to a new UX, our Spring 2020 updates had one goal in mind: to deliver more qualified candidates, faster. 

2. How to save time and convert applicants faster 

Demand for work is high. Millions of people are looking for jobs - submitting resumes, polishing their social media and reaching out to their networks. It might be especially difficult right now to maintain the flow of candidates into open positions. Using your time effectively is crucial, and these tips can help you ensure that you’re making every minute count. 

1. Coronavirus employer resource hub 

Has your hiring environment been impacted by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19? We’re here to offer support, advice and resources to help navigate your talent search. 

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Related reading: 

How to build a hiring strategy for next year 

The top 3 job seeker priorities right now 

25 recruiting tips for the new year 

Small business hiring is set to be stronger than ever 

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