A recent PwC study reports that nearly three-fourths of companies surveyed offer hybrid work schedules, which is vital to compete for talent because among workers who say they can work remotely, most want to continue that way.
Most companies have started adapting remote hiring practices to enable their hiring teams. We are seeing early adoption amongst global mid-size companies who are more agile. This also opens up to talent across the globe, or to more time-zone friendly locations.
Companies that are exploring the option of remote hiring as a way are trying to minimise risk and keep employees safe. However, many HR teams are not yet prepared to handle the additional work that comes with remote hiring. There are a number of technologies that can help HR teams manage the process of remote hiring, including video interviews and AI-assisted screening tools. In order to be successful with remote hiring, HR teams need to be well trained in how to use these technologies and be able to effectively manage a remote team.
Remote hiring is changing the hiring process
Another thing to keep in mind is that video interviews can be a great way to assess a candidate’s skills and cultural fit, without having them travel for an in-person meeting. And with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) video technology, you can even evaluate candidates’ language proficiency and communication skills.
When you’re looking to fill a remote position, the process can be different than for a traditional, in-office role. For starters, you may need to cast a wider net to find qualified candidates. since not everyone is willing or able to work remotely. You’ll also want to be sure that the candidates you do interview are technically skilled and capable of working independently.
Talent is everywhere for remote hiring
The internet has made it possible for talented people to work from anywhere in the world. This has led to a growing trend of remote or hybrid work.
There are many benefits to remote work. Employees can save money on transportation and childcare costs. They can also avoid the stress of rush-hour traffic. Remote work also allows employees to balance their work and personal lives more easily.
Many companies are starting to realise the benefits of remote work and are hiring employees who can work remotely. However, there are some challenges associated with remote work. Companies need to make sure that employees have the tools and equipment they need to do their jobs effectively. They also need to create policies and procedures that ensure that employees are productive when they are working remotely.
In the current digital transformation age, companies are moving to hire remotely and globally to access a diverse talent pool and, as such, have required the support and assistance of HR technology tools in the recruitment process to source, assess, interview and onboard talent.
Interviewer.AI is a technology platform purposely built to support Recruiters and HR teams in finding top talent for their companies. Interviewer.AI is a state-of-the-art video recruiting software that uses AI (Artificial Intelligence) to screen in advance and shortlist the candidates that meet the criteria set. HR teams use the software to make the recruitment process more efficient and shorten the hiring cycle. Learn more about how companies benefit with video interviews for hiring.
Srividya Gopani is the Co-founder, Chief Marketing and Product Officer at Interviewer.AI. She enjoys working on technology which is central to this role as the driver for marketing and product for Interviewer.AI. She believes that the pace of technology is fundamental to how fast businesses are changing.