Collapsing corporate cultures, too many layoffs, crushed economies: these are some of the biggest worries around the world as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc around the world. In the midst of it all, there are some positives, with tech companies trying to introduce the right tools to help boost collaboration during this time while others find ways to donate essentials to frontline workers to contribute towards the crisis.
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HR Tech Quote-of-the-week!
HR leaders are tasked with many responsibilities, but we have always believed that putting a recruiting program in place to hire the best people is the number one priority. Years ago, HR was looked upon as the compliance people; they keep people out of trouble. They still do that but today, HR leaders are charged with more strategic and operational responsibilities – hire people who live up to corporate values, recruit employees who will be more productive on the job, attract people who will stay longer on the job, and reduce employee turnover.
Top HR Tech News of the week
HR Tech QnA with the Expert
If you are recruiting tech savvy individuals for a role, the way you use technology to communicate and collaborate with them is important in early interactions. I would encourage technology companies to make sure their background check process, and any disclosures or paperwork that needs to be signed, is easily accessible and available via mobile and desktop. First impressions matter, and you want to demonstrate that HR is there to make things easier for new employees, and also using the latest tools that are familiar to your candidates to make onboarding a seamless experience.
From the Team at TecHRseries!
With top tech companies like Twitter, Salesforce and even Google announcing that employees will be allowed to continue to work from home even after businesses reopen once Covid-19 is under more control, we wonder, Is Remote Work Here To Stay?