Take a keen look at the latest trends in the business world and you will realize that remote work is here to stay. Global giants such as Facebook, Square, Twitter, and Microsoft are setting the trend and many other companies are following. In this new model of working, distributed teams could operate 100% virtually and in-person meetings could be a rare occurrence (after months). This marks a shift from the status quo where companies provide workplaces for their employees as a standard practice. However, with the shift taking place quite fast, you should take some time to learn how you can attract, recruit, and manage top talent in the new
Job interviews often cause stress and anxiety to the interviewer. Currently, companies are adapting to the unavoidable changes, and many of them are having interviews on computer screens. This is as well stressful – a few tech issues, commotions from family members unaware of what’s happening and the confusion arising not knowing who should speak, and when. We’ve to face all these for now. The home environment feels very comfortable but it makes it difficult to establish rapport. Remember there’s no space for the warm handshakes, the light banters while walking into the room are also missing and the difficulty of picking up on social cues. What’s motivating though is
If you haven’t been called in for an interview yet, then you probably need to do a re-evaluation of your application materials and process.