What are your main challenges when hiring remote?
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So, I’m building up a document with all the challenges that we normally face and the goal is to have it ready in a month.
Would you share with me your biggest challenges?
But that said, it still has its challenges. The top challenges for me include:
1. Introduction into the culture of the company. For centralized workplaces, you just have the candidate come in and spend a day. How much of the culture they glean from that day or two in the workplace is suspect, but is easier than trying to capture the work experience through a series of Zoom calls. The way I deal with this is by inviting final candidates to join our less formal Zoom gatherings, so they can get a sense of interactions outside of scheduled meetings.
2. Scheduling interviews. This is honestly not as easy as it would seem. The main issue is that for interviews in-person, the candidate would usually just take a day off to do a stretch of back-to-back interviews. But in the current environment, a lot of candidates feel less comfortable asking for that much time off or away from their laptops/phones.
Would love to see your list!
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