The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world upside down. Ironically, while millions of people are not able to go to work because of the lockdowns and others have lost their jobs there are a few economic domains where there is a lack of personnel.
Some sectors have seen a huge increase in demand for new staff
The health sector is under strain and hospitals are desperate to hire new staff, both health workers, but also cleaning personnel and clerks. The same goes for online retailers who have witnessed a huge increase in their operations. They need staff for their warehouses, but there is also a huge demand for delivery guys.
One thing all these businesses have in common is they need new employees fast, which puts Human Resources departments under great stress. With so many people facing unemployment there’s no lack of applicants.
Modern AI software can make initial assessments faster, at least as far as checking if the candidates have the required qualifications. However, recruiting managers have to power through many job interviews per day and sometimes they need to rush them. FULL ARTICLE