Below is the thirteenth episode of The Tea on Recruiting, where we talk about recruiting post-COVID and robot training. We hope you find it interesting!
Hi, buddy. Today we’ll talk about how COVID is and will be affecting hiring in 2021, and about whether robots can take over your employees’ learning. Robot teachers, dancing. Dancing robots, space disco, baby, here we go! No? My dancing sucks?! How rude… Ok ok ok, let’s get back to business before you say something else you might regret. Welcome back to the Tea on Recruiting, where we share insightful and thought-provoking content that can help you shape your…recruiting career!
Let’s check out the first article I picked.
We read Christina Pavlou’s CloudAwards piece “Can Robots Train Your Employees?”. Well – can they? Sorta. The article’s bottom line is, tech cannot replace the human mind. As Christina writes it:
So, stop worrying about whether technology will replace humans – it’s time to start planning the new roles that training professionals will have.
Now, let’s check out the second piece of content for this episode!
Well, COVID started populating our nightmares in 2020 and it might have made Scary Terry look like a sweet guy, but it’s definitely having an impact on us in 2021 too. We read Skillate’s “How will COVID affect hiring in 2021?” and this is what we learned.
So, first of all, there are three major consequences to the pandemic. We know them:
But if these are more generic consequences to the virus, how does it specifically impact recruiting?
The more barbaric your treatment of candidates, the more demonic their reviews on your Glassdoor page!
Shoutout to a company I won’t name. Do you know what’s unattractive? Behaving in a way that has your candidates call you “condescending, rude, and nasty”. It spoiled the work of the other interviewers who were polite. And that’s too bad!
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