How will Covid-19 impact Human Capital Management (HCM)? This is the million-dollar Human Resources question top of mind! While we don’t know all the implications of coronavirus, we are starting to see an opportunity arise for Talent Acquisition to take the lead on compensation equality with diversity and inclusion at the forefront.
For the past few months, Talent Acquisition has had to shift to 100% virtual. Recruiter and Hiring Manager Avatar, please meet your Candidate Avatar! To illustrate, avatars have no color, no gender, no sexual orientation, no height, and no weight.
And yes, while live zoom videos and video interviews have become more normalized, a small image behind a screen leaves much to be unseen.
The coronavirus effect of a virtual talent acquisition process has created an opportunity. Organizations can more effectively evaluate a candidate’s qualifications based on interview metrics directly associated with a role, a candidate’s credentials, and responses.
In turn, this has created an opportunity for organizations to extend offers based on data-driven metrics vs. the influence of conscious and unconscious biases.