Recruiting in Covid-19: The Ultimate Guide

Since the Covid-19 outbreak, we’ve been busy creating blogs, video content and hosting Crowdcasts to help you navigate this completely new recruitment landscape. 

To make things even easier, we've pulled together the highlights of our Covid-19 content onto this page to create a one-stop Recruiting in Covid-19 toolkit!

So read the blogs, watch the videos and use our content as guidance to support you with the biggest challenges you're experiencing in this new market.

Let's dive in...

Blogs to help you recruit in Covid-19

Since the pandemic, our recruitment blog has been a busy space! To make things clearer, we've separated the content into headers based on who the blog has been written for.

But whether you're an agency or in-house recruiter, a business owner or a marketer, there's blogs in there for you!

Blogs for everyone

  1. 4 Things That'll Make You Feel Positive About Recruitment Right Now
  2. 4 Ways LinkedIn Has Changed Since Lockdown
  3. How to Reduce Risk When Taking on New Recruitment Clients

Blogs for recruiters

  1. covid-19-toolkitHow to Recruit in a Job-Short Market
  2. How to Prepare for Recruiting and Onboarding Remotely
  3. How to Screen Candidates Over Video
  4. How to Stay Valuable to Your Recruitment Clients During Covid-19
  5. How to Approach Recruitment Sales Calls During Covid-19
  6. How to Respond to the Objection 'We're Not Hiring Right Now'

Blogs for recruitment agency owners & managers

  1. How to Be a Good Leader to Your Recruiters in Times of Crisis
  2. 6 Skills Your Recruiters Need in a Post-Covid-19 Market
  3. How to Capitalise on Downtime at Your Recruitment Agency
  4. How to Upskill Your Recruiters During Lockdown
  5. How to Redesign Your Commission Scheme Post-Covid-19

Blogs for recruitment marketers

  1. covid taught us marketing-14 Things Covid-19 Has Taught Us About Marketing During a Crisis
  2. Recruitment Email Dos and Don'ts in Times of Crisis
  3. How to Write Job Ads in a Candidate-Heavy Market
  4. 4 Ways LinkedIn Has Changed Since Lockdown
  5. How to Get People to Open Your Recruitment Emails During Covid-19

Recruitment Crowdcasts that'll get you through the crisis

We recognised a need for more video content to support you through this crisis, so we decided to increase our Crowdcast to twice monthly. 

Here's some highlights of the most valuable Covid-related recruitment Crowdcasts.

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  1. How to Keep Your Client Relationships Going During Covid-19
  2. When Will the Recruitment Industry Recover?
  3. How to Use Online Learning to Scale Your Recruitment Business
  4. What Will the Recruitment Industry Look Like After Covid-19?
  5. How to Avoid Lowering Your Fees in a Job-Short Market
  6. How Has Covid-19 Changed the Recruitment Industry Forever?

eBooks and data insights about recruiting in Covid-19

We know how important re-strategising is right now, and how much you need current data to influence you're decisions. 

So, here are some eBooks and data reports we've created in recent months.

  1. eBook: How to Move Your Recruitment Sales Process Online
  2. Report: The Impact of Covid-19 on the Recruitment Industry
  3. Report: The Future of the UK SME Recruitment Industry Survey

And in case you missed it, here's a link to our Recruitment CEO Diaries 8 weeks of video content that will help you become leaner and stronger during Covid-19.

Our statistical impact report gives you 2020 data on how Covid-19 has impacted the Recruitment industry. Download it below:

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Katie Paterson

Katie once headed up the Firefish blog and marketing team. She now works as a freelance copywriter and continues to contribute to our award-winning blog.

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