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Given the pandemic, when is the time to hire?

May 1, 2020

Given the pandemic, when is the time to hire?

Some employers had open positions before the coronavirus outbreak but pulled those positions back when the economy looked uncertain. Other employers look ahead and see their need to hire but are hesitant to act and make that commitment. 

So, what about you? If you know you’re going to need to hire staff in the next 1-2 months, when should you get started? The short answer is now.  

Businesses and individuals alike are putting off spending until the shelter orders lift. However, behind the slowdown, a wave of demand is building. Don’t get caught in the wave! 

Once that shelter order is lifted, there will be a scramble to fill positions. 

Shrewd employers know it takes time, effort, and careful footwork to find the right person. And even if they’re not ready to pull the trigger right this minute, they are doing the prep work and getting set up in our queue so we can begin their search as soon as it’s time. Even in the easiest of hiring markets, extraordinary candidates are tough to discover, and finding a great employee takes time. 

This is a time of unknowns, but this is also a time of opportunity. This might be the best hiring market we see for some time. Highly talented people are out of work through no fault of their own. They are at home, they are polishing their resumes, and they are starting to call us. 

Need help finding the right person? Give us a call; we’re happy to have a no-cost chat about your needs.
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