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How are top talent acquisition professionals addressing the challenges of 2021?


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Senior executives candidly shared their top priorities and biggest concerns for what will be a transformational year.

2021 will be a year of unique recruiting challenges for talent acquisition professionals. We’ve collected their candid insights.

How do we know what’s on the minds of the top talent acquisition professionals?


Portion of respondents who feel reference checking should be mandatory:
Steps in the hiring process rated “Very Important”:

Interviewing candidates

Completing reference checks before extending a job offer

Proactively sourcing candidates for future recruitment

Obtaining objective candidate information prior to the interview process

Using scientifically valid tools to gain insight into fit for the role

Percentage of respondents that …
Percentage that use automated reference checking who value their process:

Find out what else the top talent acquisition professionals told us.

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