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The state of hiring in 2021

7 in 10 hiring managers reported lacking confidence in the hiring process.

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Insights into the challenges and opportunities more than 3,000 hiring managers are facing in a year unlike any other, and why the time for organizations to rebuild—better than before—is now.

The pandemic has made many facets of life difficult, and hiring is no exception. Is revamping your hiring process worth it?

​Many organizations still take a “business as usual” approach to hiring, but not without grave consequence.

Wiley Workplace Learning Solutions surveyed over 3,000 hiring managers in October 2020 to understand how hiring practices have been changed and challenged over the past year. Despite the fact that many organizations pride themselves on data-driven decision-making, hiring managers often introduce considerable variability into the process of assessing and selecting talent. This not only impacts their team in the short term; it also makes the goal of rebuilding better essentially unattainable.

Confidence in hiring process is highest when process is consistent

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