Yes, interviews are still happening at every job level, just in a different way these days. These are being conducted by video call via Zoom, Skype or Microsoft Teams.
Yes, job offers are going out without the employer or candidate ever having physically met.
With the advances of technology, on-boarding new staff has never been easier, with online candidate screening checks available and Microsoft Teams making it easy to train new staff. Equipment is also delivered (non-contact).
Many candidates’ notice period can be anything from 3-6 months which has meant that recruitment has not to come to a complete stand still for many of our clients. However, during this time, the recruitment and on -boarding may take just a little bit longer than normal.