Adapt or die: recruiters look to more inventive methods to survive Covid

Recruitment agencies are facing tough times as employees place a premium on job security

14 January 2021 - 19:34 By Michael Kahn and John Revill

Trudging through snow while interviewing someone is just another day at the office for Prague-based recruiter Blake Wittman, who has embraced new tactics to gain an edge during a pandemic that has roiled Europe’s hiring market.

On a freezing morning in January, Wittman swapped his warm office for a park overlooking the Czech capital’s historic Old Town to interview a candidate outdoors to comply with strict social-distancing rules...

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