How These Four Startups Hired Talent Remotely During Lockdown

Lockdown forced many businesses to put their recruitment plans on hold, and in a climate of uncertainty, that might seem like the wisest strategy. However, if they are to grow, companies need to adapt to these challenging new conditions or risk losing out, especially when it comes to hiring talent remotely.

Identifying priority skills and qualities

Wellbeing and personal development platform FidlLeaf made its first two hires last month. Instead of following traditional interview processes where the focus is very much on skills, experience, and culture fit, the founders identified a different quality as a priority for their new hires.

“We wanted self-motivated people who could demonstrate that they

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