A new year brings many new opportunities and beginnings–but it can also bring unique challenges in the hiring department. Creating a plan to accommodate these challenges (and even use them to your advantage!) is a great way to get your business off to the best start possible in 2013. Consider the following to stay on top of your business plan:

  • Consider video. According to Today, six in 10 companies utilized video in their hiring strategies for 2012. This trend is becoming wildly popular among both companies and applicants alike; a video interview is easier, cheaper and more accommodating to both parties. A video interview eliminates the need for an applicant to be flown in, which is especially helpful if your company is interested in individuals who are currently employed. Additionally, a video interview is vastly superior to a phone call because you are able to observe your applicant