A Study on the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic in the Recruitment Process: With Special reference to IT companies of Noida Region

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Dr. Neha Vashistha, Dr. Anuj Goel, Aashish Dhiman


The impact of COVID 19 on businesses is unavoidable, it has hampered everything from the economy to livelihood, businesses and organizations are going through this difficult time. Organizations look for innovative solutions by which they can continue operations smoothly. From hiring employees to retaining them everything is a big challenge. The recruitment process identifies the vacancy of jobs,inviting applications, analyzing the job demands, reviewing the applications, screening, listings, and selecting the suitable candidate for the job.In COVID-19, organizations are operating remotely and their workers are working from their homes. In recruitment,  electronic-Recruitment or online recruitment uses web-based technology for identifying, evaluating, picking, signing, and onboarding job prospects. It is a technology that helps firms to online workflows and recruitment tasks to boost productivity, time-to-fill, cut hire costs and improve their organization's overall skills profile. This study aims to analyze the impact of Covid-19 Pandemic inference in the recruitment process, to understand how E-recruitment is swapping human involvement in the recruitment process. The objective of this study is to examine the impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic situation on the Recruitment process i.e, E-recruitment of the employees working in Information Technology (IT) companies of Noida, Uttar Pradesh. A total number of 100 employees from five different IT companies has been considered for the study. This study is expected to help in the formulation of recruitment strategies to align and develop an effective recruitment process to recruit qualifies talent which can work in the competitive environment.

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