Employee Recruitment & Retention During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only impacting how businesses operate, it is also influencing the expectations and needs of job seekers and employees.


Estimated Completion Time:
1 hour, 2 minutes.

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only impacting how businesses operate, it is also influencing the expectations and needs of job seekers and employees. Understanding these changes is important for tourism employers to be able to adjust their recruitment and retention practices to attract and retain top talent. What has worked in the past may not work in the future. As the summer winds down and we move into the next season, now is the time to reflect and adjust. 

In this session, you will learn about:

  • The impact of COVID-19 on employee expectations in the workplace
  • How to write job postings that speak to changing expectations
  • Inclusive recruitment – tapping into alternative labour pools
  • Tips to help engage employees during challenging times
  • Employee retention through the off-season