Over the past year, employers have made significant changes to their hiring practices to ensure the safety of potential and current employees. Remote hiring for professional workers has become the norm and is a practice that is likely to continue, even after concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic have subsided. In fact, many employers are realizing
the potential benefit of having access to talent around the country—or around the globe.
However, there are certain risks that employers need to consider when recruiting and hiring talent beyond their traditional market areas.