Article written by Andy Turton, Director of X4 Technology.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, while various industries have been hit hugely, the gaming industry has seen nothing but growth. In the first three months of 2020, job postings for esports roles on Indeed increased by 43% and the streaming website Twitch, listed more than 115 roles in mid-May ranging from senior software engineers to advertising.
The gaming industry has shown its resilience as the number of job opportunities continue to rise but there is one problem the industry currently faces, the huge competition for top talent. Quite often the industry goes head-to-head with other entertainment and technology sectors, making it competitive for employers to hire experienced talent.
There are several ways to streamline your hiring process to ensure you provide a quality candidate experience that will position your business as the go-to employer over competitors.