Some excellent and warmly welcomed news yesterday as the much-touted prospect of an effective COVID 19 vaccine took a step closer to being a reality. So it looks like a return to a "normal" (albeit with some lasting alterations) world may be edging closer. 

We've all no doubt fantasised about our plans for this hedonistic time; holidays, weekends away, huge parties with family and friends..but what about plans within the world of recruiting? 

This article from Monster extols the age old virtues of the "early bird catching the worm" and how those forward planning for that time stand to reap the biggest rewards. Succession planning, optimising your remote tech and adjusting HR and benefits policies are all cited as savvy time investments.

At Peoplescout we are working with our clients to plan 2021 strategies and this year more than ever, it feels like the prizes are greater than before for those who are quick out of the blocks.