The groundbreaking events of 2020—including the COVID-19 pandemic, a contentious general election, and a roller-coaster economy, to name a few—will shape the workplace in 2021.

As states pass new laws affecting hiring and background screening, remote work will continue to impact hiring, screening, and talent management processes. Although 2020 put a damper on organizational growth plans and hiring, there will be new opportunities to hire and screen talent successfully in 2021.

Here are the top trends employers can expect to affect hiring and screening in 2021.

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