Most organisations have needed to quickly adapt to virtual hiring and onboarding. This is likely to be a lasting shift. The pandemic has sped up an existing trends influenced by improvements in video conferencing technology alongside greater concern for the carbon footprint of business. The sudden transition to virtual hiring and onboarding has bought a suite of challenges and opportunities for executive search firms and the clients they serve. This exchange provides an opportunity for individuals at AESC member firms to share and learn about virtual hiring and onboarding. The timing of this meeting best works for members in Asia Pacific and the Middle East.