Happy Friday! Take a look at the latest recruiting news that popped on our newsfeed this week:
should I point out job applicants’ mistakes to them? (Read @ Ask a Manager)
A reader writes: I supervise a summertime internship program at my job, which attracts mainly college-age applicants. A huge component of the internship is attention to detail. This week I received five applications for the internship. Three of those have included detail errors, some minor and some major.
10 Useful Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Your iRecruit Account: #8 Onboarding to HR
We’re counting down the 10 Useful Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Your iRecruit Account. About iRecruit iRecruit is a cloud-based recruiting and applicant tracking and electronic onboarding software designed to provide any size of business a cost effective, affordable and truly simple way to manage the recruiting and onboarding process online.
WOTC Questions: Are there locations in the US that employers would not qualify to receive the “incarcerated” credit? (Read @ WOTC Blog)
WOTC Questions: Are there locations in the US that employers would not qualify to receive the “incarcerated” credit?
Improve Your Hiring Results With These Speed of Hire Tips (Read @ ERE)
Many recruiting leaders are not aware that “the magic bullet” in recruiting is improving your speed of hire. Hiring faster improves your quality of hire because you make a hiring decision before any top candidates drop out to take a competing offer.
The Recruiting Reel: How to Find a Long-Term Employee During a Time of Rapid Growth (Read @ Recruiter.com)
Hiring enough talent is hard on its own, but it becomes especially challenging when your company is experiencing unprecedented growth. You need to hire and onboard quickly without sacrificing quality.
The Economy Is Looking Awfully Strong (Read @ NY Times)
There are 39 pages in the Labor Department’s February report on the employment situation in the United States, but they can be summed up in four words: The economy is humming.
How Volvo Reinvented Itself Through Hiring (Read @ HBR)
Many legacy companies would like to transform themselves into agile, talent-first organizations. But when some CEOs in this position look at the people they employ, they discover a problem: a swath of their existing team doesn’t have the necessary skills or metabolism for change to meet the new challenges.
How to Make Rockstar Hires (Read @ Glassdoor)
Your company is who staffs it. If you’re at the helm of that decision-making process, yours is no small task. You need a candidate who gets it-someone who is quick to engage, motivate and onboard. But interviewing can be elusive, exhausting and difficult to streamline.
4 Ways To Handle Salary Information In A Job Description (Read @ ZipRecruiter)
Writing a great job description is hard enough, but there’s always the lingering question of how a business should advertise a position’s salary. There are different schools of thought on this topic, and what the company is looking for in a candidate may sway how it handles the situation.