Happy Friday! Take a look at the latest recruiting news that popped on our newsfeed this week:
5 Benefits of Paperless Electronic Onboarding: #3 Improve Response Time
All throughout the month of May we’ll be looking at the benefits of electronic onboarding. Electronic Onboarding with iConnect allows you to take control of the mountain of new hire paperwork and manage it online in your secure iRecruit database.
Webinar Alert: Verified First, June 6th, 2pm Eastern Time
iRecruit customers can initiate the pre-employment background screening directly from the applicant profile page with VerifiedFirst, making it so quick, simple and easy to start a background screen on your new hires.
WOTC Questions: Long-Term Unemployment Recipient, what is the maximum tax credit? (Read @ WOTC Blog)
CMS Says: The target group of Long-Term Unemployment Recipient can receive a WOTC Tax Credit of up to $1,500 for working a minimum of 120 hours, or up to $6,000 for working at least 400 hours.
Need Women Applicants? A List of the Targeted Information That Triggers Applications (Read @ ERE)
The areas that are most likely to influence female prospects’ decision to apply are listed below. They are broken into four categories with the most impactful information areas and data points listed first.
Why LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Never Interviews Candidates in a Conference Room (Read @ LinkedIn)
What’s the difference between an interview and an interrogation? Sometimes, not that much. They can both be nerve-racking exchanges in suffocating rooms where the power dynamics never favor the person answering the questions. So when it comes to interviews, maybe it’s time to think outside the stuffy box.
Helping Ex-Offenders Re-Enter The Workforce (Read @ SHRM)
I admit it. I have been one of those HR people reluctant to hire ex-offenders under the assumption that once trouble – always trouble. But my husband helped me realize the error of this stereotyping. He worked in the court system for 20 years, dealing with felons and their legal financial obligations. Having heard his stories, I’ve realized that our society often sets up those released from prison for failure through a myriad of barriers to re-entry.
How to Write a Job Description (Read @ Indeed)
Crafting a compelling job description is essential to helping you attract the most qualified candidates for your job. With more than 20 million jobs listed on Indeed, a great job description can help your jobs stand out from the rest. Your job descriptions are where you start marketing your company and your job to your future hire.
How to Master the Art of Responding to Glassdoor Reviews, According to Uber (Read @ Glassdoor)
One of the biggest misconceptions employers have about Glassdoor reviews is that they’re a one-way conversation — that a company’s reputation is entirely dependent on what employees say about them, with no room for the company itself to weigh in. But the truth is, Glassdoor reviews present a huge opportunity for employers to have a voice in the conversation around their employer brand.