Happy first Friday of Summer! Take a look at the latest recruiting news that popped on our newsfeed this week:
CareerBuilder Gets Slapped With Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Bullying (Read @ ERE)
Reported in Crain’s Chicago Business on June 13, Lori McInerney, a former marketing director who started with CareerBuilder in 2002, has filed a lawsuit against her former employer. McInerney was promoted eight times during her time there without a single poor performance review, the lawsuit says. She served as regional sales director, director of strategic initiatives, and director of marketing during her tenure.
This Heatmap Shows Which Parts of Your Job Description Candidates Actually Read (or Ignore) (Read @ Linkedin Talent Blog)
You’ve spent forever crafting that job description—and you’d like to think candidates are poring over every single word of your masterpiece. But, they’re not. There are whole sections of your job description that candidates pretty much ignore, and other parts where they’re hungry for more details. That’s according to LinkedIn’s latest study, where we showed 450 members1 an example of a job description and asked them to highlight parts they found helpful, appealing, or would make them more likely to apply. The result is this helpful heatmap:
LinkedIn 101: Expanding Your Online Presence as a Recruiter (Read @ Recruiter.com)
As a recruiter, you understand the importance of quality branding. Everything you write and say to the outside world is a reflection of you and your brand, so you must choose your words wisely.
Remote Workers Are Outperforming Office Workers–Here’s Why (Read @ Inc.)
Have you seen any of these gimmicky office designs? Candy dispensers in conference rooms. Hammocks and indoor treehouses. Tech companies tend to be the worst offenders with the startup favorites: beer taps and table tennis. Maybe there is fun for a moment when the candy bar drops — but does all that money spent on gimmicks deliver anything meaningful for the people who work there?
WOTC Questions: Where do I get a copy of a DD214 form? (Read @ WOTC Blog)
Qualified Veterans need to provide a copy of their Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty form, known as a DD214 for WOTC. The state of Pennsylvania reports that the easiest and fastest way to get a Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Certification for your Veteran applications is obtaining a DD214. The easiest way to receive a DD214 for all your Veteran applications is to request it from the National Archives website.
Why Aren’t More Men Working? (Read @ NY Times)
With unemployment at 3.8 percent, its lowest level in many years, the labor market seems healthy. But that number hides a perplexing anomaly: The percentage of men who are neither working nor looking for work has risen substantially over the past several decades.
What was Hot — Musings from #SHRM18 (Read @ SHRM Blog)
For those who attended and those who wanted to (we hope you do next year!). Here is my quick recap of SHRM18.