Happy Friday – you made it through another week! Take a look at this week’s must read articles for recruiters, hiring managers and everyone in between:
iRecruit Adds Increased Work Opportunity Tax Credit Integration
The new streamlined integration allows customers to increase their WOTC particiption, quickly identify potentially qualified candidates through reporting and dashboard widgets, as well as the applicant profile page. The integration also allows for reporting of new hires, which speeds up the reporting process to state workforce agenices.
38.6 Million Have Filed For Unemployment Since March (Read/Listen @ NPR)
Another 2.4 million people filed claims for unemployment last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday. That’s down 249,000 — or 9% — from the previous week, but still painfully high by historical standards.
Ignoring Disabled Candidates Is Your Impairment, Not Theirs (Read/Watch @ ERE)
Nate Elliott has sailed 15,000 miles across three oceans. But what’s even more noteworthy is that his trips all included people of mixed abilities. Some were in wheelchairs, some had multiple sclerosis, others were visually and hearing impaired, and so forth.
Recruitment Best Practices During COVID-19 (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
As the “new normal” of lockdowns, stay-at-home orders, and social distancing has swept the nation, recruiters are finding they need to tweak the methods they have used for years.
Are You Ready for the Hiring Bounce Back? (Read @ Verified First)
We don’t normally take (or even consider) HR advice from Michael Scott, but when we do, it’s because the turntables have… well, turned
How to Recruit Laid-Off Superstar Employees in the Middle of a Pandemic (Read @ Recruiter.com)
Only a few months ago, companies faced a huge hurdle when attracting top talent: Superstars weren’t budging from lucrative positions. Now, everything’s changed.
How to Be a Talent Advisor (Read @ LinkedIn)
While it’s always important for recruiters to keep their skills sharp, whenever reqs are put on hold it becomes even more critical. This means assessing where you are today, where you want to be, how to bridge the gap, and — critically — how to ensure your business understands your value.
How to Conduct Virtual Onboarding #COVID-19 (Read @ SHRM)
I recently got to experience virtual onboarding due to the Coronavirus pandemic and wanted to share my experience as well as best practices since many companies are onboarding virtually right now.
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