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:
Hiring Optimism Is Starting to Emerge (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
Global staffing firm ManpowerGroup has been keeping track of global hiring intentions for decades, and with the COVID-19 pandemic shaking up the world, it is now seeing a 10-year low in U.S.-based hiring intentions for the third quarter (Q3) of 2020.
#BLM and Beyond: Diversity and Inclusion Strategies for Employers (Read @ Indeed)
Prior to the global outrage, black people were already hurting because of COVID-19, which disproportionately affected the community and “obliterated the best African-American job market on record,” according to The Wall Street Journal. In May, the unemployment rate in the U.S. among blacks was 16.8%, compared to 5.8% in February.
What If Working From Home Goes on … Forever? (Read/Listen @ New York Times)
Miserable as it can often be, remote work is surprisingly productive — leading many employers to wonder if they’ll ever go back to the office.
iRecruit Adds Increased Work Opportunity Tax Credit Integration (iRecruit Blog)
iRecruit is pleased to announce that we have added increased Work Opportunity Tax Credit integration into iRecruit. The integration is immediately available for customers who use both iRecruit and CMS’s Work Opportunity Tax Credit Administration services.
How to Foster Diversity and Inclusion in Remote Work (Read @ Verified First)
From faster problem-solving to greater creativity, there are so many benefits to embracing and fostering diversity and inclusion initiatives in your workplaces. The stats below are just a glimpse.
Struggling to Kick Off Diversity & Inclusion Efforts? Start With This Checklist (Read @ Glassdoor)
In a country that is more diverse than ever before – and will only become more so over time – it’s no surprise that companies are placing an increased importance on diversity and inclusion efforts.
How Remote Work Policies Encourage Diversity (Read @ Glassdoor)
Thanks to technology, more employees can work remotely from the comfort of their homes. And businesses are willing to make the change. About 69 percent of U.S. businesses now offer a flexible workplace policy, according to the 2019 IWG Workplace Survey.
What it’s like to be a Black HR leader in this moment (Read @ Fast Company)
These comments provide a window into the experiences of Black HR professionals in this moment in time. All are navigating the complex intersection of protests, police brutality, and racism under the backdrop of a global pandemic that’s disproportionately impacting Black and Latinx people.
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