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Recruiting News Roundup

This week’s top Recruiting news:

5 Things that Good Job Candidates Hate
Your business’s most expensive asset is probably its people. It’s all about those brains getting your work done, so you want the best you can possibly get, right? But, if you’re not careful, you may be inadvertently driving away the best candidates with your recruitment policies. Here are five things good job candidates hate.

Job Descriptions Are Not Required by the ADA, But …
True, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) does not require job descriptions. But … without them, it’s going to be very difficult to establish essential functions when you face discrimination charges from an applicant with a disability.

The Federal Government shutdown ended, various non-essential Government functions resumed. U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (CIS) has advised that E-Verify, the Government’s electronic system for verification of employment eligibility, has resumed operation. The CIS has also provided information to both employers and employees concerning the creation of new cases in E-Verify and the resolution of Tentative Nonconfirmations (TNCs) received immediately prior to and during the U.S. Government shutdown.

Facebook Changes Privacy Settings: License to Snoop on Job Candidates?
What do the Kardashians, the royal family and Justin Beiber have in common, besides luxurious lives and stockpiles of money? They’d have to look up “privacy” in a dictionary to know what it means. But for others who choose to make a living outside of the limelight and wish to keep a lower profile, things just got a little trickier as Facebook changed its privacy settings to allow anyone with a pulse — and an Internet connection — to find you. And for you to find candidates.

iRecruit Career Page Website Design Options
iRecruit has a flexible design so that your company career page can be set up in a number of ways. Here are a few examples:

Scoop on Seasonal Work Trends
As temperatures plunge into single digits and the great outdoors begins its annual transformation into a winter wonderland, things will be heating up indoors – in terms of holiday hiring, that is. More than 1 in 3 (39 percent of) retail hiring managers say they intend to hire seasonal workers this holiday season, according to a new CareerBuilder survey. That number has steadily improved from 36 percent last year and 29 percent in 2011.

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