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Recruiting News Round Up

Every Friday morning – grab a cup of coffee and get your read on – as we take a look back through some of the important and sharable HR and Recruiting news that came across our newsfeeds this week:

5 sabotaging job interview mistakes – and how to avoid them (via CareerBuilder)
Great news! You’ve gotten an interview for that job you want, so the next step is to ace it and get closer to getting hired. You’ve done your homework, researching both the company and the hiring manager you’re about to meet. You’re prepared with intelligent questions and great examples of past accomplishments that prove you’d be a great fit for this position. What could go wrong? According to a new CareerBuilder survey, employers site these five instant deal breakers:

5 trends every job seeker should know from CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast (via CareerBuilder)
Keeping some New Year’s resolutions can be hard — sticking to a healthy diet, vowing to watch less television or restrict your incessant social media use, planning to visit the gym at least once more often — but you know it’s good for you, so you at least try. For those of you resolving to land a great new job this year, we’ve got good news.

Five Trends In Talent (via SHRM Blog)
In 2017, HR is expected to adapt to keep up with the changing business environment and evolving employee expectations.

8 Ways iRecruit Increases Your Efficiency as a Recruiter (via iRecruit)
iRecruit aims to help recruiters and HR departments maximize their time and efficiency by instantly posting and sharing jobs, help you identify your top ranked candidates quickly. You can also include your hiring managers by assigning them to positions or include via email. The PDF shows you 8 ways that iRecruit will help you become more efficient, and streamline your hiring in 2017.

Secret Recipe For Great Hiring: Make Leaders Finger Lickin’ Good, Y’all (via FistfulofTalent)
Talent Acquisition Specialists, time to look in the mirror for 2017. How do you make your recruiting efforts sky-rocket? Let your hiring managers run the show. Wait WHHHAAAT? Yeah, that scared me too. But it shouldn’t scare us because it is intuitive.

Say goodbye to 9-5 and the commute, more and more jobs are becoming ‘flexible’ (via CNBC)
Slowly but surely, the traditional 9am to 5pm job—and the long commute it sometimes entails—is becoming a thing of the past. More companies are offering work perks like flexible schedules and the ability to work from home.

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