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Recruiting News Roundup

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:

The War for talent just got more difficult to manage: Here’s why (Read @ HR Morning)
If you’re in the market for top talent this quarter, news has come out about what you’re up against — and none of it’s going to make your job easier. Several new reports have surfaced about what the job market looks like right now — and what it’s likely to look like in the months ahead.

CMS iRecruit Attends Sage Summit 2017 in Atlanta, GA
This year’s Summit will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA, May 9th – 11th 2017.

When Hiring Temps, Be Sure They Are a Cultural Fit (Read @ TLNT)
Let’s say you have a short-term, mission-critical project and your team is missing some specialized skills. Or maybe you need someone who can fill in for a team member on leave. Or maybe your budget falls short of requisitioning for a full-time employee. Each of these problems can be helped by hiring temporary talent.

You Too Can Control Your Hiring Managers and Make Them Do What You Want (Read at Recruiting Intelligence)
A few years ago, a hiring manager I was working with in Dallas reviewed a slate of my candidates and asked me to set up immediate interviews with two of them. One of the candidates, Dave, was based in Houston. I called Dave, told him the good news, and asked if he could make it up to Dallas. He said he could be there the next day, and I set up the interview.

The 8 Components of a Perfect Job Advertisement [Infographic] (Read @ Recruiter.com)
Candidates spend less than a minute reading each job post they come across. That means you have a very small window in which to capture top talent’s attention and convince them to apply.

3 Ways Salary Transparency Could Benefit Your Small Business (Read @ CareerBuilder)
For generations, asking the question “How much do you make?” has been a surefire way to bring a conversation to an uncomfortable pause. Whether for fear of judgment or simply because of cultural conditioning, Americans typically shy away from revealing their salaries and peg someone who inquires as rude. Today, however, salary transparency is becoming more common, as many view it as crucial to issues such as fair pay and career decision-making.

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