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Recruiting News Roundup

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

When Summer is No Vacation: What You Need to Know about Summer Jobs
It’s that time of year. School is out, and many high school and college students are just beginning their summer jobs. Temporary summer work stints aren’t just for students though. If you’re going through a job transition or interested in exploring different parts of the country, then a summer job might be just the thing.

18 Interview Questions Every Recruiter Is Asking This Month
If you’ve been in the work world for a good amount of time, perhaps 15+ years, you’ve probably been faced with most of the common interview questions from “What is your greatest weakness?” to “Tell me about a time when you disagreed with your boss.”

81% of Candidates Want Continuous Communication Throughout Hiring Process
They say when you get someone’s number you should play it cool and wait a few days to call them. Whether that’s true in dating or not, it’s definitely bad advice for employers looking to hire. According to CareerBuilder’s recent Candidate Experience Study, seeming over-eager is the last thing employers need to worry about: 81 percent of job seekers say employers communicating continuous status updates would greatly improve their overall experience.

WOTC Questions: How Long Does It Take To Get the Credit?
“I hired in 2016 and submitted my new hires within 28 days, I am wondering when I will receive the tax credit.”

There have never been more jobs available in America
The latest job openings and labor turnover survey — known as the JOLTS report — released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Tuesday showed that in April there were 6.04 million jobs open in the U.S. In the same month last year there were 5.64 million jobs open.

WOTC Questions: Where to Post Jobs to attract veterans?
I am a recruiter for a national retailer and want to start a veteran hiring campaign. Any ideas of where to post openings to attract veterans?

Organizations Need to Expect Turnover
Organizations are focused on retention. And that’s a good thing. Obviously, turnover is expensive – both in terms of cost and knowledge loss.


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