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Recruiting News Roundup

Happy Friday! It’s newsround time yet again, to take a look at the important and shareable Recruiting news that came across our newsfeeds this week:

10 Things Administrators Can do in iRecruit (Read @ iRecruit Blog)
iRecruit, applicant tracking and paperless electronic onboarding software has three distinct user roles in the system. Administrator, Recruiter and Hiring Manager. The Administrator is considered to be the main user of the account, although you can have multiple users who have Admin permissions. A company with a single Administrator only pays $199 per month for iRecruit.

WOTC Questions: Is WOTC available for part-time seasonal hires? (Read @ WOTC Blog)
CMS says definitely. This is a super-common question that we get through the website and during webinars, especially at this time of year with employers ramping up their hiring for the Holiday season.

The Year in Job Search: A Look at Trends Around the World in 2017 (Read @ Indeed)
Each year, we at Indeed like to take a look back at trends in job search to see what was on the rise and what was on the decline. Patterns in what job seekers are looking for tell us a lot not only about the world of work but also cast light on broader social trends, too.

The Pros and Cons of Telling Google Your Salary Ranges (Read @ ERE)
Back in June, Google went live with its job search tool. People have been talking about it for months now, and the buzz isn’t dying down anytime soon. I’ve been sitting back waiting to see how things play out, including updates to the first version of the tool.

Hiring for the Holiday Season? What Retailers Overlook When Screening (Read @ Verified First)
Seasonal hiring is critical for many U.S. companies during the holiday season. It’s estimated by the National Retail Federation (NRF) that U.S. retailers will hire approximately 500,000 seasonal workers during the 2017 holiday season. With a longer shopping season and an increase in consumer confidence this year, these workers will support an anticipated 4% growth in retail sales.

Best Times To Post Jobs to Social Media (Read @ iRecruit Blog)
iRecruit has three simple ways to post directly to social media accounts for Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. Posting your available jobs on your social media accounts can help increase your advertising reach at a low (or no) cost.

How Walmart eCommerce Recruits Millennials (Read @ Glassdoor)
To keep your business healthy and thriving, it’s essential to recruit top talent from the next generation. Yet attracting and hiring Millennials and Gen Z-ers can be a real challenge since they have wildly different career aspirations than generations before.

Your social media checklist for your employer brand might look something a little like this:
Careers-focused channels created? Check.
Posting regularly? Check.
Growing your audience? Check.
While those items alone ensure a robust social media plan, there’s one big item that’s missing in order for your employer brand to truly come alive on social media: community management.

The 10 Most Important Factors That Help Me Determine Candidate Fit (Read @ Recruiter.com)
You may have heard the adage, “Hire for fit; teach skills.” It’s popular because it’s true. I speak from experience: Now that I am running my own company, I find it’s not the world’s greatest coder I’m after, but the person willing to bring a smile to a difficult job every day, look at issues in totally new ways, and take feedback regularly.


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