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Recruiting News Roundup

Happy Friday! You made it! Take a look at the latest recruiting news that popped on our newsfeed this week:

Report: Why Privacy Matters to Job Seekers (Read @ Indeed Blog)
We should all know by now that oversharing on social media comes with risks—and you don’t need to go as far as the guy who posted video of himself licking taco shells at the restaurant where he worked. (Yes, he was fired). Oversharing can also get you arrested.

5 Ways to Introduce Video Into Your Candidate Experience (Read @ ERE)
Showing is better than telling. Video is a powerful medium to showcase your jobs and company culture. It is the new medium to meaningfully discover, understand, and connect. Video is also predicted to account for 75 percent of mobile Internet traffic in the next five years.

WHY RESUMES NEED TO RETIRE (Read @ Fistful of Talent)
I spoke at a conference 5 years ago in which I declared, “resumes suck”. The context was about over-inflated resumes filled with key words, and on the other side, employers who dismiss great talent based on a piece (or 10) of paper. In short, resumes needed to be retired and replaced with a more dynamic way of matching talent with needs.

These Are the HR & Recruiting Trends You Need to Know for 2018 (Read @ Glassdoor)
Hiring booms. #MeToo. Tech jobs spreading around the country. 2017 has been a year of rapid change in the workplace, and it’s not poised to slow down anytime soon. But with so many different changes in the past year, what can you expect in the year to come?

WOTC Questions: How Does an Employer Apply for WOTC? (Read @ WOTC Blog)
CMS Says: Whether you do this yourself, or use a service provider like CMS, the WOTC process starts with having new employees complete the following forms:

Employment Trends and Best Practices for Hiring Creative Talent in 2018 (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
We’re living in an increasingly automated world, where robots and artificial intelligence (AI) are slowly replacing workers involved in physical labor and data processing. But the demand for creative professionals remains as strong as ever. AI comes nowhere close to competing with human copywriters, market researchers, brand managers, and design professionals.

The 3 key employer brand elements that attract and retain talent (Read @ HR Morning)
Yes, pay, benefits and culture are critical when it comes to attracting and retaining top talent. But an employer’s brand also plays a vital role. Matt Handford, the SVP of People for Hootsuite, the world’s largest social media monitoring platform, explains the key elements of a company’s brand strategy — and how such a strategy can be an invaluable part of attracting and retaining talent.


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