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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

Happy Friday, Happy Groundhog Day and Happy Superbowl Weekend! 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)
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.

WOTC Questions: Can Part Time and Temporary Employees Qualify for WOTC? (Read @ WOTC Blog)
CMS Says: You can definitely hire part time and / or temporary employees and apply for WOTC. Part time and temp employees may be eligible under a target group. When they are certified, it may take them a little longer than your regular full time employees to reach the minimum amount of hours necessary to qualify (120) or to reach the maximum amount of hours (400).

10 Useful Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Your iRecruit Account: #1 Sponsor Job on Indeed.com
Over the next several weeks we’re going to be reviewing the 10 Useful Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Your iRecruit Account. It’s so easy to sponsor your jobs on Indeed.com. You don’t even need to have an Indeed.com account to do so. From your requisition page, simply select SPONSOR A JOB…

Get the perfect candidate: 4 ways to write more effective job descriptions (Read @ HR Morning)
When it comes to job postings, the search process can be a little overwhelming. And when candidates are overwhelmed, it winds up hurting the hiring companies.

Top 10 Employment-Related Super Bowl Commercials of All Time (Read @ ERE)
Believe it or not, it has been nearly 20 years since the first job-board commercials aired during the Super Bowl, the most coveted advertising air time in the world.

Verified First Streamlines Pay Equity Principles For Employers (Read @ Verified First Blog)
Verified First, the premier background and drug screening company in North America, announced an important change in its screening portal. By default, employers will no longer collect salary history when running background screens or employment verifications. Clients who need to verify salary history may still use Verified First’s services.

14 Must-Ask Interview Questions This February (Read @ Glassdoor)
Well-baked interview questions are designed to serve up high-performing, culture-fitting and long-term job candidates — but with so many options out there, which ones should you focus on?

33% of HR Hiring Managers Have Turned Down a Candidate for Being ‘Too Pushy’ After an Interview (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
Workers may be thinking “new year, new job,” according to a survey from staffing firm Accountemps. Approximately three in 10 (29%) professionals plan to look for a new position in the next 12 months. And of the 27 markets surveyed, Los Angeles, California (40%); Austin, Texas (38%); and Dallas, Texas (37%) topped the list of U.S. cities with the most workers planning to find new opportunities.

Amazon bans salary history questions during interviews: Why HR should care (Read @ HR Morning)
If your interview process still involves asking questions about candidates’ previous salary history, you may want to consider making some changes to that process.

Your Recruiting Event Is Over. Now What? (Read @ Recruiter.com)
You’re never truly done in recruiting – but you are done with your recruiting event. Whether it was a campus job fair, a veteran recruiting event, or a networking meeting, the question you’re likely left with is: Now what?


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