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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

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

10 Useful Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Your iRecruit Account (Video Countdown)

WOTC Questions: Hitting the 400 Hours for Maximum Credit (Read @ WOTC Blog)
CMS Says: Great question. This will actually depend on the wages the employee receives. Once an employee hits the 400 hour mark, have they received $6,000 in wages?

A Simplified Way to Measure the Value of Your Recruiting (Read @ ERE)
Measuring the overall effectiveness of your talent acquisition strategy can be challenging at best. There are so many metrics to keep track of, and many aren’t exactly useful.

The Ten Worst Reasons To Reject A Job Applicant (Read @ Forbes)
Here are ten of the worst possible reasons to reject a job candidate!

Recruitment and GDPR Guideline Infographic (Read @ Recruiting Daily)
The GDPR deadline looms large, but many recruitment organizations are far from ready. The new directive brings about numerous changes and all organizations handling personal data of EU citizens have no choice but become compliant or face severe financial consequences. In this article, I look at the ways the new regulation affects recruitment and present some of the key 2018 GDPR data you must know in a handy infographic.

5 Ways to Engage Candidates at Every Stage (Read @ Glassdoor)
It’s no surprise to today’s recruiters that talent acquisition is increasingly difficult — with low unemployment rates and a record-breaking number of unfilled jobs, we’re undoubtedly in a job seeker’s market.

Recruiting 2.0: Don’t break these 3 rules when you’re texting new talent (Read @ HR Morning)
More and more recruiters are communicating with talent through text messaging. It’s faster than email, and candidates appreciate being kept in the loop throughout the hiring process. Once this method of communication is opened up, it can be easy to overdo it with the texts, which could ruin relationships with promising new hires.

10 Questions to Help You Know If the Candidate Will Fit In (Read @TLNT)
Are you hiring based on culture fit in addition to skills, experience, and background? If you’re not, you should be. Culture fit is one of the most significant factors in the success of new hires. According to the Harvard Business Review, employees who mesh well with their company’s beliefs, attitudes, norms, and co-workers have greater job satisfaction and perform their jobs better than employees who don’t.


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