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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:

iRecruit Featured in HR.com’s Talent Acquisition Excellence
Last month iRecruit participated in HR.com’s webinar series The State of Recruitment Marketing and Employer Branding. We discussed Recruitment Marketing Strategies You Can Use Today. In addition iRecruit’s featured research is included in the May 2018 edition of HR.com’s Talent Acquisition Excellence magazine with the article 7 strategies to reduce time to find and time to hire metrics. In the article we provide 7 simple things most companies can do today, right now, to improve recruitment success.

The Future of Recruiting Won’t Have Any Resumes, and Two More Predictions From an Expert (Read @ LinkedIn)
Resumes will vanish, machines will drive gender diversity, and recruiting for something called “LQ” will be the next big thing. These are three predictions about the future of recruiting that Accenture’s former Global Head of Recruiting who recently joined Delta Air Lines, Jennifer Carpenter, shared at Talent Connect 2017.

Indeed.com Survey Reveals Top 10 Workplaces for Millennials, What They Want (Read @ ERE)
Millennials. They’re a big deal. Maybe you’ve heard. Shear numbers alone mean we can’t ignore them. In fact, more than one in three American labor force participants (35 percent) are millennials, making them the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.

The Benefits of Paperless Electronic Onboarding
All throughout the month of May we looked at the 5 benefits of electronic onboarding. Electronic Onboarding with iConnect allows you to take control of the mountain of new hire paperwork and manage it online in your secure iRecruit database. Moving to a paperless, or mostly paperless environment is a big step for any company.

Why do some job adverts put women off applying? (Read @ BBC News)
Words matter. And the way we use them in job adverts can dictate whether or not people bother to apply. This is a big problem if you’re a business trying to recruit more women and ethnic minorities into your workforce. So can tech help remove these unconscious biases?

WOTC Questions: How Much Is The Tax Credit for Hiring An Ex-Felon? (Read @ WOTC Blog)
At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. In the case of the above question, the sender did not provide their email address, so we were unable to reply directly to them. This is one of the more common questions (FAQ), so we thought we would share, and hopefully will help others too.

HR Daily Advisor (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
Are you prepared for when a candidate asks for something other than a higher starting salary, as a condition for accepting the job? If it’s not a benefit you offer or it exceeds the standard, you may be blindsided. Instead, why not be prepared and anticipate what a candidate may ask for, in lieu of a higher salary?


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