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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads #Jingle Bells Edition

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

[Infographic] The State of Applicant Tracking Systems, iRecruit with HR.com
Excited to share this new informative infographic from HR.com with you. At the end of October, iRecruit participated in HR.com’s webinar series “The State of Applicant Tracking Systems” with the webinar Communicating the Value of an Applicant Tracking System (Hr.com).

3 Ways to Effortlessly Re-Engage Existing Candidates (iRecruit Blog)
If you’ve used iRecruit, applicant tracking system, for a while chances are you have thousands of candidates in your database that you’ve never hired. These applicants selected your positions and applied months or even years ago. So now, if you have new positions available, the same types of roles that these candidates previously applied to, you have this amazing database of contacts that can help you reach these potential new hires with a few mouse clicks.

5 Recruiting Lessons From Your Favorite Holiday Movies (the Sequel) (Read @ LinkedIn Talent Blog)
From last-minute gift hunting to wrapping up work before the office closes, the holiday season can contain as much stress and chaos as it does magic and joy. And that’s especially true if you’re a recruiter trying to meet your year-end hiring goals, keep candidates engaged, plan for next year, and more.

‘Twas the Night Before Hiring: A Recruiter’s Journey (Read @ Verified First)
For recruiters, the last few steps of the hiring process are full of excitement, nerves and anticipation. The company is so close to having a great new team member, but it’s up to recruiters to tie up all the loose ends and make sure the team member is perfect. Here’s our festive spin on the last few steps of the hiring process, inspired by Clement Clarke Moore.

WOTC Questions: Can I still get a partial credit if the employee only worked for a few weeks? (Read @ WOTC Blog)
CMS says: It depends on how many hours the employee worked for you. If a qualified employee worked full time for you for three weeks, they would reach the minimum number of hours 120 so you would be eligible for a partial WOTC credit of 25% of up to $6,000 in wages or $1,500. If the employee works less than 120 hours, you would not be able to use the credit.

Weird Job Titles 2018: The Year in Review (Read @ Indeed Blog)
In recent years, it’s become something of a trend for employers to use weird and wonderful job titles to add a little spice to their online listings while (hopefully) communicating something about company culture.


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