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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

Happy Friday! Take a look at the latest must read articles for recruiters:

Announcement: iRecruit has Partnered with ZipRecruiter
iRecruit is pleased to announce we have partnered with ZipRecruiter to help growing businesses hire, fast. iRecruit customers can now send send jobs to 100+ leading job boards with one click. ZipRecruiter’s smart matching technology alerts quality candidates to apply by email, text or mobile app notifications. In fact, 80% of employers who post a job with ZipRecruiter get a quality candidate through the site within 24 hours.

WOTC Questions: if I pay my employee a salary of $12,850 and his working hours are more than 600, what is my work opportunity tax credit?
CMS Says: Congratulations on hitting the maximum number of hours (400) to qualify. Your actual credit may depend on the target group of employee. For example, if the employee was a SNAP (food stamp recipient), Designated Community Resident or Ex Felon, you qualify for a tax credit equal to 40% of $6,000 of first-year wages or $2,400….

How to Coach Hiring Managers for the Big Win (Read @ ERE)
Recruiting is a team sport and hiring managers are key players in the game of talent acquisition. Scoring big wins early can be mutually beneficial for everyone involved, from candidates, to recruiters, to hiring managers, to stakeholders.

Think Like a Marketer to Increase Awareness of Your Open Roles (Read @ Indeed Blog)
In today’s tight labor market, recruiters need innovative tactics to increase awareness of their open roles and reach the right candidates. So why not take a page from the marketing playbook?

This Company’s Phone Screens Were Useless Until They Tried This Method (Read @ LinkedIn Talent Blog)
My firm was involved in a project last year that started with a call from a talent leader trying to figure out why the company’s hiring managers needed to see so many candidates to make one decent hire. She was under a lot of pressure to get her team to perform since many of these hiring managers were starting to revolt and use external recruiters to get their positions filled.

Background Screening: Improving Your Talent Acquisition Strategy with Madeline Laurano (Read @ Verified First)
For organizations struggling to compete for talent, background screening may seem like an unnecessary step in the recruitment process. In fact, 38% of companies are not screening for every position. Yet, background screening is a critical part of any talent acquisition strategy and helps companies improve quality and efficiency.

How to Spot a Fake Glassdoor Review (Read @ Inc.)
It used to be that references only went one way–companies would call your former bosses, but you could never get a list of former employees that you could call to find out what the company is really like. Glassdoor changed all that. Now, you can easily find out what people are saying about any business.

5 Things a CV Won’t Tell You About a Candidate (Read @ The Undercover Recruiter)
Most recruitment processes will start with potential candidates sending through their applications or CVs, and as a recruiter, it’s part of your role to screen the responses and pinpoint the most suitable applicants.

Talent Shortage Emerging as a Top Risk For Organizations (Read @ HR Dive)
The talent shortage jumped from third to rst place as the emerging risk for organizations worldwide going into 2019, according to 137 senior executives in Gartner, Inc.’s latest Emerging Risks Survey.

Introduction to iRecruit, Applicant Tracking and Onboarding
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