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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

Happy Friday! Take a look at this week’s must read articles for recruiters:

Facebook VP says this is an immediate ‘red flag’ in a job interview (Read @ CNBC)
Julie Zhuo is the VP of product design at Facebook. In her 13 years at Facebook, she has interviewed many recent graduates eager to score an internship or entry-level position and says no matter how qualified an applicant is, there is still one interview mistake she’ll always see as a warning sign.

We Need More Nurses; Here’s How to Recruit Them (Read @ Indeed Blog)
Twenty-six years ago, the annual National Nurses Week was born in the U.S. Beginning every year on May 6 and concluding May 12 (the birthday of rock-star nurse Florence Nightingale), the week is designed to pay tribute to the vital contributions of America’s registered nurses (RNs). It’s been said that “constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon.” Nurses have always been the heart of the medical profession (pun intended), and the importance of their nurturing care under what can be extremely adverse conditions can’t be overestimated.

Quit Waiting for the Perfect Candidate — Hire the Acceptable Candidate Instead (Read @ Recruiter.com)
Good talent is the top competitive advantage an organization can have, which is why it’s so important both to know when you’ve found the right person and to move quickly when you have them in your sights.

What Can My WOTC Dashboard Show Me?
Your Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Dashboard gives you a real-time overview of the activity in your account. The Dashboard contains the following…

Men Will Switch Jobs to Spend Time With Their Newborns — Here’s How Companies Can Retain and Support New Dads (Read @ LinkedIn Talent)
The adoption of paternity leave policies is on the rise, with 29% of U.S. companies currently offering new fathers at least some form of paid leave. That’s up from 21% in 2016, so progress is happening, if slowly.

3 Ways to Effortlessly Re-Engage Existing Candidates
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. If you’re in a hurry to find talent, this is a fantastic option to have at your fingertips.

Talent Acquisition: 3 ways HR can guide those picky hiring managers in the right direction (Read @ HR Morning)
Your people make or break your company, but finding the right hire in this tight labor market is a big challenge for HR pros. Something that can make it even more difficult? A meddling manager with unrealistic expectations about their ideal new hire and how the process should go.



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