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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

Happy Friday – you made it through another (long) week dominated by COVID-19 news! Take a look at this week’s must read articles for recruiters, hiring managers and everyone in between:

Summer Internships Won’t Be the Same This Year (Read @ New York Times)
With New York City in lockdown for a while longer, thousands of graduates are fretting about the future of Wall Street’s sought-after summer internships.

What Will Your Employer Reputation Be Post-Coronavirus? (Read @ SHRM)
A March 26 report from Forrester Research found that job seekers will be focused on this question: “How did you, as an employer, handle the coronavirus pandemic?”

7 Impactful Things Recruiters Can Do If Hiring Has Slowed Down (Read @ LinkedIn Talent Blog)
With hiring slowing down across many sectors, recruiting teams are refocusing their energy on new projects and challenges. From pipelining talent for the future and building out their employer brand strategies, to helping organizations on the frontline recruit for critical roles, recruiters are demonstrating the value of their unique skill set.

Understanding COVID-19 & The Recruitment Challenges That Come With It (Read @ Recruitment.com)
The global outbreak of COVID-19 has increased the difficulty of vetting talent, shifted recruitment to being even more online, and has impacted the process of making job offers.

5 Employee Referral Program Strategies to Hire Top Talent (Read @ Clutch)
Companies with employee referral programs are more likely to hire the best possible employees, according to our survey of 353 recruitment professionals.

Are We Ready for Automated Voice Interviewing? (Read @ ERE)
Is it possible to have a robot do a phone interview? I already wrote about the research on physical robots doing in-person interviews, but could a robot also do a phone screening?

What forms do you automatically include with iConnect?
iConnect is iRecruit’s paperless electronic onboarding module which lets employers move to a 100% paperless hiring process. There’s actually not any limit to how many new hire documents that can be included. On average our customers will have between 15-30 documents that are included, the actual number varies by industry.

How the Coronavirus Crisis Is Redefining Jobs (Read @ HBR)
The outbreak of Covid-19 has forced organizations into perhaps the most significant social experiment of the future of work in action, with work from home and social distancing policies radically changing the way we work and interact.

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