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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

Happy Friday – you made it through another week! Take a look at this week’s must read articles for recruiters, hiring managers and everyone in between:

Should you add an internal career page on iRecruit?
Whether you have a need to make a job available to employees or union members before becoming available to external applicants, it’s easy to do in iRecruit.

It Doesn’t Take a Rocket Scientist to Solve the Racism Problem in Business (Read @ Entrepreneur)
For blacks in tech and blacks in business, we’ve been saying we can’t breathe. We’ve been denied opportunity based on the color of our skin. Over and over, we’ve been told, “You are not wanted here, we will not support your kind.”

The Unemployed Are Making More Money—How Do We Recruit Them? (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
While recruiting in a time of high unemployment usually means employers get more responses to ads than they have time to sort through, this situation has a slightly different component: a federal bump to unemployment pay.

What Does a Job Requisition Mean? Definition, Tips and More (Read @ Indeed)
When you’re ready to hire, there’s likely a sense of urgency — an employee needs to be replaced, your staff must grow in order to meet business demands, or you’re searching for specific skills and expertise to round out your dream team. It’s tempting to want to jump right to the job posting. But not so fast — before you hit publish, you’ll need to fill out a job requisition.

How the Pandemic Has Created New Demand for Older Workers (Read @ HBR)
Amid the horrifying loss of jobs brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been one countervailing force: an urgent demand for medical and technology professionals to return to work from retirement or a career break.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit By The Numbers 2019 (Read @ WOTC Blog)
In 2019 there were 2,066,616 total Work Opportunity Tax Credits issued in the United States. CMS estimates the total value of these credits is $4.9 Billion. The number of credits issued in 2019 is down 6.3% from 2018.

Will Remote Work Become Permanent? (Read @ HR Executive)
The latest in the endless search for “new normal” in the workplace is the idea that the shutdowns that caused people to work from home will lead to a permanent shift away from the office.

Use the Hiring Manager Maturity Model to Build a Culture of Recruiting (Read @ LinkedIn)
A culture of recruiting — where all hiring managers, not just recruiters, help to attract and recruit top talent — doesn’t happen by accident.

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