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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:

The 10 Commitments Companies Must Make to Advance Racial Justice (Read @ Harvard Business Review)
In the wake of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, many major corporations are tweeting out statements of concern and support for the Black community. That’s a start, but what is needed at this moment is action.

Resources for Recruiting and HR Professionals to Build More Inclusive Companies (Read @ LinkedIn)
As the United States continues to roil in the aftermath of events all across the country to protest systemic racism and to support Black Lives Matter, many companies and employees struggle to find the right thing to say or do.

Customer Questions: Can my new hires sign their job description on iConnect?
When you create new hire documents in iConnect, you can add a formal job description that can be acknowledged and signed off on by the new hire.

Power Dynamics Shift Between Recruiters and Candidates (Read @ ERE)
It was merely months ago that we couldn’t find enough good people for our open jobs. Although there was unease about the economy even before the pandemic, we still had solid piles of open reqs, candidates ghosting us before their start dates, and hiring managers wondering when their next great hires were finally going to start.

Recruiting Red Flags (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
With unemployment so high, jobseekers are scrambling to get back into the workplace, but recruiters beware: These jobseekers are savvy and are on the lookout for red flags that may cause them to seek employment with your competition.

Top 10 (Remote) Onboarding Activities (Read @ Verified First)
The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that remote work is adaptable—and it’s probably not going anywhere anytime soon. Consequently, organizations have had to adapt to recruiting and hiring remotely.

Reset: How the Pandemic Gives Recruiters and Employers the Chance to Make Better Hires (Read @ Recruiter.com)
The arrival of COVID-19 ushered in a global pause, presenting every one of us — recruiters included — with time for profound introspection and an opportunity to set our careers on the right paths.

Struggling With Disability Inclusion? 4 Things I Learned from a Free HR Training (Read @ SHRM)
As an HR manager at an IT and business solutions firm, I’ll be the first to admit that my company’s approach to diversity and inclusion needed a fresh, more modern take.

Majority of Jobseekers Can’t Articulate Skill Sets (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
There’s a growing concern among recruiters looking to hire back newly unemployed workers: Candidates can’t articulate the skills they have amassed throughout their careers and it’s hurting their chances of being rehired.

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