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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:

Next Generation Recruiting: Key Gen Z Traits to Understand (Read @ Lead with Indeed)
As members of Generation Z (anyone born since 1997, according to Pew) begin their careers, employers and talent experts are wondering how it will impact the world of work — especially now that the pandemic has drastically changed the economic landscape.

iRecruit Announces Availability of Texting with iRecruit TXT
Farmington, CT – Cost Management Services, LLC, developer of iRecruit, an applicant tracking, recruiting and electronic onboarding software, is pleased to announce that our newest product add-on feature, Texting, is available immediately.

4 Things You Should Do If Your Company Has Been Silent About Recent Racial Injustices (Read @ Glassdoor)
During times of crisis, employees are looking to leadership for support. Some leaders may be silent during times of tragedy and unrest out of fear of not knowing what to say or how to help employees through their emotions.

Tips to Addressing HR’s Top Hiring Challenges (Read @ Verified First)
Over the past few months, we’ve hosted a series of coffee hours to help hiring and recruiting professionals discuss their top challenges. Here are some of the top concerns mentioned along with some tips to overcome them.

What is the Future of Inclusion at Work? (Read @ HR Acuity)
It is not like D&I is a new function, or that the concerns of having a diverse, inclusive workforce haven’t been around for years. Today, catalyzed by movements like #Blacklivesmatters, racial diversity is now at the top of board agendas, and companies of all sizes are making commitments to stamping out racial inequities. It’s about time, and this is all great news.

College Recruiting: “Why Diversity Hiring Programs Are Failing Us” (Read @ ERE)
Diversity hiring initiatives to recruit minority candidates from universities — including first-generation college students, women, immigrants, students from underrepresented racial groups, and those with disabilities — aren’t all they’re cracked up to be.

If you’re looking for the short answer about bundling benefits into your job postings, the answer is no – you don’t need to write about your benefits package in the job posting. If you’re here for the long haul, let me tell you a story.

Prioritizing safety: Ramping up hiring as you reopen (Read @ HR Morning)
As hiring ramps up, businesses would be wise to build their recruitment efforts around the safety of current employees, future employees, customers, their communities and their brand reputations.

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