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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:

What Do Jobseeking Gen Zs Want from an Employer? (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
With more and more Gen Zs entering the workforce, it’s time to switch gears and take a step back; these young workers are shaking up the workplace, and if you don’t know what they want out of an employer, good luck trying to hire them in the future.

iRecruit TXT Texting Best Practices (Read @ iRecruit Blog)
iRecruit TXT is available now to all users who would enjoy the convenience of being able to start texting conversations with applicants through iRecruit.

Diversity Wins: Why D&I Matters More Than Ever (Read @ Glassdoor)
For a long time, we’ve known that strong diversity and inclusion within companies is a powerful enabler of business performance. But new research from McKinsey shows that companies whose leaders welcome diverse talents and include multiple perspectives are likely to emerge from the pandemic crisis stronger.

How to conduct an ideal job interview, according to a forensic interviewer (Read @ Fast Company)
When you’re hiring a candidate for a potential role at your company, you hope they’re truthful in the interview. Unfortunately, the majority of people embellish their answers. While some of these overstatements may be harmless, others might cause you to make a hiring mistake.

By the Time You Finish Reading This, Your Tech Job Post May Be Outdated (Read @ ERE)
As the rate of technological advancement and change continues to accelerate, new tools are being developed and released at such a swift pace that no individual tech professional can stay on top of them all. Consequently, this leads to talent gaps that can delay digital transformation.

How to Get Clicks for Your Job Post (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
Despite high unemployment, some employers are finding it more difficult than expected to hire new employees right now. As strange as this may sound, part of the issue is how easy it is to apply for jobs.

NDEAM: Accommodating people with disabilities (Read @ SourceCast)
In recognition of the 75th observance of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) this October, the U.S. Department of Labor’s theme is “Increasing Access and Opportunity.” Led by the Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), NDEAM celebrates America’s workers with disabilities and reminds employers of the importance of inclusive hiring practices.

‘Should I Warn Job Candidates About How Bad My Company Is?’ (Read @ Ask a Manager)
There’s a way to do this that gets potential candidates the information they need without openly trashing your employer in a way that could cause problems for you if it got back to them.


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