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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 Do’s (and Don’ts) of Text Recruiting (Read @ Indeed)
The days of T9 are long gone, and text messaging is here to stay — which means you need to add text message recruiting to your arsenal of recruiting tools.

Why Hiring During Covid Is Different Than in Previous Downturns (Read @ HBR)
In the past, the intensity of competition for talent followed the ups and downs of the economic cycle. It’s therefore unsurprising to hear that a number of thought leaders are concluding that we are back to an employer’s market.

7 Old Recruiting Strategies To Ditch (Read @ ERE)
When the pandemic hit, businesses asked their teams to work remotely. Subsequently, recruiters have spent the past several months doing the best they can while trying to make their old processes work at home.

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.

It’s Latina Equal Pay Day! Get The facts About The Pay Gap For Latinas (Read @ Glassdoor)
It’s been reported that Latinas are paid 55 percent of what non-Hispanic white men are paid. That means it takes Latinas almost an entire extra year of full-time, year-round work to be paid what the average non-Hispanic white man took home by December 31, 2019.

10 Ways to Attract and Hire Diverse Candidates (Read @ Medium)
Here are 10 easy ways to attract and hire diverse candidates and make by making your recruiting process more inclusive!

Stuck-At-Home Moms: The Pandemic’s Devastating Toll On Women (Read @ NPR)
Women are seeing the fabric of their lives unravel during the pandemic. Nowhere is that more visible than on the job.

Why requiring a résumé is ruining your chance at finding a good hire during the pandemic (Read @ Fast Company)
By September this year, 1 in 3 Americans no longer worked for the same employer they started with at the beginning of 2020. Job markets are shifting beneath our feet, and it’s forcing us to take a hard look at what really matters when hiring.

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