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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

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

WOTC Questions: Hiring Veterans (Read @ WOTC Blog)
I am a recruiter for a national retailer and want to start a veteran hiring campaign. Any ideas of where to post openings to attract veterans?

7 Ways HR Can Build a Fairer, Data-Informed Culture (Read @ HBR)
People data and analytics is now one of the hottest, most in-demand skills for HR professionals and ranks as one of the most important human capital trends for organizations today.

Survey: What Work From Home Statistics Say About the Future of Work (Read @ Indeed)
The world of work is always changing, but 2020 has brought unimaginable shifts in where and how many of us do our jobs.

Hiring Faster: How You Can Speed Up Time to Hire (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
In a job market with high unemployment, employers may find themselves with hiring needs but few available applicants who meet their requirements. What often ends up happening is employers have too many applicants but not enough who are qualified.

The Unconventional Hiring Strategy the Smartest Companies Use to Find Superstar Employees (Read @ Inc.)
In short: Look where research shows other companies won’t. And don’t.

The Case for Preferring Candidates Without Degrees (Read @ ERE)
The scenario is all too common: The hiring process comes down to two candidates. Both are qualified, but one has a college degree. One does not. As a recruiter, you know it’s going to be harder to sell the person without the degree.

how to ask references about a candidate’s personality (Read @ Ask a Manager)
I run a nonprofit and hire part-time workers to work in recreation-type centers across the city. Strong interpersonal skills are part of what we look for. However, interviews make people nervous, and it can be a little hard to judge those skills in interviews.

6 Diversity and Inclusion Leaders Share Their Reading Recommendations (Read @ LinkedIn)
We asked six highly regarded diversity and inclusion leaders for their personal D&I book recommendation. Their suggestions tap into critical topics such as the history of systemic racism, biased data, and the powerful possibilities of agile and inclusive leadership.

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