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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

Happy Friday! Take a look at this week’s must read articles for recruiters, hiring managers and everyone in between:

Cost Management Services iRecruit Achieves Veracode Verified Standard Status (iRecruit blog)
Cost Management Services, LLC (CMS) today announced that it participates in Veracode Verified, a program that validates a company’s secure software development processes.

Webinar Alert: Shoring Up Recruitment Strategy During and Beyond COVID-19 (iRecruit blog)
As employers in the era of COVID-19 and social distancing, you may have to quickly pivot your recruiting and even your messaging to candidates. What are the best practices for success? Join Christina Broussard from Indeed’s Employer Insights team for an informative look at recruiting and hiring in today’s fast-changing landscape.

I’m Black, and I Don’t Feel Like I Belong in Corporate America (Read @ ERE)
In all of the HR/recruiting departments in which I have worked over the past 26 years, their idea of diversity was typically one Black person, usually me. Far from inclusive.

4 New State and Local Labor Laws That May Go Federal (Read @ HR Bartender)
Following every election, there’s always speculation about employment law and whether there will be an increase in employment-related legislation. Sometimes that speculation is focused on a federal level, but we can’t ignore the focus at a state and local level.

Why Internal Mobility Needs to Be a Key Part of Your Talent Strategy (Read @ Linked In Talent Blog)
Over the last few years, as the talent market grew tighter and tighter, companies increasingly sought ways to embrace internal mobility. They wanted to find their next superstar hire — whether for a full-time role or a short-term rotation — in their existing workforce.

Recruiting Lessons from the North Pole: Hiring a Professional Santa Claus (Read @ Indeed)
The weather is turning colder, you’re getting hit with more targeted retail ads than ever before and you’re starting to think about your holiday vacation plans … it’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Tony Hsieh Used to Ask a Really Weird Question at Zappos, and It’s Definitely Worth Remembering (Read @ Inc.)
I hadn’t even gotten out of bed Saturday when I saw the news that Tony Hsieh, the former CEO and driving force behind Zappos, had died.

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Recruiting, hiring are HR’s top concerns for 2021 (Read @ HR Dive)
Recruiting and hiring is the top concern for HR professionals going into next year, according to Nov. 19 survey; nearly two-thirds of the 563 responding organizations rated this topic as “somewhat” or “very” challenging.

The Class of 2020 Looks for Work (Read @ WSJ)
Months after graduating into one of the most challenging job markets in generations, many are still searching for that first gig. Few openings emerge in retail or marketing; there are bright spots in tech.


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