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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:

Many Women Are Rejoining the Workforce After COVID Cost Millions Their Jobs (Read @ LinkedIn)
We could all use more silver linings these days — and after a particularly gloomy year, especially for women in the workforce, we’re happy to share some sunnier news.

Making Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Sustainable (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
Kimberly Bullock Gatling understands the importance of support from the top when working to make an organization’s diversity and inclusion efforts sustainable.

Get Ready for 2021 with iRecruit!
It’s that time of year again! At the end of each year it is recommended that you tidy up your candidate, and requisition data to get ready for the new year. Having worked with thousands of administrators, recruiters and hiring managers for years, we have put together a simple list of suggested to-dos to get you ready for 2021!

Santa Claus: Potential Is All Around (Read/watch @ Lead with Indeed)
As it turns out, you don’t actually have to go to the North Pole to find Santa. As founder of the Northern Lights Santa Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, Santa Rick is constantly on the lookout for potential Kris Kringles.

How to revamp your remote onboarding process for 2021 (Read @ HR Dive)
The pandemic has forced us HR professionals to reinvent our operations this year. Additionally, we’ve had to navigate the uncharted waters of onboarding — the most critical part of the employee lifecycle — remotely.

Is the 6-Second Resume Scan a Myth? (Read @ ERE)
I was in a sales meeting with a well-known company. One of the sales people casually mentioned that recruiters only look at resumes for six seconds. I bristled at his comment and suggested that the statistic he offered did not ring true for me.

Banish Candidate Ghosts from Your Hiring Process (Read @ Recruiter.com)
The term “ghosting” refers to an abrupt end to correspondence for no rhyme or reason — that you know of, at least. And while ghosting first arose as a dating phenomenon, it has snuck into the hiring process.

Despite Increasing COVID-19 Cases, 2021 Hiring Forecasts Look Positive (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
“Can we just go back to normal?” is probably a question you’ve asked yourself repeatedly throughout the pandemic, and if so, you aren’t alone. This “new normal” we’ve been forced into is getting old, and while we’ve all made great strides in adapting, people all over the world are craving some semblance of “normal.”

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