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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:

Best Buy CEO: These 4 challenges are why it’s hard to hire workers right now (Read @ CNN Business)
The economy is recovering but plenty of pandemic-era problems remain: Working parents are struggling to find adequate child care, and people in jobs that require face-to-face interactions must weigh the health risks of returning to work.

How to Provide an LGBTQ-Friendly Candidate Experience (Read @ ERE)
I can’t quite put my finger on the exact moment I knew that my sexuality would be my secret. I don’t even know what made me think it wouldn’t be OK to come out at my place of work at the time. It’s easy to interpret one subtle cue as shame when you can be fired just for being gay.

EEOC greenlights coronavirus vaccine requirements, incentives — with some limits (Read @ HR Dive)
Federal equal employment opportunity laws do not prohibit policies requiring that all employees who physically enter a workplace receive a COVID-19 vaccination, so long as such policies comply with the reasonable accommodation provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act as well as other applicable laws, according to technical assistance from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission updated May 28.

Adding an Internal Job Board to iRecruit
iRecruit has several configuration options to meet your unique needs as an employer. One of the most popular options is the addition of an Internal Job Board which can be used exclusively for current employees who are looking to change roles within your organization. iRecruit publishes your jobs to your website, and sites such as Indeed.com, ZipRecruiter.com, however, if you need a way to make your jobs available to employees as well, iRecruit can help.

TikTok recruiting tool rumors draw mixed reactions (Read @ HR Dive)
Younger workers may not enjoy seeing recruiters encroach on social media, but that doesn’t mean employers should be invisible, sources told HR Dive.

Important Points to Know When Recruiting 2021 Graduates (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
Today’s graduates, whether in high school, university, or college settings, are entering the workforce at a time when nothing is certain and everything, including when and where they will work, is in flux.

Employees Are Quitting Instead of Giving Up Working From Home (Read @ Bloomberg)
With the coronavirus pandemic receding for every vaccine that reaches an arm, the push by some employers to get people back into offices is clashing with workers who’ve embraced remote work as the new normal.

No one’s talking about this major benefit when making the business case for paying your interns (Read @ Fast Company)
Between the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements, the Harvey Weinstein and Derek Chauvin trials, and the millions of stories and videos being shared on social media, America has had its eyes opened more than ever to what systemic sexism and racism looks like.


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