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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:

How to Create a Positive Interview Experience for a Job Candidate (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
The first impression new employees have of your office is your interview process. That’s why it’s so important to make an applicant’s experience a positive one. You’d find someone you think would be perfect for the role, only for them to turn you down based on a negative interview experience.

Getting Hiring Managers Engaged in iRecruit
Hiring Managers do not always need full access in order to utilize some of iRecruit’s great features. Here are three ways you can use iRecruit as a Hiring Manager without ever having logged into an iRecruit account.

Lessons from Restaurant Hiring (Read @ Evil HR Lady)
Restaurants and other hospitality businesses added a seasonally adjusted 343,000 jobs in June, the department said Friday. Retailers added 67,000 jobs last month, including strong gains at clothing stores, indicating Americans are getting dressed up to go out and back to offices.

Boss Behind Indeed, Glassdoor Says Job Hunting ‘Totally Broken’ (Read @ Bloomberg)
Japanese staffing and internet firm Recruit Holdings Co., one of Japan’s biggest and most laid-back companies, was well positioned for the work-from-home shift and transition to a post-Covid future, said Chief Executive Officer Hisayuki Idekoba.

Why You Should Retire These 5 Common — and Unnecessarily Stressful — Interview Questions (Read @ LinkedIn)
Interviews are naturally a little nerve-wracking, but an unnecessarily stressful experience can permanently damage a candidate’s perception of your company. While you probably take steps to put every candidate at ease, some of the standard questions you may ask could unintentionally leave them squirming.

The First 100 Days at Your New Recruiting Gig: What to Do and What Not to Do (Read @ Lead with Indeed)
For historians and political scientists, the first 100 days refers to the start of a presidency. This mostly symbolic phrase stems from the first term of FDR after he passed more than a dozen major laws between March 4 and July 24, 1933.

Job Openings Are Still at Record Highs. Time to Step Up Your Recruitment Efforts (Read @ Inc.)
With job openings at a record high, it may be time to refine your methods for attracting talent.

A Job Interview in 2020 (Read @ Medium)
“Why did you consider this position?” the interviewer asks. She smiles from her center space on the Zoom meeting. Five others square her on the screen. “You must be used to running campaigns on your own now.”

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