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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:

ZipRecruiter Partners With Comparably to Give Job Seekers More Information Through Comparably’s Company Reviews, Pay, and Data (Read @ ZipRecruiter)
Job seekers can now see anonymous employee reviews of companies, typical salaries by department, and additional information about company culture, diversity, and benefits, when viewing job postings and company pages on ZipRecruiter.

Reach More Candidates Faster with Text Messaging
DID YOU KNOW? 98% of text messages are opened and read versus just 20% for emails? AND, according to SMS Comparison‘s 2021 report 95% of text messages are read and responded to within 3 minutes of being received.

remote jobs that aren’t really remote (Read @ Ask a Manager)
I applied for a job that was advertised as remote. I happen to live close to the company’s HQ, but am not interested in jobs that require me to commute to an office. During my interview the employer told me they would expect me to work from the office two to three days a week and that they posted the job as remote so they could have a bigger pool of applicants.

5 Underrated Ways to Develop Relationships with Applicants During the Hiring Process (Read @ Glassdoor)
In a strong economy where the U.S. added 850,000 jobs, it’s a job seeker’s market. Candidates often have multiple options when pursuing a new role, and the way your company handles its relationships with candidates directly affects whether or not they will continue with the hiring process.

Research: Why Rejected Internal Candidates End Up Quitting (Harvard Business Review)
There is perhaps no better experience for a hiring manager than seeing the resume of an outstanding internal candidate land on their desk. You can fill the job immediately and, because current employees know the organization and its quirks, they require less handholding in order to get up to speed quickly.

Money Talks, But Will It Be Enough?: Which Incentives Work Best to Lure Job-Seekers? (Read @ ERE)
What if you posted a job and nobody wanted it? his is the situation that numerous businesses face today, particularly in the service industries and health care. In Texas alone, there are approximately 23,000 open positions for nurses, and the situation is getting worse.

Will Remote Workers Get Left Behind in the Hybrid Office? (Read @ NY Times)
When offices finally reopen, some companies plan to use them in a very different way than they did before the pandemic, giving workers the choice to come in just a few days a week, or not at all.

Use These 2 Factors to Give Remote Candidates an Outstanding Experience (Read @ Lead with Indeed)
Many companies who went remote to get through the pandemic are finding that remote teams and remote working are far more feasible — and productive — than previously assumed.

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