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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

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

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Job Postings With Vaccination Requirements Are on the Rise (Read @ Lead with Indeed)
When COVID-19 vaccines became widely available, many viewed this moment as the beginning of the end of the pandemic. Businesses, restaurants and even some offices began reopening, and the economy seemed to be bouncing back.

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After the ups and downs of the pandemic over the last year employers are reporting that they are struggling to fill roles. Employers are having to adjust expectations, boost salaries and benefits to get people to apply.

7 Ways Companies Can Battle Bias Against Remote Workers (Read @ LinkedIn)
You have two employees — one whose desk is steps away from your office and another who works remotely and is seen mostly via video conferences. Which one is more diligent, productive, and reliable?

One of Recruiting’s Biggest Cliches Exists for a Reason (Read @ ERE)
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou This may be the greatest and most relevant quote that applies to being human as much as it does to being a recruiter. It also represents such a beautiful opportunity for us recruiters.

7 Top Interview Questions to Ask During the ‘Great Reshuffle’ (Read @ LinkedIn)
The Great Reshuffle has left countless companies scrambling to fill open roles. That means recruiters are not only juggling multiple requisitions but are under a lot of pressure to get new talent through the door as soon as possible.

Answering the Essential Questions of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (Read @ Verified First)
The future of the workforce starts with today’s statistics. In fact, Millennials and Gen Z are the most diverse generation in American history with over 45% of people encompassing minority groups. In other words, once the youngest members of Gen Z reach the workforce, America will see the most diverse workplace in history.

Amazon Encourages Partners to Stop Testing Drivers for Marijuana (Read @ SHRM)
As employers struggle to find qualified workers, Amazon is recommending that its small-business partners that operate delivery vans stop testing drivers for marijuana use, according to Bloomberg.


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