Happy Friday! Take a look at this week’s must read articles for recruiters, hiring managers and everyone in between – and have a Safe and Happy Memorial Day Weekend!:
Wells Fargo Accused of Conducting Bogus Diversity Interviews (Read @ Barrons)
Wells Fargo is facing allegations that it engaged in a practice of conducting bogus job interviews with women and people of color after a position had already been promised to another candidate.
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interview candidates have stopped giving me their availability when I ask for it (Read @ Ask a Manager)
I work as a manager of a library. Due to the lower wages and mostly part-time positions that we offer, we tend to lose people quickly and that has only accelerated since the pandemic.
No Degree, No Job? Why You Need to End This Requirement (Read @ Evil HR Lady)
Imagine you’re looking to fill a role. A resume comes across your desk, and the person checks every box. They have experience, certifications, and all the knowledge, skills, and abilities to do a fantastic job.
Returnship Programs Can Help Organizations Hire Great Employees (Read @ HR Bartender)
I read a Harvard Business Review article recently titled “Return to Work Programs Come of Age”. The article was about hiring employees who have been out of the workforce for a while. And by a while, I mean years. The reasons could vary from parenting to caregiving to retirement. It’s a good read and definitely an idea worth consideration.
4 Recruitment Challenges (And How to Overcome Them) (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
Anyone in Human Resources knows this is a difficult time to be a recruiter. Whether you blame it on the downward trending economy, the great resignation, or the amount of companies desperate for labor, the fact is, the power balance right now rests in the hands of talent. Finding the right employees for open positions at your company isn’t just stressful; it can feel borderline impossible.
Formerly incarcerated job seekers still face barriers to employment, despite tight labor market (Read @ HR Brew)
Despite decades-long efforts to eliminate the stigma that can come with a criminal record, formerly incarcerated people in the US still face high unemployment rates. While the exact number is hard to track, at the end of 2021, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released a report that tracked 51,500 people who were released from federal prison in 2010, and found that 33% of them were unemployed for four years following their release.
The Best Way to Craft a Job Post Opening (Read @ ERE)
Have you ever bought a car from a used-car lot? We automatically go in with a ton of preconceived notions because used-car salesmen are renowned for not telling the whole truth. The noise you hear every time you turn the car? It doesn’t matter as much to them as it does to you — because they don’t have to drive the car every day.
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