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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:

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Get To Know the Target Groups for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit – Which Employees Qualify?
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit, known as #WOTC, is a federal tax credit available to employers who hire individuals from disadvantaged groups of workers. Including WOTC Screening can save an employer significant amounts of money.

Survey: What Attracts Top Tech Talent? (Read @ Harvard Business Review)
ight now companies are having a tough time finding, hiring, and keeping the top technical talent they need to keep their businesses running and growing. Employers used to think that appropriate pay was enough, but that’s changed.

Things You Should Do to Hire Top Talent in An Unpredictable Market (Read @ Inc.)
A potential recession is causing industries to experience layoffs, whereas others are increasing hiring levels and retaining talent even if they are underperforming. However, despite macroeconomic headwinds, studies show that employers will continue to encounter significant competition for in-demand talent for the foreseeable future.

POV: Enough about quiet quitting and the Great Resignation. We need to talk about job opportunity (Read @ Fast Company)
What’s life like for workers now? Somewhere between terrible and meh, based on a quick scan of the news. We’re all enduring the Great Resignation, the Great Reshuffle, the Great Rethink. Whatever you call it, it feels like the opposite of great.

Glassdoor lets job seekers filter companies by D&I scores (Read @ HR Dive)
Glassdoor launched new search options Oct. 10 that allow job seekers to filter company results by ratings like diversity and inclusion scores or by overall ratings from demographic groups such as race and ethnicity, the company said in a news release.

Equifax said it fired employees for working as many as 3 jobs at once in an internal operation known as ‘Project Home Alone’ (Read @ Business Insider)
Equifax used its own product, The Work Number, to identify employees and contractors it suspected were using their remote status to work double duty for other companies.

Distinct Holiday Hiring Problems Are Plaguing Major Retailers (Read @ ERE)
It’s the most horrible time of the year! For recruiters, that is. It’s the time when talent acquisition departments have to hire hundreds of temporary workers to get through the holiday season.

Candidate Experience: How To Get It Right and Win More Top-Tier Talent (Read @ LinkedIn)
We’re in the midst of a candidate-driven market, giving job seekers plenty of choices when it comes to where they want to work. In the United States, for example, there are two job openings for every unemployed person.


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