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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:

Indeed’s Radical New Shift in Pricing Policy (Read @ ERE)
Earlier this year, Indeed made a significant change in what information it gives candidates — that all job postings must have salary ranges even if the employer doesn’t want that. And now the job board is implementing another significant change: a shift from a pay-per-click to a pay-per-application pricing plan.

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When seeking hires, don’t forget workers who are blind (Read @ HR Dive)
Working-age people who are blind are disproportionately unemployed, writes Dan Phillips, director of public policy at the Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Utica, New York.

It Might Be the End of the Flexible Work Era, According to LinkedIn Data (Read @ Entrepreneur)
The era of flexible work might be coming to an end, per LinkedIn data reported by CNBC. In the U.S., the number of postings for remote roles has plummeted by five percentage points since April, when they hit a record high of 20%.

Lack of internal mobility #2 reason employees quit—what companies can do (Read @ QZ)
When employees quit, it can be easy to blame compensation. But there’s another way companies can retain the talent that drives their success: mobility. After low pay, the opportunity to advance is the next highest cause for quitting.

The dramatic rise in employer ghosting is—we’ll just say it—scary (Read @ Fast Company)
Research from Glassdoor shows that job applicants are increasingly being “ghosted” by employers—meaning that after some initial communication about their candidacy, employers are cutting off contact and leaving applicants unsure of their status.

New York City employers are now required to post salary ranges on job listings (Read @ NPR)
Written advertisements for a job, promotion or transfer opportunity that are “publicized to a pool of potential applicants” are covered, including internal bulletin boards, internet and newspaper ads and printed flyers that are handed out at job fairs, according to the legislation.

Companies Are ‘Catfishing’ Job Candidates (Read @ SHRM)
Catfishing is the process of luring someone into a relationship by means of a fictional online persona. But a recent survey showed that businesses are also using catfishing-like tactics to attract job candidates under false pretenses.


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