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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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4 Recruiting and Hiring Predictions for 2023 (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
It’s too convenient, in these tumultuous times, to chalk up almost any shift in the way we live and work to the aftereffects of COVID-19. While it’s clear that this historic pandemic prompted many changes, a number of trends were already in motion, especially in the employment world. 2023 will see many of these trends reach their full effect.


Recruiting Will Continue to Be a Top Priority for Organizations (Read @ HR Bartender)
It might be very tempting right now to look at news headlines talking about hiring freezes and layoffs and say, “Oh, recruiting is going to slow down.” And I’m not sure that’s true for several reasons. First, hiring and retaining the best talent is always a priority for companies. Regardless of what the labor market looks like, companies want to hire qualified employees who will do a good job.

Employers Rethink Need for College Degrees in Tight Labor Market (Read @ WSJ)
The tight labor market is prompting more employers to eliminate one of the biggest requirements for many higher-paying jobs: the need for a college degree. Companies such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Delta Air Lines Inc. and International Business Machines Corp. have reduced educational requirements for certain positions.

The remote ‘helicopter bosses’ who stunt worker resilience (Read @ BBC Worklife)
Rarely does an hour go by without Alison, a software engineer, hearing from her line manager. “If she sees my Slack status has been switched to ‘away’, then I can bet within the next half an hour there’ll be an email in my inbox checking how I’m getting on with a project.”

Indeed & Glassdoor’s Hiring and Workplace Trends Report 2023 (Read @ Hiring Lab)
Indeed, the world’s #1 job site, and Glassdoor, the worldwide leader in insights about jobs and companies, have partnered to produce the Hiring & Workplace Trends Report. This inaugural, multi-country report was developed by both the Indeed and Glassdoor economic research teams in an effort to uncover emerging labor market trends and insights into the future of work.

Turnover may be contagious (Read @ HR Dive)
Quitting is contagious: After the first member of a team resigns, voluntarily or not, the remaining members are more likely than nonteam members to follow, according to a new report from data research platform Visier.

‘Career cushioning’ is the newest workplace term everyone’s about to hate, thanks to an impending recession (Read @ Fortune)
First it was the Great Resignation. Then it was quiet quitting. Now, a new cutesy workplace term has entered the ring: career cushioning. And yes, just like its predecessors, it’s describing a concept that’s anything but new.


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