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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:

Recruiting is Important Even When You Are Not Hiring (Read @ HR Bartender)
I ran across a survey in HR Executive recently talking about employee retention replacing talent acquisition as top HR activity for 2023. It’s a good read to check out when you have a moment. Today, I wanted to add a little something to the conversation.

40 Ideas to Shake Up Your Hiring Process (Read @ Harvard Business Review)
Despite challenging economic conditions, companies are still finding it difficult to attract and retain the right talent. That’s one of the takeaways from the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report, which showed that job vacancies still remain above 10 million as of November 2022.

9 Outbound Recruiting Strategies To Hire Faster (Read @ SHRM Blog)
From going that extra mile managing your contacts to using the boolean search method, here are nine answers to the question, “What’s one outbound recruiting strategy that you use to hire faster?”

WOTC Wednesday: Why Use a WOTC Screening Service Instead of Doing It Yourself
CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.

How Hiring People With Disabilities Can Revolutionize Your Company (Read @ Lead with Indeed)
Shortly after Derek Bove joined Indeed as the product manager for accessibility, a former colleague called him. After congratulating him on his new role, Bove’s friend, who is blind, explained that one of the biggest barriers to blind people living a full life is finding a job.

How to Test If  Your Interview Process Is a Nightmare (Read @ ERE)
Perhaps you’ve seen the recent Vox article filled with real-life stories of nightmare hiring processes. The painful stories range from two-month-long interview processes, requiring references to complete a 15-minute questionnaire, six interviews with nine people, and the list goes on.

Pay Transparency: What It Is and How to Prepare (Read @ LinkedIn)
Compensation has historically been considered a taboo subject, but that’s changing. Online job postings and self-reported wage tools have made it easier than ever for your candidates and employees to research pay.

Without internal mobility, talent will walk, study says (Read @ HR Dive)
Without clear career paths at their workplaces, employees will likely walk, according to a report published by Cornerstone People Research Lab and Lighthouse Research & Advisory Jan. 17.


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