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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:

Gen Zers won’t even apply to a job if the salary isn’t listed (Read @ Business Insider)
According to a new survey of recent and upcoming US post-secondary and recent graduates, 85% reported they are “less likely to apply for a job if the company does not disclose the salary range in the job posting.”

There is no US labor shortage. That’s a myth (Read @ The Guardian)
The US Chamber of Commerce claims there are over 10 million job openings in the US for which employers can’t find workers. Here’s the truth: there is no labor shortage.

This Easy Hack Can Improve Your Candidate Experience and Make You a Better Interviewer (Read @ LinkedIn)
What a difference five minutes can make! Will Ducey agrees. The former head of technical recruiting at Toptal proposed an easy interview hack built around a five-minute delay.

Recruitment team unwittingly recommends ChatGPT for job interview (Read @ Sky News)
A recruitment team unknowingly recommended ChatGPT for a job interview after the AI was used to complete an application task.

How widespread could the four-day workweek really be? (Read @ BBC Worklife)
Many trials of the shortened workweek have shown positive results. It’s an increasingly viable solution for some firms – but for others, this new set-up won’t be on the table.

A Job Applicant Keeps Asking for Another Chance (Read @ Inc.)
How would you respond to a candidate who continues to ask for an opportunity after you’ve rejected them? This candidate was screened out and we sent them a message about finding a strong group of candidates and moving in a different direction, and we did tell them that we’d keep their résumé on file.

Overselling a Job (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
An often-overlooked aspect of the HR and recruitment functions is the sales/marketing element inherent in recruiting employees. Of course employers want to hire the best, brightest, and most diligent workers, but jobseekers also want to work for the best employers and do the most prestigious, lucrative, and rewarding job they can find.

Tech Layoffs Should Make Tech Recruiting Easier. So Why Isn’t It? (Read @ Evil HR Lady)
Challenger, Gray & Christmas, an outplacement firm, track terminations, and in 2022 tech led the way, with 97,171 job cuts, up 649% from 2021. So Twitter’s 3,000 to 4,000 employees and 4,000 to 5,000 contractors who were laid off are significant, but certainly not the biggest group of layoffs.


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