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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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This Woman Is Going Viral On Twitter For Reapplying To Her Own Job After She Saw It Posted With A Higher Salary (Read @ Yahoo)
Fri, March 10, 2023 at 12:21 AM EST·6 min read
Have you ever found out that a new person at your job was getting paid more than you to do basically the same work? If so, you’re not alone.

How to Get Started with Skills-Based Hiring (Read @ LinkedIn)
The U.S. job market continues to defy expectations, adding more than half a million jobs in January and reaching a 54-year low unemployment rate of 3.4%.

NYC super-commuters on their 5-hour round-trips to the office (Read @ Fortune)
NYC workers who super-commute 90-plus minutes from the office say the trip is worth it for the savings it provides them.

The No. 1 reason women say they would quit their jobs in 2023 (Read @ CNBC)
Three years after the Covid-19 pandemic hit, women may have returned to the workforce after leaving in record numbers during the pandemic, but they feel growing pressure and are eager to seize better opportunities.

What are the red flags for age-biased hiring? Ask HR (Read @ USA Today)
I was installed as head of a department with only Gen Z employees… this is the first time I’ve seen a department exclusively comprised of one age group.

Don’t Hire Candidates You Can’t Motivate (Read @ ERE)
If you’re interviewing a candidate who’s driven by a sense of adventure and doing cutting-edge work, do you think they’ll be happy if you hire them for a boring and repetitive job?

Four Places to Find Overlooked Talent (Read @ SHRM Blog)
Most companies compete for the same narrow set of candidates, but you can gain an edge by hunting for talent where others are not.

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