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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:

Pay Transparency in Job Postings Has More than Doubled Since 2020 (Read @ Indeed Hiring Lab)
More than 40% of US job postings on Indeed now include employer-provided salary information, an increase of 137% in the last three years, due in large part to the introduction of transparency legislation and the tight US labor market—and the trend continues to rise.

What is the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, and How Does It Work with iRecruit?
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit designed to incentivize employers to hire employees from certain target groups who have faced significant barriers to employment

How Can I Hire Good People to Work in a Dysfunctional Environment? (Read @ Inc.)
My small organization is currently in transition. We have had significant staff turnover in the past two years, and the result has pushed the organization into a level of dysfunction that I know will drive many good quality candidates away.

How Twitter Can Help You Find the Right Job Candidate (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
People have been crowing that the end of social media is coming for years, and last year’s Elon Musk takeover of Twitter only raised the volume.

Make Decisions About Employment References (Read @ HR Bartender)
An employment reference check is when the organization contacts someone that has worked with the candidate – boss, co-worker, subordinate, client – to get information about the candidate’s work experience.

Older Workers Are ‘Unretiring.’ What Can Employers Do to Welcome Them Back? (Read @ SHRM)
The number of people ages 65 and older working or seeking work has increased by 144 percent in the past 20 years, according to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).

CEOs Say Internal Hiring’s Critical. Employees Say, ‘Really?’ (Read @ LinkedIn)
The C-suite says internal mobility is a top priority. Employees aren’t seeing it. That’s the conclusion reached from two recent reports.

How companies can recruit and keep employees who are used to working from home (Read/Listen @ NPR)
To work from home or not to work from home – that is the question that workers and employers have been trying to answer since the pandemic began.

The Promise (and Risk) of Boomerang Employees (Read @ Harvard Business Review)
Today, more than a quarter of all “new” hires are in fact boomerang employees: workers returning to a former employer after a stint somewhere else. This phenomenon can represent a threat to retention efforts, as new hires may be increasingly liable to boomerang back to their previous employers

‘Effective communication’ is key to recruiting employees (Read @ Yahoo)
“Help wanted” was the mantra during a spring job fair held at Wallace State Community College this week, giving representatives from industries across Alabama a platform to recruit new employees in the face of the state’s current worker shortage.



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