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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:

Can I Get a Report On the iConnect Data Received?
iConnect is an add-on module for iRecruit Applicant Tracking Software that allows you to communicate with candidates and new hires. iConnect eliminates (or vastly reduces) the paper-heavy aspect of hiring.

Indeed Lays Off 15% of Workforce (Read @ ERE)
Indeed.com announced plans to cut about 2,200 workers, roughly 15% of the company’s workforce. A memo from Indeed CEO Chris Hymans explained that the layoffs are occurring based on the organization anticipating that the job market will cool in the coming future.

Job posting laws create rifts between employee and employer over fair pay (Read @ Yahoo)
Revealing starting salaries in job postings is starting to get messy for employers. Just ask Hannah Williams, who launched a TikTok series asking strangers how much they get paid and is hearing from a lot of newly disgruntled workers.

LinkedIn Report: 17 Predictions on the Future of Recruiting for Talent Leaders (Read @ LinkedIn)
If the last few years have taught us anything, it’s that predicting the future can feel like a fool’s errand. And yet that’s exactly what recruiting and business leaders are asked to do: look ahead, prepare for the possibilities, and help their teams chart a course through the uncertainty that lies ahead.

Understanding California’s Date of Birth Redaction Law: Its Reasons and Its Consequences for Employers (Read @ Verified First)
In 2021, California decided it would no longer make the identifiers, like birthdates, on court records accessible to the public through its websites. This decision continues to pose hurdles in pre-employment screening efforts by employers who want to ensure workplace safety.

Dear Job Candidate, Please Do a Week’s Worth of Work to Apply (Read @ Evil HR Lady)
As any job hunter will tell you, applying for jobs is tedious and demoralizing. Companies that make it more difficult for candidates will get fewer applicants. If you’re flooded with applicants, that seems like a winning idea: Only the truly dedicated will apply.

In a world where life sometimes happens faster than a recruiter can say “tell me about yourself,” it’s no surprise that more than two-thirds of workers have experienced an employment gap. But what is surprising is that three out of five workers believe those resume gaps are making it harder for them to find full-time employment.

how can I hire good people to work in a dysfunctional organization? (Read @ Ask a Manager)
My small organization is currently in transition. We have had significant staff turnover in the last two years, and the result has pushed the organization into a level of dysfunction that I know will drive many good quality candidates away.


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