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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:

Society For Human Resources Leader Brags about Outsourcing (Read @ Evil HR Lady)
Why is SHRM CEO Johnny C. Taylor announcing to The Wall Street Journal that he gleefully outsourced an employee’s job to India because she dared to ask to work remotely?

When is the best time to post my jobs to Social Media?
iRecruit has recently updated it’s integration to post to social media accounts for Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. The update allows you to add both a short social media friendly description, and an image to the post.

The 24-Hour Workday (Watch @ NY Times)
What do people do all day?

Why recruiting ’10x’ employees remains so difficult even as employers start to win back the upper hand in hiring (Read @ Fortune)
Typically, there are effective employees, there are good ones, and then there are the coveted few who are indispensable. As startups look to cut costs amid the bank failures and economic anxiety, having one or two leaders that stand out can make or break the enterprise.

When negotiating starting salaries, most U.S. women and men don’t ask for higher pay (Read @ Pew Research)
The gender pay gap is sometimes linked to differences in the way women and men approach negotiating their pay. Most U.S. workers say they did not ask for higher pay than what was initially offered the last time they were hired for a job.

A resume gap can be ‘an automatic whammy’ for candidates. Returnships can bridge that gap (Read @ HR Dive)
Juana Rudati was out of the full-time workforce for six years after her job as branch chief at the U.S. Department of Defense in San Francisco ended.

Companies Need to Normalize Healthy Turnover (Read @ Harvard Business Review)
In the midst of widespread layoffs that rode in fast on the heels of the Great Resignation, many companies are still struggling to retain employees and reduce overall organizational turnover.

The Pros and Cons of Recruiting with Facebook Ads (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
If you’re looking to hire a new employee, you’re probably posting your job opening in a variety of places. If you utilize social media as a recruitment tool, you may have noticed that the platforms have begun more and more “pay to play”—ie., if you aren’t putting dollars behind your posts, they aren’t being seen nearly as often, or by the right people.


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