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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:

AI anxiety: The workers who fear losing their jobs to artificial intelligence (Read @ BBC Worklife)
Many workers worry AI is coming for their jobs. Can we get past the fear and find a silver lining?

Hiring veterans isn’t just about talent acquisition. It’s about retention, too (Read @ HR Dive)
Recruiting veterans is one accomplishment — but actually supporting them is another, Omari Faulkner told attendees Tuesday at the Society for Human Resource Management’s Talent conference.

The Problem of Fake Job Postings (Read @ ERE)
There is often conflict between job hunters and recruiters, with both sides believing the other is untrustworthy. As a result, horror stories abound.

5 Things to Avoid for Successful Internal Hiring (Read @ LinkedIn Talent Blog)
One of the most important developments in talent acquisition is completely OG, an old-school idea with a number of interesting new wrinkles.

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.

Breaking the layoff cycle: how companies can avoid over-hiring (Read @ Quartz)
Although layoffs have been common in the business world for decades, there’s been a vicious cycle in recent years. Companies that have seen unprecedented growth and success during covid have led a culture of over-hiring and over-spending.

How to Recruit for Hard-to-Fill Blue-Collar Positions (Read @ SHRM)
In a time when more people are going to college and pursuing white-collar jobs after graduation, employers are having difficulty overcoming a shortage of blue-collar workers. From construction to food service to IT customer service, jobs are going unfilled, with no signs of an improving situation this year.

How this one shift can make your hiring practices more inclusive (Read @ Fast Company)
The number of Americans with a criminal record has risen sharply over the past three decades. Now, more than 70 million people, or roughly one in three American adults, have a criminal record, according to The Sentencing Project. That’s more than a quarter of the U.S. population.


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