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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:

Reminder – DHS Ends Form I-9 Requirement Flexibility (Read @ USCIS I-9 Central)
COVID-19 temporary flexibilities for Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, will end on July 31, 2023. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently announced that employers must complete in-person physical document inspections for employees whose documents were inspected remotely during the temporary flexibilities by August 30, 2023.

Getting Started with iConnect: Make the Switch from Paper Forms to Online Forms
iConnect is iRecruit’s electronic onboarding module, which is available as an add on to the Applicant Tracking Software. iConnect allows you to take control of the mountain of new hire paperwork and manage it online in your secure iRecruit database.

The Forever Labor Shortage (Read @ Business Insider)
Ever since the pandemic, American companies big and small have been scrambling to find enough workers to stay fully staffed. They’ve been forced to offer big salaries and generous perks, while employees were free to shop around for better offers or simply walk off the job to join the Great Resignation.

What AI Can Do for Your Recruitment — And What It Can’t (Read @ Indeed)
With recent hype around ChatGPT, the artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot that can provide human-like responses to queries and generate content, many employers and talent leaders have questions and concerns about how AI can help or hurt recruitment. For example, how much time can you save in creating customized job descriptions?

14 Interview Questions Managers Should Ask Job Candidates to Determine Motivation (Read @ Inc.)
Managers today often struggle with hiring the right job candidates, wasting countless hours on ineffective interviews that result in mis-hires that hurt their businesses. Instead of relying on traditional job interview questions like “Why should we hire you?” managers should consider using behavioral interview questions that eliminate vagueness and get to the root of the answer they’re looking for.

Diversity Sourcing: 7 Tips for Expanding Your Talent Pools (Read @ LinkedIn)
How do you build the most talented, creative, and productive team possible? You pull together people with a diverse range of viewpoints, experiences, and strengths — all focused on achieving the same goal. The real question is: Where do you find these people, and how do you get them to stay?

Survey: Too Fat? Too Thin? Not Hired (Read @ Evil HR Lady)
People instinctively know that hiring managers want to hire skinny people. But a new survey from Resume Builder found that 42 percent of underweight people feel that they’ve been discriminated against because of their weight.

The brief Age of the Worker is over – employers have the upper hand again (Read @ The Guardian)
It seems that it was only yesterday that the media was filled with stories about workers calling the shots. There were the work-from-homers who refused to come back to the office after the pandemic was long over.


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