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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:

Beyond ‘Quiet Quitting’: Another Workplace Trend Is Making Employers Even Angrier (Read @ The Street)
In the summer of 2022, 24-year-old engineer Zaid Khan inadvertently went viral and set off a new workplace trend with a short TikTok video about how he was “quitting the idea of going above and beyond” at work.

Challenging Traditional Job Requirements to Broaden Candidate Eligibility (Read @ SHRM)
For Charlie Hatton, a U.S. military veteran who joined PSE&G as a project quality assurance/quality control specialist in 2015, showing how his military experience could transfer to a specific role was initially difficult.

Why Gen Z are so motivated by pay (Read @ BBC Worklife)
The oldest Gen Zers have had money on the brain since they first entered the workplace –and many have been dissatisfied with their pay packets. Data shows that as Gen Z enter and rise through the workforce, they’re highly pay motivated – and perhaps more than any other generation right now.

Reach More Job Candidates with Texting (iRecruit TXT)
iRecruit TXT is available to all iRecruit customers who would like to incorporate texting into their complement of recruiting tools. iRecruit TXT enables users to initiate conversations with applicants directly from the applicant’s profile page.

Why are women still leaving the workforce? (Read @ HR Dive)
More than three years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, women are still navigating a changing workplace. Right now, it’s a mixed bag, as Deloitte’s third Women @ Work: A Global Outlook report found. The report surveyed 5,000 working women in 10 countries.

LinkedIn emphasizes the power of networking in global push (Read @ Marketing Dive)
LinkedIn’s new campaign from Droga5 is a flashy, upbeat initiative that comes during a time of increased disruption not only for the job market, but also LinkedIn as a company.

Skills-based hiring at scale is hard. That’s why CEOs need to support it (Read @ Fast Company)
A recent conversation with OneTen CEO Debbie Dyson highlighted the challenges of adopting a skills-oriented approach to talent at scale.

Posting Ghost Jobs is dangerous: 7 better ways to recruit great talent (Read @ HR Morning)
HR pros — even if it seems like a savvy business move, avoid this: Advertise jobs that don’t exist. They’re Ghost Jobs. And criticism of the trend has quickly followed.


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