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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:

Jobseeker Claims She’s ‘Never Been So Disrespected’ After Potential Employer Asks Her To In-Person Interview (Read @ Yahoo)
Natalya Haddix is a TikToker and freelance social media marketing consultant who works out of Miami, FL. A recent TikTok of hers where she reflects on a bad experience with an in-person job interview has recently gone viral.

Hiring managers say they check candidates’ social media for age, political activity (Read @ HR Dive)
Nearly 75% of hiring managers responding to a recent survey said they check applicants’ social media, June 12 results from ResumeBuilder.com show.

Conversation Starters: Only 42% of Tech Interns Would Recommend Their Internship to a Friend (Read @ Glassdoor)
The share of interns who would recommend their internship to a friend declined sharply during the first year of the pandemic, but it began to rebound in Tech and Finance between 2021 and mid-2022. Since mid-2022, however, it has collapsed in Tech.

Sourcing Strategies Continue to Fall Short, Says New Research (Read @ ERE)
Three years ago, during the height of the pandemic, findings by Aptitude Research showed that the most critical capability gap in talent acquisition involved sourcing candidates. And now, Aptitude’s research again shows that sourcing remains the biggest challenge for TA teams.

Several U.S. states — from Alaska to Pennsylvania — have recently dropped college-degree or certification requirements in favor of alternative certifications or experience for state employment, with Virginia becoming the latest state to do so.

A Job With a Fair Salary? What Pay Transparency Laws Are Revealing. (Read @ NY Times)
Salary disclosure laws have been a boon for workers searching for jobs that pay fairly — but only when the advertised pay bands are narrow enough to be useful.

Job Posts That Feature Skills Attract More Applicants, According to LinkedIn Data (Read @ LinkedIn)
Here’s a dead-simple tip to make your next job posting more effective: Add plenty of relevant skills to the requirements section. Including skills in this way could boost your conversion rate by 11%, according to recent data from LinkedIn revealed here for the first time.

More than half of US employers ready to try four-day workweek (Read @ The Hill)
A poll of 976 business leaders by ResumeBuilder.com, the job-seekers website, found that 20 percent of employers already have a four-day workweek. Another 41 percent said they plan to implement a four-day week, at least on a trial basis.


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