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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:

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iConnect Paperless New Hire Workflow
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.

40% of Hiring Managers Admit to Lying to Candidates (Read @ ERE)
It’s no secret that candidates will at times lie on their resumes or during interviews. But research shows that they aren’t the only ones telling untruths. A new survey from Resume Builder reveals that nearly 4 in 10 hiring managers say that they lie to candidates during the hiring process.

Indeed Insights: How to Attract and Retain Seasonal Workers (Read @ Lead with Indeed)
Knowing — and satisfying — retail workers’ needs and priorities is the most effective way to hire top talent for seasonal work and turn them into long-term employees.

Why Hiring Veterans Is A Good Business Decision (Read/Listen @ Military.com)
A study by the Center of New American Security conducted lengthy interviews with 87 people representing 69 companies, and the overriding sentiment was the same: veteran workers bring very real value to an organization.

GenZ is being called a more sensitive and difficult generation to work with. While many disagree with this and praise GenZ for not wanting to put up with toxic work cultures and championing social justices, others say the generation is woefully unprepared for the workforce.

Workers Age 75+: Your Next Untapped Talent Pool? (Read @ Lead with Indeed)
When I read this U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data in an AARP article, I was shocked. After the surprise wore off, I felt proud. I turned 65 earlier this year. I’m thoroughly enjoying my full-time job as Lead with Indeed’s editor-in-chief. And I have no plans to retire anytime soon, even though I’ve been asked about it a lot.

Why Quiet Quitting Is Still the Status Quo (Read @ LinkedIn)
The term “quiet quitting” may have faded from the zeitgeist, but employees still aren’t overextending themselves. Plus, how some workers are cashing in on year-round bonuses.

Flexible workplaces hiring twice as fast as those pushing RTO offsite link (Read @ Fortune)
Forcing workers back to the office may be backfiring: Flexible workplaces are hiring talent twice as fast as those requiring full-time attendance

LinkedIn Adds New Ways for Job Seekers to Highlight Key Skills and Competencies (Read @ Social Media Today)
LinkedIn’s looking to help job seekers better highlight their professional skills, by incorporating more ways to highlight skills and competencies into various elements of the app.


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