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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:

Why it costs $25K more to hire men (Read @ LinkedIn)
This year, Americans are asking for more money for new jobs than ever before — but women are still accepting far less than men.

Fixing a Main Reason Why Hiring Managers Don’t Click With Candidates (Read @ ERE)
Have you ever introduced an outstanding candidate to a great hiring manager, only to find they didn’t hit it off? There are myriad reasons why two people don’t click.

Are employers hiring or firing this autumn? (Read @ BBC Worklife)
September is traditionally the time when the leaves turn brown, workers return refreshed from summer vacations and firms ramp up their hiring. The job market is generally slow during summer, and active in the autumn: as the weather cools, recruitment heats up.

Job Postings Are Declining Faster in Areas Where More Jobs Can Potentially Be Done From Home (Read @ Indeed Hiring Lab)
During the pandemic, postings for in-person service roles like restaurant and retail work—roles highly dependent on foot traffic from in-office workers—fell the most in many areas that have traditionally featured a high proportion of jobs that can be done remotely.

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Are new grads ready? Employers don’t think so. (Read @ HR Dive)
A recent report from Intelligent found that four in 10 business leaders say recent grads are unprepared for the workforce, citing work ethic and communication skills as the top reasons why they’re not ready.

Background Screening Basics with Verified First: Frequently Asked Questions
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The Four-Year College Degree Requirement: How It Came About (+ Do We Still Need It?) (Read @ LinkedIn)
“There was nothing that could be done with a bachelor’s degree that could not also be done without one… There was not a single urban occupation that required a bachelor’s degree, and few where it might be an asset in finding employment.”

The Importance Of Authenticity When Hiring And Retaining Top Talent (Read @ Forbes)
When going about a job search, it can be frustrating at least, and downright demoralizing when it comes to the inequity of transparency required and given between brands and top talent.


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