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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:

The ZipRecruiter Job Seeker Confidence Survey (Read @ ZipRecruiter)
The ZipRecruiter Job Seeker Confidence Survey is a nationally representative quarterly survey of U.S. job seekers that measures how optimistic or pessimistic they are about their ability to land their preferred jobs.

Can Our New Hires Sign Their Job Descriptions in iConnect?
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.

can you ask to see your future workspace before accepting a job offer? (Read 2 Ask a Manager)
Is there a way to ask to see your future workspace before you accept a job offer or at some point in the interview process, without it being strange?

Report: Baby boomers most likely to prefer flexible, remote work (Read @ HR Dive)
When it comes to remote work, baby boomers are the most likely to be on board, a study released Tuesday by Fiverr, an online freelancer marketplace, found.

NY now bars bosses from accessing private social media of workers, job applicants (Read @ NY Post)
New York bosses are now barred from asking job applicants and employees for access to their private social-media accounts, thanks to a new law just approved by Gov. Kathy Hochul.

How to Engage Seasonal Hires on the Right Communication Channels (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
As businesses rely on short-term workers to meet seasonal demands, ensuring clear and efficient communication becomes crucial.

3 Takeaways for Recruiters from LinkedIn’s New AI Research (Read @ LiunkedIn)
By now, you already know that generative AI (GAI) is one of the buzziest topics in business and talent. But just 12 months ago very few hiring professionals could have predicted that: Since November 2022, there’s been a 21x increase in the share of English-language job postings around the globe that mention new AI technologies like ChatGPT.

Getting rid of degree requirements means changing a lot more than job-posting language (Read @ Quartz)
The tight labor market of the last few years has spurred employers to rethink the way they screen job applicants, and some, like Kellogg’s, General Motors, and Bank of America are eliminating four-year degree requirements.


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