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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

Happy Friday, and long weekend for some! Take a look at this week’s must read articles for recruiters, hiring managers and everyone in between:

October is disability employment awareness month: 12 resources for HR (Read @ HR Dive)
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. And while HR may often look at disability through the lens of labor law compliance, experts say key concerns like equity, belonging and psychological safety should be top of mind.

Remote jobs gave people with disabilities more opportunities. In-office mandates take them away. (Read @ USA Today)
As more employers – including the federal government – expand return-to-office mandates this fall, a key demographic is often missing from the conversation: people with disabilities.

iRecruit’s Advanced Requisition Approval Workflow
iRecruit, Applicant Tracking and Electronic Onboarding software offers three ways that a job can be set up and posted.

A Recruitment Process That’s Out of This World: How NASA Selects Astronauts (Read @ LinkedIn)
NASA is pretty clear about the allure of a diverse workforce. Their take: Diversity drives innovation — some bold words for an agency that’s about as innovative as they come.

The jobs AI won’t take yet (Read @ BBC Worklife)
Amid the talk of artificial intelligence replacing workers, experts say there are some jobs computers aren’t taking – at least for a while.

Can a Bad Recruiter Experience Deliver a Good Candidate Experience? (Read @ ERE)
he recruiter experience has seen its fair share of ups and downs in recent years. The adoption of AI and other technologies, evolving candidate expectations, and rapid market changes have created a dynamic and oftentimes uncertain environment for recruiters.

A New Approach to Writing Job Descriptions (Read @ Harvard Business Review)
As new technologies disrupt processes and require new skills, and as companies are moving toward more and more project-based work, we are beginning to see the evolution of job descriptions away from static, holistic prescriptions that follow an employee for years to dynamic guidance that changes based on needs.

Job Seekers Increasingly Interested in Seasonal Work, but Employers Aren’t (Indeed Hiring Lab)
After a couple of years of diminished interest following the onset of the pandemic, workers are again seeking seasonal, holiday work at levels approaching pre-pandemic norms.


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