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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 Top 10 Talent Acquisition Challenges of 2023 (Read @ ZipRecruiter)
Employers report that they’re still facing a tough labor market—talent acquisition teams report struggling to find suitable candidates, connect with them before it’s too late.

‘As simple as an email’: Recruiter ghosting signifies lack of respect (Read @ HR Dive)
Many, if not most, job seekers get ghosted by employers. Almost 80% of job seekers reported as much to Indeed in a 2021 survey.

This recruiter uses a late-night text message to see if you’re a good fit for a job (Read @ Business Insider)
You go to a job interview at 1 pm. Around 10 p.m., you get this text: “Hey, Tim. This is Ben. I work at Vanderbloemen. I was out of the office today. I heard you were there.

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 woman moved from Florida to Virginia for a new job and worked 7 days. Then they told her she’d never been hired. (Read @ Yahoo)
A woman said she moved to Virginia from Florida for her new job and worked there for seven days before finding out she wasn’t actually hired.

Bank of America Increases US Minimum Hourly Wage to $23 as Next Step to $25 by 2025 (Read @ Bank of America)
Today, Bank of America announced it has again increased its U.S. minimum hourly wage for employees on its stated path to $25 by 2025. The company will move to $23 in October. By 2025, its minimum hourly wage will have increased by nearly $14 per hour — or more than 121% — since 2010.

Remote jobs gave people with disabilities more opportunities. In-office mandates take them away. (Read @ USA Today)
The percentage of people with disabilities in the U.S. workforce hit a record high of 21.3% last year. In our post-pandemic world, don’t reinstall barriers that push them back out.

10 Tips for Creating an Onboarding Checklist for New Hires (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
Whether you’ve made one or two hires or are conducting a mass-hiring campaign, there are a lot of moving pieces involved with onboarding new hires. As many HR personnel will tell you, the hiring process isn’t over when the acceptance call or e-mail goes to the candidate.

Make Interview Questions Relevant to the Job (Read @ HR Bartender)
I’ve heard a few employees recently discuss how their manager is forcing them to talk about their personal life. Some employees are taking it in stride, but others are developing lies, half-truths, and stories (whatever you want to call it) just to get their manager to stop. You know what I mean, the employee develops a reply so different from what was expected that there’s no further questions.


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