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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

Happy Friday and Happy Veterans Day Weekend to all who served. Thank you for your service! Take a look at this week’s must read articles for recruiters, hiring managers and everyone in between:

Empowering Our Veteran Workforce: 4 Ways Employers Can Support the Veteran Workforce (Read @ HR Daily Advisor)
In a recent survey most U.S. military members (93%) agreed that mental health is as important as physical health, but a third of military members (33%) reported never seeking out professional counseling, despite the majority experiencing lack of sleep (69%) and anxiety (61%).

4 Things Employers Should Know When Hiring Military Talent (Read @ Indeed)
The benefits of hiring from a diverse talent pool, including job seekers with military experience, are well-documented. Despite many employers’ best intentions to hire and support, military talent still faces significant challenges transitioning to the civilian workforce.

What Kind of Reporting Options Does iRecruit, Applicant Tracking Software, Offer?
iRecruit comes with built-in reports that show your active jobs, number of candidates, applicant status, applicant history, time to fill, job board status, Affirmative Action Plan/EEO, form status (for onboarding documents).

DOT Background Checks: The Employer’s Guide (Read @ Verified First)
In the transportation industry, driver safety is vital – not just to your business, but to every driver on the road. That’s why the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulates specific safety protocols for organizations using commercial drivers, particularly pre-employment background checks.

Research Shows Hiring Is Normalizing Instead of Nosediving (Read @ ERE)
If there’s one thing that’s been clear over the past few years in Talent Board’s annual candidate experience benchmark research, it’s that employers tell us they have work to do when it comes to pre-boarding and onboarding new hires.

Increase Recruiting Efficiency by adding Texting to iRecruit
iRecruit TXT enables users to initiate private conversations with candidates directly from the applicant profile page. iRecruit users can have a faster time to fill by using texting.

4 tips to craft job posts that land hires (Read @ HR Dive)
A bad job posting can steal a person’s hope — and cause a slew of expensive consequences, Kat Kibben, founder of Three Ears Media, a recruiting and job post consulting firm, said during a SHRM Inclusion session Oct. 31.

Dishonesty in Hiring (Read @ SHRM)
It’s no surprise that job candidates lie to get ahead. According to a recent survey 32 percent of Americans admit to lying on their resume—the most common lie being the amount of experience they have.

What’s the Best Way to Retrain Jobless Workers? (Read @ Chicago Booth)
Artificial intelligence, automation, and offshoring are putting ever-more jobs in jeopardy. The optimal solution for people most at risk of job loss may be old-fashioned classroom training, finds research by Chicago Booth’s Anders Humlum, University of Copenhagen’s Jakob R. Munch, and University of Copenhagen’s Mette Rasmussen.

Don’t use LinkedIn’s ‘open to work’ sign, says former Google recruiter: It feels ‘like desperation’ (Read @ CNBC)
As many as 117 job applications are submitted on LinkedIn every second, according to the site. To stand out from the pack and land your dream job, there are a number of steps experts recommend. Use your banner to show off professional accomplishments.


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