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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads

Happy Friday, and Happy Holidays to all who are celebrating! Take a look at this week’s must read articles for recruiters, hiring managers and everyone in between:

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How to Customize the iConnect Welcome Email to Candidates
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.

The Labor Market Looks Different by Industry (Read @ ERE)
At a glance, the labor market would be considered strong and very competitive from an employer’s standpoint, but that is not the case for many businesses.

A November 2023 survey of 800 U.S. employers offers insight into how companies have and plan to handle college degree requirements in 2024 and what other tools they’re using to evaluate job candidates.

Background Screening Basics with Verified First: Frequently Asked Questions
So you’re thinking about starting a background screening program for your organization, or you already have one, but you have some questions about the process. You’ve come to the right place. Background screening can be complicated, but with the right processes and partners in place, it doesn’t have to be!

It’s not just a stereotype: Gen Z really does ‘have a work ethic problem’ (Read @ Marketwatch)
Kids these days. For as long as there have been generations, there have been older generations griping about younger ones — often about their seemingly weaker work ethic.

Think Inside the Box: How Internal Gigs Can Drive Career and Company Growth (Read @ LinkedIn)
What’s one of the most effective ways to increase internal mobility, promote retention, and create a more flexible and agile workforce? If you answered, “internal gigs or projects,” congratulations! You are correct.

3 Myths About Hiring People with Criminal Records (Read @ Harvard Business Review)
Employers are desperate to recruit hundreds of thousands of workers who seemingly have vanished from the workforce. People with criminal histories represent a large pool of labor that could fill the gap. So why aren’t more managers hiring them?


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