10 Articles Recruiters Shared The Most This Week

October 17, 2014

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you.

We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below.

This week, Laszlo Bock, Google’s SVP of People Operations, joined other LinkedIn Influencers to discuss what’s one thing he’d like to fix. For Bock, that’s the information asymmetry (different levels on information on both sides of an interaction) that leads to people being matched with the wrong jobs and also high unemployment.

Eliminating information asymmetry would mean moving “from “four years of public accounting experience” to “ability to learn quantitative methods combined with a zeal for catching and correcting the smallest of errors, persuade with data, and thrive in social settings” as job criteria, and to then identify people based on who they really are. “ It would also mean people having the data to make informed choices about what career skills are in demand and thus reduce unemployment.

Here are the rest of the top posts for this week:

  1. The Idiotic New HR Trend: "If You're Not Working, We Won't Hire You!" – by Liz Ryan

  2. 5 Things on Your Resume That Make You Sound Too Old – by Marc Miller

  3. Let's Fix It: Blame Unemployment on the Color Blue – by Laszlo Bock

  4. What to Do If an Average 3.8% Raise Isn’t Enough in 2015 – by Brian O'Connell

  5. 3 Ways Recruiters Can Improve The Candidate Experience – by Tom Howe

  6. How To Follow Up After An Interview – by James Caan

  7. Hiring Managers & Recruiters Do as the Wizard Suggested, “Be quick, but don’t hurry.” -- Terry R. Tucker

  8. Are you sabotaging yourself in job interviews?

  9. Recruiters: Remember, you are Dealing with Humans – by Dustin McKissen, CAE, CME

  10. Think millennials just want jobs with ping-pong and kegerators? Think again – by Christina Le Beau

What article stood out for you this week?

* image by Trey Ratcliff

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