The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

April 24, 2020

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In the U.S., yesterday marked the beginning of the National Football League’s draft. And just as recruiters and hiring managers have had to move their hiring processes to the virtual world, NFL scouts have had to do something similar as they “recruit” the next wave of stars for the league. In this week’s list of our must-read articles, find out how scouts — even when they can’t see games in person — haven’t missed a beat in finding great talent and discover who they’ve turned to for help.

Also on our list, we’ve got tips for working with younger applicants during coronavirus, a data-driven story about a shift in employer branding, plenty of love for the leadership skills of the prime minister of New Zealand, and more.

Here are the must-read articles for this week:

1. Where the Crisis Leaves Young Graduates and Early-Career Applicants (Fast Company)

2. How the Coronavirus Crisis Is Redefining Jobs (Harvard Business Review)

3. The 10 Most In-Demand Career and Business Skills for 2020 (Medium)

4. Data Shows How Coronavirus Has Influenced Employer Branding (LinkedIn Talent Blog)

5. New Zealand’s Prime Minister May Be the Most Effective Leader on the Planet (The Atlantic)

6. Will Remote Work Inspire Companies to Abandon Bad Habits? (Built In)

7. To Get Back to Work, Companies Seek Coronavirus Tests for Workers (The Wall Street Journal)

8. Hiring Volumes Down and Disruptiveness Up: Exclusive TLNT Research on COVID-19 Recruiting Impacts (TLNT)

9. Why the U.S. Economic Downturn Could Hurt Women More (Wharton School of Business)

10. Can’t Scout Players in Person? The N.F.L. Turns to a Brooklyn Start-Up (The New York Times)

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