The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

May 22, 2020

If you’ve questioned the productivity of meetings and are struggling to find a groove now that they’ve moved online, you’re not alone. “[R]esearch suggests that only around 50% of meeting time is effective, well used, and engaging,”  reports MIT Sloan Management Review, “and these effectiveness numbers drop even lower when it comes to remote meetings.” The good news, however, is that there are some simple steps to take to make meetings more productive, and you can read all about them in our list of must-read articles below.

Also on the list, you can find an ode to the office at a time when many are predicting their demise: “I am well aware of the charges levelled at the office,” writes Lucy Kellaway at The Financial Times, “but am swayed by none of them.” You can also learn why Facebook is aiming to move to a more remote workforce over the next decade, what questions to ask candidates who will be working from home, and why some employees have been sleeping at the office for weeks on end.

Here are the must-read articles for this week:

1. The Surprising Science Behind Successful Remote Meetings (MIT Sloan Management Review)

2. Talent Acquisition Shifts From Bringing People In to Helping People Out (ERE)

3. We Will Miss the Office If It Dies (The Financial Times)

4. Onboarding a New Leader — Remotely (Harvard Business Review)

5. An Inside Look at Healthcare Hiring in the U.S. Right Now (LinkedIn Talent Blog)

6. Adapt Your D&I Efforts to the Reality of the Crisis (Harvard Business Review)

7. Facebook to Shift Permanently Toward More Remote Work After Coronavirus (The Wall Street Journal)

8. A CHRO's View: The Roadmap to Reopen Our Workplaces (LinkedIn)

9. These 9 Interview Questions Will Set Dedicated Remote Workers Apart (Fast Company)

10. To Avoid Coronavirus Risks, These People Live Where They Work (The Wall Street Journal)

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