The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

May 29, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted workers around the world, but some communities have been feeling the effects more than others. In this week’s list of our must-read articles, you can learn how to better support those communities. Harvard Business Review lays out how “leaders across levels can validate, affirm and support people of color,” while The Lily shines a spotlight on mothers who have been forced to make a difficult decision between their jobs and their families.

Quiet for the past two months, this week also saw the reopening of the New York Stock Exchange’s trading floor. Find out what steps the NYSE has taken to safely reopen, including policies on face masks, temperature checks, and use of public transit.

Also on our list, you can learn how to build a stronger employee referral program; why Millennials may be the unluckiest generation; how to ramp up your internal mobility program; and more.

Here are the must-read articles for this week:

1. How U.S. Companies Can Support Employees of Color Through the Pandemic (Harvard Business Review)

2. NYSE Trading Floor Is Reopening Today: Here Are All the Ways It Will Look Different (Fast Company)

3. ‘I Had to Choose Being a Mother’: With No Child Care or Summer Camps, Women Are Being Edged Out of the Workforce (The Lily)

4. You Are Not Working From Home (The New York Times)

5. 6 Tactics Schneider Electric Used to Amp Up Internal Mobility (LinkedIn’s Talent Blog)

6. Office Work Will Never Be the Same (Vox)

7. Build a Stronger Employee Referral Program (Harvard Business Review)

8. The Unluckiest Generation in U.S. History (The Washington Post)

9. Hit the Emotional Gym — The Founder's Framework for Emotional Fitness (First Round Review)

10. Pay Cuts Become a Tool for Some Companies to Avoid Layoffs (The New York Times)

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