The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

August 14, 2020

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“Human Bias-Officer,” “WFH Facilitator,” “Workplace Environment Architect” – these are just a few of the 21 HR roles that will appear over the next 10 years, according to 100 CHROs, CLOs and VPs of talent.  

“We believe this is HR’s moment to lead organizations in navigating the future,” write Jeanne C. Meister and Robert H. Brown in the below HBR article, 21 HR Jobs of the Future. “While some of the roles we identified are entirely new positions, others are new responsibilities that are becoming increasingly important as HR re-imagines and reboots its strategy in light of the pandemic,” they add. 

Other topics in our list of must-read articles this week include: Hidden biases at work, how to adapt employee benefits during a pandemic, and more.

Here are the must-read articles for this week:

1. 21 HR Jobs of the Future (Harvard Business Review)

2. “I Found a Hidden Bias in Our Hiring Process” (ERE)

3. Strategies to adapt employee benefits to a COVID-19 world (Employee Benefit News)

4. This is the thing employees want most from their employers (Fast Company)

5. You Cannot Solve Diversity Issues With Diversity Metrics (TLNT)

6. In Viral Post, Out-of-Work Recruiter Asks for One Thing  (Talent Blog)

7. U.S. Companies Plan To Help, Train And Hire 100,000 Minorities (Forbes)

8. How to do a better job of listening when you’re remote (Fast Company)

9. Sheryl Sandberg Says Business Barriers for Black Women Rise in Pandemic (Bloomberg)

10. In Europe, Millions of Jobless Are Falling Through the Cracks (New York Times)

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