The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

September 11, 2020

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With 16.3 million Americans looking for work, “HR pros have their work cut out for them,” writes Steve Flook in the first article on our list of must-reads this week. “As if finding qualified talent wasn’t hard enough pre-COVID, organizations are bracing for an applicant overload,” he continues. The article goes on to provide tips on what employers can do to deal with this application overload – and hire the right candidates. 

Also on our list this week, learn why Netflix’s Reed Hastings takes a controversial stance by sharing that he thinks remote work is a “pure negative", which companies are driving the diversity discussion on LinkedIn, and more.

Here are the must-read articles for this week:

1. Brace Yourself — The Mass Applies are Coming (ERE)

2. All Eyes On HR (LinkedIn)

3. These Are the New Job Skills Professionals Need Right Now, According to LinkedIn (Fast Company)

4. A Fresh Perspective On Sourcing During COVID (SourceCon)

5. Netflix’s Reed Hastings Deems Remote Work ‘a Pure Negative’ (The Wall Street Journal)

6. 5 Companies Driving the Diversity Discussion on LinkedIn (Talent Blog)

7. Do Jobless Benefits Deter Works? Some Employers Say Yes. Studies Don’t. (The New York Times)

8. 3 Effective Ways To Improve Your Internal Communication To Boost Employee Engagement (Forbes)

9. How to Ensure Healthy Remote Company Culture (Inc)

10. Is Your Employee Experience Reaching Human Resources? (Harvard Business Review)

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