The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

October 2, 2020

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“One in four women are considering downshifting their careers or leaving the workforce due to Covid-19.” That’s according to the new Women in the Workplace report by McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.org, which goes on to say that “without bold steps, we could erase all the progress we’ve made toward gender diversity in the six years of this study.” In addition to looking at how the pandemic has affected women at work, the report offers steps companies can take to build a more equal workplace and prevent millions of women from leaving their jobs. 

Also on our list of must-read articles this week, Coinbase’s CEO says he won’t allow discussions about politics and social causes at work, Greg Savage shares five “brutal truths” staffing agencies must tackle in order to weather the recession, and more. 

Here are the must-read articles for this week:

1. Women in the Workplace 2020: A Crisis Looming in Corporate America (McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.org)

2. Coinbase Won’t Allow Discussions Of Politics And Social Causes At Work—If Employees Don’t Like It, They’re Free To Leave (Forbes)

3. Agency Recruitment. Five Brutal Truths (Recruiting Brief) 

4. Zoom’s Chief Diversity Officer Explores the Future of Inclusion and Remote Work (Talent Blog)

5. How One Company Overcame Remote Fears to Improve Its Culture (TLNT)

6. With Hybrid Work Here To Stay, It's Time To Rethink Talent Sourcing (Forbes)

7. The Business Case For Rethinking Redeployment (HR Zone)

8. Boeing’s Head of Global Executive Staffing Offers Insights on Recruiting for Top Jobs (ERE)

9. 20 Major Companies That Have Announced Employees Can Work Remotely Long-term (Business Insider)

10. 7 Interview Questions for Any Prospective Employee (Entrepreneur)

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