Hire Learnings August 18, 2020
What we’re reading this week:
- Emerging Trends Could Threaten Equitable Outcomes For Marginalized Students - NACE
- 10 Things Recruiters Used to Believe — But Don't Anymore - LinkedIn
- Understanding organizational barriers to a more inclusive workplace - McKinsey
Emerging Trends Could Threaten Equitable Outcomes For Marginalized Students - NACE
“People, especially those from marginalized groups, may assume that the world is not set up in a way for them to succeed or for them to be welcomed. When we implement trends that take away face time with candidates, we also remove the ability to create trust throughout the interview and onboarding processes.”
Trends that emerge in recruiting and HR can potentially threaten diversity efforts. In this article, Matthew Cowley discusses further and how to make sure that companies and organizations don’t stifle the very opportunities they are trying to create by simply catching onto trends.
Related reading: How to Attract Recent College Graduates, Platforms for Hiring College Students in a COVID Environment
10 Things Recruiters Used to Believe — But Don't Anymore - LinkedIn
Recruiting professionals were asked, “What’s something you believed to be true 10 years ago about recruiting that you don’t believe to be true now?” This article highlights some of their answers to address the biggest myths and misconceptions in the field.
Related reading: Three Recruiting Shifts You Should Make to Be Ahead of the Curve
Understanding organizational barriers to a more inclusive workplace - McKinsey
“Thirty-nine percent of all respondents say they have turned down or decided not to pursue a job because of a perceived lack of inclusion at an organization.”
A survey from McKinsey finds that many employees do not experience an inclusive workplace and want their organizations to do more to encourage diversity and inclusion. This article addresses four areas that companies can address to do so, including professional advancement opportunities and meaningful interaction with senior leaders.
Related reading: How Micro-Internships Can Bring Diversity, New Perspectives, and Talent to Employers
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