Recruiting Roundup: Our Favorite Articles from October6 min read

October 3, 2019 Ask a Recruiter

Here’s what we’re reading this month from some of our favorite authors, plus a look at some of the best recruiting social media posts in October.

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The fall campus recruitment season is in full swing, which means those of us in the talent acquisition world are busy traveling across the country, meeting with students and hosting information sessions.

This time of year doesn’t leave much time to read up on the latest industry trends, which is why we’re sharing all of our favorite recruiting content of the month, all in one place. Here’s what some of HR’s biggest names are talking about in October:

Our favorite recruiting articles this month:

Tips for Helping Students Perfect Their Elevator Pitches

By NACE

Gen Z job seekers expect recruiters to be a trusted advisor, and helping students with their elevator pitch can be a great way to show candidates that your company is invested in their future career success. NACE shares a few best practices for teaching students how to introduce themselves to potential employers professionally and succinctly.

Young People Are Going to Save Us All From Office Life

By Claire Cain Miller and Sanam Yar

Gen Z-ers and millennials have been called lazy and entitled. Could they, instead, be among the first to understand the proper role of work in life? Here’s how the youngest generations are shaping the future of office life.

#WorkTrends: Why Every HR Pro Should Think Like a Marketer

By Meghan M. Biro

Look at your company’s org chart. The marketers at your organization likely have one job, and you have yours. Perhaps you meet up a bit to think about recruitment or engagement, but your jobs are separate, right? Not so fast — Meghan M. Biro explains why recruiters should act more like marketers to boost their hiring efforts.

Welcome Boomerang Employees Back in Style

By Sharlyn Lauby

While many employers are apprehensive about rehiring employees who have left the company, there are many reasons why boomerang employees might just be your next great hire. Here’s how to embrace returning team members and build a company culture that welcomes alumni with open arms.

How To Manage Generation Z Employees

By Ashley Stahl

Generation-Z (born 2000 onwards) is growing up and leaping into the workforce.  They are even more tech-savvy and high expectation seekers than Millennials, but they deeply crave something different than their predecessors: job security. And how you manage your employees will directly relate to their sense of security. Here are three things to consider in order to successfully manage this next wave of workers.

The Yello post you loved most this month:

A Recruiter’s Guide to Executing a Successful Campus Recruitment Event

With more than 70% of companies planning to recruit on campus, the competition is on to attract young talent at universities across the country. Learn more about how to execute a successful campus recruitment event in our data-driven, technological age — including how to set goals, build a candidate communication plan, and measure the right metrics.

What’s happening on social:

Here are a few can’t-miss recruiting conversations happening on social media this month:

Calling all recruiters: Let’s get social!

Follow Yello on LinkedIn and Twitter to join the conversation on all things recruiting. Here’s what we’ve been chatting about lately:

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