The Best Recruiting Articles We’re Reading in September5 min read

September 9, 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 August.

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Back-to-school season is upon us, which only means one thing for those of us in the talent acquisition world: campus recruitment is now in full swing. If you’re anything like us, you probably don’t have much time to read up on the latest trends talent acquisition while balancing travel, recruitment events, interview scheduling and candidate evaluations.

That’s 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 September:

Our favorite recruiting articles this month:

3 Reasons You Should Join Me at HR Tech

By Steve Boese

This year’s annual HR Technology Conference takes place in Las Vegas from October 1 – 4, 2019. Steve Boese shares why this year’s conference is especially important for talent acquisition professionals looking to learn about emerging tech and network with industry leaders. (Plus, hear from Yello during our conversation with PwC!)

To Tell Or Not To Tell….I Spy a Typo in Your Resume

By Kelly Dingee

Attention to detail is a key skill for most jobs, and spotting a resume typo can be an immediate red flag for recruiters. While it may be easy to pass on those candidates or refrain from mentioning the error, it might be in your best interest to bring up the typo. Kelly Dingee explains why.

Inclusion in Action

By Joe Gerstandt

Being inclusive isn’t for one person on your HR team — it’s everyone’s job. Whether you work in human resources or not, educating yourself and your peers on diversity and inclusion is your responsibility. Joe Gerstandt tells us where to start.

A Hard Truth About Employee Engagement

By Jason Lauritsen

For many years, Jason Lauritsen believed that creating a workplace that engages employees was the only way to sustain a profitable business. Years later, a new role made him reconsider his philosophy. Here’s the hard truth he had to face.

There’s No Lukewarm HR

By Nicole Roberts

Good HR is all or nothing — either you’re fully invested, or you’re not. Nicole Roberts talks about why working in human resources can be one of the most rewarding and impactful jobs, along with some common signs that it might be time to call it quits.

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They’re Not Candidates, They’re Volunteers: A Q&A With James Ellis

James Ellis, a go-to expert on recruitment marketing and employer branding, shares his thoughts on how to build a candidate experience that asks, not pushes, candidates to join your team. Plus, he shares a few top tips for building an employer brand that’s more authentic, human, and better reflects your employees’ experiences.

What’s happening on social:

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

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