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Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines In Talent Acquisition, June 2, 2017

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Welcome back to another ConveyIQ Weekly Roundup! We’ve gathered five interesting articles from talent leaders, so you don’t have to. While you were busy bouncing back into your routine after Memorial Day weekend, a lot was going on in the world of recruiting– including tips on the best time to post a job listing, the growth of HR tech and how to get execs on board, and one unconventional snack that could help promote wellness.

Fact or Fiction: There is a Best Day of the Week to Post Your Job

When it comes to posting jobs, maybe you do want a case of the Mondays. This article from Mighty Recruiter breaks down job seeker trends, and what recruiters need to consider when posting a new position. Oh yeah — timing isn’t everything, either.

The Surprising Interview Tactic Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin Use To Vet Job Candidates

“Wait…they ask what?” We’ve written before about unconventional (and sometimes uncomfortable) interview questions recruiters should ask — but this one from the leaders at Google really threw us for a loop, and opened up a new perspective when it comes to seeking out top talent. Check out this article from CNBC on the method behind Google’s “madness.”

HR Outpaced By Business and IT Transformation: Study

Change is on the horizon for the HR industry — but can organizations keep up? Mercer’s new 2017 Global Talent Trends Study suggests that in this ever-shifting HR world, slow progress may leave HR teams behind in the race to keep up with corporate change. This article from Relocate Magazine gives some insight on the cat-and-mouse game, and highlights emerging industry trends.

How to Get Your CEO to Invest in HR Tech

So your CEO wants change, and you’ve found the perfect solution. How do you get finance to give the green light and invest in HR tech? This article from Human Resources Director breaks down ways you can communicate to your top-level managers the effectiveness of the tech you’ve chosen, and how it will deliver actionable results. For more on how Take the Interview can transform your hiring experience, click here.

Want Healthier Staff? Add Chocolate to Your Pantry

We’ve saved the best for last — dessert, if you will. Honestly, any article with the word “chocolate” in it has my attention, and this one from Human Resources Online is pretty sweet. According to a recent Harvard study, eating moderate amounts of chocolate can help reduce risk for certain heart conditions. Another study also suggests chocolate can help boost productivity. A win-win for office wellness? We think so.

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