Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, May 18, 2018

Posted by The ConveyIQ Team

Welcome back to another ConveyIQ Weekly Roundup. Here’s the latest news and updates that made headlines in the HR community this week.
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Fast Company

Employers like EY and IBM are now hiring workers without college degrees
A college degree may not be the golden ticket to land a job anymore. As degrees add new requirements that aren't related to work performance or capabilities, large organizations are opening the candidate pool to those without a college education. Requiring a degree to make a hire is causing inefficiencies in the U.S. job market, so some hiring teams are placing more confidence in candidates' job potential or relevant work experience.

HR Dive

Among millennials, women more excited about the cybersecurity field than men
According to survey data from Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), female millennials are more likely than male millennials to be excited by a cybersecurity career. As interests are shifting, the gender gap in information technology is slowly but surely closing. Even so, a different study suggests a shortage in cybersecurity talent by 2020. It's definitely exciting to see a growing interest and establishment of women in tech positions, but more effort amongst young men and women should be placed on learning and training in this space to prepare for future needs.   

Undercover Recruiter

6 Ways to Recruit and Hire the Best Candidates for Summer Jobs
It's almost summer, which means warm weather, fun vacations, and a strong hiring season. More young workers today emphasize workplaces with strong training and learning environments rather than high pay. As these interests shift, recruiters need to get creative to attract and retain top talent for coveted summer and full-time positions. This article sums up the simple 6-step guide to effectively hiring great candidates.


How To Answer All The Frivolous, Cliché Interview Questions Like A Pro
Candidates often hear very similar interview questions from different organizations throughout the hiring process. Repeatedly answering these questions can become monotonous and boring. But, there is a simple art to mastering a lot of these common questions to sound well-researched, enthusiastic, and strong. Author Jack Kelly shares 6 tips to sounding your best no matter the question and some canned responses that work like a charm!
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