Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, May 4, 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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The Cut

Job Interview Tips: How to Survive 10 Awkward Situations
Have you ever been in an interview that had a few bumps or blunders? Odds are, you’ve been in an interview like this more than once. Awkward moments happen all the time during interviews. It’s how you navigate those tricky situations that make you sink or swim in front of hiring managers. Alison Green from The Cut offers tips for handling and overcoming some common interview hiccups.  


The Future of Recruitment Videos Lies in the Crazy Trend of Unboxing Videos
Unboxing videos are on the rise in quantity and popularity on video streaming sites, and it makes sense why. They offer genuine, authentic feedback on anything from Pokemon cards to new makeup products. Recruiting can take a tip from this video style! “Unbox” your company in recruitment videos - meaning offer candid, real insights and thoughts from real employees doing real work at the company. The goal is to be as authentic as possible!

HR Dive

New hires are twice as likely to leave employers that mishandle the onboarding process
A new study found that organizations with poor onboarding processes are twice as likely to make new hires want to leave. Many HR software and technology solutions are aimed at enhancements in pre- and post-employment processes and functions. These solutions do well, but there is a remaining disconnect at the point of onboarding. Respondents in this survey did convey an optimistic attitude toward software and automation, though.


New Anti-Harassment Laws Are Coming to California
Employers in California may see some more new laws in place, this time addressing harassment prevention. Legislation has largely tackled sexual harassment this year, no doubt aligning with the #MeToo movement. This is causing employers and legislators to take a second look at current laws and practices to find where changes and updates can and should be made. Author Lisa Nagele-Piazza details what some of these changes may mean in the near future.
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