Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, June 15, 2018

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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SmartBrief

What would you do if you knew your why?
“Knowing your why” is a concept focused on identifying your true passions and desires to better pursue what makes you happy. In the job market, this can make a huge impact. Before diving head first into a job search or sticking around at a job that makes you miserable but pays the bills, understand what is valuable to you and learn your “why.”
 

Fortune

There’s No Place in the U.S. Where a Minimum Wage Worker Can Afford a 2-Bedroom Apartment
It’s the sad truth many job seekers are facing today. The cost of living outweighs the pay that minimum wage workers earn and it’s tricky for entry-level salaried workers as well. This article is packed with all the stats and numbers on minimum wage and living costs. The big takeaway here is that strong candidates can be attracted with a healthy salary or compensation package.
 

ERE

Indeed.com Survey Reveals Top 10 Workplaces for Millennials, What They Want
35% of the American labor force is comprised of millennials, making them strong and prominent candidates in the job market. To attract this generation of workers, be a top employer that speaks to their employment needs and desires. Millennials strive for organizations that help develop and further their skills, growth, and learning. Apple, EY, and Capital One all have a top 10 position. Read the article to find the top employer!
 

Forbes

I Took Time Off And Now My Skills Are Outdated — Five Steps To Getting Employers To Notice You
If you’re coming off a long break from the workforce or just have a gap in your resume, this article offers advice on remaining a desired candidate to hiring managers. Unsurprisingly, it’s important to update all of your skills, work history, and responsibilities. Author, Caroline Ceniza-Levine, shares the specific steps to take to kickstart your job search!
 
 
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