WEEKLY ROUND UP: 500,000 NEW JOBS? RIDICULOUS INTERVIEW ANSWERS AND MORE!

It’s been an eventful week in the world of recruiting and HR. We look at the increasing number of new jobs in the market, a light-hearted analysis of the most ridiculous interview answers and tips to become a top-notch employer. Let’s begin with the statistics confirming the rapid increase of new jobs in the month of February 2017. Almost 500,000 New Jobs Added in Year 2017 That’s not all – unemployment saw a dip to 4.7 percent. Exact figures amount to 473,000 since the beginning of the new year. Comparing the same months to 2016, saw only 236,000 new jobs. As far as recruiters are concerned, results indicate the recruiting difficulty index went to by 8.8 points in the services sector and 8.9 points in the manufacturing sector. You can have a detailed look at some very interesting stats here. The Most Ridiculous Job Interviews Ever? Interviews. They can be
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WEEKLY ROUND UP: FACEBOOK JOBS, RECRUITING TIPS FOR LEAD GEN AND THE BIGGEST INTERVIEW FAILS

It’s been quite an eventful few days for Recruiters and HR professionals. We give you the rundown of what’s been happening over the past week. What ‘Facebook Jobs’ Really Means for Real Recruiters If you haven’t heard about it yet, Facebook has officially announced the rollout of their much-awaited Jobs feature on business pages. Proving to be a potential competitor to recruiting platforms like LinkedIn and the likes, the prospects of Facebook jumping into the recruiting business definitely sounds exciting. Read all about what can we expect from ‘Facebook Jobs’ and if it’s too early to speculate on it’s effectiveness compared to the competition. Top 4 Recruiting Tips for Lead Generation What’s the best way to guarantee a top-quality hire? The insightful article by Dana Roth explains the 4 most useful recruiting tips for sourcing candidates. The article looks the current competitive recruiting environment and how recruiters can distinguish themselves
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