Weekly wrap 3/28/2016 - 4/1/2016

Kristina Finseth

It's Friday! We know you've had a busy week and are ready for a break, but don't miss your chance to brush up on the latest in news and opinion in the industry with our latest edition of the weekly wrap.

It's hard to be on top of all of the latest trends in the world of talent acquisition, but no worries - we are here for you! So let's catch up on all of the best content you've missed out on this week.

Why this tech company starts new hires on Fridays (and why you should too)

By: Fast Company @fastcompany

Mondays are tough. People are running around trying to get caught up from the weekend and so the Monday chaos ensues.

Looking for an atmosphere with less chaos to start your new hires? Stop starting new hires on Mondays and start new hires on Fridays instead! People are in better moods, the existing team is less stressed, and new hires come in fresh on Monday motivated and ready to work.

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

By: Carolyn Sun @carolynssun

Finding a candidate that is a good fit plays a big part in forming your company's culture and ensuring its future success.

Carolyn suggests using these seven interview questions that can draw revealing answers from job candidates to help you get to know them better.

Here are Google, Amazon and Facebook's secrets to hiring the best people

By: Sarah Cooper @sarahcpr

Sarah outlines Google, Amazon and Facebook's best kept secrets to hiring the best people.

And no, it's not that list of popular Google interview questions you Googled on Google.

What millennial resumes are missing: staying power

By: Matthew Wurst @360i

Matthew illustrates his frustration with hiring millennials by explaining the main thing missing from their resume: staying power.

He debunks the myth that job hopping is a great way to advance in a career and explains why building a career with staying power is more beneficial for everyone.

Jobs, pay, labor force all up in March

By: John Zappe

Shrugging off concerns over global economic disarray, U.S. employers continued to hire briskly in March, adding over 215,000 new jobs and John has more good news for recruiters who have been struggling to fill jobs!

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