Indeed Ends Pay-per-Application Pricing

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Dec 22, 2023

Indeed ends pay-per-application pricing. Earlier this week, Indeed killed a pricing plan that it had first announced slightly more than a year ago. The structure was meant to replace a pay-per-click model. (SHRM)

The race to hire interns…for 2025. No joke. Companies are already competing for super-early-career talent to fill internships that are 18 months away. Banks and accounting firms are especially wooing students early on. (The Wall Street Journal)

What are the fastest-growing job skills? Coursera just released a report based on the skills the platform’s users are growing. Check out which ones the company says are “shaping the future of work for businesses, governments, and higher education institutions.” (Coursera)

Why gender bias persists, even when organizations try to curb it. This article points out that “although managers were able to curb differences in how they described employees’ traits and behaviors (“viewing biases”), they were unlikely to catch differences in how they rewarded employees for those traits and behaviors (“valuing biases”).” (Harvard Business Review)

Talent Brand Alliance to cease operations. Earlier this week, Will Staney, founder and CEO of Talent Brand Alliance, a professional community for employment branding and recruitment marketing professionals, announced that the organization will stop operating on March 31 next year. Stanley wrote that “despite our best efforts and the unwavering dedication of this wonderful community, we have reached a point where continuing Talent Brand Alliance in its current form is no longer sustainable.” (Talent Brand Alliance)

An anticipated wave of AI specialist jobs has yet to arrive. Most big organizations have not created AI-specific leadership roles, despite constant rhetoric that such posts are coming. The wait continues. (The Wall Street Journal)

Grocery chain Ralphs, a subsidiary of Kroger, allegedly illegally denied jobs to formerly incarcerated people. A civil rights lawsuit claims that the supermarket “refused to hire hundreds of applicants whose conviction histories do not justify denying them positions.” (Los Angeles Times)

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