Daily October 25

The coronavirus crisis has triggered the so-called “Great Resignation,” with workers ditching and shifting their jobs in record numbers. But as the war for top talent rages on, spare a thought for the recruiters, and human resources professionals tasked with attracting and retaining the best in the business — all remotely. Read more about what they have to say below.

  • Employers must work a lot harder on improving internal culture and offering benefits beyond compensation if they’re to win the talent war, say recruiters.
  • Feedback from those who do the hard work at media agencies revealed a lot of issues boiling under the surface of their day-to-day jobs, from DE&I shortfalls to massive confusion in the CTV space. More in this Digiday+ Media Buying Briefing.
  • Online food service company DoorDash is upping its advertising offering with pay per scale features. Industry experts say it could set a new precedent in retail media.
  • Listen to episode one of Kill Your Algorithm, a Digiday podcast special exploring the implications of a more aggressive Federal Trade Commission. We cover how the agency’s settlement with period tracking app Flo and why some think it wasn’t tough enough.