Five Strategies to Streamline YOUR Hiring Process

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In this candidate driven job market, doing your best recruiting quickly has become critical. Here are five strategies to streamline your hiring process. Evaluate Don’t take that old job description and run with it. Do take the time to meet with the hiring manager and others impacted by the position, to write a new, updated… Read more »

What is Enough PTO?

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What is Enough PTO?

According to the human resources professional accreditation association, SHRM, the average number of annual vacation days varies from 8-22, sick days from 7-19 with a pretty standard 4 personal days and 8 paid holidays. Over 40% of employers have moved to a PTO plan versus this detailed breakdown of time off. What are the pros… Read more »

Does 8% Inflation Translate to an 8% Pay Raise?

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Inflation of 7.9% is at a 40 year high. We are in the midst of “The Great Resignation” and it is a job seeker’s market characterized by more jobs than workers. Employees going through annual reviews and job seekers looking for strong offers believe they can ask for an 8% pay raise or even more… Read more »

How Should Remote Employee Salaries be Set?

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Remote Employee Salaries

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that many of today’s professionals can do just fine working from home. At first the idea that employees wouldn’t be coming into a centralized location caused many employers to shudder in dread. But one day people who had been working in their offices suddenly were connecting… Read more »

3 Employer Hiring Trends for 2022

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The power has shifted in today’s employer/employee relationship which is one of the significant employer hiring trends for 2022. Employees are now starting to ask questions about the work they perform – and where they perform it. Many are choosing to leave their jobs and replacing them has proven to be challenging so far. The… Read more »

Pay Transparency Becoming Law in New York City

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Starting May 15, 2022 New York City employers with four or more employees must post salary ranges in job advertisements. This is an amendment to the NYC Human Rights Law and considers excluding minimum and maximum salaries from NYC based positions “unlawful discriminatory practice.” This bill passed with a vote of 41 -7 reflecting how… Read more »

What do Post-Covid Recruiting Best Practices Look Like?

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As we slowly come out of the pandemic the labor market is tight with many job openings unfilled. This labor market has record-level turnover and job openings, increased stress and significantly changed candidate expectations. Here are the post-Covid recruiting best practices you can use to improve your ability to hire. Remote Interviewing Virtual interviewing exploded… Read more »

Pay Transparency – Yes or No Way!

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Americans have a cultural aversion to discussing personal income. A 2018 survey from Capital Group found “salary or household income” to be Americans’ foremost conversational taboo, ahead of “marriage problems, mental illness, drug addiction, race, sex, politics and religion.” But this pay transparency taboo may be changing due to Gen Z’s generational comfort with sharing… Read more »

Candidate Driven Job Market – How to Succeed

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“There aren’t enough workers to go around for the jobs we have right now. We run an ad and get zero ad response. What do we have to do to find someone to hire?” It isn’t a shock to anyone that it is a candidate driven job market right now. What is causing this, and… Read more »

Turn Diverse Hiring into Diversity Inclusivity

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Diverse hiring is important for an organization’s growth and success. A Harvard Business School article on ‘How and Where Diversity Drives Financial Performance’ stated, “Diversity represents a tangible missed opportunity and significant potential upside for most companies…worth up to 12.9% points of innovation revenue.” You’ve adjusted your hiring policies to support a more diverse organization…. Read more »