Federal law bans employment discrimination against current or prospective employees based on race, age, and other protected classes. Additionally, it prohibits adverse action against employees based on a consumer report unless the findings are provided to the individual. Are the provisions violated when a prospective employee’s job offer is briefly rescinded and then reinstated? A […]
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Recruiting can be an intense process. It takes a lot of effort to get from needing to fill a vacancy to getting a great candidate actually into the role and up to full productivity. Time, money, and a lot of hard work go into the process. The last thing an employer wants is to make […]
When job candidates apply for new positions, they often hope to receive a half-dozen offers to choose from. Or, they may hope to use one offer to leverage a more favorable salary and better benefits from another. However, this rarely works out in practice.
As the labor market continues to sway in jobseekers’ favor, it should come as no surprise that candidates also feel more inclined to negotiate their salaries before accepting a job offer.
In a tight labor market, employers need to pull out all the stops to attract and retain top talent. One way to entice jobseekers to accept the offer is to negotiate a variety of perks, but beware: Candidates will lose interest if your company is unwilling to negotiate beyond the salary level.
In a challenging labor market that saw the U.S. unemployment rate hover around 3.9% throughout 2018, employers are increasingly looking for ways they can beat the trend and meet their hiring goals. With qualified candidates at a premium, employers must examine how they’re presenting themselves to the interviewee, in order to effectively assess candidates while […]
In the war for talent, only the employer with the strongest benefits offerings will survive. Does your company have what it takes to attract great talent based on your current benefits packages?
It’s an age-old dilemma that takes on greater significance in a tight labor market. When an employee resigns, should you try to talk him or her into staying?
How often have you or your hiring team put together a job offer for a well-qualified candidate only to have the offer rejected? This can be quite frustrating, and it can increase how long it takes to fill a given vacancy.