Employers are facing an interesting recruiting conundrum: Despite high unemployment rates, there still aren’t enough applicants for a given job post.
Tag: job title
by Carla Oliver When a person applies for a job, the job generally comes with a title that an employer believes to be descriptive of the role and reflective of the duties and responsibilities of the position. In many cases, an employer’s assignment of a job title to a particular role is done without a […]
According to statistics released in 2014 by the United States Census Bureau, women are paid, on average, 79 cents for every dollar their male counterparts earn. A just released study of over 100,000 job offers by Hired.com found that 69% of the time men receive higher salary offers than women for the same job title […]
Question: Can a company have multiple people in the same position, performing the same duties, and have some coded as non-exempt (based on salary) and some coded as exempt (because they meet the minimum requirement)?
By Jen Carsen, J.D. and Sharon McKnight, CCP SPHR Wouldn’t it be great if every job title in your organization were included in every salary database?
I am preparing an offer letter for an exempt position who is working at 80%. Can you let me know if this language is OK?: “In this exempt position, you will be working at a reduced capacity of 80% and your compensation will be $XXX,000.00 annually, payable bi-weekly.”
By Sharon McKnight, CCP, SPHR Trying to find market data for some jobs may seem a little like searching for a needle in a haystack—tedious, time-consuming, and marginally successful. Often, the problem isn’t that no data is available but how we look for it.
Executive Exemption: Who Qualifies? President Obama made the news recently with a proposal to change the rules on who must be paid overtime. What rule is under consideration here, and what are the implications for employers?
Yesterday, we shared the results of BLR’s 2014 Performance Management survey (BLR is CER’s parent company); today, the rest of the results.
What’s worse, trying to sum up your work history in 200 characters or less, or getting hired—or not hired—based on your looks? Pitman Training has now developed an app that pushes the envelope in social media and career development.