Tag: New York City

Painful Jab: Mayor De Blasio Rolls Out New Vax Mandate for Businesses

On December 6, 2021, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, who is leaving office at the end of the year and likely running for governor in 2022, announced a first-in-the-nation COVID-19 vaccination mandate for workers and customers at indoor dining, fitness, entertainment, and performance venues. The new requirement is in addition to the proof-of-vaccination […]

Fast Food and Future-Proofed Careers

Unlike most countries, where employers have to provide reasons and just cause for termination of employment, in the United States, at-will employment, which dictates that you can be fired for any reason at all, is the norm. But that came to an end this past summer as New York City implemented new laws prohibiting fast-food […]

Monster Career Expert Vicki Salemi Assesses the Recruiting Landscape

Note: Vicki was an HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday guest. Listen to that here. As an HR professional, you undoubtedly know that the landscape of recruiting has undergone massive upheaval, not just since the beginning of the pandemic but also in the last few months. Getting your footing can be a challenge right now, but […]

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Understanding the Reasons Why Job Applicants Reject Your Job Offer

The average time to recruit a new employee typically ranges between a few days to 4 months. If this wait is not frustrating enough, there are also many instances when people you have hired reject your offer at the last moment, leaving you with no choice but to go back to the job boards.

2018 Jobs Report: A Look Back at the Year

We’re in the home stretch of 2018! It’s been a year filled with record low unemployment rates and consistent battles to find skilled talent. Technology continues to dominate the job landscape, as well as how and where we do our jobs. As this year comes to an end, let’s take a look back at all […]

Competing with Google and Amazon to Retain Talent

Amazon recently announced that it would be building a new headquarters in New York City and Virginia, causing widespread panic among employers in those regions. Now another big name is slated to move into New York City, as well: Google. With these two corporate giants headed to the East Coast, what does this mean for […]

Know What Your Competition Is Paying Before You Put an Offer on the Table

Recruiters, hiring managers, and HR professionals rejoice, Robert Half has released its 2019 Salary Guide! Why is this so important, you ask? With salary guides, you’ll be able to see what types of compensation your competition is offering candidates, and with that knowledge in hand, you’ll be better equipped to poach those workers to your […]