Recently there has been a lot of noteworthy legislative activity surrounding the proper classification of workers. Companies that misclassify employees as independent contractors (or 1099 workers) are being held liable for unpaid taxes and hefty fines. Check out our quick overview of the IRS guidelines for independent contractor classification. Continue reading
“What did you earn in your last position?” It’s a simple question and a common one in many interviews, but did you know this one question is linked to pay inequalities? Some legislatures believe that basing salary offers on previous salaries may help perpetuate existing pay gaps. This is the reason why some states and cities have enacted laws that prohibit employers from asking job applicants what they made in previous roles. Check out our infographic guide for an overview of why these laws are necessary and how they work: Continue reading
Today’s hiring market is not what it was ten years ago. It’s not even the same as two years ago. From tensions over a potential recession to the growing prevalence of social media, various elements are coming together to create a unique hiring market. Check out our infographic to learn more about how your company can navigate the road to hiring in 2020. Continue reading
Most people understand that brand recognition is paramount in sales. Similarly, a positive employer brand is critical when it comes to attracting top talent. It pays to be known as the organization to work for—and that’s not going to happen when an applicant is treated poorly or unfairly. Continue reading
There are a lot of unfilled jobs out there. As of the end of 2018 there were 7.3 million of them, to be precise (BLS). Organizations across the nation are looking to expand and hire, but they are facing one major challenge: finding qualified talent. Continue reading
With today’s tight talent market, the candidate experience has never mattered more. When choosing between job offers, candidates will likely opt for the company that provided a seamless experience from the job post to the interview. Here are six things you can start doing right now to attract top talent.
Meetings are valuable because they encourage communication, providing a place for team members to get a say. However, when attendees don’t get this chance, they might walk away feeling like the meeting was a waste. Unfortunately, certain scenarios can make people uncomfortable speaking up. Continue reading
Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, has a curious rule for meetings. He doesn’t plan any meetings in which two pizzas aren’t enough to feed everyone (Inc). Despite the company’s gargantuan size (it counted on more than half a million employees in 2017), Bezos sticks steadfastly to his two-pizza rule. Continue reading