Tag - Salary expectation

Hiring is a full-time job even when everything goes smoothly. But in our experience, we know well that certain problems can crop up and make hiring more difficult

June 2019

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Quick Tips for the Top 4 Hiring Headaches

Hiring is a full-time job even when everything goes smoothly. But in our experience, we know well that certain problems can crop up and make hiring more difficult. Here are some of our tips on how to help and avoid some of the most common hiring headaches that we encounter. Extreme Hiring Speed Speed of hiring has been increasingly important in the tight labor market, and employers have had to hire faster in order to keep top candidates. In our experience the best candidates...

January 2018

Salary Information: To Tell or Not to Tell?

Salary Information: To Tell or Not to Tell?

Salary Information: To Tell or Not to Tell? Salary disclosure has been a hot topic in our industry lately. Recruiters and candidates both have very strong opinions on this. Maybe if both sides understood each other’s motivations better, this would not be such a controversial question. But that is easier said than done. You’re probably going to encounter a lot of articles and blogs offering advice on this topic. Some of them will be more helpful than others. Should...

October 2017

Are you paying your people enough and is that the most important thing to them?

Are You Paying Your People Enough? (And is that really the most important thing to them?)

October has arrived and business owners and managers are already thinking about the looming dread that comes with regulating office Halloween costumes. HR departments are facing a different kind of horror when it comes to issues like salary increases and pay equity. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate fell to a new post-crisis low of 4.2%. It is expected to reach 4.0% by early 2018, ahead of projections. In a tight labor market such as...

July 2017

Negotiating Your Job Offer

5 Tips for Negotiating Your Job Offer

In our experience, most job offers are virtually predetermined because both the employer and the candidate have communicated their needs beforehand. Not every job offer is cut and dry. Sometimes a little back and forth is necessary so that both parties feel satisfied by the outcome. When you initially applied to the position, you were most likely asked to provide your current salary. Some applications will even ask candidates to provide a salary expectation as a means of screening...

August 2016

Money

How to Answer Salary Expectation Questions

You’re in the 3rd and final interview in the interviewing process and all of the sudden; the interviewer drops the dreaded “what are your salary expectations?” What do you do? What do you tell them? Below we share how to answer salary expectation questions:   Be honest, but be realistic In the current market, the normal increase from job to job is 5% to 8%. If you’re making a level change, such as going from assistant manager to manager, that percentage will...

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