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Hiring disabled workers? No time like the present

For disabled workers, the pandemic has been both a crisis and an opportunity—a crisis because so many suffer from disability-related morbidities that make getting infected very dangerous, and an opportunity because remote work flourished. Plus, the shortage of workers has meant more chances for disabled applicants to be hired than ever before.

Snapshot: Pay up and tell us all about it

Pay transparency is affecting recruiting. A strong majority (85%) stated that they are more likely to apply for a job whose listing included a salary range.

New pay transparency law invites huge pay ranges

A salary range of $0 to $2 million for a client service position at Citigroup is among the new, rather broad salary ranges appearing among New York City job openings after the implementation of a new salary transparency law in New York.

Leap hurdles to hiring veterans

November is National Veterans and Military Families Month, and DOL.gov offers resources for those seeking to hire veterans. Yet those with military experience still face hurdles in finding employment, despite skills and a work ethic second to none.

Tattoos no longer workplace taboo

Since the start of covid, a study shows that 60% of Americans think that the definition of what is deemed “professional” has changed, according to Bloomberg. And that includes tattoos.

Omitting salary in a job description

A hot debate in HR is whether to post a salary range in job descriptions. A growing number of local and state laws—California’s, for example—recently mandated it. But is it a good idea? If you ask prospective candidates, the answer is a resounding yes.

Snapshot: Lack of salary info irks job seekers

Almost a third of survey respondents report that lack of salary info in ads is their biggest frustration when job hunting.

Avoid candidate ghosting with these tips

Job hunters have long complained about interviewing and then hearing nothing back from employers. Well, the “ghosting” is now going the other way, according to LinkedIn. Here are three of LinkedIn’s top tips to get responses from the top candidates you seek.

Stand out in the crowded job marketplace

Salary and benefits are no longer the most significant influencer in attracting highly qualified candidates. Increasingly, employees accept or reject job offers based on a job’s purpose, workplace culture and work/life balance. Applicants also consider an organization’s ethics and involvement in social issues.

Crisis presents opportunity for hiring changes

The Great Resignation brought on an enormous crisis for HR professionals. A crisis transforms organizations from a stable “performance mode” into a more flexible “learning mode.”