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New California Law Takes on the Gender Pay Gap

26 October 2017
Last week, California became the latest state to make it illegal for hiring companies to ask about salary history in job interviews. The goal of the new law is to force companies to offer fair compensation and take on prevalent wage inequality. Under the new law, companies are no longer allowed to ask a candidate … Continue reading “New California Law Takes on the Gender Pay Gap”

How Retail Businesses Can Hire Great Sales Professionals

19 October 2017
As the busy holiday shopping season approaches, retail businesses are gearing up for a hiring spree. However, it’s important to not just fill open sales positions but instead hire a person with the skills and traits for the job. Great sales professionals use their skillset to understand a customer’s need and guide them toward the … Continue reading “How Retail Businesses Can Hire Great Sales Professionals”

How to Use Facebook Jobs for Hiring

12 October 2017
Successful hiring starts with getting your job openings in front of the right candidates. And Facebook is where many people around the world spend a significant amount of their online time. While Facebook hasn’t traditionally been used for hiring, the site now allows US and Canadian companies to post job openings and accept applicants. The … Continue reading “How to Use Facebook Jobs for Hiring”

5 Signs Your Company Needs a New ATS

05 October 2017
A solid Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is the hub for a successful hiring process. It connects with all your hiring sources so applicants automatically flow into the solution. It also allows hiring team members to easily accept interview requests and provide feedback on the candidates they meet with. However, those are only the primary features … Continue reading “5 Signs Your Company Needs a New ATS”

How to Screen Candidates Using an Online Application

29 September 2017
Filling your open roles in the fewest number of days possible ensures your business operations continue to run as usual and your recruiting team doesn’t fall behind on its long-term hiring plan. If your company gets a high volume of applicants, you likely know how tedious it can be to review them all. You have … Continue reading “How to Screen Candidates Using an Online Application”