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Wage Transparency Hits the Tech World: Local Laws Impact Remote Hiring

On November 1, New York City will require the posting of salary ranges on all job ads. The Big Apple joins an ever-increasing number of states and municipalities enacting similar laws. Seventeen places nationwide have already enacted pay transparency laws including Maryland, Washington, Nevada, and Rhode Island, among others – and California’s law goes into…

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Symbolic to Systematic: DEI Drives Business…Only If People Drive DEI

A Report from the Frontline of DEI Recruiting As the Head of DEI at AC Lion, June is my box of chocolates: With Race Unity Day, Loving Day, Juneteenth, World Refugee Day, and Pride Day (actually, the whole month as LTBTQ+ Awareness/Pride), it makes it easier to be “aware” of cultural, societal, and organizational issues…

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Nationally Ranked Recruiter – 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and now 2022!

A Letter from Our CEO: Back in 2017, Tom Brady was winning the Super Bowl for my New England Patriots… Back then, Big Little Lies and the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel were in their first season… Back then, the wrong winner was announced for Best Picture—Lala Land could not hold a candle to Moonlight… But one…

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Winning the War for Fintech Talent in 2022: Compensation Issues

As the Crypto and Fintech companies compete for talent, they are finding different challenges these days. Working for the equity or tokens, or passion for the cause is no longer enough to woo and retain talent. With the recent growth of VC funding, many companies are upping their compensation and perks to stay competitive. Here…

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Technology Can Help Recruiters Embrace Global Hiring Trends

Global Hiring Tech Trends

In a world where so many people are now working from home instead of physical locations, the world of work is beginning to look very different. As companies and their HR professionals and recruiters begin to realize the opportunities this new environment may hold for recruiting outside their traditional physical locations, some are beginning to…

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Covid’s Silver Lining: A Suddenly Broader Talent Pool

Hiring During Covid

In 2020 the world of work experienced the most massive shift it has ever experienced. Greater than the impacts of the industrial revolution. Greater than the impacts that technology has had on every industry. In 2020 the impact of COVID-19 rapidly—almost instantaneously—led to a sea change in how many employers viewed the ability of their…

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Things I Wish I Knew About COVID Hiring in March

Business Insider reports that only 4% of workers want to return to the office full-time after COVID. This number is down from 33% in April. The number of telecommuters has been steadily rising well before COVID. Studies have also shown that workers are more engaged and productive when working from home. Traditional habits die hard,…

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Creating a Work from Home Workforce in the Age of Coronavirus

The coronavirus pushed the mainstream professional world down a path it has been flirting with for a long time – the Way of the Remote Workforce. Global Workplace Analytics informs us that 3.6% of the American workforce is already remote, a number that is up 140% since 2015. Today, 40% more of companies offer a…

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Hiring Safely During the Coronavirus

The coronavirus is a part of our professional lives now, with its influence even slowing down some of the world’s most elite companies. Even giants like American Airlines are implementing a hiring freeze. If your company is like most others, you can’t afford to slow down for long. This includes the hiring process. The show…

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The Top Five Hiring Mistakes Digital Companies Make (How to Avoid Them!)

We’ve all been there–made a mistake in hiring.  And you are not alone.    Here are five common mistakes digital companies make in hiring new employees and some ways to prevent making the same mistakes and hiring the wrong person.  The cost of a bad hire can really set you back. 1. Hiring based on…

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