In 2016, Massachusetts was the first state to pass a law that bans employers from asking candidates about their salary history. This new law has brought the gender pay equality issue to light across the country and since its passing, other cities and states have adopted similar laws and still more are jumping on this bandwagon.
After starting in recruiting I worked my way to Account Management which heavily involves handling employee relations issues. Despite not having the formal title, I have been an HR Professional for more than 5 years in the staffing industry. In this time I have realized something; HR is wildly misunderstood.
As recruiters, we post new jobs almost every day with each posting bringing in anywhere from 20 to 100 applicants. It’s been said that a recruiter can read a resume and determine if it would be a fit in 10 seconds or less. Now many may be thinking: “That doesn’t seem like a lot of […]
Every day we see new and creative benefits that companies are offering to keep up with the competition. In this market opportunities seem endless and companies are working extra hard to retain their top talent. Despite their efforts, people still move on to other and sometimes better opportunities. While each individual has their own reasons […]
Spring time is here and we (New Englanders) hope warm weather is on its way! During the winter months it’s easy to fall into a type of “sluggish” routine. We avoid going outside because it is just too cold to get all bundled up to run errands or go to the gym. Despite our recent […]
Anyone working in HR or recruiting probably has great stories and experiences they’ve encountered throughout their career. Whether it involves employees or employers, there is very little that will surprise us. But every now and again we hear something and we are dumbfounded! Just when we think we’ve seen it all, something will make us […]