You Need to Actively Retain Remote Employees

Remote work has been made out to be the holy grail of work benefits these days. And it’s true, it is one of the top demands from candidates who are looking for new jobs this year. But remote flexibility doesn’t absolve companies from providing other benefits that in-office employees may enjoy. They may have more…

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Salary Expectations Continue to Rise in 2022

Salary expectations are growing swiftly as companies are being forced to compete openly and loudly for talent. In an already tight tech labor market, this increased competition is leading candidates to adjust their salary expectations in real time. Over the past several months, we’ve seen candidates join the job market at one desired salary level,…

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The Great Reshuffle

After the Great Resignation comes The Great Reshuffle. For much of 2021, we were bombarded with news of employees leaving their jobs in droves. They were pursuing more flexible opportunities, quitting unsupportive work environments, or simply leaving the workforce entirely.  Although demand for talent remains at an all-time high, the exodus of employees has subsided.…

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Counteroffers:

Conventional wisdom argues against taking a counteroffer from your current organization. Why? Typically, if you are seeking out a new job it is because there are larger problems that exist within your job duties, your team, or at an organizational level. Accepting a counteroffer to stay, even a competitive one, doesn’t solve any of these…

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Pandemic Pay Raises & New Hire Bonuses

The tight labor market has forced employers to compete openly and aggressively for talent across the country.  Companies are seeking local and remote talent to join their teams, and they’re willing to pay a premium for it. The competitive compensation packages are highly visible in job postings- touting everything from sign-on bonuses, equity, or health…

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The Modern Product Manager

The demand for product management talent has soared over the past several years. The role and scope of a product manager’s position has evolved to encompass business analysis and project management. Modern product managers are goal-driven, subject matter experts with excellent analytical and leadership skills. They are hyper focused on product-based growth that ultimately leads…

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Will Working From Home Elongate Employee Tenure?

Commuters in and around large cities spend years of their lives in transit. Two hours of commuting, delayed trains, and waking up early to clear snow have long been the norm. Every day, the same cycle, trying to make it to the office on time.  The last two years have changed all of that. Extended…

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5 Ways to Prepare for Salary Negotiations in 2022

You strategically prepare for your job interviews by researching companies, updating your resume, and reaching out to your network. Have you also prepared your compensation strategy? Define what you need: What do I need to leave my current job? Analyze your current base salary, bonus, review process, retirement plans, equity package, commission, benefits, commute time…

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NYC: Salary Range Disclosure Signed Into Law

In January, the New York City Council enacted a local law prohibiting employers from posting job listings without minimum and maximum salary information. Beginning in May of 2022, employers that are publishing job listings publicly or internally (including promotions or transfers) are required to include a “good faith” salary range. The Goal of the Law…

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Tunnel Vision: Targeting FAANG-Only Talent

Hiring tech talent in 2022? So, is everyone else.  The competition for talent has left everyone scrambling, from startups to global tech companies. Despite the stiff competition and endless opportunities for tech talent, companies continue their quest for FAANG talent as if the market hasn’t changed. Asking your internal talent acquisition team or agency recruiters…

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