Monthly Archives: September 2016

Use of Social Media in the Recruiting and Hiring Process

Social media is ubiquitous in today’s world. Chances are, your company has used it in recruiting or candidate screening at one time or another, whether by checking out a candidate’s LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter profile, or by using social media to post a job listing. These methods can help employers access qualified candidates and can […]

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Considering a Job Candidate’s Salary History: Soon to Be a Thing of the Past?

When deciding whether to make a job offer to a candidate and, if so, how much to offer in salary, employers commonly ask the candidate for his or her current salary and/or salary history. This has long been an accepted practice. But in one state, Massachusetts, it is now illegal. In August, Massachusetts became the […]

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Job Posting Do’s and Don’ts

Writing a job posting seems like a fairly straightforward task. You describe the position and the qualifications needed, click “post,” and wait for the resumes to roll in, right? If only writing job postings were that easy! In reality, crafting a job posting that is effective and targeted, substantive but not overly long, and free of […]

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