Tag: New York City

2018

2018 Jobs Report: A Look Back at the Year

We’re in the home stretch of 2018! It’s been a year filled with record low unemployment rates and consistent battles to find skilled talent. Technology continues to dominate the job landscape, as well as how and where we do our jobs. As this year comes to an end, let’s take a look back at all […]

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Competing with Google and Amazon to Retain Talent

Amazon recently announced that it would be building a new headquarters in New York City and Virginia, causing widespread panic among employers in those regions. Now another big name is slated to move into New York City, as well: Google. With these two corporate giants headed to the East Coast, what does this mean for […]

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Know What Your Competition Is Paying Before You Put an Offer on the Table

Recruiters, hiring managers, and HR professionals rejoice, Robert Half has released its 2019 Salary Guide! Why is this so important, you ask? With salary guides, you’ll be able to see what types of compensation your competition is offering candidates, and with that knowledge in hand, you’ll be better equipped to poach those workers to your […]

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Should You Hire Homeless Workers? (Part 1)

A few years ago, Amazon hired homeless workers through a local YMCA in Washington state, and the program did not go over very well. However, other organizations like P.S. Kitchen in New York City and the Parks and Recreation Department in Boise are excelling after hiring homeless workers—which goes to show that hiring homeless workers can be a great idea if […]

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2018 Catalyst Award Winners Receive Honors

Last month, Catalyst, a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding opportunities for women and business, honored recipients of the 2018 Catalyst Award at its annual awards conference and dinner in New York City.

Wage Growth Remains Stagnant

According to job site Glassdoor, the annual median base pay in the United States grew 1.1 percent year over year (YOY) in December 2017 to $51,210. Glassdoor Local Pay Reports show pay growth ticked up slightly from a revised 1.0 percent growth last month. Pay growth peaked in January 2017 at a revised 3.5 percent.