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The Gen Z Effect on Hiring

The Gen Z Effect on Hiring

Through the pandemic, many were furloughed, let go and suspended due to the work environment or costs that could not be upheld. Workers under 25 experienced furlough rates 73% higher than those older than 25 and were let go at rates as high as 79% higher according to...

One Question That You Can’t Ask Job Applicants

One Question That You Can’t Ask Job Applicants

In an effort to continue working toward closing the gender wage gap, more states are enacting laws that prevent an employer from asking a candidate or applicant for compensation history. As of August 2020, there are 19 states that have banned the requests of salary...

Software Advice Selects TAM as FrontRunner

Software Advice Selects TAM as FrontRunner

Software Advice recently selected The Applicant Manager as a FrontRunner in the ATS software category. Based entirely on both user reviews and user experience, the FrontRunner recognition is given to platforms that perform the best in each category. TAM is now recognized as one of the top options for applicant tracking system software available today! How TAM Stacks Up Software Advice has a system of feature ratings, here is how we we've been rated thus far in 2021: Ease of Use: 4.5/5 Value...

The Gen Z Effect on Hiring

The Gen Z Effect on Hiring

Through the pandemic, many were furloughed, let go and suspended due to the work environment or costs that could not be upheld. Workers under 25 experienced furlough rates 73% higher than those older than 25 and were let go at rates as high as 79% higher according to Gusto. For many hiring managers and companies, it has been said that for younger talent it just takes a job with perks and a fun environment. However, the data according to Alight is that this generation cares more about what a...

One Question That You Can’t Ask Job Applicants

One Question That You Can’t Ask Job Applicants

In an effort to continue working toward closing the gender wage gap, more states are enacting laws that prevent an employer from asking a candidate or applicant for compensation history. As of August 2020, there are 19 states that have banned the requests of salary history and compensation. They can however, consider a candidate’s salary history should the applicant share that information voluntarily. It will still be legal for employers to share the salary range of the positions they are...

What to Do When a Candidate Has a Bad Reference

What to Do When a Candidate Has a Bad Reference

As an employer, you must get rid of bad candidates to save yourself from unsuccessful hires. By checking employment references, you can more easily detect which candidates are good and which are bad. Sometimes when you check references, you will get negative feedback about a candidate. So, what do you do when you hear a bad reference? How to deal with a bad job reference References serve as a check and balance. They help you make a logical decision about a candidate, instead of an emotional...

How to Tell If a Candidate Is Lying in a Job Interview

How to Tell If a Candidate Is Lying in a Job Interview

Some candidates will do anything to get a job, including lie. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to tell if candidates are lying? With some observation skills, you may be able to catch someone lying in a job interview. How to tell if someone is lying in a job interview Want to know how to detect a lie during an interview? Use the following interview tips to judge a candidate’s verbal and nonverbal communication. Body language when someone is lying There are typical body movement signs that...