Why Are Wages for Young College Grads So Terrible?   Forget about the mythical throngs of Ivy-educated baristas. Companies have essentially frozen entry-level salaries for even the smartest graduates.   When young people do things that confound the rest of the country—like take forever to find their own place, delay marriage, stop having kids, stuff like…

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Counter Job Offer     Counter offers are part of the package of recruitment. However, how can you counter the counter offer? Here are my 5 steps to doing that: 1) Uncover your candidate’s motivators: Every candidate will have their own specific reasons for looking to change jobs (lack of career progression/ challenge/ support from management/ compensation etc)…

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    Wage growth is accelerating in several key industries, foreshadowing stronger gains across the economy, experts say. Pay hikes have picked up in sectors such as leisure and hospitality, business services, construction and retail, Labor Department figures show. “There is evidence that a cyclical upturn in wage growth is underway,” says economist Paul Dales…

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Everyone knows that it’s an extremely bad idea to lie during the job search procedure – on your CV/resume and especially in an interview. However, interviewers aren’t put in the position of having to tell the truth all the time. What are the biggest lies that interviews tell candidates? Find out below (courtesy of JobCluster)! Takeaways:…

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