Why HR Should Stop Asking for Candidates' Salary History

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Why HR Should Stop Asking for Candidates' Salary History

Why do Human Resources professionals, recruiters and headhunters routinely ask candidates for their salary histories or most recent compensation? There is a degree of sense behind the question—after all, it's in neither party's best interest to waste time interviewing for positions that fall outside the candidate's acceptable salary range or the employer's budget.

Lynda Spiegel

3 Ways to Avoid the Pitfalls of AI Recruitment Tools

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3 Ways to Avoid the Pitfalls of AI Recruitment Tools

A recruiter contacted me recently via email and encouraged me to apply for several entry-level roles in communications. Why communications, when my background clearly reflects a long career in HR? And why were those positions located in Georgia, when I live in New York City? I had no idea.

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