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2017’s Highest-Paying Jobs and Industries

In Industry News, Salary Data by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Doctors have nabbed 8 of the top 20 highest-paid jobs, according to LinkedIn’s State of Salary 2017 report. LinkedIn pulled data from two million members to compare salaries by job title, education, industry, location, and other factors. Here are some key findings: Top Job Title: Orthopedic surgeons have the highest-paying job overall, raking in $450,000 annually. Top Industry: Employees in …

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What Candidates Want During the Hiring Experience

In Industry News, Staffing and Recruiting Trends by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Candidates have 56% higher response rate with correspondence from hiring managers over other contacts during the hiring process, according to LinkedIn’s new report, Inside the Mind of Today’s Candidate. The report provides a number of insights based on candidate behavior and preferences during the hiring process. Here are some key points: Candidates are open to new job prospects (90%) and …

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Overtime Rule Struck Down

In Employment Laws and Regulations by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

More than 4 million employees are no longer eligible for overtime pay. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant has ruled in favor of over 55 business groups that challenged an Obama administration rule to raise the minimum exemption salary to $47,476, doubling the previous exemption salary. It is likely that the exemption salary will be raised in the future but more …

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Employee Turnover Costs $15,000 Per Worker on Average

In Industry News by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

The cost of replacing an employee can be as much as one-third of that employee’s annual salary, according to Employee Benefit News, as reported by HR Dive. In addition, the indirect costs of a vacating employee include lost knowledge, recruiting time, and time for training new hires. The key factors that cause people to change jobs are career development (22%), …