Some states and cities have banned employers from asking questions regarding salary history. Below is a list of states and cities where these bans have or are being implemented (this information has been compiled by BusinessInsider.com):
December 2, 2015 – Veritas Recruiting Group’s Managing Partner David Sprinkle was on Fox 35 Good Day Orlando this morning discussing open floor plan offices.
Things to keep in mind:
- Bull-pen style open floor plan offices have many challenges, mostly centered around the distracting elements that negatively affect productivity.
- Open floor plans are especially difficult for creative positions, engineers, and technical professionals like accountants.
- It’s important to have office rules to reduce distractions…ie. if the head phones are on, do not disturb.
The Orlando Business Journal reports that there is a shortage of accountants in the Central Florida area. Reasons for the shortage include Verizon hiring 1,100 accountants for their new financial hub in Lake Mary, as well as Deloitte aggressively hiring here as well.
Forbes has listed Orlando as the #1 Job Growth City in the US in their rankings of the top 10 cities with the highest job growth in the first 3 quarters of 2014. The cities that have made the list show the strongest non-agricultural job growth, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
October 31, 2014 – This morning on Fox35, David Sprinkle, managing partner at Veritas Recruiting Group, discusses how an outdated resume format can hinder your job search. He gives tips on how to stay updated and what you should be doing to make sure your resume is perfect. David knows what recruiters are looking for and he gives insight on how to make sure your resume gets to the hiring manager.