In the February 25, 2020 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter a reader asks whether it's possible to recover after accepting a job offer with a salary cut.
"I've been unemployed for six weeks. Was earning around $120K. Have been offered a position at $85K and, quite frankly, I need the money. Even more important, I recognize that my self-esteem is too bound up in my career: I need to work for more than just the money. Am seriously considering accepting this lower offer, because I believe these folks cannot afford to pay more. Will my chances of negotiating another position at a higher salary be irrevocably damaged if I accept a salary cut? Advice, please, and thanks in advance..."
Are you placing too much emphasis on tech degrees? Is your benefits package competitive? In a tight IT talent market, consider shaking up your approach
"In 2019, U.S. employers spent an average of 65 days to hire a new tech employee - 23 days longer for all other types of hires, according to iCIMS data.
This trend is expected to grow each year. To win the best tech candidates in the market, organizations need innovative recruiting practices.
As enterprises increasingly apply technological innovations like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and virtual reality, the future will be won by those with the strongest IT teams. For companies looking to find top IT candidates in today's competitive job market, the following four practices encourage decision-makers to think outside the box..."