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What Job Seeker Data Tells Us About the Proposed $15 Minimum Wage cover

What Job Seeker Data Tells Us About the Proposed $15 Minimum Wage

In his first 100 days, President Joe Biden has been busy. He has thrown his support behind raising the federal minimum wage to $15 from $7.25 — even making that a reality for federal contractors in an executive order.

Dylan Buckley

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Why it’s OK to quit your ‘dream job’ even if you worked for it for years

Even if you spent years of your life and thousands of pounds training for it, giving up on your career shouldn't be shameful.

Laura Abernethy

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How to hire candidates post-pandemic

To point out the obvious—a lot has changed as well. And as the businesses that have suspended hiring look to find great jobseekers, there are a number of things they should bear in mind.

Will Capper

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How to treat job seekers in the post-pandemic era

At a time of economic hardship, job seekers are in an especially precarious position. There are unquestionably fewer jobs available than there were pre-pandemic, making many roles much more competitive than they otherwise would be.

Dylan Buckley

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Leading job discovery platform DirectlyApply launches ‘Apply Later’ feature

Leading job discovery platform DirectlyApply has launched a new ‘Apply Later’ feature to boost completed application rates on mobile devices.

Dylan Buckley

Learn to code, get a job as an engineer? It’s not that simple cover

Learn to code, get a job as an engineer? It’s not that simple

In this guest post, Amy Franz, software engineer at DirectlyApply, talks about her journey into software engineering, and that often touted alternative routes into tech are not as simple as they seem. 

Clare McDonald

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The Future Remote Worker

Has your company adapted to remote working? Well, meet Susan - a visual representation of the remote worker in 25 years.

Will Capper

Study Reveals How Fortune 500 Job Descriptions Are Tailored More Towards Men Than Women cover

Study Reveals How Fortune 500 Job Descriptions Are Tailored More Towards Men Than Women

Diversity and inclusion is a topic within the business world that is constantly being addressed and worked upon. As many studies show, there is little equality within boardrooms, equal pay and opportunities for minority communities.

Will Capper