Salary Histories: It’s an Artificial Barrier That Too Many Companies Put Up

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The first words out of most people’s mouths when I call them about a job are usually “what’s it pay?” And, if their first question is about pay, then that must mean money is their main motivation to change jobs. Right? It is more likely that candidates are tired of spending time talking…


Workplace Race Issues Can Be Solved IF We Address Them Openly and Honestly


After the recent protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, St. Louis Regional Chamber CEO Joe Reagan spoke out about how racial issues are routinely ignored in the workplace. “We have to have the conversation,” he said. “First and foremost, it has to be that very difficult conversation about race.” Avoiding such conversations seems safer, especially at…