Tech Workforce & Hiring Trends - November 2022

by Samantha Ogletree

This is Stout's monthly curated digest of hiring and employment news. Sign up to receive it each month in your email inbox. 


new york wage transparency

A new pay transparency law effective Nov. 1 has required New York City employers to comply with disclosing salary ranges in advertisements, rather than in offer letters or upon request from applicants or employees. 4 million New York City workers are now seeing what "good faith" means to different employers after the law has been enacted. Read more from SHRM.

women in workplace report

Between 2015 and 2022, over 810 companies participated in a Women in the Workplace study, and more than 400,000 people were surveyed on their workplace experiences--the largest study on the state of women in corporate America. Here are the results. Read more from Lean In.

federal reserve inflation job marketThe Federal Reserve faces deepening challenges as it rapidly raises interest rates to try to bring down inflation in the face of a strong job market. Steady hiring, solid pay growth and low unemployment--all great for workers--have also contributed to rising prices. Read more from AP News.

disability bias salary negotiation

Researchers have uncovered unique challenges for individuals with disabilities with regards to negotiating salary. Here are their recommendations for organizations to address such biases against candidates with disabilities. Read more from GA Tech News.

layoffs reductions in forceUnfortunately, large-scale layoffs, or reductions in force (RIFs), are a fact of life in business. Most often, communication efforts fall short during these events. Here are key considerations in planning and implementing effective communications for an RIF. Read more from Harvard Business Review.

company ghosting candidates

As much as companies complain about the occasional candidate ghosting them at some point in their process, candidates have positive horror stories about the time they invest—only to be met with a thundering silence or form-rejections. Here are a few reasons why you should try not to be THAT COMPANY that everyone is talking about (in a bad way). Read more from Stout Systems.

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