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Salary and Benefits Negotiation for News Nerds
By Soo OhPosted on
How to negotiate a salary and benefits in the age of anxiety.
Better Onboarding, Better Retention, Happier Humans
By Melody Kramer and Kate TravisPosted on
Onboarding is really important for new employees—many make the decision to stay or leave during the first six months of employment, according to Project Include–but it’s also incredibly important for employers.
Reinventing the Wheel, Over and Over AgainPosted on
Like most managers within the journalism industry, Squire received no training or guidance on how to hire. Hiring managers are left to develop their own systems, and a candidate’s experience at a company can widely vary depending on how the hiring manager does things.
Journalism Needs Better Skills TestingPosted on
The main takeaway was to be intentional about your hiring process.
When Hiring Isn’t Hell It Looks Like ThisPosted on
Last week, I published an open letter to hiring managers highlighting how broken the hiring process is in journalism. The response was overwhelming. Almost all of the feedback was from people, mostly women, sharing stories of similar, frustrating experiences. That made the good experiences shine like gems, so I asked people to tell me more about what good hiring practices and processes stood out to them while interviewing and hiring.
Ms. Management: I Hope You Find the Time to Read this ColumnPosted on
If you’re the kind of person who is into both checks on the executive branch and the finer points of employment law, you may already have come across the case of KNTV, Inc. and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, AFL–CIO. If not—and who can blame you—a quick primer: that case set the precedent that an employer’s use of the phrase “I hope you” could be reasonably construed as “coercive.”
An Open Letter to Newsroom Hiring ManagersPosted on
How newsroom hiring practices can serve everyone better.
Ms. Management: The Hard Work of Hiring WellPosted on
In this installment of Ms. Management, we learn why a better interview process is better for everyone, not just the applicants.
Source Hiring & Appreciations
By Erin KissanePosted on
We’re planning many changes and additions to Source over the course of 2015. I’ll write about those as they happen, but our first announcement is about changes behind the scenes. I am very happy to announce a new opening for an assistant editor, to join me and the rest of the team in keeping Source watertight and pointed in the right direction. If that sounds like you or someone you know, please take a look at the job description and send us a résumé.