How Referrals Can Result in Lower Pay

job referrals impact

Have you ever been referred for a job by a friend or family member? You might think that a referral would give you an advantage in the hiring process and lead to better compensation. However, referrals can actually result in lower pay, particularly for women and minorities. This can also be a big concern for […]

Top 5 Values Job Seekers Want from Employers

Job Seeker Values

In today’s competitive job market, job seekers have become more discerning about the companies they choose to work for. It’s no longer just about the salary and benefits package. Job seekers want to work for companies whose values align with their own. The pandemic caused a spike in concern for values and career development, with […]

How Do You Hire Entry-Level Talent? 

Hiring entry-level talent can be a challenging task. Filtering assessments and algorithms can only do so much to find the right candidate for the job. In addition, companies do not always have the time or resources to interview all the candidates. Many companies recruit entry-level talent, and many suitable candidates have the skill sets companies […]

What’s Involved in a Background Check?

Most of the jobs we source for at KangarooStar require background checks, especially for executive and personal assistant roles. What is a background check? What does it show? And should you be wary of submitting to one? Background testing is a necessary step for many companies and individuals, and is only meant to keep out […]