Employers can feel more secure that computer programmers qualify for H-1B visas, following the rescission of a 2017 policy that increased scrutiny of these roles.
While some recruiters, HR professionals and hiring managers recommend expediting the hiring process while asking the candidate to hold off on accepting the other offer, others take a less reactive approach. All acknowledge that the situation is quite common—and becoming more so.
The city of Philadelphia on Sept. 1 will start to enforce a ban on employers asking job candidates about their salary history or relying on pay history to determine wages. The city’s 2017 law is considered by many to be a test for the future of salary-history bans across the country.