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Recruiting Strategy

070: Trending Topics – The Age of (Pay) Transparency ft. Lex Winship

February 22, 2024

sam kuenhle
lex winship

We’re back for another Trending Topics episodes — this time, discussing the importance of pay transparency in recruitment. Throughout the conversation, Sam and Lex explore the changing cultural attitude around talking about money — and the subsequent shift towards standards of pay transparency. We explore the whys and why-nots around communicating salary ranges early on in the hiring process, legislation around salary transparency, and more. Listen and join the conversation!

If you like this episode, you should also check out our other Trending Topics episodes — especially the recent one one Gen-Z and the Future of Recruitment (Episode 64).


00:00 – Podcast Intro
01:21 – Shifting Norms: The Rise of Open Discussions on Pay
05:02 – The Shift Towards Pay Transparency
12:33 – Legislation and Pay Transparency
14:50 – The Importance of Transparency for Recruiters
20:08 – Leveraging Pay Transparency: Enhancing Recruiter Performance
24:25 – The Psychology of Salary: Influencing Candidate Decisions
26:54 – Saving Time and Resources with Salary Transparency
30:58 – The Role of Recruiters in Transparency
34:34 – Podcast farewell

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