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  • Autism-Focused Hiring Initiatives and the Technology Angle
    by Corinne Weible - December 12, 2019
    From Think Tank meetings to conferences, the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) has heard from many businesses that actively seek strategies to recruit people with disabilities into their workforces. Businesses are increasingly aware that people with disabilities bring many important assets to the company, but they’re often unsure of where to start. An exciting development in the recruitment of e...
  • The OFCCP Digest Weekly
    by LocalJobNetwork™ - December 12, 2019
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  • Why You Should Become A Self-Aware Leader Today
    by Melody Wilding - December 10, 2019
    Studies increasingly show that self-awareness is more valuable than smarts alone. Research shows that leaders who are more self-aware get promoted faster and are awarded more responsibility. Like many qualities, self-awareness is not a fixed trait. But you can learn and cultivate it intentionally. If you’re looking to boost your EQ, there are a number of ways to understand yourself better. Start a daily mindful...
  • Job Training On Your Resume
    by Robin Schlinger - December 6, 2019
    You may have received training in any number of subjects, whether on-the-job training (OJT) or training through an offsite trade school, certification course, or college program. Job training usually helps you to achieve at least one of the following goals: Perform your job (for example, safely operating a forklift or using a new software) Prepare for a promotion (for example, leadership training) Improve the way...
  • Adverse Impact: Exploring a Functional Understanding
    by Dan Biddle, Jeff Davies - December 5, 2019
    Overview One may be hard-pressed to find a topic in the world of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action that is more disliked than adverse impact. Not only does an adverse impact analysis (a.k.a. impact ratio analysis and/or disparity analysis) involve complicated statistical calculations to arrive at its results, but these results are often used in investigations as the foundation for charges of discriminatio...
  • Job Search Help Can Get Results During Holiday Season
    by Paul Freiberger - December 3, 2019
    Companies really do hire employees between Thanksgiving and mid-January. There are a number of reasons why November, December, or January could be luckiest months in the job search for you. You should not pause your job search during the holiday months. Use the holiday season to improve your job search. The notion that job search gets harder this time of year is a myth. Job search websites such as monster.com have someti...
  • When Job Interviews Go Weird
    by Debra Wheatman - November 26, 2019
    There is a theory out there that postulates that traditional job interviews don’t give hiring managers or recruiters an accurate read on a candidate’s likely performance in a certain role, largely because interviews can be too brief, formulaic, formal, or riddled with bias. Some organizations are taking a scientific approach to interviewing in which they control for obvious variables. For example, some orchestra...
  • How You Can Stay Compliant with OFCCP’s Hiring Initiatives
    by Manoj Tiwari - November 21, 2019
    Federal contractors have to navigate numerous hiring regulations — not only the state and federal laws that all businesses must follow but also contractor-specific regulations set by the federal government. Previously, much of the attention regarding compliance dealt with affirmative action policies for race and gender. However, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) also enforces initiatives fo...