Make a Great First Impression: Three Necessities for Your Career Page

Posted by Coriana Spencer

This article is part of a series teaching you how to Get the Hire Desire.

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Tags: Recruitment Process, Employer Branding, Job Descriptions, HR solutions

DOL’s Women’s Bureau Requests Comments on Survey of Working Women

Posted by Lauren Collinson

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Tags: Diversity, Workforce Balance, Workplace Discrimination, Sex Discrimination

Federal Contractor Compliance: 2015 OFCCP Audit Trends

Posted by Lauren Collinson

If you’re a federal contractor or subcontractor, it’s safe to say you’re busy! All the changes Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) hit federal contractors with in 2014 have now gone into effect, which means 2015 has been hectic— to say the least. OFCCP is keeping us on our toes with its latest enforcement efforts relating to the new Protected Veteran (PV) and Individuals with Disabilities (IWD) regulations, revised audit scheduling letter, and continued focus on compensation analysis.

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Tags: Disability (IWD), Veterans

Diversity and Inclusion: Taking the Next Step in Your Organization

Posted by Coriana Spencer

One of the most highly predicted HR Trends for 2015 is greater diversity efforts. For the technology world, a diversity and inclusion initiative plan was long overdue. In 2014 the tech world was highly criticized for the lack of diversity in small companies, as well as large companies such as Apple, Google, and Intel. Realizing this issue, Intel took the next step and is now working to improve the lack of diversity within its organization.

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Tags: Recruitment Process, Affirmative Action, Diversity, HR Training, Employer Branding

Make a Bold Statement with Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Posted by Coriana Spencer

New York Fashion Week is an annual event where top designers and models gather to showcase and reveal the top trends and designs of the fashion world. The numerous events held during that week allow designers to express their bold fashion statements to an audience full of celebrities, socialites, and all wanting an inside scoop into the revered world of fashion. Designer Carrie Hammer is one of these designers, and now has the reputation of making a bold statement not only with her clothing, but with her diversity and inclusion efforts.

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Tags: Recruitment Process, Affirmative Action, Diversity, HR Training, Employer Branding, Workplace Discrimination

Attract Top Talent with Social Media Recruitment

Posted by Coriana Spencer

This article is a part of a series teaching you how to Get the Hire You Desire.

To learn the top recruiting trends for 2015, LinkedIn surveyed one of the largest groups of talent acquisition leaders in the world. According to LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Report, “the accessibility and connectedness of professionals online has made talent more accessible than ever,” and over the last four years, the use of social professional networks to recruit quality hires has risen 73%. The vast opportunities to network and engage with your target audience and potential candidates online increases the effectiveness of social media as a recruiting tool. Here are three tips which when utilized will help you get the hire you desire with social media recruitment:

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Tags: Recruitment Process, Diversity, HR and Social Media, Employer Branding, HR solutions

Ease Your Recruitment Process with Strategic Recruitment

Posted by Coriana Spencer

This article is a part of a series teaching you how to Get the Hire You Desire.

The ability to attract and retain top talent is an on-going task of the HR Professional. Social media networks, career pages, and marketing/promotional content are venues from which your employer brand and job openings should be shared, but with the potential of hundreds of visitors to each it is easy to become inundated with potential candidates. Numerous applications sound great until you quickly realize the majority of those candidates are unqualified. It’s also possible for those venues to be utilized in what you believe is the proper way, and still lack a response or interest from your target audience. To improve the recruitment process and to increase candidate interest in your company, set in place a strategic recruitment process to get the hire you desire!

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Tags: Recruitment Process, HR Training, HR and Social Media, Employer Branding, Job Descriptions, Videos

Improve Your Recruitment Process with Mobile Optimization

Posted by Coriana Spencer

One of the most important elements of the recruitment process is the ability to attract top talent. Attracting the best talent can be made easier by showing potential candidates your organization is innovative and pays attention to trends. One of the most prevalent Top HR Trends for 2015 is mobile optimization. According to a 2014 survey conducted by Glassdoor, by May of 2015, nine in ten job seekers said they will use their mobile device during the job search process. Due to job seekers growing use of mobile devices, it is imperative for organizations to keep up with this trend and ensure the development of mobile-optimized content.

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Tags: Recruitment Process, HR Training, HR and Social Media, Employer Branding, Job Descriptions, HR solutions

OFCCP Proposes New Rules on Sex Discrimination

Posted by Berkshire Associates

Today, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released an advance copy of its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Sex Discrimination Guidelines. According to the Department of Labor's news release, the proposed changes would revise the OFCCP's guidelines to "align with laws, court decisions and societal changes since they were originally issued in 1970."

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Tags: OFCCP Audit, Workplace Discrimination, Sex Discrimination

Five Applicant Tracking Software Must-Haves for 2015

Posted by Patti Mascone

Although recruitment and hiring are constants for HR professionals, these practice areas are often marked by constant change, particularly for federal contractors who face evolving regulations. With such a big focus on effective recruitment in 2015, the following five must-haves of an excellent applicant tracking system (ATS) will keep you on track:

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Tags: Applicant Tracking, Background Checks, Disability (IWD), Veterans, Employer Branding