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  • Proposed New Functional Affirmative Action Plan (FAAP) Directive
    by Marife Ramos - September 24, 2018
    The OFCCP has now released a total of seven (7) directives in 2018. With the intent of alleviating the gap between the agency's enforcement and the federal contractors' compliance obligations, the OFCCP held town hall and stakeholder meetings in the latter part of 2017 and in the first quarter of 2018. In those meetings, the OFCCP listened to, discussed with, and assured the federal contracting community of a more...
  • The OFCCP Digest Volume 8, Issue 9
    by LocalJobNetwork™ - September 24, 2018
    96 The OFCCP Digest is a complimentary resource for federal contractors on topics of Affirmative Action, EEO, and government compliance....
  • You Conducted a Pay Equity Analysis – Now What?
    by David Cohen, Cliff Haimann, Kayo Sady - September 24, 2018
    Author’s note: Pay equity and pay equity analyses are a complex and nuanced issue, and context matters. Employers should always consult with legal counsel prior to engaging in any proactive pay equity studies and conduct those analyses under the attorney-client privilege. As part of their obligation to 'evaluate compensation system(s) to determine whether there are gender-, race-, or ethnicity-based disparities'...
  • 4 Must Have Strategies to Retain Your Best New Talent
    by Alexandra Levit - September 12, 2018
    According to a 2017 CareerBuilder survey1 of 2,250 U.S. hiring managers and HR professionals survey, companies lost an average of $14,900 on every “bad hire” in the last year, and it's a common mistake — nearly three in four employers (74 percent) say they've hired the wrong person for a position and that half of these bad hires have quit within the first six months of employment. When asked how...
  • Meaning Making – How the Innovation-Driven Organization Imparts Purpose & Meaning
    by Anthony Mills - September 5, 2018
    As I visit and observe what I call the “existential festivals” – events like Burning Man, SXSW, TED, Sundance, Bonnaroo, and ArtPrize, for example – I ask myself, “What are people really trying to accomplish here – besides just having fun?” The answer I’ve come away with – after quite a bit of pondering – is that people are trying to use these events to help the...
  • 5 Things Yoga Can Teach Us About Leadership
    by Sara Canaday - August 31, 2018
    I’ve noticed something lately during my time on the yoga mat. My yoga practice isn’t just enhancing my mental and physical health; it’s also highlighted some interesting parallels that map to essential leadership concepts. I suppose that makes sense, considering yoga has been a path to self-realization and enlightenment for thousands of years. A yoga studio (or our yoga space at home) might seem far rem...
  • How to Sustain the Benefits of Corporate Training After the Course is Over
    by Alexandra Levit - August 28, 2018
    In my experience as a workforce author and consultant, I’ve observed that organizations tend to invest more in their employees during good economic times, and pull back development efforts when their businesses are feeling the pinch. Let’s recall what we learned from our earliest years in school. Our teachers encouraged us to master material through repetition. We’d be introduced to a concept in class,...
  • Leading Powerfully Through Positivity
    by Dr. Maynard Brusman - August 27, 2018
    Negativity and discord have reached historic levels in our culture. Most aspects of our lives are widely affected by worsening attitudes, constant complaints and pessimistic mindsets. Like a virus, they spread easily, even when unwarranted. Negativity impacts families, communities, institutions and workplaces. Leaders see the results firsthand, regardless of whether they recognize the causes. Turnover rises, projects fai...
  • Investigating for Age-Based Adverse Impact in Reduction in Force – A More Probative Approach
    by Dan Kuang, Nina Le-Tse - August 22, 2018
    The economy is going strong and the unemployment rate is at an all-time low. The last thing on anyone's mind is workforce downsizing or Reduction in Force (RIF). However, for the experienced Human Resources (HR) practitioner, s/he understands that RIFs do not occur solely during economic downturns. RIFs are a normal and (arguably) healthy part of maintaining a high performing workforce that supports organizational str...
  • OFCCP Acting Director Speaks to 2018 ILG National Conference
    by Bill Osterndorf, Zach Olsen - August 22, 2018
    During the last week of July 2018, the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) experienced a change in leadership. Director Ondray Harris stepped down after a short tenure with the agency, and Senior Advisor Craig Leen was installed as Acting Director of OFCCP. Since then, Acting Director Leen has rolled out a number of priorities and initiatives for the agency. During his first f...