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  • OFCCP's Proposed Religious Exemption Revisions Explained
    by Matt Nusbaum - October 24, 2019
    Where the personal rights and freedoms of one individual or a group of individuals conflict with those of another, those interests must be balanced to determine which must prevail. The balance between religious freedom and employment nondiscrimination is currently being re-examined and refined by the federal courts and the issues are, in a word, complicated. Some inaccurate and misleading reporting has been circulating...
  • The OFCCP Digest Weekly
    by LocalJobNetwork™ - October 24, 2019
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  • Work Boundaries: Say Goodbye to Super Woman Syndrome
    by Caroline Dowd-Higgins - October 23, 2019
    One month into my new job, I’m incredibly excited thinking about the positive inroads I’ll be able to make for my organization. To say that I’m energized, and ready-to-go is an understatement. At the same time – as a Type-A personality and recovering workaholic – I’m also doing my level best to calm the racehorse wanting to burst full-speed out the gate – knowing that my desire to &...
  • Getting through Applicant Tracking Systems
    by Mary Jeanne Vincent - October 22, 2019
    Ninety-five percent of Fortune 500 companies use an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) or talent management system to organize and track résumés. Companies readily admit that many qualified candidates, as many as 70%, are screened out before their résumés are reviewed by a human. When you submit your résumé online, it is screened by a bot, if it can’t read the inform...
  • OFCCP Proposes Changes to Disability Self-Identification Form
    by Janet Lewis - October 17, 2019
    Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits employment discrimination against applicants and employees because of physical or mental disabilities and requires federal contractors and subcontractors with federal contracts or subcontracts in excess of $15,000 to take affirmative action to ensure that persons are treated without regard to disability. As part of their affirmative action efforts, contractors are requ...
  • Stop the Generational Shaming
    by Lindsey Pollak - October 17, 2019
    Here is a quotation that I share in my training programs on generational diversity: “I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on the frivolous youth of today.” In what era do you think this was written? This week’s Economist? A political speech from the 1960s? The Roaring Twenties? The late eighteenth century? In fact, these words are attributed to the poet Hesiod, all the...
  • Overturn Leadership Liabilities
    by Dr. Maynard Brusman - October 11, 2019
    Leaders are encouraged to develop their strengths and sharpen their skills to maximize their effectiveness. Many resources are available, including books, seminars, conferences and qualified executive coaches. A coach, of course, can address your specific needs, and customize an approach that perfectly fits your personality, circumstances and goals. Most leaders understand that all their beliefs and behaviors are exposed...
  • How to Read a Job Posting the REAL Way
    by Thea Kelley - October 10, 2019
    If job postings are windows into the working world, maybe somebody needs to clean the glass, because it can be awfully hard to know what you’re really seeing! That’s why the first letter in REAL stands for “Read between the lines” when you read job postings. In this post I’ll tell you how to do that, as well as how to Evaluate the fit, Apply with an advantage and Learn from the experience so...
  • Practical Significance in EEO Analysis: What Employers Should Know
    by Cliff Haimann, Lisa Harpe - October 10, 2019
    Introduction The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published multiple FAQs on July 23, 2019 to provide further guidance to federal contractors in their efforts to understand and comply with anti-discrimination regulations. 'Practical Significance in EEO Analysis' attempts to provide clarity on when a statistically significant disparity may or may not be practically significant and, therefore, a...