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  • Creating a Strategic Playbook to Attract and Hire Individuals with Disabilities
    by Kristine Foss - January 25, 2019
    Nearly 40% of employers face challenges hiring qualified employees, while at the same time, one in four people in the United States have some type of disability, and have their own challenges in getting hired. Some disabilities are more visible, such as physical disabilities. Others are hidden, including mental health conditions, some medical conditions, and learning or cognitive disabilities. We also have a large populatio...
  • Do the Supreme Court’s Holdings in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes Apply to OFCCP? (Part 1)
    by Bill Doyle - January 25, 2019
    The Supreme Court addresses systemic employment discrimination questions relatively rarely. In Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 564 U.S. 338 (2011), the Supreme Court addressed questions related to systemic pay discrimination claims under Title VII. The Supreme Court's decision contained several significant rulings regarding systemic pay discrimination claims. For example, the Supreme Court explained that statistical agg...
  • Exploring a Functional Understanding of Adverse Impact
    by Dan Biddle, Jeff Davies - January 25, 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, dbut these results are often used in investigations as the foundation for charges of discriminati...
  • Making Binary Gender Choices in an Increasingly Non-Binary World as EEO-1 Season Approaches
    by James (Jay) A. Patton, Jr. - January 25, 2019
    Having only recently completed their VETS-4212 filings, government contractors will soon be entering the 2018 EEO-1 reporting cycle facing a confusing landscape when it comes to reporting the gender of their employees. Contractors face an employment marketplace that is dealing with gender in new ways while dealing with federal government reporting requirements built on traditional gender models. This confusion will likely n...
  • The Glass Ceiling is a Real Issue, but the 'Velcro Floor' Could be Just as Bad.
    by Steve Farber - January 25, 2019
    We all know what the glass ceiling is and how it affects women in the workplace. Let me introduce you to the concept of the Velcro floor–and tell you one way leaders can help women pull away from it, starting now. If you knew the recipe for a solution to gender inequality at work, you’d share it, right? Well, I read a study the other day that opened my eyes to what women are saying about the lack of a level p...
  • The OFCCP Digest Volume 9, Issue 1
    by LocalJobNetwork™ - January 25, 2019
    96 The OFCCP Digest is a complimentary resource for federal contractors on topics of Affirmative Action, EEO, and government compliance....
  • Lead Better by Seeing More
    by Dr. Maynard Brusman - January 24, 2019
    In this over-information age, an alarming number of business plans fail because leaders ignore the facts needed to make sound decisions. Misguided perspectives can be blamed on a lack of data, wrong data or the inability to understand relevance. Even in hindsight, some leaders fail to see what went wrong. A fast-paced culture requires precise planning, effective decisions and timely actions, all relying on dependable inf...
  • The Importance of Company Culture in Your 2019 Job Search
    by Jessica Holbrook Hernandez - January 23, 2019
    A recent Robert Half survey indicated that company culture is important to both job seekers and to employers. In fact, 35% of job seekers wouldn’t take a job where they weren’t a good fit with the company culture—even if that job was the perfect position for them otherwise. Maintaining company culture with the right hires is even more important to managers, according to the survey. 91% of managers surve...
  • Are You a Perfectionist Who Procrastinates?
    by Carole Kanchier - January 22, 2019
    Are you reluctant to try new things? Make big plans, but don't follow through? Tend to be critical of self and others? If so, you may be a perfectionist procrastinator. Perfectionism and procrastination often go hand-in-hand. Certain characteristics drive perfectionists to delay things. What does this quiz say about you? Are you a perfectionist procrastinator? Answer “yes” or “no.” 1....
  • The High Cost of Complacency in Career Development
    by Linda Dobogai - January 22, 2019
    John F. Kennedy once said “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.” No doubt he was referencing running a government. However, this same perspective applies to personal career development. We all have our “comfort zones”. Psychologically they can be seen as space, movements, and people with which we are familiar, withi...