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  • Do you rely on process
    by Alexandra Levit - March 23, 2018
    An over-reliance on process and procedures can lead to poor decision-making and a lack of agility. I know that the topic of generational differences irritates some people. My personal experience, though, is that when it comes to certain things, baby boomer points of view do often differ from millennial points of view. One of these areas of debate is process. Why (Some) Boomers Like Process and (Some) Millennials Don&rsqu...
  • OFCCP and the Rule of Law – Part III: Field Offices Often Ignore OFCCP’s Rules
    by Bill Doyle - March 23, 2018
    In prior articles in this series, published on November 17, 2017 and February 14, 2018, I proposed an evaluation of OFCCP's recent regulatory and enforcement positions through the lenses of the fundamental and perennial question, 'What is Law?' This review is timely because the new Administration is building its team and considering the regulatory and enforcement approaches to be implemented on its watch. In the last...
  • Resist the Temptation to Move Applicants from One Requisition to Another
    by Alissa Horvitz, Josh Roffman - March 23, 2018
    This article discusses the trend by electronic applicant tracking systems to permit recruiters greater flexibility in moving applicants, who applied under one requisition, into a different requisition, so that the applicant may be considered for the same job at a later date or for other roles besides the one to which he or she applied. We disfavor that trend for government contractor employers subject to OFCCP's jurisdic...
  • Scheduling Letters Are on Their Way – Are You Ready?  The Top Five OFCCP Audit Preparation Tips
    by Scott Pechaitis, Lisa Marsh - March 23, 2018
    Last month, OFCCP announced it had sent 1,000 Courtesy Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) to contractors to notify them that they would be audited by OFCCP in the near future, and as soon as March 19, 2018. As contractors who were on that CSAL list anxiously check their mail boxes for audit scheduling letters, it’s a good time to evaluate best practices for preparing audit submissions to OFCCP. But what can contra...
  • The OFCCP Digest Volume 8, Issue 3
    by Local JobNetwork™ - March 23, 2018
    96 The OFCCP Digest is a complimentary resource for federal contractors on topics of Affirmative Action, EE...
  • To Include or Not to Include; Is That a Darden Question?
    by Marilynn L. Schuyler - March 23, 2018
    The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) adopted the Darden 1 factors in 2014, to assist federal contractors in determining whether certain types of employees should be included in a federal contractor's Affirmative Action Plan. While these factors do shed some light on determining whether someone is an employee or a contractor, it has limited application for positions held by students at academic insti...
  • Why Work?
    by Sheryl Letwat - March 23, 2018
    My job is to find community employment for adults with disabilities. I work for an agency in the Chicagoland suburbs and when talking with others about what I do, I frequently get asked, 'Why would your clients want to work? They receive disability benefits and don’t have to do anything for it.' This comment always troubles me. People with disabilities have hopes, dreams and goals for their future, just like anybody el...
  • 3 Ways Leaders Kill Innovation
    by Sara Canaday - March 21, 2018
    Many companies today are worried they don’t have the right leadership to succeed in the digital and disruptive age. Maybe they’ve got it all wrong. What if they actually have the right leaders—but they’re being held hostage by the same old expectations, metrics, and rewards? Here’s the problem. The very nature of business is continually evolving. Consumer needs fluctuate. Technology keeps sh...
  • Ten Keys to Successful Communiation
    by Debra Wheatman - March 15, 2018
    Everything in life is about communication and messaging. How are you going to present your new idea? How are you going to position your background so that it is relatable to the role for which you’re interviewing? How will you articulate your differing perspective to a potential client? We all want the communication “magic bullet.” That’s why there are so many different classes and books out there on th...
  • Employee Engagement: Your Secret Weapon
    by Dr. Maynard Brusman - March 8, 2018
    Surveys and studies indicate global job dissatisfaction is at a two-decade high. Disengaged employees account for nearly 70 percent of the workforce, which significantly affects the bottom line, according to data from Towers Watson. They cause corporate income, earnings and profits to suffer to the tune of $500 billion each year. Comparative surveys also indicate that leaders believe engagement is higher than it actually is...