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  • Performance and Conduct Issues in Employees with Mental Health Impairments
    by Melanie Whetzel - August 18, 2017
    Performance and conduct issues can be a source of concern for federal contractors in general, but can trigger even greater concern when employees with mental health impairments are involved. How do contractors address these concerns with their employees? It may be a difficult thing to do even when the contractor is aware of a mental health issue, but what if they are not aware? What if the contractor suspects that a mental...
  • Retailer Bass Pro Agrees to $10.5 Million Settlement With EEOC
    by Cindy Karrow - August 18, 2017
    On July 26, 2017, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a $10.5 million settlement with Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC for an alleged hiring discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the agency almost six years ago, on September 21, 2011. Bass Pro is a nationwide retailer of sporting goods, apparel, and other miscellaneous products headquartered in Springfield, Missouri. EEOC alleged th...
  • The Art of Timing Submission of Your Best Candidate to Difficult Hiring Managers
    by Kris Dunn - August 18, 2017
    And they ask you about the game you claim you got Drop science now, why not? You start to sweat and fret, it gets hot How'd you get into this spot? You played yourself... Yo, yo, you played yourself... --Ice-T You know where I'm going with this if you clicked through, right? Difficult hiring managers. Not to be confused with those who suck. Or maybe that's the same thing - I'll let you decide t...
  • The OFCCP Digest Volume 7, Issue 8
    by Local JobNetwork™ - August 18, 2017
    To Merge or Not to Merge: Is That the Question? Topic: OFCCP The White House has proposed merging the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), purportedly to reduce redundancies in civil rights enforcement. Some prominent members of the federal...more...
  • To Merge or Not to Merge:  Is That the Question?
    by Marilynn L. Schuyler - August 18, 2017
    The White House has proposed merging the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), purportedly to reduce redundancies in civil rights enforcement. Some prominent members of the federal contracting compliance community think the proposal is DOA (Dead On Arrival) due to opposition from the civil rights community, federal contractor coalitions, and key indiv...
  • Saving Time and Money During the Hiring Process
    by Caroline Dowd-Higgins - August 16, 2017
    A company’s hiring process, like everything in the business world, needs to be efficient. But most of the time, getting quality employees doesn’t come cheap and it’s a process that easily can be bogged down by time-wasting practices. Fortunately, there are ways to find reliable prospective employees while minimizing cost and time. Here are effective approaches that not only get the best talent in the do...
  • Managing Millennals Q&A: Why Don't Young Professionals Want To Talk On The Phone?
    by Lindsey Pollak - August 14, 2017
    Note to readers: This is the fifth post in my new series based on questions I frequently hear Managing Millennials Q&A: Why Are Employees Late?about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really make or break workplace relationships. Each month I’ll tackle a question and provide some advice for managers and millennials (and millennial managers!). I hope the advice I share is helpful...
  • Does Flexwork Decrease Productivity?
    by Alexandra Levit - August 10, 2017
    Does giving employees the freedom to do tasks in their own way actually decrease their productivity? Harvard Business School investigates. In the interest of productivity, some organizations have a predetermined scheduling policy, requiring that tasks be completed in a particular order. For example, we’ve talked about citizen development a lot on the Fast Track, and low code application development may indeed be one o...
  • On-The-Job Success; Influence vs. Authority
    by Georgia Adamson - August 10, 2017
    Can you exert a positive influence over your work environment and career prospects even if you don’t hold a senior management or executive position? Does holding such a position give you both authority and influence? Good questions! First of all, what’s the difference between the two terms or concepts? “Authority is a social, political and business structure that grants an individual rights to make decisio...
  • Don't Make This Mistake Assessing Job Candidates
    by Lindsey Pollak - August 8, 2017
    Strong GPA. Check. Impressive internship. Check. The right technical certifications. Check. Seems like you’ve found the perfect candidate. But before you make an offer, there’s one more area to assess that can make or break job performance — soft skills. According to a LinkedIn survey, more than 60 percent of hiring managers say these can be challenging to screen for. Here are some tips to h...