For a successful diversity recruitment strategy, employers must have a written plan that includes strategies in which are measurable and accountable, and buy in from the corporate community. More importantly, support from corporate executives is critical to the success of any diversity recruitment plan.
There are three reason why companies should be interested in diversity recruitment. First, there may be regulatory reasons. OFCCP, for example, has established targets for percentages of their workforce that are veterans and disabled persons. It’s important for companies to show progress toward those targets in case of an audit.
This is a first, in a series, of 'Ask The Expert' Q&A blogs where we will tap into the vast pool of industry knowledge we have here at America's Job Exchange (AJE). This blog features our resident expert, Gary Cowan, Director of Compliance.
Due to high demand for more information into the industry trends of the topics of Human Resources, Labor Relations, Department of Labor regulations and compliance expectations, America’s Job Exchange has gone monthly with its educational webinars. This September we chose to tackle OFCCP audits. We know they exist. We assist our customers through them weekly… … Continue reading Did You Miss Our Webinar? OFCCP Audits – 5 Reasons They Fail
This Fourth of July, coinciding with the America’s Birthday, America’s Job Exchange (AJE) celebrates its 7th birthday. AJE was launched on the fourth of July 2007 and it has been an exciting seven years so far as AJE has gradually become a market leader in online recruitment with a special emphasis on helping enterprises hire … Continue reading Happy Birthday AJE!
Last week, a major security threat named “Heartbleed” was in the news. This is related to a bug in the encryption technology used on the Internet for usernames, passwords, and emails. We want to let you know that account information remains secure and America’s Job Exchange sites were unaffected by this bug. At America’s Job … Continue reading Heart Bleed – Update
The unemployment rate of working age individuals with disabilities and the percentage of working age individuals with disabilities that are not in the labor force remain significantly higher than for those without disabilities. For this reason, The Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP) for the first time since 1970 has strengthened Section … Continue reading Section 503 Final Rule