Compliance 2.0: It’s Time for a Change

“It’s time for a change,” was the theme of this month’s webinar. Newly appointed President of America’s Job Exchange (AJE), Bill Fanning, was excited to present his very first webinar at the helm of AJE. Bill wasted no time addressing the “elephant in the room” with the majority of our federal contractor customers… today’s compliance is broken. And the only way to affect change is by identifying the frustrations today’s recruiters have with what’s become a “check the box” obligation, and providing them with a solution that redefines their expectations of diversity recruitment and Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) compliance. The time to disrupt is now.

Bill first discussed the current challenges most employers face regarding OFCCP regulations. There are numerous job posting and job distribution sites that make meeting required expectations a “set it and forget it” experience for federal contractors. But while their compliance obligations may be met, diversity candidate flow from these solutions is rarely adequate.  This is because the “generic job push,” a common tool in the recruitment space, doesn’t target diversity candidates where they are online.

Next, Bill explained AJE’s Diversity Recruitment solution, which leverages data to intelligently target the diversity community on the sites they engage with most.  By posting and promoting jobs on relevant sites, then shifting budget based on the most effective efforts, AJE can optimize the return on our customers’ investments.

AJE has developed the AJE Diversity Network as a solution to simplify the process and intelligently engage and deliver the RIGHT candidates…and the early results are jaw dropping.

Is your organization experiencing the same frustrations? Interested in more details? Want to learn about the 3 digit percentage increase our beta customers have had already? If you missed our last webinar, please check out the recording of Compliance 2.0: It’s Time For A Change -Redefining Diversity Recruitment & OFCCP Compliance or call us at 866.926.6284.

ASK THE EXPERTS: Recruiting Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

ASK THE EXPERT: Alan Klapman, Director of Account Management

In our next installment in America’s Job Exchange (AJE) ‘Ask The Expert’ blog series, we will be speaking with Alan Klapman our welcoming Account Management Director. Alan manages the customer experience of the customers he works with directly, in addition to running our team of Account Managers who jointly service AJE’s 1,000+ customers.

Q: Please share with us your background and why working on Account Management makes sense for you?

A: Hi, I’m Alan Klapman the Director of Account Management here at America’s Job Exchange (AJE), the leading diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance solution provider. I’m responsible for managing customer relationships and facilitating customer empowerment for their mandated workforce requirements and diversity recruitment initiatives.

In addition to being the driving force behind AJE’s successful customer engagement program, my primary focus is building true partnerships with our customers. I’ve been in this industry for over 15 years; always striving to be a trusted advisor by supporting our customers questions and concerns regarding OFCCP requirements and recruitment strategies.

Before coming to America’s Job Exchange, I spent time as an Internet Recruitment Consultant for Monster.com, where I focused on maintaining and expanding relationships with existing customers and helping them maximize Internet recruiting through their available portfolio of products and services.

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ASK THE EXPERTS: Diversity Recruitment

ASK THE EXPERT: Diversity Recruitment with Jim Janson, AJE VP of Engineering

Up next in America’s Job Exchange (AJE) ‘Ask The Expert’ blog series, we are featuring Jim Janson, VP of Engineering. Jim lends his expertise both behind the scenes with our product and out in front with his extensive industry knowledge.

Q: You can’t be the Vice President without having proficiency in certain areas. Can you tell us what your areas of focus are at AJE and the unique position you have? 

A:  I have been leading the engineering team at America’s Job Exchange for the past 6 years.  In this role I work with the team that develops and maintains our network of websites, the systems for getting jobs from customers, job distribution services, the Outreach Management Solution, and all of the reporting that support those activities.

Q: How do you use your expertise to assist our customers here at AJE?

A: I work closely with our Sales and Account Management teams to understand the needs of our customers.  I take that input along with my engineering knowledge of our systems to develop proposals for products and enhancements.  This enables us to quickly implement features that help our customers continue to be successful. Continue reading

Strategic Approach to Applicant Management

Misty GloriosoRecent conference on OFCCP compliance, hosted  by America’s Job Exchange (AJE), in Waltham, Massachusetts, was a huge success and critical compliance related information and strategies were shared by industry leading  speakers.  One such speaker was Misty Glorioso, Senior Consultant, Berkshire Associates Inc.

Berkshire Associates Inc. is a leading human resource consulting and technology firm specializing in affirmative action, applicant management, compensation management, diversity and professional training.  Its senior consultant Misty Glorioso, spoke on understanding the applicant management obligations of federal contractors at the Waltham conference.  The three main considerations of such employers are:
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AJE/PEOPLEFLUENT WEBCAST – Actionable Tips to Meet New Record Keeping and Metrics Mandates by the OFCCP

Actionable Tips to Meet New Record Keeping and Metrics Mandates by the OFCCP

events-detail-page-oct2013-webinarThe Federal Register has updated two new rules very recently.  One governs regulations for hiring protected veterans (VEVRAA), and another governs the regulations for hiring candidates with disabilities, namely Section 503 of The Rehabilitation Act. Both rules go in effect March 24, 2014.  These regulations have raised the bar for record keeping and heightened the enforcement of current regulations.  These regulations are fairly complex and the requirements are not completely black and white.  Naturally, federal contractors and sub contractors have many unanswered questions.  Recently, on October 3, 2013, AJE President Rathin Sinha along with Julia Mendez of Poplefluent , conducted a webcast in an effort to make these new regulations and the intricacies of record keeping and analysis more lucid and accessible.
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America’s Job Exchange Launches $49 Job Posting Promotion

ANDOVER, Mass., March 19, 2008 — America’s Job Exchange (AJE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NaviSite (NASDAQ: NAVI), today announced the launch of a $49 job posting promotion to help jump start the spring hiring season. The single job posting promotion is available through AJE’s newly introduced e-commerce capabilities at its www.americasjobexchange.com website. In addition, employers can also purchase attractively-priced job posting packages for use throughout the next 12 months, and may obtain free access to a resume database of job seekers during this promotional period, which ends on April 15, 2008. Continue reading