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  • Your Content May Be Boring
    by Debra Wheatman - October 5, 2018
    Content. We hear about it all the time and are encouraged to produce more of it. But what is content? Simply put, content is anything that you create that communicates an idea. Content can be a blog, a white paper, a video, or an audio recording. “Content marketing” is the practice of creating and distributing valuable, relevant, and consistent content to attract and retain your audience. The ultimate goal is to dr...
  • Using Social Media to Engage Employees and Share Your Company Values with the World
    by Steve Farber - October 3, 2018
    72 percent say social media is meaningful in business. Here’s my four-point plan to use it to engage employees and show the world what your company values. We’re well past the time when social media is optional. You already know that and are probably looking to improve your reach and influence . . . and you’re right. Training magazine’s 2018 survey of more than 500 learning and development profession...
  • Creating an Agile Process: What Does it Take?
    by Alexandra Levit - October 2, 2018
    Many organizations pride themselves on having predictable policies and procedures that drive performance and growth. However, given the rate of change in today's business world, sometimes being inflexible can be a problem rather than a solution. Having an agile process can help. Agile processes are plans that involve advance planning and organization but also allow you to quickly change course if needed. To learn how bu...
  • Everyone Hates the Open Office. Now We Have Research to Prove Its Inefficiency.
    by Debra Wheatman - September 25, 2018
    Office space has become more and more open for the past few decades. The days when managers automatically got private offices have been replaced by cubicle culture. When cubicles initially became standard fare in offices, they were generally relegated to lower level employees. As time wore on, more senior folks found themselves staring at the three walls of their cubicles. Individual offices became scarce, premium real estate,...
  • Adults with Disabilities and a Changing Workforce
    by Ilene Rosenberg - September 24, 2018
    In today's economy, 'Help Wanted' signs are visible everywhere. Employers are eagerly searching to fill their vacancies as the unemployment rate reaches an all-time low. As a professional who has been in the human services field for more years than I care to reveal, it is inspiring and refreshing to now be at the receiving end of phone calls, e-mails, and inquiries from businesses interested in matching and filling their...
  • OFCCP to Recognize Innovation and Expand Enforcement
    by Cara Crotty, Heather Miller - September 24, 2018
    On August 24, 2018, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced three new directives in furtherance of its efforts to make the agency more transparent and efficient and to maximize the effectiveness of compliance assistance outreach. This article focuses on two of the three directives: an initiative establishing a recognition program for contractors with 'high-quality and high-performing compliance p...
  • OFCCP's New Compensation Directive: The Good, The Bad, and The Analytics
    by Scott Pechaitis, Chris Patrick - September 24, 2018
    The long-awaited, much anticipated new Directive on OFCCP's compensation analysis methodology has finally arrived … but for those contractors hoping for radical reform, the unfortunate news is there will be little change in the Agency's approach to compensation evaluations. For that reason, Directive 2018-05 – 'Analysis of Contractor Compensation Practices During a Compliance Evaluation' (issued August 2...
  • Proposed New Functional Affirmative Action Plan (FAAP) Directive
    by Marife Ramos - September 24, 2018
    The OFCCP has now released a total of seven (7) directives in 2018. With the intent of alleviating the gap between the agency's enforcement and the federal contractors' compliance obligations, the OFCCP held town hall and stakeholder meetings in the latter part of 2017 and in the first quarter of 2018. In those meetings, the OFCCP listened to, discussed with, and assured the federal contracting community of a more co...
  • The OFCCP Digest Volume 8, Issue 9
    by Local JobNetwork™ - September 24, 2018
    96 The OFCCP Digest is a complimentary resource for federal contractors on topics of Affirmative Action, EEO, and government compliance....
  • You Conducted a Pay Equity Analysis – Now What?
    by David Cohen, Cliff Haimann, Kayo Sady - September 24, 2018
    Author’s note: Pay equity and pay equity analyses are a complex and nuanced issue, and context matters. Employers should always consult with legal counsel prior to engaging in any proactive pay equity studies and conduct those analyses under the attorney-client privilege. As part of their obligation to 'evaluate compensation system(s) to determine whether there are gender-, race-, or ethnicity-based disparities' und...