5 Tips on Creating a Legally Sound HR Policy

Human Resources policies and procedures establish a framework and set standards that guide how each employee should conduct themselves. This includes how a job is performed, how employees make decisions, interact with one another and manage the business operations of your company. A well-written policy leaves nothing to the imagination and lets both the employee and employer know where they stand within the company. These policies are organized, consistent and legally sound.  HR staff member...
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OFCCP sets to host July 16 Webinar on how to stay in compliance when dealing with job candidates with criminal records

WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT In support of President Obama’s efforts to strengthen the economy and get more Americans back to work, the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Personnel Management and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are working together to reduce barriers to employment for individuals with past criminal arrests or convictions. To learn more about these efforts, we invite you to attend a webinar entitled: Engaging Federal Contractors – “Understanding the Current Policies an...
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What is the Value of an Effective Affirmative Action Plan?

There is much value from a well developed and maintained Affirmative Action Plan. The Plan is a well organized depiction of the Company’s workforce. It is an easy way to assess and appraise job functions. Since an AAP forces HR personnel to examine all Job Titles making sure they are placed in appropriate Job Groupings which allow for easy job postings. Affirmative Action is a great hiring tool for it allows for the best qualified candidate to show up. The term casting the widest net possibl...
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