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The New EEOC Guidance


It has been talked about by the HR Community now for months, and it has arrived. The New EEOC Guidance which was voted in by The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by a 4-1 vote. Duly noted are Commissioner Barker’s comments on her rejection to vote for the guidance without a public comment period. We work for the American people. The Guidance is effective immediately. The school terminates his employment.

Ground Gained in Employer Awareness of True Potential of the Blind

HR Daily Advisor

We hear a lot about recruiting challenges like implicit bias and discrimination that persist despite decades of research and training designed to combat those challenges. New research shows that there has been some positive movement in the field. This year marks the 80th anniversary of National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind. Despite significantly lower levels in the U.S.

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How Online Education Helps Underserved Students

SAP Innovation

Taking an online course seemed like a no-brainer to students who first learned of the option. It was inviting to be able to study from the comfort of a dorm room rather than trudging to class. Yet few of the early adopters realized they were helping to change education forever. Today, enrollment in online courses is rolling steady. Online education saw increased enrollment between 2000 and 2010. This includes the children’s education.

Evaluating Whether You Should Hire Candidates with Past Criminal Histories


At a time when the unemployment rate is 3.8 percent, SHRM data says that more than 7.8 With nearly 700,000 people being released from jail and prison every year, employers are more open to hiring the formerly incarcerated. This can certainly help address the talent shortage, but it’s important to understand that making the decision to hire people with criminal histories won’t eliminate the need to conduct background checks and employment screening.

EEOC Unveils Strategic Plan for 2018-2022

Sterling Check

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal anti-discrimination laws which apply to hiring, wages and benefits. The EEOC has two roles: prevention of law violations in the form of outreach, education and assistance programs, and enforcement by investigating, settling or litigating the laws. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently approved an updated Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) for 2018 to 2022.

How Background Checks Can Land Your Business In Hot Water


Non-compliance of policies with anti-discrimination laws. In 2012, Pepsi Beverages agreed to pay $3.13 million and provide job offers and training to resolve a charge of race discrimination, according to the U.S. The EEOC ruled that the criminal background check policy formerly used by Pepsi unfairly discriminated against more than 300 African American applicants who had been arrested and had pending criminal charges.

Upile Chasowa: “Taking time to recharge”

Thrive Global

We need to stop looking for recognition and start thinking about and earning respect from the actual people in our workplaces. I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Upile Chasowa. My father was influential on the technology front?—?as Being the (authentic) change? —?Increasingly,

2019 BCGi Summit: Speaker Spotlight #2

Biddle Consulting

Industry thought leaders and subject matter experts will be presenting at the BCGi Summit: Striving for Diversity: Sure It’s Required…But It’s The Right Thing To Do! This data should be disaggregated by the demographic categories chosen to be in the diversity initiative. In some cases, it is possible to compare the number to best in industry benchmarks. Wrote 3 chapters in “Religious Diversity in the Workplace.”

Celebrating International Women’s Day at The Predictive Index

PI Worldwide

In honor of International Women’s Day, we interviewed some of our women leaders at The Predictive Index, as well as two of our women PI Certified Partners. We asked them to share their experiences in the workplace, discuss potential barriers that hold women back from leadership roles, and give advice to other women rising to positions of leadership. Introducing our panel of women leaders: Jackie Dube – VP of Talent Optimization at The Predictive Index.

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How to reduce unconscious bias at work


This is due to the fact that our brains can consciously process 40 pieces of information per second —while we unconsciously process 11 million pieces. So, in order to keep up with all of the stimuli around us, we create mental shortcuts that ostensibly make decision-making easier. “Despite efforts to recruit and retain more women,” the researchers wrote, “a stark gender disparity persists within academic science.” The halo effect.

New California Laws and HR Trends for 2017 and Beyond

HR Daily Advisor

Each year, California employers are faced with the task of keeping up with a whole new round of labor laws and regulations, most of them courtesy of the state legislature. This article discusses some of the more significant employment law changes over the past several months, many with an effective date of July 1, 2017. Employers were not required to provide written notification to employees until the Labor Commissioner developed and released a model notice.

Leadership: It’s All in Your Mindfulness

SAP Innovation

It’s tempting to dismiss mindfulness as magical thinking—until you connect it to the hard science and ROI underpinning its success inside organizations. At what was the height of her career responsibilities, Janice Marturano hit bottom. As vice president of public responsibility for global food giant General Mills, she was charged with completing the very complex and contested US$6.1 The company had hoped the transaction would take six months.

Talkspace Founders Roni and Oren Frank: “If we all shared the fact that we struggle from time to time, we would help create more visibility for these issues.”

Thrive Global

Individuals need to be proactive and reach out to others for support as soon as they feel the need. If, for example, we all shared the fact that we struggle from time to time, we would help create more visibility for these issues. Oren Frank is a Co-Founder and the CEO of Talkspace, the leading online and mobile psychotherapy company that has made therapy accessible and affordable to people across the globe. with the way we think and feel?—?and