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From the category archives: Hiring

Hiring

Are you ready to hire 7% of your Workforce?

In part two of our series of Proposed OFCCP Regs & What They Mean for You, we are going to discuss the big bad 7%. Since the proposed regulatory changes to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act came out in 2011, federal contractors...

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Are you familiar with the term “linkage”?

If you are a Federal contractor or subcontractor, that word “linkage” should be top of mind. With the proposed regulatory changes to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act (which prohibits contractors from discriminating on the basis of disability) slated to come out this year, linkages are l...

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Chemistry counts during a job interview. It’s not just your qualifications and how you answer questions.

In an era where the competition for high paying jobs is most challenging and the search for ‘high quality’ talent is at a premium, the prospective employee must view the job interview as a prime opportunity to leave a poignant, ...

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Training (and Practice) are Critical to Fair Hiring Practices

Despite the American Disability Act’s (ADA) clear regulations, many hiring managers don’t know how to effectively and legally approach candidates with disabilities. When asked to cite reasons for not hiring people with disabilities...

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What Does a Recruiter Need to Know about Hiring People with Disabilities?

There are a plethora of issues to consider when hiring people with various disabilities and special needs that can set the tone for a ‘quality’ hire 

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Market Research for People with Disabilities

Modest job gains across most industries and an unemployment rate that refuses to budge continue to be the norm for the U.S. economy. In January, total non-farm payroll employment increased by 157,000 and the unemployment rate grew by a tenth of a percentage

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Five Interview Tricks to Help You Get Hired

You've updated your resume and practiced responding to common interview questions.  But being prepared for an interview takes more than just knowing how to answer questions. Here are five interview tricks that can help you get hired.

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Tips for Evaluating Job Postings to Improve Your Search

It's likely that you will look through hundreds of job postings during your job search. New job openings are posted every day, and each one will probably be written and formatted differently. Some will include a great deal of detail an...

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How to Address Employment Gaps

It's not uncommon for people to have a gap here or there in their resume. There are many reasons for having a gap- taking time off for maternity leave, for travel, to care for a family member, or because of an injury or illness.

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Don’t Let Job Titles Dictate Your Search

Appropriate job titles can get confusing when you're searching for a job, especially if you've been in the workforce for a while and are moving from one company to another.

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