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Training Your Recruiting Personnel to Avoid Veteran, Disability Bias and Stereotypes

Training Your Recruiting Personnel to Avoid Veteran, Disability Bias and Stereotypes

The job of an employment recruiter often proves mission critical to a business as its primary responsibility is to maintain an invaluable gateway and pipeline that constantly identifies, distinguishes, attracts, cultivates and secures new and diverse talent. These everyday endeavors of the recruiter, helps to ensure the essential 'life blood' of an organization and in many ways help it to adjust to the varying needs of diverse consumers, adapt to changing market trends and fortify its capability to compete in a given industry.

 

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2014 Job Outlook for People with Disabilities

2014 Job Outlook for People with Disabilities

Candidates with disabilities and the organizations recruiting them won’t be disappointed in the 2014 job market. Recruiters will have a large group of interested candidates to consider and candidates should see more advertised positions.

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The View from Someone Else’s Boots - Does Your Workplace Culture Encourage or Dissuade Proactive Disability Disclosure

The View from Someone Else’s Boots - Does Your Workplace Culture Encourage or Dissuade Proactive Disability Disclosure

Many organizations now have very aggressive hiring goals towards returning veterans and people with disabilities. This focus is especially relevant during an era where people with disabilities are the largest minority group, represent the highest segment of the unemployed in the US and the Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are returning from combat.

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What Employers Should Know About Hiring People With Disabilities

What Employers Should Know About Hiring People With Disabilities

While GettingHired partners with hundreds of employers that make it a practice of hiring people with disabilities, there are many employers out there that still do not. One reason could be a lack of understanding of the benefits of hiring people with disabilities, or misconceptions that the practice could end up costing them too much money or forcing them to settle for less capable workers.

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Why Training will be Needed for Businesses and Possibly Required

In part three of our coverage of the proposed regulatory changes to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, it’s time we talk about training. We all know that training is an important aspect for all businesses, and training becomes ev...

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Employees With Disabilities Can Bring Innovation to a Company

Diversity in its employees is one of the greatest assets a company can have. By employing people with different abilities and backgrounds, companies are able to garner the diverse knowledge and talents of their employees to work together toward a shared mission and vision.

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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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