The Art of Letting Go: A CRE-iterative Process and Virtual Synergy Dynamic
by Mark Gorkin - Oct, 2015
Why should I be sending a streamlined version of my recent essay titled, Generating Virtual Synergy: Turning the Iterative into the Creative? Why the need to rework it? To answer these questions, I must traverse the pragmatic to the psychological. Hopefully such (psycho)-analysis will provide another window into the iterative process. A concrete motivator was an editor of ORATE Speakers Bureau Website saying they are mo...
 
  What Caused the Worldwide Productivity Slowdown?
by Alexandra Levit - Oct, 2015
At a time when business productivity should logically be speeding up, why is the opposite is happening? While skimming the paper of my youth, the Washington Post, I came across the intriguing headline: Productivity mysteriously goes bust Writer Robert Samuelson goes on to say this about the apparent worldwide productivity slowdown: What’s especially baffling is that, superficially, outside forces seem to favor fast...
 
  What Is a Millennial? Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask
by Lindsey Pollak - Oct, 2015
On Halloween, you get permission to be something that you’re not, surprising the world with a big reveal. I’ve found something similar in my work with millennials: Many people have specific, often negative stereotypes about this generation. They’re surprised when they find someone behind the “millennial mask” with traits they weren’t expecting: hardworking, humble, inquisitive, to name a few. When I talk to people about...
 
  Why Boomers Are More Likely To Succeed as Entrepreneurs
by Alexandra Levit - Oct, 2015
A study by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation reported that the highest rate of entrepreneurial activity over the last few years is not Gen-Y upstarts, but Baby Boomers in the 55-64 year age group. In fact, Boomers are actually driving a new entrepreneurship boom as they retire from their traditional corporate jobs and seek more meaningful sources of work. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 60 percent of th...
 
  Winning at Working: Convenient Mistruths
by Nan S. Russell - Oct, 2015
The subject line of the email read: “We met at …” and the name of a conference where I’d recently spoken. Thinking it was from someone who attended my session, I opened it sooner versus later. “I never heard back from you,” she wrote, “I wanted to take you to lunch or drop by your office to explain my product more.” Since I live and work 2,000 miles from her, I knew she’d confused me with someone, or that we’d never met. I...
 
  The OFCCP Digest Volume 5, Issue 10
by Local JobNetwork™ - Oct, 2015
OFCCP’s Jurisdictional Thresholds by Bill Osterndorf In the last few years, there have been many changes to the way that the U.S. Departme...
 
  Do Your Job Descriptions Hold Up in the New Era of Federal Contractor Enforcement?
by Lisa Marsh - Oct, 2015
With the flurry of changes and ever-expanding obligations for federal contractors over the last eighteen months, employers have undoubtedly spent countless hours and resources “getting into compliance” and updating documents and forms. With each new obligation, employers have reviewed and altered everything from job advertisement taglines and purchase orders to online applications and self-ID forms. Yet with al...
 
  Do Your Job Descriptions Hold Up in the New Era of Federal Contractor Enforcement?
by Scott Pechaitis - Oct, 2015
With the flurry of changes and ever-expanding obligations for federal contractors over the last eighteen months, employers have undoubtedly spent countless hours and resources “getting into compliance” and updating documents and forms. With each new obligation, employers have reviewed and altered everything from job advertisement taglines and purchase orders to online applications and self-ID forms. Yet with al...
 
  OFCCP’s Jurisdictional Thresholds
by Bill Osterndorf - Oct, 2015
In the last few years, there have been many changes to the way that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) implements the federal affirmative action regulations. The agency has issued many new and revised regulations that have affected organizations throughout the United States. OFCCP has taken some particularly aggressive positions in regard to discrimination that it beli...
 
  Revisiting VEVRAA – What Should Contractors Be Doing?
by Diana Younts - Oct, 2015
Untitled Document History of VEVRAA President Gerald Ford passed Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA) on December 4, 1974, which was originally created for veterans returning home from the Vietnam War. This was necessary because - generally speaking - society was biased against the war and the military men and women who served in Vietnam. As a r...
 
  The New Pay Transparency Final Rule – A Sea Change for Workplace Culture
by Marilynn L. Schuyler - Oct, 2015
The workplace culture of federal contractors is about to change dramatically. It has been taboo in the private sector to discuss one’s personal salary or inquire about the compensation of others, but the recently issued Pay Transparency Final Rule will provide protections to applicants and employees who break tradition. On September 10, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Prog...
 
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