By Sonyett Bailey
As noted in a recent announcement by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), the federal contractor community has until January 1, 2014 and then must use 2006-2010 Census EEO Tabulation (2010 EEO Tab) to produce all Affirmative Action Plans (AAP).
By Sal Giliberto
Leadership training and development is only useful if it can be consistently applied to the real world. Too often, we fail to follow through with our intentions or fall back into bad habits. To help make our leadership efforts stick, leadership trainer Norm Smallwood co-authored Leadership Sustainability: Seven Disciplines to Achieve the Changes Great Leaders Know They Must Make.
We chatted with Norm about his book in anticipation of his participation in next week’s Peoplefluent webinar entitled Leadership Sustainability.
By Greg Belkin
Quick! When I say the word “compensation” to you, what is the first thing that pops into your head? For me, and for a lot of others, it’s a very important number or series of numbers that help to dictate many major decisions in life. Indeed, this number is personal, emotional and controversial to us all. I admit that, at times, I have had a strong emotional reaction to the compensation discussion. I have never met anybody yet who hasn’t been in the same boat at one time or another.
By Ellen Julian
Earlier this month Peoplefluent was privileged to have Dawn Evans, CEO of Sourcing Interests Group (SIG), present on Talent Management as a Competitive Advantage. As a former sourcing professional herself, Dawn has seen firsthand that sourcing teams are doing broader global management of talent than ever before. Given these new responsibilities, Evans espouses that it’s time for some radical rethinking in order to fight for the best talent.
Here are three highlights of Dawn’s presentation that really got us thinking.
By Kevin W. Grossman
There is nothing wrong with the U.S. labor market today. Our young people are better educated today than they were during the past three decades. We have more qualified applicants in the U.S. than what the mainstream sentiment says. Companies have slashed their recruiting and training budgets over the past five years and yet their expectations for finding and retaining exceptional talent is higher than ever.