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Taking Corporate Recruiting To A Whole New Level

Even with technology changing how companies find talent, many companies still rely on traditional recruiting methods. This includes channels and strategies like job boards, recruiting websites, and job recruiters. Numerous job marketplaces that match talent with jobs also have appeared in recent years like Toptal for tech talent. ...




How To Create The Best Workplace For Millennials: Three Top Tips

There’s been a lot said about millennials. As a professional with over 17 years of sales team training experience and now as the CEO of Mondo, I know firsthand the challenges that come with managing millennials and keeping them motivated in sales, marketing, tech and other roles. ...




7 Elements of a Strong Work Ethic

Have you ever tried to do business with someone who didn’t seem to take pleasure in the job, or care? Perhaps you didn't go back to this person because you didn't like the way you were treated, or lacked confidence in that business as a whole.
Did you then spread the word to others about your bad experience?
 
When you own your own business, “bad press” like this can affect your bottom line and your reputation. ...




10 Ways to Positively Close Out Your Affirmative Action Plan Year

Federal contractors are required to do a number of tasks during the affirmative action plan year. Because those tasks are not reported on until an Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) audit, they often fall to the bottom of the "to do" list. ...




Facebook invites HR pros to steal its sexual harassment policy

In the wake of surging workplace sexual harassment allegations across all industries, Facebook is taking a drastic step.
 
The social networking giant and winner of the prestigious, employee-rated Glassdoor “Best Place to Work” title, just announced it will make its own internal sexual harassment policy public for other companies — especially those in the Silicon Valley — to use as a model for preventing sexual harassment in the workplace and beyond. ...




21 Wisconsin LGBT Chamber members score perfect 100 on Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index

Twenty-one members of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce received a score of 100 and the distinction of being one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index compiled by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, an increase from 15 businesses receiving the same score last year. ...




Best companies to work for in South Mississippi if you're LGBT

There’s a law in Mississippi that allows businesses to deny service to LGBT people based on religious views. But that hasn’t stopped local entrepreneurs or large companies in South Mississippi from stepping up for their LGBTQ employees.
HB 1523 was signed by Gov. ...




Meet Danica Roem, Virginia’s first transgender elected official

Democrat Danica Roem rejoices the end of a 10-month campaign when polls closed at Tyler Elementary School on Tuesday. She defeated incumbent Del. Robert G. Marshall (R) by nearly nine percentage points, according to unofficial returns. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)
Standing atop a table inside a pub Tuesday night in the Washington, D. ...




Are ERGs Passé? Deloitte Phasing Them Out for Inclusion Councils

Is it time to get rid of diversity resource groups—also known as employee resource groups (ERGs)? Deloitte, a New York-based financial advisory firm, thinks so. It announced this week that it is phasing out its diversity groups in favor of "inclusion councils," Bloomberg reported. ...




Study reveals workers earn less after minimum wage hike

A substantial boost in the minimum wage in Seattle actually hurt low-wage workers by reducing hours and income, a bombshell study found — raising concerns about the impact of New York’s decision to raise its wage.
Like New York, Seattle is steadily increasing the minimum wage to $15 an hour. ...