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Compliance & Recruitment Newsletter

July 2012

 
RathinSinha-President
In This Issue

We hope everyone is having an excellent summer! This month, we are featuring a client's successful initiative to hire more veterans, as well as several new articles regarding OFCCP procedures and good employer habits. Are you prepared for a possible OFCCP audit? Find out what you need to know in case of an OFCCP audit, including affirmative action regulations and good practices for OFCCP compliance. Preparation is key.

RTI International is an AJE client that has taken the Hiring Our Heroes initiative to heart, helping returning veterans begin their second careers with the company. Our profile of RTI International reveals the benefits of hiring military trained professionals.

Federal contractors are required to meet certain OFCCP regulations. Find out how your company can train for an OFCCP audit by following several steps, including diversity hiring and accordance with affirmative action laws.

In today’s sluggish economy, small business hiring has slowed down. Find out about some great recruiting practices for your small business. Be sure to check out job boards and use tools such as social media to gain an edge.

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Recruiting and Employment Resources

Preparing for an OFCCP Audit

Preparing for an OFCCP Audit

OFCCP compliance requires that job vacancy announcements reach state employment agencies, and in turn reach qualified applicants representing minorities, veterans, women and persons with disabilities. As outlined by the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Federal contractors need to prove that they are actively working with local state employment agencies, posting jobs and keeping records of applicants relative to minority or veteran status...
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Hiring Our Heroes: RTI Helps Veterans Build Second Careers in Metals Engineering

Hiring Our Heroes: RTI Helps Veterans Build Second Careers in Metals Engineering

At America’s Job Exchange, we take great pride in helping our clients create successful initiatives to hire our nation’s heroes returning from service. Employment opportunities at RTI and valuable military training are combining to create exciting second careers for U.S. Armed Forces veterans...
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How to Give Constructive Feedback to Employees

How to Give Constructive Feedback to Employees

Many employers participate in an annual performance review process where they have the opportunity to sit down with employees and outline their expectations. While you may or may not have a formal process in place within your own organization; carving out time on an regular basis – above and beyond an annual review – can help provide employees with constructive feedback they need to perform their jobs effectively...
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Training for an OFCCP Audit

Training for an OFCCP Audit

If you are a Federal contractor, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) mandates that you comply with affirmative action regulations and make job announcements accessible to minorities, veterans, women and persons with disabilities. As part of this compliance, you may be required to participate in an audit. As a result, it’s vital that you prepare your staff for any potential audit request...
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Recruiting Challenges for Small Business Owners

Recruiting Challenges for Small Business Owners

Traditionally small business has accounted for over 60 percent of hiring; however, with sluggish job growth, it has been showing a decline. Of the many decisions small business owners have to make today, recruiting the right candidate – sometimes on limited budgets – can prove difficult. The fewer open positions available have many a small business owner looking to hire candidates that can perform multiple roles. Couple this with the challenges of limited budgets, and keeping a business running efficiently, filling open positions can prove challenging...
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