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New veterans might have tough time finding work

New veterans might have tough time finding work. Presented by: Jim Burress Full Article...

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HRworks Employment Outlook Business RadioX

February 11, 2013 - Kurt Ronn featured on AGH Radio. Full Article and Audio ...

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Walmart promises to hire vets: What are the challenges?

Walmart Promises To Hire Vets: What Are The Challenges? Presented by: Marketplace.com Full Article...

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Recordkeeping Violations – No Excuses

by Kurt Ronn Proper recordkeeping of the applicant pool has always been required by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).  So why do recordkeeping violations continue to be the top violation?   No excuses.  The requirements for tracking applicants have been in place for a...

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SHRM Atlanta 2012

  by Todd Raphael Jun 26, 2012, 5:46 am ET   Out here in Atlanta, the Society for Human Resource Management is having its annual conference. SHRM’s event, in case you’ve never been, is a big one, drawing more than 13,000 people, and featuring speakers like Condi Rice (fresh off her ...

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Hines Atlanta Portfolio Speaker Series

Mitesh Shah & Kurt Ronn | May 1, 2012 ...

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Vow to Hire, Then Consider a Veteran

Vow to Hire, Then Consider a Veteran by Kurt Ronn, president and founder, HRworks The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has been emphasizing veteran and disabled veteran hiring. There is some good news. There are new incentives for employers to hire veterans, which line up...

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Mentors help disabled employees feel welcome

Diversity Premium content from Atlanta Business Chronicle - by Randy Southerland, Contributing Writer Related: Human Resources   Companies that make the effort to hire the disabled can take simple steps to improve their integration into the workforce, experts say, from making accommodations...

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PTSD should not be a barrier for veterans

By Anita Bruzzese  With a national unemployment rate of 9.6 percent, finding a job is challenging for many Americans. But for veterans trying to re-enter the work force — despite having a variety of skills — landing a position can be even tougher. Part of the reason is because it's often...

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We Asked and You Answered: Response to OFCCP's Recent Regulatory Activity

  In a recent article on HR.BLR.com®, president and founder of HRworks, Kurt Ronn, discussed the current landslide of regulations and enforcement changes brought about by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). OFCCP, the agency charged with enforcing affirmative action...

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Ubiquitous Affirmative Action Policy Is Unenforceable, Meaningless

by Kurt Ronn, president and founder, HRworks The year 2010 marked the 45th anniversary of Executive Order 11246, which led to the creation of Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has gained new vigor under the Obama administration and has...

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PTSD should not be a barrier for veterans

With a national unemployment rate hovering below 10 percent, finding a job is challenging for many Americans. But for veterans trying to re- enter the workforce, landing a position can be even tougher. Part of the reason is that many companies fear that veterans have post-traumatic stress...

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