September 9, 2016

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An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) not only finds your organization the best applicant out of a large candidate pool, but also can ensure accurate record keeping and compliance, especially for federal contractors. The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) was put in place to assess the effectiveness of federal contractor’s Affirmative Action Program (AAP). It’s important to have an ATS that’s built with your compliance needs in mind as federal regulations are constantly changing or updating.

August 1, 2016

At BirdDogHR we often contribute to third party websites to share our wisdom about complete talent management for the skilled trades industry. Read our blog post, Building a Diverse Workforce, on the YoungUpStarts blog to learn about diversity in the workplace. This blog was written by Michelle Stedman our Vice President of Operations and Talent Management Strategist. Michelle Stedman joined the BirdDogHR team in 2012 and leads the Professional Services, Product Development and Customer Care teams. Michelle’s multifaceted background in corporate recruiting and agency staffing gives her a unique perspective into developing professional services that help BirdDogHR customers achieve talent management success. A published author and frequent presenter, Michelle speaks to AGC of America and SHRM audiences across the country.

You can read the full post here.

April 19, 2016

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As race, gender, disability, and veteran unemployment rates remain high, the OFCCP has made it their priority to end discrimination over minority groups during the recruiting process. Many federal contractors main challenge is remaining compliant as the OFCCP makes policy changes. Recruiting software can keep up with changing compliance regulations and assist with recruiting record keeping to help those HR leaders that wear multiple hats. 94% of HR leaders say their ATS or recruiting software has positively impacted their hiring processes by creating compliance and delivering a specialized skill-set. (Source)