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One Third of Americans are delinquent and have debt in collections

One Third of Americans are delinquent and have debt in collections

More than a third of the country is in trouble when it comes to paying debts on time; 35% of Americans have debt in collections, according to a study out Tue...

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Bomb-strapped bank robbery co-conspirator charged with workers’ comp fraud

Bomb-strapped bank robbery co-conspirator charged with workers’ comp fraud

DOWNEY, Calif. - Aurora Barrera, 33, of Downey was arrested on charges related to her allegedly submitting a fraudulent workers' compensation claim for t...

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Calder Research: Do Employers Prefer Workers Who Attend For-Profit Colleges?

Calder Research: Do Employers Prefer Workers Who Attend For-Profit Colleges?

Enrollment in for-profit colleges has more than tripled in the past decade, while enrollment in public and private non-profit colleges grew by less than 30 p...

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FedEx Freight to Pay $115,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

FedEx Freight to Pay $115,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

 Company Hired  Unqualified Man Over Three Qualified Women for Human Resources  Position, Federal Agency Charged PHOENIX – FedEx Freight will pa...

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Microsoft's CEO hints to Employees in Letter that Big Shake up on the way

Microsoft's CEO hints to Employees in Letter that Big Shake up on the way

Microsoft will laser-focus its business on making tools to help consumers make the best use of their time in the mobile-first, cloud-first world, CEO Satya N...

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On Linkedin? You are Twice as likely to report being a victim of Identity Theft and Fraud

On Linkedin? You are Twice as likely to report being a victim of Identity Theft and Fraud

Identity Fraud Rose 13 Percent in 2011 According to New Javelin Strategy & Research Report Consumers’ Social and Mobile Behaviors May Be Puttin...

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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors

On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors. The Executive Order seeks to increase effici...

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Obama Drafting Executive Order on Extending Protection in Banning Federal Contractors LGBT Workplace Discrimination

Obama Drafting Executive Order on Extending Protection in Banning Federal Contractors LGBT Workplace Discrimination

The White House is expected to announce Monday that President Obama will issue an executive order requiring that all companies who contract with the federal ...

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SAP wins Hirecentrix Employer of the Year : Company hires autistic adults for specialized skills

SAP wins Hirecentrix Employer of the Year : Company hires autistic adults for specialized skills

SAP and SPF: Working Together to Employ People with Autism In May 2013, Specialisterne entered a historic partnership with SAP AG to provide employme...

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Female Retail workers Must Work 103 Extra Days A Year To Make As Much As Men

Female Retail workers Must Work 103 Extra Days A Year To Make As Much As Men

Pay Gap costs the economy over $40.8 Billion a Year. An industry that’s one of the largest employers of women and one of the fastest job creators i...

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OSHA App Offers Heat Index Safety Alerts

OSHA App Offers Heat Index Safety Alerts

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new mobile product, the OSHA Heat Safety Tool, allows workers and supervisors to calculate the heat...

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GitHub co-founder resigns after alleged Gender Discrimination Allegation Investigation

GitHub co-founder resigns after alleged Gender Discrimination Allegation Investigation

Github co-founder Tom Preston-Werner resigned from his position after the company found mistakes and errors in judgment following an investigation into a sex...

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Hirecentrix - Knowledge Base

Understanding ADVERSE IMPACT AND THE 80% (OR 4/5THS) RULE

Disparate Impact Analysis
Data, information collection,and maintenence

There are two types of illegal employment discrimination:

1.     Disparate Treatment- Treating an individual or several individuals different from other people based on their membership in a protected class under Equal Employment Opportunity laws. Protected classes include such things as Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Pregnancy, Mental Disability, Physical Disability, Age, Veteran Status and other groups designated by state laws.

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Are Interview Rules Different for Men and Women?

There’s no doubt that there are often differences in how men and women communicate, whether it’s verbal or non-verbal. And although verbal communication is obviously important, nonverbal communication can often send just as loud a message.

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Getting Past the Gatekeeper

The Dreaded GateKeeper!  sometimes the phone feels that much heavier because knowing that we have to get by that darn evil person.. the Gatekeeper from Hell.  You know the one, the one who always asks the most difficult questions to prevent you from getting to the Prize.. the Potential Client.

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What HR and Employers Should Know About the EEOC and Arrest and Conviction Records

Background: On April 25, 2012, the Commission, in a 4-1 bi-partisan vote, issued its Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e.  The Guidance updates, consolidates, and supersedes the Commission's 1987 and 1990 policy statements on this issue, as well as the relevant discussion in the EEOC's Race and Color Discrimination Compliance Manual Chapter.

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The Simple Brilliance of ROBOCRUITER – Part 2 - The “I Have Arranged. . .” Technique

As I mentioned in Robocruiter, Part 1, Dan was a unique recruiter. As a student of our business, he was superb in so many ways. And he taught me so much. One of the techniques he is famous for is entitled the “I Have Arranged. . .” approach. I hope you like it.

Once when Dan and I were talking, he told me that he had a 100% Presentation to Send Out ratio on his company POEJOs. (A POEJO is an acronym that stands for Presentation On an Existing Job Order.

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HCX Facts

Healthcare Costs grew a cumulative 138% between 1999 and 2010 and outpacing cumulative wage growth of 42% over the same period. Average employer costs for health insurance per employee hour rose from $1.60 to $3.35 during the 1999 to 2010 period. This almost 110% increase in average costs per hour was  much larger than the 39% increase in average employer payroll costs per hour for these workers  KFF

 

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