The Final Countdown: Preparing for the Veterans and IWDs New Rules

December 2, 2013 No comment


COLUMBIA, MD–December 2, 2013, Berkshire Associates, a human resources consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building their ideal, balanced workforce, releases its latest white paper, “The Final Countdown: Preparing for the Veterans and IWDs New Rules Implementation Date” which outlines the top five areas contractors should consider preparing for before the new regulations [...]

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Social Media and Recruitment: Maximizing its Value

November 13, 2013 No comment


COLUMBIA, MD–November 13, 2013, Berkshire Associates, a human resources consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building their ideal, balanced workforce, releases its latest white paper, “Social Media and Recruitment: Maximizing its Value,” which outlines the ways recruiters should utilize social media to acquire new talent. Much like it has in our personal lives, [...]

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Human Resources Recruitment Habits–The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

August 7, 2013 No comment


COLUMBIA, MD–August 7, 2013, Berkshire Associates, a human resources consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building their ideal, balanced workforce, releases its latest white paper, “Breaking Bad Habits in HR Recruitment Practices,” which outlines the most common negative recruitment habits, and provides tips and resources for creating an effective hiring process. The recruitment [...]

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Berkshire Associates Announces Strategic Partnership with Workplace Answers to Offer Dynamic eLearning Courses

August 1, 2013 No comment


COLUMBIA, MD–August 1, 2013, Berkshire Associates, a human resources consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building their ideal, balanced workforce, announces today its partnership with Workplace Answers–a premier provider of interactive learning content and developer of learning management systems. For companies seeking to offer both individual and corporate-wide compliance training, this collaboration provides [...]

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HR on the Horizon – What to Expect in 2013

January 29, 2013 No comment


COLUMBIA, MD–January 29, 2013 — For the federal contractor and subcontractor community, 2013 will be a year full of changes and updates. Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is expected to finalize several rules while proposing new ones, issue a revised compliance manual, and start using the new scheduling letter in compliance evaluations. Berkshire [...]

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Affirmative Action Good Faith Efforts – Understanding the Impact on Your Organization

November 27, 2012 No comment


COLUMBIA, MD—November 27, 2012, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is increasingly reinforcing federal contractors’ obligations to make good faith efforts to meet their affirmative action placement goals. Affirmative action plans (AAPs) must show good faith efforts were realized in advertisement, recruitment, promotions, terminations, and trainings. Berkshire Associates’ latest white paper, `Affirmative Action Good Faith [...]

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The Latest U.S. Census Data Updates – What You Need to Know to Stay Compliant

November 13, 2012 No comment


COLUMBIA, MD—November 13, 2012, Many federal contractors and subcontractors are asking when the updated census information will be ready to use for their availability calculations. Most professionals are using data from the 2000 Census—the most recent decennial census for which data is available. The new EEO File will not be extracted from the 2010 Census [...]

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Insight into Real-Life OFCCP Audits – Examining Successful Audit Management Practices

October 18, 2012 No comment


Scottsdale, AZ—On October 26, 2012, Beth Ronnenburg, SPHR, President of Berkshire Associates, a human resource consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building their ideal, balanced workforce, and Candee Chambers, Manager AAP/EEO Compliance at Cardinal Health, will share their firsthand experiences managing Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) audits in their DirectEmployers Annual [...]

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Affirmative Action Plan Implementation – Understanding What’s Required

October 10, 2012 No comment


COLUMBIA, MD—October 10, 2012, In today’s competitive marketplace, employers can benefit greatly from making diversity a priority for their organizations. For federal contractors and subcontractors, working to implement their annual affirmative action plans (AAPs) is a step in the right direction. Berkshire Associates’ latest white paper, `Affirmative Action Plan Implementation—Understanding What’s Required,’ not only discusses [...]

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Examining OFCCP Audit Trends: Specificity and Inconsistency

July 17, 2012 No comment


COLUMBIA, MD—July 17, 2012, the audit behavior of Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has changed dramatically in the last year. Gone are the days where OFCCP took a quick look at basic affirmative action data, and if nothing raised a red flag, they were gone and the audit closed. As an agency of [...]

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