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Gone in Thirty Seconds: How to Review a Resume

The work of resume review starts well before applicant resumes fill your inbox. Reviewing a resume starts with a job description or role profile so you know broadly what the job entails. Part of the job description, in an effective job description, details the qualifications and experience of the candidate you seek to fill the job. ...




Women, Minorities Largely Absent from Cybersecurity Jobs

Despite growing threats from hackers and a talent shortage in the information security industry, women and minorities remain significantly underrepresented in the cybersecurity profession.
 
Women make up just 11 percent and minorities are slightly less than 12 percent of the cyber workforce, noted Amjed Saffarini, CEO of Arlington, Va. ...




To Make Your Employees Happier, Lose This HR Policy

Turns out, employees are more likely to cry after a performance review than improve.
 

Employee reviews are meant to be helpful and constructive, but many workers say that they have the opposite effect.
In fact, a recent study commissioned by Adobe found that 80 percent of office workers would prefer on-the-spot feedback rather than periodic formal reviews. ...




How to Make Employee Engagement a Top Priority

The level at which a business can "engage" its employees is what determines its internal success. Yet, employee engagement has consistently averaged less than 33 percent over the past four years, according to a 2015 Gallup survey of more than 80,000 adults in the United States. ...




OT rule injunction: 5 things you may not (but should) know about it

Ever since a federal court judge in Texas issued an injunction, which froze the implementation of the DOL’s new overtime rule, info has come to light that employers — especially those who’ll wait to implement payroll changes until the smoke clears — need to know. ...




Lawsuit Alleging Hispanic Preference by Staffing Agency Proceeds

A class-action lawsuit alleging that an employment agency of unskilled laborers discriminated against black applicants in favor of Hispanic applicants may proceed despite timeliness questions, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently ruled. ...




En la Ciudad de México hay 500 mil personas con alguna discapacidad

El director general del Instituto para la Integración al Desarrollo de las Personas con Discapacidad de la Ciudad de México, Fidel Pérez de León, dijo que en la capital hay 500 mil personas discapacitadas, de los cuales 92 por ciento son mayores de 18 años de edad. ...




5 recruitment trends HR leaders are expecting in 2017

It’s never too early to start planning 2017's recruitment strategy. In the coming year, the competition for skilled talent will continue to heat up, a new wave of college grads will be seeking career opportunities, and recruiters will be tasked with connecting to more quality candidates using the best technology and social marketing efforts available. ...




Understand Culture, values to Reach, Keep Hispanic Workers

NEW ORLEANS—Companies that want to be an employer of choice for Hispanic workers need to understand the value this group places on family, their culture and their desire for self-improvement, according to Miguel Joey Aviles, founder and CEO of Virginia-based MJA International, a talent management consulting firm. ...




As tech industry grapples with diversity questions, Microsoft targets executives' pay

Microsoft Corp. has announced it will tie executive bonuses to workforce diversity goals as the tech industry continues to struggle to increase the number of women and minorities in the workplace.
 
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) instituted the new bonus rule after the company witnessed a decline in its number of female employees for the second consecutive year, down to 25. ...