Applicant tracking systems (ATS) have been used in an instant gratification setting for far too long—it’s time to look at how they'll help transform a company’s recruiting efforts over the long haul.
The world of work is changing fast. Automation, an aging workforce and an increasingly complex global economy are profoundly affecting markets for jobs and talent. Every day we see new evidence of industries in flux and struggling to keep pace with shifting hiring trends.
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) audits can be an overwhelming experience for federal contractors and subcontractors. But by understanding the agency’s requirements and enforcement trends, companies can be prepared. Here are three major areas OFCCP continues to focus on during audits:
Published: August 2016
Tracking applicant data is an important component of compliance with federal affirmative action requirements. Not only is it required, but if done strategically, it can provide valuable insight into your company’s hiring practices and help mitigate compliance risks. With the latest applicant tracking system (ATS) technology available, collecting massive amounts of data is commonplace. Knowing what all this data means and how to use it to your advantage is where the challenge lies.
84 Lumber Company is the nation’s leading privately held supplier of building materials, manufactured components, and industry leading services for single and multi-family residences and commercial buildings. Founded in 1956, 84 Lumber operates more than 250 stores, component manufacturing plants, custom door shops, custom millwork shops, and engineered wood products (EWP) centers in 30 states—representing the top 130 markets in the country. 84 Lumber chose BALANCEtrak applicant tracking system to address the need for speed, efficiency, and the management of high volume recruitment. With plans to open over a dozen more locations, BALANCEtrak solved issues related to streamlining processes, quickly identifying qualified candidates, recordkeeping, and automating workflow.
Recent findings suggest companies will need to utilize big data on many levels to stay relevant in industries that will grow increasingly competitive over the next decade. Human resource departments were singled out as one of the key beneficiaries of increased transparency, as statistics will help point to more efficient hiring techniques.
Whether you attended the 2016 ILG National Conference in Charlotte, NC from August 2-5 or not, Berkshire’s recorded post-event wrap-up webinar will bring you the expert insights you need. Lynn Clements, Director of Regulatory Affairs, recapped the most important take-aways from the ILG National Conference for federal contractors. She discussed the following topics: