Expert Presentations on Demand

Berkshire Associates’ expert consultants specialize in affirmative action compliance, applicant tracking management, compensation, diversity, and other HR issues. Presenting at national and regional HR events, they share knowledge on the latest trends and industry changes. Recent presentations are available below along with useful HR resources.

We welcome to opportunity to speak at your upcoming event. Contact us to request a speaker for your organization’s next meeting. 

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Pay Secrecy Webinar

Webinar: The End of Pay Secrecy: Complying with OFCCP’s Pay Transparency Rule in 2016 

October 22, 2015

The days of pay secrecy in the workplace are coming to an end as OFCCP’s Final Rule for Pay transparency, Executive Order 13665, goes into effect for covered federal contractors on January 11, 2016. This webinar, presented by Cindy Karrow, SPHR, SHRM-SCP and Lynn Clements, provides a detailed overview of the agency’s new rule along with insights on what contractors should do to prepare for the changes. Download the presentation slides and access a recording of this timely webinar now to get your organization prepared for 2016.

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OFCCP Audit Trends and Preparedness

HR Florida Conference & Expo 

August 31, 2015

Charu Avasthy, PHR, SHRM-CP presented “Your Gateway to OFCCP Audit Trends and Preparedness” in Orlando recently. Her presentation examines OFCCP’s primary focus areas of audits and the latest regulation updates. Insights on the impacts to compliance are also discussed. The presentation slides are available to review on demand now.

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Bridging the gap

Philadelphia Liberty ILG 

August 19, 2015

Sybil Randolph, SPHR, SHRM-SCP presented “Bridging the Gap Between Affirmative Action and Diversity” at Temple University Center City recently. Her presentation examines how diversity and affirmative action are intertwined and HR professionals can benefit from this symbiotic relationship. The presentation slides are available here to review on demand from the comfort of your office.

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OFCCP Audit Trends

Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues

May 13, 2015

Kelly Romanoski, PHR, SHRM-CP presented “OFCCP Audit Trends—A Look at Recent Audit Trends & What You Can Do to Prepare” where she examined the latest agency updates and what compliance and HR professionals can do to be prepared. The presentation slides are available here to review on demand from the comfort of your office.

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Affirmative Action Planning

Leesburg SHRM

May 12, 2015

OFCCP updates and changes are keeping federal contractors and subcontractors challenged to stay 100% compliant. This presentation takes you back to the basics—ironing out the details of what it means to be a federal contractor and what unique AAP obligations they face. Review the contents of this presentation now and reacquaint yourself with the basics of staying compliant in today’s changing regulatory environment. 

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Affirmative Action Planning

Human Resources Association of Southern Maryland

March 18, 2015

Developing a complete and compliant affirmative action plan can be a challenging and confusing process. In her timely presentation, Kristyn Hurley, SPHR, guides attendees through the journey of simplifying their affirmative action planning process—giving them the resources and information necessary to develop a compliant plan in the year ahead. Review the contents of this presentation on demad now

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Applicant Management for Federal Contractors

Tampa Bay ILG Web Presentation

February 17, 2015

Charu Avasthy, PHR, SHRM-CP presented “Understanding the Unique Applicant Management Obligations of Federal Contractors and Subcontractors” for the Tampa Bay ILG. She reviewed important topics to federal contractors including the definition of an Internet Applicant, creating a compliant applicant process, and how to determine if discrimination exists. Download your copy of the webinar presentation slides to review on demand at your convenience.

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Articles and Other Resources

Berkshire experts have a vast knowledge of affirmative action and consistently produce educational materials useful to many AAP and HR professionals. Below you will find a variety of informative materials proven to help individuals stay abreast of the latest in affirmative action compliance.

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