Berkshire Associates Provides a Helpful Solution to Reduce Risks During Recruitment and Hiring
Columbia, MD—October 2, 2017, Berkshire Associates announces the availability of Affirmative Action Compliance for Talent Acquisition eLearning course for federal contractors. Talent Acquisition is critical to affirmative action compliance, and hiring activities remain a high-risk area for violating federal guidelines enforced by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
This eLearning course is the first of its kind and provides a solution to educate employees responsible for hiring on the role they play in maintaining in compliance.
The eLearning course covers the following topics:
- Affirmative action regulations
- Affirmative action plan analyses that impact recruitment
- OFCCP definition of an Internet Applicant
- Strategic techniques for sourcing candidates
- Targeted outreach and recruitment
- The role talent acquisition plays in Affirmative Action compliance
For over 30 years Berkshire Associates has successfully helped federal contractors comply with AA/EEO regulatory requirements. Through this experience, Berkshire recognized talent acquisition can leave a company open and vulnerable to OFCCP audit challenges, discriminatory practices, and even lawsuits and claims. Affirmative Action Compliance for Talent Acquisition eLearning course was designed to address these issues, and act as one preventative measure against unlawful hiring actions.
Berkshire recommends federal contractors incorporate this course into their ongoing compliance initiatives. At only $99 per seat, it is an inexpensive solution to reducing the risk of costly hiring mistakes. Companies can purchase multiple seats for company-wide training, or individuals can purchase single seats for an individual learner.