• Job Applicant Fairness Act: Maryland Limits Use of Credit Checks

    May 4, 2011 | Blog

    Learn how Outsourced Recruiting can answer questions regarding the ever-changing labor laws and benefit regulations…Job Applicant Fairness Act

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  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA): Grandfather Rules

    March 6, 2011 | Blog

    Now that we are a year into this (Healthcare Reform/Affordable Care Act), I feel more comfortable asking our fully insured benefits clients …

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  • HR Compliance: Potential Government Shutdown & Contractor Implications

    March 3, 2011 | Blog

    Written by Beth Bulger, Director of HR Services If lawmakers do not pass a funding extension by March 4th, we may see a government shutdown. If this occurs, only essential operations would continue, leading to a furlough of thousands of federal workers. The most recent shutdowns occurred for 5 days in November 1995 and 21 End excerpt

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  • HR Staffing and Recruiting: Skype and the Job Interview

    March 1, 2011 | Blog

    Written by Heather Sandell, Staffing Manager The times they are a changing…Who ever thought you could sit in the comfort of your own home and interview for a job!  It is quickly becoming the HR staffing and recruiting interview method of choice for companies with candidates not within close geographical proximity to the interview location or interviews End excerpt

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  • 2010 EEOC Results Show Increase in Employment Practices Liability Claims

    February 24, 2011 | Blog

    Written by Sarah Cohen, Director of Risk Management On January 11 2011, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its 2010 statistics regarding the number and types of discrimination charges filed.  While many of the different types of charges had an increase, 2010 marked a record year for the number of discrimination charges. Additionally, 2010 End excerpt

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  • HR Staffing and Recruiting: What I Look For In a Resume

    February 17, 2011 | Blog/Uncategorized

    Written by, Cheryl Nathan, Director of HR Services I recently read an HR blog titled “Rethinking Resume Buzzwords” by Eileen Mager. Since I just recently plowed through hundreds of Administrative Assistant applicant resumes (as part of our HR Staffing and Recruiting services), I found this blog post interesting. Eileen quoted a recently released list (from LinkedIn) End excerpt

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  • Video Interviewing: A New Trend in Corporate Recruiting

    January 28, 2011 | Blog

    As a Staffing Manager, I stay current with our clients, their needs and the changing landscape of hiring tools and recruiting practices.

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  • Do you have an Affirmative Action Plan? Know the FAQs

    December 29, 2010 | Blog

    If you have 50 or more employees and a contract or subcontract worth $50,000 or more, by law you must develop and maintain a written affirmative action plan (AAP).

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  • Talent Management / Human Capital Management Best Practices for 2011

    December 22, 2010 | Blog

    Written by Heather Sandell, FosterThomas Staffing Manager Is your organization a place where people want to work, stay engaged and talk about with fondness on Facebook?  Are you already following some best practices for your talent management? What is the best way that your organization can get a great start in 2011?  Make sure you follow a End excerpt

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  • The Importance of Accurate Job Descriptions

    December 9, 2010 | Blog

    Written By: Beth Bulger, Director of HR Services It is essential to maintain accurate job descriptions.  Job descriptions are important both from a legal and practical standpoint. From a practical point of view, job descriptions help the jobholder understand the responsibilities of the position and provide a sense of where the job fits into the End excerpt

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