In this week’s highlights we’ll cover how HR is taking aim at hurdles for hiring military veterans, lessons from Facebook’s hiring scandal and 4 ways you can increase employee loyalty & keep your superstar employees.
HR Leaders Take Aim At Hurdles For Military Veterans
Applicant tracking systems, hidden bias and mental health challenges are hampering veterans as they look to enter the civilian workforce
U.S. military veterans may face an unseen opponent as they transition to civilian life: the modern applicant tracking system used by most HR leaders. The tools that review the resumes of job applicants and search for key terms that best describe the qualities and experience needed to fill the position are often unable to translate military roles into civilian positions.
So, for the men and women who served in uniform, these systems and policies—as well as biases on the part of employers and needed mental health support—can often halt the efforts of veterans who are qualified for these jobs.
To view the entire article by HR Executive click here.
‘Ignorance Is Not Going To Be An Excuse’: Lessons From Facebook’s Hiring Scandal
As part of its settlement with DOJ, Facebook will pay up to $9.5 million to those impacted by its alleged discrimination against U.S. applicants
When the U.S. Department of Justice sued Facebook last December for intentional discrimination against U.S. applicants, it issued a warning to others: “Our message to all employers — including those in the technology sector — is clear: you cannot illegally prefer to recruit, consider, or hire temporary visa holders over U.S. workers.”
DOJ’s message echoed last month when the agency announced a settlement resolving its claims with the social media giant. Facebook will pay a $4.75 million civil penalty to the U.S. It will also pay up to $9.5 million to the applicants impacted by its alleged discrimination.
To view the entire article featured by HR Dive click here.
Keep Your Superstars! 4 Ways To Increase Employee Loyalty
How to manage high performers
Beware, HR professionals: Employee loyalty is in danger. Other companies across town and around the globe want to steal your superstars.
As more companies offer remote work – and employees want it – they’re moving fast to hire away your best employees because… well, they’re the best.
So you’ll want – actually, need – to do all you can to keep high performers happy and in the fold.
To view the entire article featured by HR Morning click here.
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