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Thoughts and ideas from InterConnect Human Resource Services, LLC

  • How to do an adverse impact analysis with the Four-Fifths Rule
    July 27, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    Maintaining compliance during your company’s hiring process can be a convoluted, difficult thing to keep track of. It’s why many companies choose to outsource this work to experienced human resource agencies rather than take care of it in-house.

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  • What You Need to Know About Federal Affirmative Action Plan Requirements
    June 30, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Any contractor doing business with the United States government must be aware of all federal Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) requirements and develop a strategy in accordance with these guidelines. Contractors must maintain all appropriate records, send a...

  • The Importance Of Implementing Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Programs
    June 2, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    If you’re running a business of 50 or more employees, you are legally obligated to implement diversity and inclusion programs into your company. Interconnect Human Resources is your first resource to reach out to when you’re in need of consultation and ...

  • Why You Should Outsource Your Company’s Affirmative Action Plan
    April 27, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Affirmative action plans are an integral part of your company that foster a culture of diversity and talent. By law, a company of at least 50 or more employees is required to have an affirmative action plan in place. Affirmative action plans are oversee...

  • COVID-19 Updates for Government Contractors
    April 9, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    As businesses are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we all need to do our part to follow the safety procedures outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities.

    Our team at InterConnect Human Resource Servic...

  • COVID Announcement from the OFCCP
    April 9, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Federal, state and local areas have all mobilized to respond to both the COVID-19 virus and its impact on people, the economy and other essential functions.

    Along with most other agencies, the Office of Federal Contract Compliant Programs (OFCCP) ...

  • Help With Filing the EEO-1 Report
    March 3, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    EEO-1 Compliance and Reporting in 2020

    The deadline for EEO-1 compliance and reporting for 2020 is March 31. Interconnect Human Resources Service is your one-stop-shop for a range of servi...

  • EEO-1 Report Filing and Compliance 101: How to File an EEO-1 Report
    February 5, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    If you’ve never filed an EEO-1 report for your business before, you may have some questions about the process. There’s no doubt, EEO-1 report filing and compliance obligations can feel daunting, especially if you’ve never submitted a report before.

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  • What Your Business Should Know About EEO-1 Compliance
    January 6, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    Federal contracting and subcontracting supports millions of jobs and thousands of private companies across the United States. From sole proprietorships to multinational corporations with a global reach, the United States government relies on these firms...

  • Why and When a Government Contractor Needs an Affirmative Action Plan
    December 17, 2019 at 5:00 AM

    If your company contracts with the federal government, either directly or as a subcontractor, you may need to have a written affirmative action plan in place. Whether you require one or not depends on the number of employees you have and the size of you...

  • Unconscious Bias and How to Expand Your Diversity and Inclusion Programs
    December 5, 2019 at 5:00 AM

    No one is immune to unconscious or implicit bias. This is because our brains are hard-wired to make unconscious decisions—which is precisely why unconscious bias is so difficult to identify. Unconscious bias is a major concern in human resources because...