DirectEmployers and HudsonMann Form Partnership

Indianapolis, IN USA – February 22, 2011 -The goal for most companies is to grow, thrive and make a difference. As many businesses and organizations are learning, diversity and inclusion are directly connected to their success. Attracting, hiring and retaining diverse candidates as well as military and veterans require a commitment by managers and employers.

DirectEmployers Association, a nonprofit HR consortium formed by leading global employers committed to improving labor market efficiency, and HudsonMann Inc., a leader in the Affirmative Action Plan outsourcing and compliance, are excited to announce their strategic partnership.

The primary focus of the partnership will be in knowledge-sharing and training development,” stated Allen Hudson, Account Manager, HudsonMann. “The overlapping client and member bases of HudsonMann and DirectEmployers share similar concerns related to Affirmative Action compliance and enforcement trends at the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). The partnership will allow the organizations to leverage each others’ expertise to exceed the needs of their members or customers and prospects.”

Breaking news items and compliance trends analysis will be shared between DirectEmployers and HudsonMann and distributed in better-than-ever newsletters, videos and other media.

“Future collaborations that are being explored include co-authored training sessions and the integration of Internet-based technologies for companies that are clients of both HudsonMann and members of DirectEmployers,” expressed Shannon Offord, Director of Business Development for DirectEmployers.

About DirectEmployers:
DirectEmployers Association is a nonprofit HR consortium of leading global employers formed to improve labor market efficiency through the sharing of best practices, research and the development of technology.

Their Direct Compliance solution provides member companies with a comprehensive suite of programs and services that assist with Jobs for Veterans Act (JVA) job posting requirements. DirectEmployers Association Member jobs are indexed directly from their corporate career sites and made available to veterans and state workforce agencies through the JobCentral National Labor Exchange (NLX) and VetCentral. Additional information can be found at

About HudsonMann:
Founded in 1993, HudsonMann provides Affirmative Action Plan outsourcing, OFCCP audit support, training, and consulting services to the Federal contracting community.

HudsonMann’s HRCI-certified Affirmative Action Specialists provide customized, year-round support to companies across all industries that range in size from 50 employees to Fortune 500 giants. Their iPlans™ Affirmative Action Outsourcing services combine compliant AAPs, a revolutionary online-delivery system, OFCCP audit support and outstanding customer service. Additional information can be found at

Press Contact:

Nancy Holland
DirectEmployers Association

Allen Hudson
843-884-5557 ext. 228

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