Have you ever heard of the NLx? The acronym is short for the National Labor Exchange, which is a partnership between DirectEmployers and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA).
In this video, NASWA’s Deputy Executive Director, Workforce Development Director talks “unplugged” or off-script about the partnership, what makes it unique and how it benefits employers, job seekers and veterans.
Job Seeker Advice
Have you ever been underemployed? By definition, underemployment means “employed at a low-paying job that requires less skill or training than one possesses.” In the United States, the underemployment rate is 13.8...
Week In Review (WIR)
The “OFCCP Week in Review” is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment published every Monday. Here are this week’s developments: October 13, 2015: Hospira Signs...
Job Seeker Advice
Imagine being on a recruitment team that receives over 60,000 applicants, but only has 2,100 job openings available. Companies like J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. face this challenge every year. While it’s vital for a job seeker’s resume to standout, veterans have to focus on pertinent items and resist the temptation of listing everything they’ve ever done. Veteran and Senior Director of Human Resources, Eric Airola, shares resume advice for military veterans so they can improve their chances of being hired.
OFCCP Compliance Alerts
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), in response to requests from the veteran community, developed an “Am I a Protected Veteran?” infographic.
On Tuesday, August 4, DirectEmployers Association will be featured at the inaugural Easter Seals Impact Forum, a free networking luncheon followed by virtual forum, educating association members on OFCCP compliance...
INDIANAPOLIS, April 24, 2015 –– Indianapolis-based nonprofit, DirectEmployers Association, announces keynote speakers for its upcoming 2015 Annual Meeting & Conference (DEAM15). With an agenda featuring industry...
Member company TEKsystems recognized the value that veterans and people with disabilities bring to the workforce, and wanted to expand on their outreach efforts by becoming an industry leader in both internal and...
In this episode of the Employment Line, you’ll meet Kathleen Lee, Business Outreach Specialist at Cornell University, and get some great advice on how to improve your outreach to veterans and individuals with a disability.
Already well known for its support in serving the U.S. Military’s warship needs for more than 75 years, DirectEmployers Member Ingalls Shipbuilding wanted to go one step further to assist veterans after their selfless...