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A bipartisan bill was filed by two Republicans and two Democrats on February, 22nd in the NC General Assembly in an attempt to repeal HB2 . By 12:30pm, five Republicans and fourteen Democrats signed on as co-sponsors of the bill. At this juncture, it is not known if there will be enough support for the bill’s passage. Although this legislation… (Show more)
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Federal contractors and subcontractors be warned the Office of Federal Contracts Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has mailed a new round of Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL).  These letters are considered courtesy letters and are sent to federal contractors/subcontractors as an early notice that the company may be selected for an OFCCP… (Show more)
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Here are a few tips to help your company land an amazing intern.   1) Start with WIFM. According to a recent study*, interns are highly interested in:  having access to executives and mentorship (47%) flexible hours (43%) better pay (38%) performing meaningful work that aligns with their interests (30%) Look for opportunities to include some… (Show more)
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Companies with 50 or fewer employees rarely have a formal human resources department. Instead, duties from recruiting to benefits administration are scattered among a number of colleagues--an accounting manager might manage a payroll vendor while mid-level employees write job postings, and a different manager makes key hires.   Over time, such a… (Show more)
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Uber, an app-based ride sharing business that has become popular all over the world, has recently made headlines when a former engineer wrote a blog post accusing the company of rampant sexual harassment and sexism. The blog went viral and the CEO, Travis Kalanick denied having any knowledge of the accusations and has hired former U.S. Attorney… (Show more)
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Some people are such great presenters, even a poor presentation can look and sound great.  Others are so uncomfortable presenting to a group, even the best presentation can come off lacking a consistent and meaningful train of thought.  Regardless of your comfort level as a speaker, or the quality of your presentation, here are a few tips to help… (Show more)
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We get numerous questions about how to organize and maintain compliance with personnel files. If you were to take compliance guidance from government agencies literally you would conclude that you need to have a lot of separate files spread throughout many different file cabinets.  While you might get a point for being compliant, this scenario… (Show more)
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As professionals, we often are asked to present information in a concise and compelling manner. Charts are an effective way to get your point across. All charts tell a story.  For example, the line chart below illustrates how to address the gap between your intended career path and your actual career path:     This pie chart helps to explain… (Show more)
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Me again, and once more I bring to you some more potential legislation from Washington.   CAI will be tracking these bills closely and will keep you updated as they progress.   First, on February 7, Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) reintroduced the Family And Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act, along… (Show more)
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On February 7, House Education and the Workforce Committee Democrats reintroduced the "Protecting America's Workers Act," which sponsors say would strengthen and modernize the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. The bill, H.R. 914, among other things, would amend the OSH Act to expand coverage, increase whistleblower protections, increase… (Show more)
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