The conference has ended.  Thanks to everyone who attended the sessions – we had a great turnout!  Links to slides and recordings of the sessions will be made available via email and iPlans.

For your reference, the conference agenda was:


New OFCCP Regulations and Conference Kickoff

Tue, Oct 15, 2013 11:00 AM – 12 PM EDT

The hottest topics in OFCCP compliance are the new regulations for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. That’s where we’ll start the conference!  We’ll also use this time to cover:

  • High-level OFCCP trends
  • 2010 Census Data
  • What we’re up to at HudsonMann



Conducting an Internal Audit of Recruiting and Hiring Compliance

Tue, Oct 15, 2013 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

For Affirmative Action employers, the area of greatest potential liability is in recruiting and hiring practices. Starting with a foundation in the definition of an applicant, this presentation will outline the steps that Federal contractors and subcontractors should take to examine their processes to ensure compliance with OFCCP guidelines. Learn which common pitfalls to avoid, recordkeeping requirements, how to perform an adverse impact analysis, and best practices for documentation and proof of compliance.

Presenter: Sherry Rest, Director of Client Services, HudsonMann



Perception is Reality: The Importance of Pay Fairness to Employees and Organizations

Tue, Oct 15, 2013 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM EDT

The importance of pay fairness to employees can be observed by its relationship to a number of important work and life outcomes including employee engagement, turnover intentions, work stress, psychological and physical health, and life satisfaction. But fair pay is not just important to employees; it is also in a company’s best interest. There is a significant body of research suggesting that organizations with a more engaged workforce outperform their peers on a number of organizational performance metrics.

Rena Rasch, Research Manager, Kenexa High Performance Institute
Lena Bottos, Vice President of Compensation, Kenexa



A Best Practice Guide to Job Descriptions

Wed, Oct 16, 2013 11:00 AM – 12 PM EDT

Job descriptions are at the foundation of a compliant and well-documented organization. This session will underscore the critical importance of job descriptions as they relate to recruiting, compensation and performance management.

We will also review the compliance function of job descriptions in relation to: discrimination, equal pay, at-will status, privacy, FLSA status and ADA requirements.

Presenter: Neil Dickinson, Managing Partner, HudsonMann



Candidate Screening: Best Practices, Compliance, and Financial Opportunities

Wed, Oct 16, 2013 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

Applicant screening is one of the most important parts of the recruitment process. Screening reduces the chances of making a bad hire, supports compliance, and can help to improve a company’s overall profitability.

In this presentation, we are going to dive into:

  • Screening Overview & Best Practices
  • New Technology in Screening
  • Screening for Compliance
  • Hidden Financial Opportunities in Screening

 Presenter:  Amie Smith, Product Specialist, iCIMS



Down the Rabbit Hole: Responding to OFCCP’s In-depth Audits

Wed, Oct 16, 2013 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM EDT

The OFCCP has used the word “aggressive” to describe their increased Affirmative Action enforcement efforts, and they’re not kidding! Across the nation, compliance evaluations are lasting longer and diving deeper.

This webinar will cover many of the SPECIFIC detailed requests that are becoming routine for OFCCP. More importantly, it will also address what federal contractors and subcontractors can do now to ensure greater success during audits.

Topics covered will include: beefing up your initial submission, avoiding the most common violations, unexpected requests you can expect to receive, and recordkeeping best practices.

Presenter: Allen Hudson, Director of Corporate Communications, HudsonMann