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MicroPact 462 Symposium put all eyes on EEO issues

September 17, 2018 | Human CapitalEEOEvents

The 16th Annual 462 Symposium gave attendees and MicroPact employees a chance to discuss ways to be proactive about EEO issues using the right processes and the right technology. Read More

Practical Advice About Workplace Sexual Harassment

What to Do If You’re a Victim, Employer, or Bystander

November 16, 2017 | EEO

With the recent rash of sexual harassment allegations in Hollywood and elsewhere, there has been a renewed focus on what employers and employees can do to safeguard themselves from such situations. Now’s a good time to review your rights and wrongs so you can successfully navigate these situations, whether you are a victim, employer, or bystander.  Read More

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Tap Hidden Talent With Reasonable Accommodation

What Do Employers Forego When They Don’t Hire Persons With Disabilities?

October 18, 2017 | EEO

Hidden Figures, the movie about black female mathematicians at NASA during the Space Race, sheds light on some grim facts that are more than a footnote to our nation’s history. Unfortunately, the vast potential of another large minority is still largely hidden to employers: persons with disabilities. Read More

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Michelle LaLumia

Section 501 Affirmative Action Compliance Key Focus of 15th Annual 462 Symposium

EEOC Officials to Explain Reporting and Implementation Requirements

August 29, 2017 | EEOEvents

With a looming deadline just four months away, Federal EEO professionals face a tall task: Complying with updates to Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act. MicroPact will help them tackle this challenge at the 15th Annual 462 Symposium on Sept. 25.    Read More

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MicroPact Announces 15th Annual 462 Symposium in Washington, D.C.

Reasonable Accommodation, Work-Life Balance, and Anti-Harassment Strategies Address Top Federal EEO Challenges

June 26, 2017 | EEOCompany NewsEvents

Planning is well underway for MicroPact’s 15th Annual 462 Symposium for the federal human capital management and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) community, to be held on Sept. 25 at the Washington Marriott Metro Center. Read More

What Can EEO Complaint Processing Teach Us About Citizen Experience?

A Lot, Actually.

April 6, 2017 | EEO

Recently two leaders from the U.S. Postal Service’s National EEO Investigative Services Office (NEEIOSO) took the stage at a Citizen Experience Summit hosted by Government Executive in Washington, DC. The NEEOISO story is a shining example of internal customer service and shared services delivery, in this case around EEO complaint investigations and reporting. Read More

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Whitney Emilo

USDA – A Civil Rights and EEO Standout

Focus and Effort Yield Impressive Gains

January 19, 2017 | EEO

An early adopter of MicroPact software, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has a well-deserved reputation for ensuring equity of opportunity for its employees. Yesterday the Federal Times published a  commentary on progress the USDA has made on the Civil Rights and EEO fronts in recent years. Read More

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Bob Ragsdale

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016: Look Who’s Talking About Dignity and Respect

Robert Gates on Where to Find the Moral Authority to Lead

October 28, 2016 | LeadershipEEO

The only Secretary of Defense to have served in both Republican and Democrat Administrations discovered early on that the best ideas come from people in the trenches. They know what’s not working and how to fix it. Read More

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Michelle LaLumia

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016: Tap into Hidden IT Talent by Embracing Thought Diversity

“Chronic Sameness” Is the Enemy of Innovation

October 19, 2016 | Human CapitalEEOAnalysts

According to the Department of Labor, by 2020 there will be 1.4 million computer specialist job openings in the U.S., but too few qualified graduates to fill even a third of those jobs. Unless genetically modified food sources seriously increase fertility rates, the IT industry won’t survive using current recruitment and retention practices. Read More

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Bob Ragsdale

Managing the Steady Rise of RA Requests

Treat Them Like EEO Complaints to Safeguard Outcomes

October 6, 2016 | EEOCase Management/BPM

Thanks in part to a 2010 executive order directing federal agencies to hire 100,000 additional people with disabilities within five years, the number of federal workers with disabilities is at an all-time high. That’s a good thing. From a reasonable accommodation and EEO case management perspective, there are several considerations. Read More

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