As race, gender, disability, and veteran unemployment rates remain high, the OFCCP has made it their priority to end discrimination over minority groups during the recruiting process. Many federal contractors main challenge is remaining compliant as the OFCCP makes policy changes. Recruiting software can keep up with changing compliance regulations and assist with recruiting record keeping to help those HR leaders that wear multiple hats. 94% of HR leaders say their ATS or recruiting software has positively impacted their hiring processes by creating compliance and delivering a specialized skill-set. (Source)
Establishing diversity in the workplace is more than meeting requirements, in many ways diversity and compliance can help organizations achieve their business goals. People that have unique life experiences are able to bring a fresh perspective a distinctive skill-set into your workplace. Recruiting software that updates alongside regulations can provide you with these unique individuals that will help your organization meet goals and succeed. Diverse candidates, such as veterans are top candidates to hire because they have accelerated learning curves and leadership skills because of military training. Diverse organizations have annual profits that surpass non-diverse organizations by 35%. (Source)
Implementing an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) can help keep your organization compliant by updating alongside the OFCCP regulations. For HR leaders who oversee numerous tasks, this feature is a lifesaver when it comes to avoiding negative financial penalties.
BirdDogHR understands that keeping up with compliance regulations can be rigorous, that’s why we provide an ATS with federal contractors in mind. Our system is updated as new OFCCP, VEVRAA, and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act regulations are put into place. Visit our website to learn more about the BirdDogHR Applicant Tracking System or Urgent Bulletin: Recruiting & Compliance Infographic.