Best of 2014 #6: New OFCCP Rules for Recruiting Effective March 24th by @Derdiver

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Business Man in Office

Editor’s note: During the holidays, we’re counting down the Best of 2014. Our regular content will return in January.

I’m going on my 11th year of recruiting within the government space. During this time, I’ve seen quite a few changes, albeit nothing like what I am seeing now. I usually write with a little humor in my posts but what’s coming now is no laughing matter. The rules are changing March 24, 2014, and talent acquisition professionals working with companies who have contracts with the federal government must be prepared.

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Derek Zeller draws from over 20 years in the recruiting industry. The last 16 years he has been involved with federal government recruiting specializing in the cleared IT space under OFCCP compliance. Currently, he is the Director of Recruiting Solutions for Engage Talent. He has experience with both third-party agency and in-house recruiting for multiple disciplines. Using out-of-the-box tactics and strategies to identify and engage talent, he has had significant experience in building referral and social media programs, the implementation of Applicant Tracking Systems, technology evaluation, and the development of sourcing, employment branding, and military and college recruiting strategies. Derek currently lives in the Portland area. Now, he is the Director of Recruiting Solutions and Channels with Engage.


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