Real Questions, Real Answers: Real-time Audience Polling Explores Gray Areas of Affirmative Action Planning

COLUMBIA, MD—On July 26, 2011, Beth Ronnenburg, SPHR, President of Berkshire Associates, a human resource consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building their ideal, balanced workforce, will help attendees shed some light on those “gray” areas of affirmative action planning in her Industry Liaison Group National Conference presentation: “Real Questions, Real Answers—Real-time Audience Polling Explores Gray Areas of Affirmative Action Planning.”

There are a number of areas within the industry where regulations and requirements vary in interpretation and implementation—leaving many HR professionals stumped. Beth will analyze these types of compliance questions, using real-time data captured from handheld audience response units.

The following are two types of questions that will be analyzed and answered during this presentation:
• How do you cover employees in an AAP who work in the field or at locations with less than fifty employees?
• Do you include internal applicants in your applicant flow adverse impact analyses?

To set up an interview with Beth Ronnenburg, or for more information on this innovative presentation, please contact Lauren Collinson at 800.882.8904 ext. 1307.

About Beth Ronnenburg: As President of Berkshire Associates Inc., Beth Ronnenburg, SPHR is responsible for leading one of the most reputable and respected brands in affirmative action compliance solutions. Ronnenburg, who became President in June 2011, is the steward of Berkshire’s strategic vision, “to help companies build their ideal, balanced workforce.” She oversees all business interests and operations, including product development, consulting, marketing, and sales to ensure the delivery of high-caliber solutions to clients. Ronnenburg, along with the Leadership Team, also ensures short and long-term goals are aligned with the company’s strategic plan for innovation, increased profitability, and growth.

About Berkshire Associates: Berkshire Associates is a human resource consulting and technology firm specializing in helping companies build the ideal, balanced workforce. As an industry leader, Berkshire provides the latest tools and services for applicant management, compensation management, affirmative action, workforce planning, diversity, and professional training. For over 25 years, Berkshire has serviced the nation’s most recognizable companies; and as a result has mastered providing clients with cost-effective solutions to everyday human resource challenges.

About NILG: The National Industry Liaison Group promotes Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity by working closely with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, related administrative agencies, and Local and Regional ILGs. Its 29th annual conference is comprised of hundreds of the nation’s top human resource executives and professionals from Fortune 500 companies and small businesses.

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