Tag: qualifications

Research, Software

What’s the Over-Under on That Candidate’s Qualifications?

June 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The term “over-under” is often used in the gambling world. An over-under bet is a wager in which a sportsbook will predict a number for a statistic in a given game (usually the combined score of the two teams), and […]

Research, Software

Is the Skills Gap Real?

December 19, 2019

Via: HR Hero

The “skills gap” has been a hot topic in recent years, with media outlets, HR associations, and consultancies all discussing the plight of companies struggling to find workers with the necessary skills and qualifications to perform key jobs. These organizations […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Tech Leading the Way in Addressing Skills Gaps

September 25, 2019

Via: HR Hero

The historically low unemployment of recent years has drawn attention to what many employers woefully refer to as the “skills gap,” which is the idea that even though there are applicants for an open position, there aren’t enough applicants who […]

News, Research, Software

Employers Face Heavy Burden When Defending EPA Claims

May 14, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Not only must you be vigilant in preventing workplace sexual harassment in the age of #MeToo, but you also may face an uphill battle in defending against gender-based pay discrimination claims under the Equal Pay Act (EPA), according to a […]

Research, Software

Pretextual Failure to Promote Produce Worker Is a Recipe for Disaster

February 16, 2018

Via: HR Hero

HR professionals are all too familiar with the McDonnell-Douglas burden-shifting standard for establishing discrimination from circumstantial evidence. Under the standard, an employee presents a prima facie (minimally sufficient) case that he belongs to a protected class and suffered an adverse […]