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Study: AI Technology No Silver Bullet For Hiring The Best Employees

December 3, 2021

Artificial intelligence technology is now used by a growing number of companies looking to hire the best employees, but new research from Rice University warns how it can incorporate biases …

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Women and STEM: Harnessing the Great Reevaluation

December 3, 2021

After more than 18 months of experiencing impacts on their careers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many women are now planning a return to the workforce, according to a new …

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Study Identifies Four Elements That Lead to Employability

December 3, 2021

Researchers at Florida Atlantic University and two other schools studied what makes people employable. They found that four elements best indicate future employment prospects. Over the past several decades, job …

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Register Today For IAWP’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Virtual Conference

December 3, 2021

The world of work has shifted.  No longer are people willing to put up with bad bosses, low paying wages, and workplaces that don’t value them as an individual.  This …

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Survey Finds 33 Percent of Hiring Managers Will Reject Resumes That Do Not Include a COVID-19 Vaccine Status

November 2, 2021

A new survey reports that, 1 in 3 hiring managers will disregard resumes without a vaccine status. Sixty-three percent of hiring managers also say they prefer candidates that list their …

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Legislation Introduced to Strengthen Workforce Development Programs for Older Americans

November 2, 2021

The Supporting Older Workers Act, has been introduced with the intent of improving the employment, economic success and the well-being of America’s older workers. The legislation would strengthen the workforce …

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US Department of Labor Awards $195.7 Million to Strengthen Fraud Detection in Unemployment Insurance Programs

November 2, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor announced the recent awards of $195.7 million in grant funding to states and territories, and the District of Columbia to help them detect and combat …

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Member Input Sought on Review of Standing Rules Policies and Procedures

October 12, 2021

To ensure its operating effectively, IAWP undertakes a regular review if its governing and operational documents.  Currently, IAWP is reviewing the Standing Rules and Policies and Procedures. Standing Rules are …

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No Experience Necessary! Fitness Teachers, Plumbers Among Highest-Paying Jobs With No Work History

September 28, 2021

Although plenty of careers require their workers to have a college degree or years of special training, that’s not the case for every line of work. A new study finds …

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43% of Americans Say They’re Working Their ‘Dream Job’ From Childhood

September 28, 2021

Most of us grow up aspiring to have an exciting career be it an astronaut, police officer, doctor, or professional athlete. But how many actually go on to fulfill those …

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