Berkshire Associates, a provider of affirmative action, applicant management, compensation, workforce planning, diversity, and training software and services, announced yesterday it is partnering with DirectEmployers Association, a nonprofit HR consortium comprised of Fortune 500 companies.

The partnership will provide DirectEmployes members with affirmative action compliance solutions offered by Berkshire, a specialized human resources consulting and software development firm.

Both organizations will launch webinars, seminars, and other relevant content to clients and members.

According to a news release, DirectEmployers will continue to offer guidance and education around outreach and job distribution to veterans and military personnel.

Shannon Offord, Director of Business Development for DirectEmployers, said, “The knowledge around affirmative action compliance that this new partnership with Berkshire brings is a fantastic addition to the many products and services available to our members.”

Offord continued, “One of our exceedingly valuable services includes job distribution providing employers Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) compliance with the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act (JVA).”

“We are extremely excited about partnering with DirectEmployers, a company that shares the same passion for effective recruitment and compliance. Berkshire strives to provide human resource (HR) professionals with the resources they need to make their HR challenges easier. This is another step in the right direction,” says Beth Ronnenburg, SPHR, Vice President of Client Services at Berkshire.


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