As Founder of Exemplary Consultants, Jo Weech enjoys assisting companies to excel in both human resources and talent acquisition while infusing enthusiasm and results in strategy/execution. Speaking engagements include national/global HR and Recruiting conferences and career transition groups. In 2016, Jo was awarded the HRLA Leadership Excellence award. In 2017, she was named by RecruitingDaily as one of 300+ Women in HR Technology to Follow and Support, was awarded the Gary Cluff Award for Recruiting Excellence, and won the award for Best Presentation at DisruptHR NYC, category of “HR is Awesome.” In November 2017, Jo traveled to Japan in a US delegation of top HR and Talent Acquisition Professionals and is invited to Singapore this fall. She has a passion to partner with people in her profession to continue to raise the bar of excellence and efficiency.
Swiping Left for Grey Hair?
Are you “swiping left” when you see: “Earl” at an AOL email address, or 20+ years of work experience, or a college graduation date of 1984, or a woman with greying temples? Then you may be actively breaking the law. The EEOC does more than just protect people from discrimination due to race, gender, religion, veteran status, or physical ability. Age is also a protected class. As the #MeToo movement produced #TimesUp, the microscope is now focusing on age discrimination. In just five short years, HALF of the working population will be over the age of 55. What are YOU doing now, to ensure legal compliance in your recruiting and hiring practices, and how are you preparing for the “just a few years” from now?