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Laurie Howell

Austin Passes “Ban the Box” Ordinance

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Yesterday, Austin’s city council passed what is considered a very controversial ordinance requiring private employers to remove “the box” on their employment applications requesting applicants to disclose whether they have a criminal history or not when applying for jobs with their company.   Over 100 cities across the country and a…

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Humble Leaders are the Most Effective

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We, at Austin HR, are always looking for humble HR professionals.  This trait isn’t always easily found.  While it’s important to be able to lead a team and provide strategic guidance, the willingness and humility to roll one’s sleeves up is truly where the rubber meets the road in our consulting…

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