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6 Interview Techniques You Need to Know

Career Alley

Whether your dream job is trading stocks on Wall Street or an adventurous job in Alaska, you need to know as much as you can to successfully complete each round of your interview. Interviews

company wants me to relocate … to Alaska!

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A reader writes: I work as a consultant for a firm in Southern California and my main client is based in Alaska. I’ve been at this job for just about a year and recently had some issues with my salary (the firm lost some big clients and couldn’t afford to give me a raise). Also, I’m unmarried, but in a relationship.

update: company wants me to relocate … to Alaska!

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Remember the reader whose company wanted her to relocate to Alaska ? After the initial conversation, I told my boss that I had no interest in moving to Alaska. Here’s her update: I actually ended up leaving that job, traveling for a few months, and just started a new job where i’m much happier! next month, promise!”

4 Big Ideas to Look Smart: The $15 Minimum Wage

HR Capitalist

Small businesses are going to fail! The business world will have to pass along costs to consumers! MSNBC libs - This is a living wage, people.

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Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide


2015 SHRM VIP Party Guide. You just have to fill out the form below to gain VIP access to the list of happenings related to SHRM.  . Name *. First.

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


AlaskaAlaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Workers Compensation Definition. Utah – Utah Labor Commission.

Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


It’s arrived. The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. It’s sponsored by our friends, Talent Objects. By downloading our HR Tech Guide, you’ll get the following: An exclusive checklist to conquering this unconquerable city. Name *.

Should You Move for a Job?

Career Alley

The states with no state income tax are: Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming. Is this your dream job? cities.

Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15


SHRM15 is literally within a week and if you’ve never been you’re in for a treat! This year we’ve put together another one of our ultimate guides to the conference and Las Vegas. glorious days in Las Vegas. What comes in the guide? Some of you might want to know what comes in this guide before downloading. Name *. First. Email *.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Coffman Cove, Alaska. Question 1: How can I respond to a completely false Performance Improvement Plan? The complaints are simply untrue. Diane.

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

Resume Bear

Martin Luther King Jr. was working hard to get people to Washington, DC. He merely exists.” Jobs and Freedom. By 2004, it had risen to 190 times.

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Job Seeker Desperately Seeks HR Feedback


This is one of those times. Lack of Candidate Experience or Human Compassion? Some call this the candidate experience. call it human compassion.

15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

American, Alaska, Spirit, United and Delta. The post 15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Ready? Scoot.

How Do Headhunters Work?

Blue Sky Resumes

How do headhunters work? The process always starts with the employer. The headhunter then sets about finding an exact match. Job Search

10 Disenchanted Grads We Can All Relate To

Resume Bear

Eventually, he ended up in Alaska where he sequestered himself in the wilderness — a choice that would ultimately lead to his death.

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I took a year off to travel and now employers are holding it against me

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No further explanation, and definitely no discussion of skills and lessons you learned overseas (just like you wouldn’t include lessons you learned from, say, planning a wedding or from spending a year in Alaska). A reader writes: I’m a legal professional with about 7 years of work experience. But the reality is that U.S. But law?

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Over the past few weeks we’ve had numerous Facebook messages, emails, and texts into our secret club asking when we’d be launching our annual guide for the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition happening next month. You’ll learn tips and tricks to balancing both the conference and the city. No ticket to SHRM Annual? Name *.

lying about employment dates, changing out of biking clothes at work, and more

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My coworkers keep pressing me to “get away from it all” and go to places like Alaska or Costa Rica or Hawaii. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. Biking to work and changing clothes when I get there. I am soon to start a new job (my first office job with smart clothes required). declined to do so.) Is he right?

The Top Four States to Start a Nursing Career

Ms. Career Girl

Alaska. Alaska has a stable economy, and in many places is not nearly as cold as you think. California. Starting Wage:  $24.59/hr.

#KindnessChallenge Round-Up: Reflection, Feedback, and Next Steps Moving Forward!

Personal Excellence Blog

For Arnold, his bucket list item is to move to Alaska with his family, live in the wilderness, and go fishing! I had to rack my brains for this one.

interview with a lab worker at the Arctic Circle

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Here’s the Q&A — with much thanks to Kevin Lackey, who works at Teck Alaska, Red Dog Mine. (By the way, this was conducted over email and I submitted all the questions at once, which I feel is important for you to know so that it doesn’t appear that I’m badgering Kevin with questions he’s already touched on.).

Use SEO Best Practices to Land Your Next Job

Corn on the Job

If you have no idea what SEO stands for it is time to learn. Lessons from Experts. Locating Prospects. These are keywords. Be Recruited. Career Advic

Top 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Job Seekers and Recruiters


California Washington Nevada Utah Arizona Idaho Montana Wyoming Colorado New Mexico Oregon Alaska Hawaii Job Career HR human resources corporate recruiters executives managers management consultants headhunter staffing employers employment alumni education U.S. More popular spots where job seekers and recruiters are meeting up on LinkedIn.

The Best Seasonal Jobs & How To Find Them

Career Realism

Whether you’re seining for salmon or working in a cannery in Alaska, or hauling in lobster off the coast of Maine, you’ll get a better paycheck but less perks than some of other less-exhausting seasonal jobs. Working in seasonal jobs around the country — or even overseas — can bring you experience, money and fun. Tutoring. Fishing.

fast answer Friday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

She did a two-week cruise internship over Christmas break 2011, and last summer worked for the same company on their Alaska cruises, working on three different ships in the fleet. It’s fast answer Friday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Well, some of them are short. Here we go… 1. No, it’s good form.

International Relations Careers In Seattle-Portland

Career Realism

where flights routinely provide travelers nonstop flights throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, and Alaska. It’s

How to Fight Unemployment Insurance Benefit Hearings


By 1937, every state in the Union and the then-territories of Alaska and Hawaii had enacted their own  unemployment insurance programs.

how can I get employees to stop saving all their vacation time for December, I don’t want my photos on my company’s Facebook page, and more

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The exception would be if they were, say, planning to send you to Alaska for a year or something else very long-term.). 5. It’s five short answers to five short questions. Here we go…. 1. How can I get employees to stop saving all their vacation time for December? I am an office manager for a small company (under 10 employees).

Cabelas Hiring 155 at New Saginaw Michigan Store!

Resume Bear

and Anchorage, Alaska. Applications being accepted now; Interviews to begin Nov. Applications must be submitted online. Anyone interested in applying should visit  [link] , click on “Apply Now,” then “United States Jobs.” Then follow instructions to log in. Interviews will begin Nov. 27 and continue through Dec. 1. in October. locations.

“If laid off and offered a lower job, will declining it result in losing severance or unemployment benefits?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Anchorage, Alaska. Question: Dear Alan: My husband was informed that his position will soon be eliminated due to restructuring following a recent company acquisition. lower-paying position at the company was identified which is available for him to apply for, and he will be given preferential consideration for this job. . Denise. Eligible?

“If only the employee signs the severance agreement, is the employer bound by it?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Point McKenzie, Alaska. Question: If a severance agreement was received and signed by the employee, but then not countersigned by the employer, is it binding on the employer? Answer: Dear O.K.: Your As a general “rule” of basic contract law, if an “offer” is presented, and then “accepted,” the “agreement” is binding on both sides.

my boss wants me to fix his mother’s computer issues, my coworker is competing with me for a Ph.D. spot, and more

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have been interested in pursuing a niche career in Alaska for the last 8 years. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. My boss keeps telling me to fix his mother’s computer issues. I’m a tech support technician for a small ISP business. She calls in about everything from hardware to software. program as I am.

asking about difficult coworkers in an interview, apologizing for a terrible cover letter, and more

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Problem is: I have a seasonal family business in the fisheries that I travel out of state (to Alaska) to work at every summer (for the past several years) for 4-6 weeks, depending how much time I can get off from work. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. ” Is there a better way to ask that? Let it go. Don’t do it.

I was hired as a change agent but my manager doesn’t support me, disclosing grad school plans, and more

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In light of that, this is similar to how you wouldn’t need to disclose to an interviewer that you and your partner would love to move to Alaska in a couple of years. It’s five short answers to five short questions. She’s no longer open to these things that were said to be necessary. Obviously nothing’s nailed down yet.

Shirt Wearers Wanted

Telecommuting Journal

We don’t care if you live in Alaska, if you’re 4 feet tall, if you have purple hair or if you have webbed feet. Jason Sadler, a.k.a.

If you've got it, flaunt it

Corn on the Job

Doesn’t that sound just like your resume writing strategy? Yep, it does. Yikes. Don’t do that, idiot. Just…listen. Flaunt it, baby.

“Thinking of Your Own Small Business? – Four Paths to Pursue”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Great specialty in New York; not so great in rural Alaska. “If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.”. Unknown Author. In fact, that is precisely what I did when I decided, decades ago, that working for a large law firm was not my “cup of tea.” Instead, I struck out on my own, and have never looked back. Never, ever.

“Recording Conversations with Your Boss or HR” What You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.”. David Brin  . ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: I remember it like it was yesterday, although it was many years ago. Alexandra was a designated member of the Hospital’s eight-member Management Team. Ouch! . 38 of the 50 U.S.

How to make business travel manageable | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Alaska is the best airline in the west. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to make business travel manageable Posted to: Productivity | Self-management November 11th, 2009 Some weeks I traveled to three different cities. Eat really well.