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Victim of a company downsize

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: I was terminated in May as part of a large-scale company downsizing. Ask Deb Company Downsizing job search Thank you, Duane.

Protect Yourself from a Downsizing Profession

Water Cooler Wisdom

Actually, in a downsizing profession, layoffs are always come to the people who have no pre-protections.  The answer? 

Advice for Boomers Wanting to Downsize

Boomers Next Step

Are your children now adults with homes of their own? If you are experiencing empty nest syndrome, you may find that your home has become too big for you. You are no longer raising a family and do not need all of the extra room that you find you now have. You also do not. Lifestyle Retirement Wellness

Career Skills: Rehearsing Difficult Conversations at Work

Blogging4jobs

Dealing with Downsizing of Staff & as an Employee. I saw the writing on the wall, but I failed to find a new job in time. Poor people.

You’re Fired! What Now?

WorkAlpha

or downsized? I hate to sound like Donald Trump, but what happens if you get fired? or laid off? Whatever term you use doesn’t matter. The thing is that come Monday, you have nowhere to go and you feel angry, guilty, puzzled, confused, and a hundred other feelings. You’re panicking because suddenly, it’s not business […].

“With no anti-texting policy, can I be fired for texting?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Cause" for Firing Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Q & AQuestion : I work for an apartment management company. My employer is claiming that I was fired for inappropriate texting to a tenant at the apartment complex. I was initially given a suspension pending an investigation. After the investigation report was completed, I was fired.

Five Ways To Make Being A Work-From-Home Mom Less Stressful

Ms. Career Girl

Downsize Your Stuff. This may mean that you’ll need to do some downsizing. Career Girl. Here are some things that should help.

6 Top Tips for Successfully Changing Career

The Undercover Recruiter

It may be because they have lost interest in their current field of work, or maybe they are being let go by their company due to downsizing.

The U.S. has waged a war on jobs

HireCentrix

As long as Wall Street and venture capitalists continue to reward corporations for off-shoring and downsizing, we continue to play the fool when we express shock that the U.S. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Search.

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“If I am terminated for cause, can accumulated leave time and comp time be denied me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Cause" for Firing Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Overtime, Commissions and Unpaid Wages Q & AQuestion: I was recently terminated by a municipal employer for which I am sure they will claim was “cause.” Can they deny me this earned income because I was terminated for cause? Bruce. There is no exception for those “fired for cause.”

“Must I give a tape recording to my boss?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Cause" for Firing Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Q & AQuestion:  I feel I have been experiencing an ongoing series of persecution and verbal harassment by my boss. When I have filed complaints, Human Resources only seems to look at my performance, and never deals with the substance of my complaints. Scott . Ann Arbor, Michigan. 2011 Alan L.

Workspaces That Work

The Undercover Recruiter

As more employees work from home, organisations find they can downsize their offices to accommodate only those employees who are on site every day.

Job Hunting Help: Tapping Into the Hidden Job Market

Career Alley

In any circumstance, businesses are always hiring someone that can make them profitable now! “We have a hiring freeze,” does not mean they are not hiring. It means they are not increasing their headcount. Every year has 20-25% turnover, so in a 1,000-employee company, 200-250 people are going to turn over naturally. They are glad to re-consider you.

Protect Your Health Coverage If You Lose Your Job

HireCentrix

Business closings, downsizings and reductions in hours may lead you to wonder what happens to your retirement benefits if you lose your job? Saving for retirement through an employer’s plan is an important part of your future financial security. The good news is you have protections under Federal law. Read more

Recently Fired? Surround Yourself With Pushy Encouragers!

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Recently downsized, separated or fired executives often at the precipice of retirement or at a phase in their executive career ladder where they are feeling old and worn down often struggle with building a career portfolio.

Age Discrimination: Outmoded, Illegal and Bad for Business

Resume to Referral

commentary :  American businesses of all sizes are grappling with a soft economy, fiscal uncertainty, company downsizing, and overall belt tightening.  These factors, particularly staff downsizings, are producing a substantial pool of jobseekers not historically a major part of the

Age Discrimination: Outmoded, Illegal and Bad for Business

Resume to Referral

 American businesses of all sizes are grappling with a soft economy, fiscal uncertainty, company downsizing, and overall belt tightening.  These factors, particularly staff downsizings, are producing a substantial pool of jobseekers not historically a major part of the recruitment mix for hiring managers. 

“Subsidized COBRA in Severance – What’s that?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Almost everyone who is laid off or downsized in the U.S. COBRA Fired, Downsized or Laid Off FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy Q & A What to Do BeforeQuestion: Dear Alan: I was recently laid off from my job in pharmaceutical sales, and received a small severance. signed up for COBRA healthcare continuation for my family. Bozeman, Montana.

Hey, It’s August. We Call This “Protect Your ‘Rolodex’ Month”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Before Resigning Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Monthly Newsletter Library Negotiating ? Seven Ways to Ensure Your Contact Info is Never Lost. “As a general rule, the most successful [person] in life. Is the [person] who has the best information.”. – Benjamin Disraeli. Once gone, it could take years to reassemble. Might I be wrong?

My View:

Sklover Working Wisdom

More and more we see the same thing happen: employees fired, laid off, or downsized, without prior notice. Are we missing something?

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10 Tips to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Business

Jobacle

There have been several financial recessions in the last century or so. Some of these were localized to specific countries or areas of the world.

Networking Is the Best Way to Build Your Safety Net

WorkAlpha

But then your department is downsized. So you love your job. You’re totally happy and can’t envision ever working somewhere else. Or a new boss comes. Or you decide that you could be making more money somewhere else. Whatever the circumstance, today’s transient job market means that you are always job hunting.

Letter of Education – Key Words & Phrases

Sklover Working Wisdom

Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Key Words & Phrases Misconduct and Bad Behavior Reporting or Complaining About What to Do Before 2013 Alan L.

Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Duties – The Four “Situational Exceptions”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Cause" for Firing Confidentiality Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Misconduct and Bad Behavior Monthly Newsletter Library Trade Secrets and Confidentiality Yours (or Allegedly Yours “Due to the highly confidential nature of my position. even I don’t know what I do all day.”. – Unknown. And, too, his relocation to Chicago was placed on hold.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

When employers engage in a downsizing or layoff, most have first prepared what is commonly called a Severance Plan, which is a list of the “rules and regulations of who gets paid what.” Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Miscellaneous Q & A Severance Packages Unemployment Benefits What to Do After Denise. Anchorage, Alaska. You can, too.

Careers are over

Cube Rules

The downsizing? photo credit: Alex E. Proimos. Most of us realize that just having a job does not make it a career. Think about it. Harsh?

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Personal Branding and Hard Work: Complementary Efforts to Success

The Job Quest

Brand is the flash. Work is the substance.’”. Lee makes an excellent point there. And don’t get me wrong – having a well-crafted message is important.

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“Fired after I resigned; will it affect my open job offer?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Fired, Downsized or Laid Off General Job Offers and Offer Letters Misconduct and Bad Behavior Q & A Withdrawal by the Employer Yours (or Allegedly Yours Do you think what has happened is likely to affect my job offer? Do help me. Sacked. Mumbai, India. Here are my thoughts: 1. Lots of people take time off between jobs, perhaps even most.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Even Wal-Mart may one day want to downsize by selling more goods online, and less employees in less “bricks-and-mortar” stores. 2. Been Fired, Downsized, or Laid Off? Fired, Downsized or Laid Off General Going Out on Your Own Monthly Newsletter Library Resigning from Your Job What to Do After Unknown Author. Never, ever.

3 Creative Ways To Fund Your Side Hustle

Ms. Career Girl

Downsizing. The post 3 Creative Ways To Fund Your Side Hustle appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. What do you do? Bartering. have too much stuff.

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Job Loss Rebound – How to Do It “A.S.A.P.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Fired, Downsized or Laid Off General Going Out on Your Own Inspiration, Encouragement, Motivation Monthly Newsletter Library “We often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”. Alexander Graham Bell. Like all “Four Steps to.” Is it simplistic? All dread it, but few escape it.

4 Tips To Help You Land A Job After Getting Fired

Career Realism

Perhaps your company merged, and you just got downsized. 4 Tips To Help You Land A Job After Getting Fired. Work It Daily.

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Job Loss: 10 Top Tips for Surviving Redundancy

Position Ignition

Although when we're made redundant it's natural to feel fear, distress, helplessness and loneliness, we don't have to let these emotions overwhelm us.

How to Make Your Pay Check Last

Jobacle

If you realise that your rent is taking up too much of your pay check, could you downsize or find somewhere cheaper to rent? Set a Budget.

“Fired for false accusation. What can I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Misconduct and Bad Behavior Q & A What to Do After Yours (or Allegedly Yours Question: I was just fired. My boss has been making accusations that I somehow took $2,800 over the last three months, which I did not do.  . Cottage Grove, Oregon  . First, make a record of the fact that a videotape exonerates you.

6 Questions You MUST Be Prepared To Answer During Interviews

Career Realism

If your company downsized, mention it. Here are six questions you must be prepared to answer during interviews : 1. ” 3. months?”

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“18 Tips to Address Job-Loss Anxiety and Blues”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Fired, Downsized or Laid Off General Inspiration, Encouragement, Motivation Job Security Monthly Newsletter Library Other Thoughts You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which. you really stop to look fear in the face. Losing your job hurts, and even the thought of losing your job gnaws at your inner self. Family?

HR Needs to Hire more Scuba Divers and Astronauts

Blogging4jobs

The fact is that of all the areas of a business, HR has been the slowest of departments to adapt to new technology and ways of thinking and organizing.

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You May Need to Rethink Job Hopping

Career Rocketeer

Sometimes circumstances seem to deal certain people a series of bad hands when it comes to jobs. Career Management Featured

How to Ask For the Salary You Deserve

Position Ignition

Simon North founder of Position Ignition offers some career and salary negotiation advice on making sure you get what you’re worth.