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“Are non-compete agreements binding on independent contractors?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : I worked as a 1099 independent contractor, and not as an employee. I was paid no salary, but only commissions. While I did that, I also signed a non-compete agreement. left there and I am now working for a different company, also as an independent contractor (not an employee.). Is this legal?  . City, State not noted). Is it Enforceable?

7 Errors You Want to Avoid While Job Seeking

Career Realism

Job seeking is like working a job. So before you start searching again, consider the following seven job seeking errors you want to avoid. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Job Search advice blog career error expert job management search

Midlife Career Change Without the Stress

Career Development Plan

We have coached many people from all walks of life through midlife Career changes in different companies and in our personal Career coaching practice. Eventually we came to a standard template that works for most people thinking of changing careers. The key issue we found is that many people think they are their jobs. When [.]. Career Change

Executive Interview: What Questions Do YOU Ask?

Executive Career Brand

Executive Interview: What Questions Do YOU Ask? is a post from: Executive Career Brand. All your hard work is paying off. Why is the position open?

Resume T-Shirt? Good Idea or Sign of Desperation?

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I’m a recent college graduate and have been actively job hunting for about 6 months. As the number of resumes I’ve sent out approaches 300, I’m trying to figure out what I’m doing wrong and how I can stand out among the hundreds of other applicants I’m competing with. To read my answer click here: Resume T-Shirt?

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Job Search Prospects from a Candidate’s Perspective

Professional Resume Services

Today’s job seekers are more critical about the hiring process than ever and many companies are starting to see this trend continue. It seems more people are going for the same jobs, which creates competition for critical positions where many people have similar or comparative skills. To make things even more difficult for those looking for

rude recruiters, job-hunting librarians, and more

Ask A Manager

A random assortment of stuff – 1. loved reading all the comments about people’s secret fantasy careers — and especially seeing how drawn a lot of people are to careers that might look mundane to others. If you haven’t read them yet, do! It’s a fascinating read. 2. Maybe cover letters too. Stay tuned… 3. This

Overwhelmed with Job Search – Job Search Boards

Career Alley

“ Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and it annoys the pig. &# – George Bernard Shaw. So much to do and so little time.

Co-workers change your life

Penelope Trunk

Melissa rides her horse every morning before she goes to work, at noon, which is when her boss gets to work. I am sad that Melissa is happy because now she will not come back to the farm and be my permanent photographer. used to feel sorry for Brad and Angelina because they had photographers trailing them all the time. know that’s selfish. Sorry.”.

Résumé Help – Senior Oracle Consultant

Careers Done Write

The résumé we are reviewing today is that of a technical consultant rather than a full time employee. Resume Help resume

How To Find The Right Company for You

JobMob

Let your needs drive the questions you ask your job interviewer. This is a guest post by Judi Perkins. How do you know you’re going to stick around?

Midlife Career Change Without the Stress

Career Development Plan

We have coached many people from all walks of life through midlife career changes in different companies and in our personal career coaching practice. Eventually we came to a standard template that works for most people thinking of changing careers. The key issue we found is that many people think they are their jobs. When [.].

"Sell me this pen"

Guerrilla Job Hunting

A friend of mine just came back from a stupid interview.  The first question he asked Dave wasn't even a question. 

Follow the Clean Tech Money: DOE Makes Conditional Loan Guarantees of $139.9 Million and $197 Million, Mission Motors Receives $9 Million

Green Career Central

The Department of Energy has made a conditional loan guarantee of $133.9 Louis, MO.  million of gasoline annually. 

NLRB Briefing Discusses Social Media Policies & Protected Activity

Blogging4jobs

Late last week, the NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) issued to the public their report from General Council, Lafe E. These are not protected.

What’s Up with Employee Engagement

David Zinger

A new series on employee engagement. David Zinger is unveiling a new series on employee engagement beginning this Wednesday. So what? What next?

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how to find a job in another state

Ask A Manager

A post I did on applying for a job in another state back in January 2009 continues to get frequent comments even now, two-and-a-half years later, so I figured it was worth addressing the topic again. Over at U.S. job searching

Are You Qualified to Write Your Own Resume?

Career Rocketeer

Recently, Heather Huhman offered insightful advice in her Career Rocketeer article Should You Hire a Resume Writer? Advertise on Career Rocketeer.

Get with the Times – the Online World Changes Everything

Blogging4jobs

His drawn face instantly wiped out any silliness we were filling. Apparently, I wasn’t the first to tell him this. felt instantly sorry for him. 

Going Solo—Five Tips for Beginning Freelancers

Resume Bear

So, you’re going freelance? This will make life a whole lot easier at tax time. Set Goals — Do you need $1,000 or $3,000 a month to pay the bills?

Resume T-Shirt? Good Idea or Sign of Desperation?

Evil HR Lady

Dear Evil HR Lady, I’m a recent college graduate and have been actively job hunting for about 6 months. As the number of resumes I’ve sent out approaches 300, I’m trying to figure out what I’m doing wrong and how I can stand out among the hundreds of other applicants I’m competing with. To read my answer click here: Resume T-Shirt?

Should You Launch in Emerging Markets First?

Hiring Technical People

Note: This blog post was co-authored with Justin Chakma, an undergraduate student at the University of Toronto. Startups usually launch their products first in wealthy countries. Launching first in an emerging market is seen as a nonstarter because of commercial, regulatory, and political risks. market last in some cases. Extreme User Prototyping.

Do You Make These 5 Online Branding Mistakes?

The Undercover Recruiter

Tweet. Your online brand is an essential part of your job search. What does your online brand convey about you? Are you guilty of any of these? 1.

4 Reasons Google Doesn't Have to Fix Pay Issues In The Motorola Acquisition.

HR Capitalist

You may have seen this - Google bought the mobile business of Motorola for 12.5 See the chart at the right from Business Insider. We've got to fix it!

An approach to marketing …

Job Stalker

Some of the books that I’ve featured in The Job Stalker have been “marketing” books and not about the job search per se. The present book is sort of in an in-between zone.

Does Your Profession Have the ‘Type and Temperament’ Standard?

Career Realism

Do you have the type and temperament standard? Gain the knowledge and know whether you are competing in a profession in which you meet the standard. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Climbing the Ladder advice career expert profession type and temperament

Dress for an Interview

Job Shoe

The way you dress is an important part of your job interview, and it can even cost you the job. Even if you think that you should be judged on your personality and ability, the truth is that you will be. To give the right impression during your interview, make sure you follow these basic [.]. Interviewing

Learn the Career Path of a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Career Realism

Considered working as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)? This interview will take you down the career path you can expect for this position. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Choosing a Career Path advice career Certified Nursing Assistant CNA expert job path search