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Unequal Pay and Unequal Opportunities: New Data On the Gender Wage Gap

Blogging4jobs

A new study by Payscale adds depth to the gender wage gap discussion. Pascale Family Wage Gap. So what does that mean?

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3 Ways To Avoid A Minimum Wage Job After College

Career Realism

Here are three ways you can avoid a minimum wage job after college: 1. Job Search minimum wage job recent graduates underemployment

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Men’s Height and Women’s Weight Impact Wages

Blogging4jobs

But in all cases, shorter men and fatter women experience, on average, wage and advancement discrimination. Now researchers at Exeter University have shown a clear connection between wages and height for men, and wages and BMI for women. Men’s wages dropped $2125 US with every 2.5 inches in height below the average.

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What Will Wage Growth Look Like in 2016?

Blogging4jobs

Wage growth is a thornier subject than it first appears. Since the 2008 crash wage growth has been slow in America. ” Another 2.5%

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Why the New York Times Endorsed a $0 Minimum Wage (and You Should Too)

Evil HR Lady

The minimum wage is almost always a matter of controversy. Right now, people are pushing for a $15 per hour minimum wage.

Staff Development, Benefits & Compensation for Low-Wage Workers

Blogging4jobs

Those who work in low-wage jobs are often left out of the conversation. Why Low-Wage Workers Matter. Although the service industry makes up for a large number of people in low-wage jobs, these workers also include those in warehouse, production, agriculture, customer service and a number of other jobs. Working Economics.

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Low Wages: 13 College Majors To Avoid Like The Plague

Career Realism

Employers needed an educated workforce, and many of them didn’t care what degree you had, just as long as you had one. Not anymore.

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

HireCentrix

Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. New Economic Research Backs Overwhelming Public Support for Minimum Wage Increases to Help Rebuild Economy. An increase in the minimum wage could help bolster the sluggish economic recovery, according to two new, groundbreaking studies. Be our Friend. Local. Blogs. Advertise.

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Disability Employment Statistics: How Is Your State Doing?

Blogging4jobs

Are you curious where your home state lands in the disability employment conversation? The Disability Employment Gap. employed.

It’s Tougher at the Bottom: Why All Students Should Work Minimum Wage (at Least Once)

Corn on the Job

Interview Skills. I’m not sure why, but entry level and minimum wage jobs seem to have more difficult and unpredictable interviewing techniques.

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I don’t want a minimum wage job

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m job-searching, and many people have suggested I get a minimum wage job. because I don’t want to work for minimum wage. – I have worked minimum wage/low skill jobs, and it is difficult to break out of the pattern. Minimum wage brings, at most, $1160. And I was never called back.

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How to Ask for a Pay Rise: 10 Steps

Catherines Career Corner

Need a pay increase and wondering how to ask for a pay rise at work? These are 10 steps for you to explore. For most employees, asking for a pay rise is a nerve-wracking experience. In general, asking your manager for more money is often a stressful and awkward experience. Companies cultural values aside, regrettably, for inexperienced [.]

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“Vacation and Vacation Pay – 50 Frequently Asked Questions”

Sklover Working Wisdom

LESSON TO LEARN : As it is with every other aspect of the employment relation, it pays to know “the rules” of your workplace related to vacation rights and vacation pay, so that you don’t  unknowingly violate them, but instead follow them, and make sure others follow them, as well, to your best advantage. . owed you by former employer?

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The U.S. has waged a war on jobs

HireCentrix

has waged a war on jobs. » Reference and Background Checking - Get better results Legally Reference CheckingSince past performance is often the best predictor of future performance, the best way to verify an applicant’s background and job suitability is to conduct a thorough reference check.Today, employers are hesitant to give.

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What Did the UK Employment Landscape in 2013 Look Like? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

In 2013, what did the UK’s employment landscape look like? What Did the UK Employment Landscape in 2013 Look Like? INFOGRAPHIC].

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Ensuring Employers Are Properly Paying You

Ms. Career Girl

The post Ensuring Employers Are Properly Paying You appeared first on Ms. And the base overtime pay is 1 and 1/2 of their normal wage.

Employers: Avoiding Age Discrimination In The Workplace

Career Realism

For instance, you could have a wage schedule that indicates when employees qualify for raises and how much they can be or a range.

What Is a Work Perk Worth?

Blogging4jobs

And that can be both good or bad – how the balance of wages and perks plays out for employers and employees depends so much on context.

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Is Employment Branding Bullshit?

Blogging4jobs

You may have noticed a recurring theme this week on Bonus Track.  It’s part of life. Does that mean mine is wrong?  Or that yours is invalid?

He Got FIRED! Posting His Resume on LinkedIn, while Employed.

Resume Bear

On his return to work he was handed a list of disciplinary charges and told he could be sacked, Reading Employment Tribunal heard.

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6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite

Blogging4jobs

Google has empowered its leaders to offer tours of duty (limited employment tenures) to the most promising hires. What to do?

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Friday Five: Job Growth and Inflation in 2016

Blogging4jobs

Each month since coming to write for B4J, I combed through the Jobs Friday responses, searching for deep analysis of the employment data and screening out market speculation. is concerned about “an inflationary spiral between wages and prices, pushed ahead by rising inflation expectations.” On the other hand, R.A.,

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The Most Messed Up Chart You'll Ever See Related to Wage Increase History in America.

HR Capitalist

This chart shows the percent change year over year of wages for hourly and non-supervisory employees. You want to see some #@**? Unrelated?

The Trouble with Off-the-Clock Work

Blogging4jobs

Off-the-clock work is a big problem for employers. Failure to do so could result in you paying back wages as well as penalties.

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Why Minimum Wage Is A Women’s Issue

Career Realism

Why is the minimum wage a women’s issue? million adult women (age 20 or older) who only earn the minimum wage. Phillip N.

Company Branding: The McDonald’s Vs. Disney Effect #WorkplaceWednesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Employer Company Culture Employee employer brand marketing minimum wageTo quote Will Ferrell from Zoolander; branding is so hot right now. Well maybe he didn’t say that exactly, but it’s close enough. It still doesn’t take away from the fact that branding is a hot topic currently. View Article.

New 2012-2022 BLS Employment Projections: What Career Counselors Need to Know

Career Key

If you are short on time, read the Introduction and the Occupational Employment section (the PDF versions are easier to read). The U.S.

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“Can I be forced to repay commissions I never received?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : Can my employer take commissions away from me that were paid to another sales representative prior to me even working for the company? This is the situation: my employer is clearing up old debts, and writing them off before the end of the year. Overtime, Commissions and Unpaid Wages Q & A Repayment Obligations

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Friday Five: Election 2016, Entrepreneurs and Verizon’s Yahoo Purchase

Blogging4jobs

This is your Friday Five: Why Even Donald Trump Wants to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage. Presidential hopeful Donald Trump said Wednesday that he “would like to raise the minimum wage to $10/hour.” HR diversity in tech election 2016 entrepreneurs minimum wage mobile advertising wage inequality women in tech Yahoo

Back to School: Employment Law Blog Carnival

Blogging4jobs

Are we, as human resources practitioners, up to speed with employment law? California employment law getting you down? Michael G.

Closing the Gap: Massachusetts Bans Screening Candidates Based on Salary

Blogging4jobs

The law forbids employers from: Screening applicants based on previous or current salary. HR equal pay gender pay gap gender wage gap

Employment References in Retail

Blogging4jobs

And sometimes is very cut and dry – especially if the applicant blatantly falsifies their salary or employment history. Lets dig deeper.

The “Survival Clause” in Employment Agreements – Ignore It, and It Can “Kill” You

Sklover Working Wisdom

To retain their six key employees – including David – each was offered the security of a written employment agreement that guaranteed very attractive benefits, significant bonuses, grants of ownership interests in any new company, and a “success payment” if a sale of the company took place. Cavett Robert. Louis, Missouri.  What happened?

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Seasonal Employment Is a Staple for Some Workers

Blogging4jobs

Seasonal employment is a staple for many workers in beautiful landscapes. Normally Employers have a huge challenge in this area. Employees

“Employer’s Sole Discretion” in Contracts, Handbooks and Compensation Plans: Six Strong Arguments to Defeat It

Sklover Working Wisdom

Most of the companies his employer sought to acquire were family-owned, and in recent years struggling to survive in a more consolidated, competitive and complex world of music publishing. Is it possible that one party to the employment relation can be solely and absolutely in charge of determining the outcome of issues between them?

Women in Iceland Left Work Early to Protest the Pay Gap

Blogging4jobs

The protest was big […] HR gender wage gap Iceland news pay gap protests— Salka Sól Eyfeld (@salkadelasol) October 24, 2016.

Ep 85 – What Employers Need to Know About the FLSA Changes

Blogging4jobs

Employers must begin following the new changes starting on December 1, 2016. Episode 85: What Employers Need to Know About the FLSA Changes with Casey Sipe ( @CLSEMPLOYERLAW ). They can’t answer emails or work from home unless the employer wants to pay overtime. The feedback the Department received helped shape the Final Rule.

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Careers Advice: Why Won't my Employer Help Further my Career?

Position Ignition

Your employer, however, doesn't really seem to care. You do things for the company and it pays you for it. At Work Issues Careers Advice

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should our office stop cake collections, disclosing a wage garnishment, and more

Ask A Manager

When should I disclose a wage garnishment? I’ve been at my current job for a little less than six months now. My employer has been more than accommodating, and all things considered, he is generally a great boss. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. Is it appropriate? Don’t let it be funded by employees. 2.

Employment Law, Labor Unions & Social Media

Blogging4jobs

Labor unions are using social media in new ways every day.   Here are some the methods that labor unions have been using recently.

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