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Don’t Fall for These 5 Workplace Myths

Evil HR Lady

In all states but Montana, employment is at-will. There are many misconceptions about the workplace that, sensible as they might be, simply aren’t true. Some actions, while undoubtedly a bad idea, won’t necessarily get you fired. Below are five common myths that are good to know — whether you’re the boss or the newest hire in the field.

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Yahoo’s Sketchy Termination Policy May Land Them in Hot Water

Evil HR Lady

Every state but Montana is at-will.) California is an at-will employment state. There’s no claim of discrimination.

Watch Your Back: How to Fire Someone Without Getting Sued

Evil HR Lady

In all states but Montana, employment is at-will. Firing is not fun. After all that stress, the last thing you want is to land in court.

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Firing an Employee: Navigating a Touchy Process the Right Way

Evil HR Lady

In the United States, all states but Montana have at-will employment. Use Progressive Discipline. Generally, however, this is not best practice.

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Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

eliminated the “at will” presumption in employment: Montana. one state – alone among all other of the 50 states in the U.S. someone.

Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


GET THE INSIDE SCOOP AT THE 2015 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS! I can’t believe are less than 2 weeks away from the 2015 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. We’re knee deep in pre-conference content strategy for #HRTechConf where we’ll bring you the best insights into what you can expect at three different events in Vegas in one week.

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


MontanaMontana Department of Labor and Industry. Workers Compensation Definition. Alabama – Alabama Department of Labor

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 *.

4 Signs It’s Time To Rebrand Yourself

Career Realism

Branding is all about representing yourself to the public in a way that you hope will positively promote your business or service. Are you happy?

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4 Signs It’s Time To Rebrand Yourself

Career Realism

Presently, Miley Cyrus – whether you lover her or hate her – has done a marvelous job of shedding her sweet and innocent Hannah Montana image to the over-the-top, risque, ‘molly-popping’ Miley. 4 Signs It’s Time To Rebrand Yourself. Work It Daily. Related: 14 Things That Impact The Quality Of Your Personal Brand. Are you happy?

21 Best Niche Job Boards for Recruiters


A recent acquisition by Dice Holdings, this site is for job listings in the Oil and Gas community which is highly competitive especially in Oklahoma, Texas, Montana and New Mexico. This post is sponsored by SHRM Jobs , a job board dedicated to helping recruiters hire the best human resource professionals. Finding candidates is tough. Dice.

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. we have you covered! glorious days in Las Vegas. What comes in the guide? Some of you might want to know what comes in this guide before downloading.

What NOT to Do in an Interview

Career Realism

Last week I had lunch with a colleague who had recently hired someone for a part-time position for her office. Not so! Between 5-10 minutes is perfect.

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Start like an Immigrant: Ways to Get a Job Even If Your Diploma Is Fresh Off the Press

Resume Bear

Maureen Francisco is an executive producer of NW Productions, LLC, a media and production company that produces the Miss WA USA, Miss WA Teen USA, Miss Idaho USA, Miss Idaho Teen USA, Miss Montana USA and Miss Montana Teen USA pageants. Fiscal cliff. Debt ceiling. They mean retirement may come later rather than sooner. Here’s how: 1.

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Barrier-Breaking Women

Careers Done Write

Jeannette Rankin of Montana is the first woman elected to Congress. Many cheered at the announcement that Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore have been admitted membership in the prestigious, formerly all male, private golf club. Some say it is one more step in the eradication of institutionalized sexism. How do you feel about this news? 1968.

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a hiring manager isn’t what you think, and other vocabulary lessons

Ask A Manager

you’re considered an at-will employee (except for in Montana). It’s been a while since I’ve talked about this and I see these words confused all the time, so let’s straighten out some vocabulary issues. Fired vs. laid off vs. terminated. Fired: If someone is fired, they are being let go for cause. At least officially.)

Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List


INSIDER’S GUIDE TO SHRM 2016 PARTIES & SPECIAL EVENTS. We are just 5 short weeks away from the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference in Washington DC.

Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15


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 *.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

” - Gladiola Montana. “If you find some happiness inside yourself, you’ll start finding it in a lot of other places, too.”

What Do You REALLY Want to Do? - BLOG - Career Advice.


Beauty Uniforms Salon uniforms don’t have to look like lab coats. Brighten up beauty uniforms with a splash of bold colour. The job market is unknown.

Moments of Engagement: Tech-Crossing Streams


Content marketers try – some try too hard and embrace hot trends like the latest Hannah Montana dance routine or Meth lab endings.

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Why being admired is overrated

Penelope Trunk

Here’s why: We flew to Montana for my nephew’s bar mitzvah. We are driving to cello lessons in Madison. I felt bad. It’s fine.”

A celebration of failed New Year’s resolutions

Penelope Trunk

So if you’re a girl, break off the engagement in Montana. The pressure is mounting for the New Year’s resolutions posts. Be loyal.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Helena, Montana. We hope and expect this will serve our blog visitors to our very best ability, which is our Guiding Purpose. . Thank you.

Real Career Girls featuring GLAMMA WINE: A Taste of Celebration

Ms. Career Girl

Glamma Wine may be purchased in retail stores in Montana and on line at Career Girl. Don’t Look Back! Don’t Give Up!

5 Jobs for Cry Babies - BLOG - Career Advice Blog.


Envision the cry baby working, really doing hard (OMG) physical labor, in say, Montana. Shop Online Today All About Bosses (10) Career 2.0

3 States Job-Seeking Graduates Should Consider

Career Alley

Don’t be so quick to needle North Dakota. So if you’re freshly out of college or expect to be so soon, consider life in the West. North Dakota. Texas.

For Writers: Old Homes With Secrets, Car Living, and Scottish Men in Kilts. How To Create Compelling Settings In Your Books.

Ms. Career Girl

The post For Writers: Old Homes With Secrets, Car Living, and Scottish Men in Kilts. How To Create Compelling Settings In Your Books. Career Girl.

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.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Bozeman, Montana. Question: Dear Alan: I was recently laid off from my job in pharmaceutical sales, and received a small severance. I signed up for COBRA healthcare continuation for my family. When the bill came, for family coverage all I had to pay for my entire family was $325 monthly. That is far less than I thought it would cost.

“Short Answers on Saturdays”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Missoula, Montana. We hope and expect this will serve our blog visitors to our very best ability, which is our Guiding Purpose. . Al Sklover.

Representative Weiner's online conduct: a reminder to employers.


Montana Supreme Court: Obesity is an Impairment and may be protected via Discrimination. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register. Support Us. HCX Jobs. Search. Explore Articles. Ethics.

Compliance, Risk and Ethics Officers – Best Practices to Gain Job Security

Sklover Working Wisdom

When an “at will” employee is terminated, the law in 49 of the 50 states (Montana is the lone exception) provides that no reason need be given for the decision. “When you stretch the truth, watch out for the snapback.”. – Bill Copeland. The practice is called “front running,” and is considered a breach of fiduciary duty to investors.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

In alphabetical order, they are: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Washington (state). . “When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.”. David Brin . Ouch! .

Flub Or Fierce: Miley Cyrus iHeartRadio Wardrobe

Career Realism

The former star of Hannah Montana wore a white fishnet dress and black pasties at the the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.

red flags when interviewing, asking to work remotely, and more

Ask A Manager

As in: “I don’t have any immediate plans for this, but in thinking long-term, if I ever wanted to move to be in the same city as Bob, would continuing to stay in my role, but from Montana, be a possibility?” It’s five short answers to five short questions. Here we go…. The manager came in next. Asking to work remotely.

Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Do you overemphasize happiness? Posted to: Fulfillment | Knowing yourself January 14th, 2010 Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I think I’m over the happiness thing. I don’t think people are happy or unhappy.

This is what it looks like to have a hard time making a change.

Penelope Trunk

I grew up in a small town in Montana, went across the country for college, lived in three different big cities, and then decided to live in two different foreign countries…all before I was 23. Is this your first time here? Often, this process serves to let me procrastinate writing while pretending to be engaged in writing. Come on!

Check-up for self-delusion | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Check-up for self-delusion Posted to: Diversity | Self-management | Women February 7th, 2010 The game is tantamount to cockfighting, only with people instead of animals. But still, the game encourages brain trauma.