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Can My Employer Change Me from Hourly to Salary?

Evil HR Lady

I woke up this morning to three emails from people asking essentially the same question: Can my manager stop paying me overtime by declaring that I’m a salaried employee? While giving an entirely correct answer would involve looking carefully at the job description, the answer is almost always no. Human resources manager and employee-relations expert Rebecca Goldbach says, “Everyone is born non-exempt.”

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The Experts Who Help You To Land Your Dream Job

Career Alley

It’s fair to say that if ticking off the skill requirements in every job description were all it took to land your dream job; there would be fewer job seekers. Find your Dream Job Dream job

2019 153

How Citibank’s New Policy Almost Ruined My Vacation

Evil HR Lady

I’ve had a Citibank credit card for almost 20 years but Citibank canceled it on Thursday. I have a monthly storage shed payment that hits the card, but otherwise, I rarely use it. But, I pay it off every month and am generally a low maintenance kind of a person. (I I realize, paying it off every month and not using it a ton means I’m not a hugely profitable customer, but I was loyal.). I’m also an American citizen who lives in Switzerland.

2019 160

What got you to Level One will not get you to Level Two

Cube Rules

At the beginning of your career, your technical skills matter the most. Whether you're in business, healthcare, or other service industries, your job skills will carry the day with a hiring manager.

2019 141

How to Minimize Age Discrimination When Searching for an Executive Job

Professional Resume Services

Whether you want to believe it or not, age discrimination is real when it comes to job searches. This is one of the main reasons why the top resume writing services suggest people in their 40s and 50s visit them to update their resume to make it look more modern. While there’s nothing you can.

2019 147

9 Things to Talk About in an Executive Job Interview

Executive Career Brand

An executive job interview takes on a slightly different tone than your average interview. The structure is similar, and even some of the questions overlap from interviews for lower level positions. What’s expected of you, however, is on another level.

2019 136

Job Search – Ensuring Nothing Negative Comes Up In Your Background Search

Career Alley

A National Police Check contains a list of a person’s disclosable court outcomes and pending charges from all Australian police jurisdictions. This includes traffic and non-police prosecuted matters. Career Advice background search

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The Ultimate Must for all Executive LinkedIn Profiles, Emails, Resumes and Cover Letters

Professional Resume Services

Grammar, spelling and punctuation issues can bring your job search to a screeching halt before it even gets started. Still, too many executives overlook basic typographical errors that significantly hurt their chances of landing the job they desire.

2019 130

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” ” – Chinese Proverb. Oh, sure, this saying is quite common and often considered trite. But, too, it is important to keep in mind in these difficult times. Take a positive step instead of being angry at those who take negative ones. Engage in an act of kindness instead of being angry at those who hate. Do what’s right instead of being upset at those who do what is wrong.

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“I Don’t Feel Inspired By Anything. How Do I Find A New Career That I Love?”

Career Shifters

Nick's worked hard to become a success in an industry he was never particularly passionate about; now he's feeling burnt out. How do you plan a leap into something new, when you're not convinced that anything really fires you up

2019 130

Why You Can’t Retaliate Against Whistleblowers

Evil HR Lady

An employee reported his boss for (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) violations and we started investigating. We found the violation wasn’t serious, and only a small corrective action was taken. However, the boss came to me with a diary he found in the employee’s office. This journal contained some thoughts about his female coworkers that would trigger all sorts of #MeToo issues if they were read aloud at a staff meeting.

2019 145

Eight Recipes For Success From Top Celebrity Chefs

Ms. Career Girl

Success looks different for everyone, and we all get there via different routes. When we look at our idols, we normally see that they have tapped into their natural strengths to get to where they want to be, and that’s a lesson worth paying attention to.

2019 159

7 Ways To Prepare For A Phone Interview

Career Realism

If you're like most people, you either (a) hate phone interviews or (b) don't take it as seriously as a face-to-face interview. The truth is that phone interviews are incredibly important because, without doing well there, you'll never get the chance to interview in person.

“HR says my PEP (Performance Enhancement Plan) is not a PIP. True?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Two weeks ago I received from my manager a document with the title “Performance Enhancement Plan.” It basically says that I am not performing satisfactorily (which is untrue), and unless I immediately improve drastically in vague ways (like “make me feel confident in you”) in 60 days, I could get terminated.

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From Communications to Software Engineering

Career Shifters

“I'd always wanted something more creative.”. Ste Taylor was ready to jump with both feet into a more fulfilling, engaging career. Here's why he pivoted from his first plan, and how a tough decision got him moving more quickly towards work he loves

Is There “Equality” in the Equality Act?

Evil HR Lady

When we hire people, the only consideration should be how well the can do the job. Race, gender, sexual orientation, or religion shouldn’t be a concern. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects people against discrimination on the basis of “ race, color, religion, sex and national origin.” Later acts protected people over 40 from discrimination (ADEA), Pregnancy (Pregnancy Discrimination Act), and people with disabilities (ADA).

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Which Are The Best Certification Courses In Corporate Banking?

Imarticus Learning

Corporate Banking which is an area many career aspirants would love to join surprisingly has very few good certification courses. Recently FLIP introduced a specific Corporate Banking certification course which is apparently popular among the B-school aspirants.

The Rise of Work Separation Anxiety

The Undercover Recruiter

With UK sick leave reportedly the lowest on record, we could be fooled in thinking the modern workforce is healthier than ever. However, the reality is almost two-thirds of employees have worked during their annual leave or when unwell.

2019 85

The reason there’s no #Metoo for domestic violence

Penelope Trunk

The #Metoo movement has focused on workplace harassment, and I keep thinking: when will #Metoo include domestic violence? I try to imagine what it will it look like so I can help make it come faster. Workplace law only recently caught up with women’s experience.

2019 75

What Makes A Job Difficult To Succeed In?

Corn on the Job

There’s a lot of difficult jobs out there, in each and every sector of the working world. Even just sitting at a desk for most of the day, shooting off emails and swinging your legs, can take a toll on the human brain and body.

2019 56

10 Things to Say Instead of Good Job

Evil HR Lady

We want to be positive. Well, some of us want to be positive. I want to be positive. But, sometimes, the only thing that comes out of my mouth is “good job!” ” This is a lovely thing to say, but it’s not very specific, and it’s not very helpful. Sure, it’s praise (and unspecific praise is better than no praise –as long as it’s honest), but it would be better if we thought through what we are saying a little bit more.

2019 128

What are the Useful Things One Learns Working in Investment Banking

Imarticus Learning

When one looks back to what one really learnt from working in investment banking, it definitely will not be anything to do with investment banking itself per se.

2019 52

How an Effective Employer Brand can Convey Company Culture and Attract Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

A recent Glassdoor survey revealed that adults in the UK now place company culture above salary when it comes to job satisfaction.

2019 88

Bernie Sanders: Proving the Compensation Side of the People Business is Problematic.

HR Capitalist

Let me start by saying this is not intended to be a political post. It is intended, however, to show the complexities of running a SMB (small to medium sized business). Need a case in point? Try Bernie Sanders.

2019 65

👶 How To Clearly Explain Losing Your Job To Kids

JobMob

The best way to tell your family you lost your job. My own layoff story. I was last laid off in early 2006. At that time, I had 2 kids aged 3 and 2. To me they seemed too young for the layoff to have much meaning in their eyes, but I was wrong. Before the layoff , my kids barely saw me each weekday.

2019 52

my boss lied to my coworker about his firing, insecurity and graduate degrees, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker is being let go for not doing his work — but that’s not what our boss told him. I have a coworker, Fergus, who is being let go because he doesn’t do his job.

2019 75

Why is Credit Risk Management is Important to Banks

Imarticus Learning

The banking industry survives because of its Credit risk Management. It has always been the number one pain-area for financial institutions that also run risks such as operational risks, technological risks, talent risks, and liquidity risk.

2019 52

How to Help Your Employees Recover From Their Mistakes

The Undercover Recruiter

So your clumsy employee made another mistake. What’s it going to be? A telling-off? Sarcastic jokes at their expense? Or just a stern lesson on how to do things properly? As it turns out, the most valuable way to respond to employee mistakes may be to help them learn to forgive themselves.

2019 78

WORKPLACE ARTIFACTS: "Patient Zero" Drives Dress Norms at Your Company.

HR Capitalist

Ever notice that everyone in your company pretty much dresses the same? Me too. Note that you didn't hire with this criteria in mind. Before joining your company, your employees had a much greater degree of diversity in the way they dressed.

2019 73

How Twitter Hashtags Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

Career Realism

Everyone probably remembers the first time they heard about Twitter and about how young people were throwing around their one-liners about sitting on the porch, walking to the mailbox, walking back to the porch, sitting down. Well, you get the picture.

2019 60

how do I explain being fired for sharing confidential info with a friend?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: This is a two-parter: 1. How do I tell potential future employers why I got fired and have them still want to hire me? How do I explain to those potential future employers that the only reason I got fired was because I was ratted out by a coworker for a victimless mistake and was fired unfairly, without sounding defensive? Here’s the story: I worked for a large government agency, in communications.

2019 70

What Are The Machine Learning Use Case in IT Operations?

Imarticus Learning

Machine learning and AI can together take your enterprise to better productivity and efficiency which translates to better profitability.ML is used to make the algorithmic programs executable and uses many ML tools. The oldest tool for ML is Shogun.

2019 52

Which Social Networks Work Best for Recruiting?

The Undercover Recruiter

Some social media channels are down to preference but when it comes to recruiting, there are a few which are better than others. There is so much choice and being on more doesn’t always mean it’s better. Although, some would argue that the more online presence you have, the better.

2019 82

Let's Look at the Numbers Behind Amazon's Program to Retrain 100,000 Employees.

HR Capitalist

Odds are you’ve heard that Amazon plans to make a huge investment in retraining its existing workforce, partly due to the displacement of employees by emerging automation and A.I., and partly due to scarcity of talent in key job families.

2019 71

4 Crucial Job Search Tips For Veterans Looking To Get Hired

Career Realism

If you're a veteran struggling to get hired after returning to civilian life, you're not alone. It's estimated that between 200,000 and 250,000 veterans return to civilian life each year, and many of them find it hard to secure a job after serving. So, why are veterans struggling with the job search?

I have no motivation to do my job

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am absolutely done with my current job. I’ve been here for just over six years now and, honestly, I probably stayed here longer than I should have (I was starting to get bored around two years ago). However, my coworkers are lovely, my boss is super supportive, the benefits are amazing (I will have 35 days of PTO this year plus sick time on top of that!) and the health insurance is fantastic. I just hate my actual job.

2019 69

What Are The Career Opportunity For FinTech In India In 2019?

Imarticus Learning

Fintech’s has the potential to transform disruptively each and every industry. Its main originators the crypto market and blockchain technology are active in the hiring process.

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