employee clique is causing problems, employer will pay me more if I work as a contractor, and more

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Employer will pay me more if I work as a contractor. I was recently extended a job offer at $58k. I asked him to expand upon this, and he said that if I wanted to waive all benefits, including leave, and become a 1099 contractor, they could meet $65k. They can’t just decide to make you a 1099 contractor without restructuring the job; there are legal restrictions on how contractors must be treated. It’s five answers to five questions.

2015 64

Work as a Virtual Assistant : Insider Tips

Ms. Career Girl

If you approach these employment targets with the same level of preparation as any other position, you just might land the perfect job. The post Work as a Virtual Assistant : Insider Tips appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2016 157

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Going Solo—Five Tips for Beginning Freelancers

Resume Bear

Whether you’re a business consultant, a contractor, a writer, or a photographer, deciding to branch out on your own is a big step. What types of jobs will get you there? You can read the original Going Solo—Five Tips for Beginning Freelancers article on the Inside Jobs site.

my boss makes me wear her clothes, eat her food, and say I’m grateful for my job

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I’m in my mid-20s and this my first professional job after completing grad school. But one problem I haven’t figured out how to deal with is her expectation that I be more grateful for the job. She constantly remarks things like “this is such a good job,” “I give you such great pay/hours,” “You kids don’t appreciate how good I am to you,” and “No other job would treat you this well.” When I received my tax documents, I got a 1099 instead of a W-2.

2019 88

Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience?

Telecommuting Journal

Back then I occasionally accessed a computer at school but certainly didn’t have one at home, so the thought of being able to do my job–to take those customers’ orders right from home never even dawned on me. I hated that job.

2008 130

Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience?

Telecommuting Journal

Back then I occasionally accessed a computer at school but certainly didn’t have one at home, so the thought of being able to do my job–to take those customers’ orders right from home never even dawned on me. I hated that job.

2008 130

Leapforce Agents - Search Engine Evaluators

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Leapforce Agents – Search Engine Evaluators February 13, 2009 · 91 comments I’ve heard tell of Search Engine Evaluator positions, but I’ve never taken the time to look into them. So today I hopped on over the Leapforce to check out their work at home position for a Search Engine Evaluator! If you pass both parts of the Search Engine Evaluator exam, you will receive an award of $150!

attending an employee’s wedding, interns and gift-giving, and more

Ask A Manager

I’m a 1099 contractor, and I was clear that I would work remotely (from home) and attend meetings as needed with advance notice. If he continues to push after this, you should hold firm in response, and at some point may need to say, “It sounds like you’re looking for more of an on-site employee than a contractor. While this is flattering, the reality is that I’m not happy at this company and have begun a job search. It’s five answers to five questions.

2016 41

wee answer Wednesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

If you don’t get that job, at that point you can mention that you’re interested in the more junior position — but if you mention while you’re being interviewed for the more senior role, you risk making yourself look like you’re not confident in your own skills. They’re giving you a second interview — they think you’re a viable candidate for this job, and so you should too.

2013 57

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself. But as a result, when I wanted to quit my job and work for myself, people actually wanted to hire me.