The Right Contingency Recruiting Fee is Still 20%.

The HR Capitalist

You know the dance when it comes to negotiating contingency recruiting fees: Recruiter : "We''re a retained search firm, and our normal fee is 25 to 30%.". And I need you to take it on contingency". Can you do 20% contingency?". higher than the average fee in 2013 ($20,793) and 29% higher than average fees during the depth of the recession in 2008. After a brief stumble in 2008 (when fees declined from 20.2%

Three Reasons Why Now is a Good Time to Plan Your Next Career Move

Life@work

Form a group and share resources, ideas, contacts, and support one another in forming contingency or career development plans. Form a group and share resources, ideas, contacts, and support one another in forming contingency or career development plans.

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Fired and Hired

Evil HR Lady

If it says in it that it's contingent on a reference check then mention to the recruiter that today was your last day with your former company and you are eager to start at their company. I've had interviews with a prospective employer and multiple discussions over the last month. The prospective employer said they would have an offer to me tomorrow (Thursday) 10/2.

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Fired and Hired

Evil HR Lady

If it says in it that it's contingent on a reference check then mention to the recruiter that today was your last day with your former company and you are eager to start at their company. I've had interviews with a prospective employer and multiple discussions over the last month. The prospective employer said they would have an offer to me tomorrow (Thursday) 10/2.

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Unpaid, Uncompensated Overtime

Evil HR Lady

Never, and I mean never, accept a job offer contingent on vague verbal promises. I have a title, more than two employees, satisfy the salary requirement, and have weight given to my decisions to hire , fire, task assignment, etc. So I'm exempt right? I am salaried for 40 hr. a week, about half of the work year I repeatedly put in 70 hrs. a week performing predictable,rotational, maintenance labor identical to that of my employees.

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Unpaid, Uncompensated Overtime

Evil HR Lady

Never, and I mean never, accept a job offer contingent on vague verbal promises. I have a title, more than two employees, satisfy the salary requirement, and have weight given to my decisions to hire , fire, task assignment, etc. So I'm exempt right? I am salaried for 40 hr. a week, about half of the work year I repeatedly put in 70 hrs. a week performing predictable,rotational, maintenance labor identical to that of my employees.

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Lying Liars

Evil HR Lady

And for heaven's sake, do your indepth background checks before making the offer (or after making the offer, but make the offer contingent on a positive outcome). My question pertains to terminating an employee for lying on their application. Does it matter how the company found out they lied? Any insight would be greatly appreciated.

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Drug Screening

Evil HR Lady

Manager wants to allow her to continue working and test her again in 30 days with her continued employment contingent on the results of that test. We pre-employment drug screen all applicants. Manager started someone, against my better judgment, before we got drug screen results. Of course, came back positive for Marijuana. Manager told applicant to stay home today, but this manager is in love with this applicant and wants to make exception to policy to keep them on board.

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Drug Screening

Evil HR Lady

Manager wants to allow her to continue working and test her again in 30 days with her continued employment contingent on the results of that test. We pre-employment drug screen all applicants. Manager started someone, against my better judgment, before we got drug screen results. Of course, came back positive for Marijuana. Manager told applicant to stay home today, but this manager is in love with this applicant and wants to make exception to policy to keep them on board.

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Put a Ring on it. 2012 Employment & Jobs Outlook.

Workology

Experts are anticipating the best job market in 2012 since 2008, and I think that’s a good thing. Employers are hiring contingent, contract and temporary workers instead. Are Contingent Workers Helping or Hurting Employee Turnover? But as permanent hiring has expected to remain slow in 2012 much like 2011, employee turnover is expected to grow to its highest since 2008 with more than 21 million US workers expected to change jobs.

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Becoming Something Very Important

Learning Voyager

Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain About Me Terrence Seamon Facilitator, blogger, and transitionist, Terry is engaged, learning, and changing.

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HR Trends You Can’t Ignore

Workology

Fortunately, the fears of the 2008 recession are diminishing and people are now willing to move for the right opportunity. Contingent Workforce. Furthermore, employers see contingent workers as a great way to build flexibility into their planning, allowing them to avoid lay-offs in down cycles while equipping them to ramp back just as easily. Change is constant in HR, and 2015 is no exception.

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A Message to Job Seekers–We're Recruiters Not Agents

Workology

Sometimes, this relationship is formed as a retained search; more often today, a contingency search. Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This!

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Employment Law, Labor Unions & Social Media

Workology

Nonunion workers at Anheuser–Busch InBev Metal Container Corporation in Newburgh, who make cans for Budweiser beer and other brands, were worried about their futures after the company was sold in 2008 to a Belgian group. Labor unions are using social media in new ways every day.

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The Day I Quit My Job to Pursue My Passion: 6 Tips on When to Resign

Personal Excellence Blog

My last day will be 30 Sep 2008. I handed this to my boss in Jul 2008 and quit on Sep 30, 2008. What is your contingency plan? See point #5 on contingency plan below.). (I’ve Have a contingency plan. Having a contingency plan is necessary because there is always a chance that things won’t work out. When I quit my job, I had a contingency plan. If you’re worried about failing, create a contingency plan ready (point #5).

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Effective Research For an Effective Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← 5 Steps to an Executive Cover Letter That Opens Doors What does chocolate have to do with resumes?

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Psychometric and Profile Tests ? Are they worth it?

HireCentrix

His newly published book,, “A Manager’s Guide To Maximizing Search Firm Success©” by Searchlight Publishing has earned him more partial retainers and engaged fees—while knocking out contingency-only competitors—than any other technique ever used, it is available now on www.amazon.com. #. Rrevisiting Contingency Contract Hypocrisy – Pa. (17 In 2008, U.S. ADA Amendments Act of 2008 - Now Law. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local.

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Should I Earn Some Side Income While Working on My New Business?

Personal Excellence Blog

When I started Personal Excellence in 2008, I decided to earn some side income (as a private tutor) after two months. So as contingency, I sought out some side income. It was by creating contingency plans (getting side income; ensuring I had job options if I were to return to work), and allaying my fears, that I was able to 100% commit, without fear or doubt, to my business plan. (Image: Markus Spiske ).

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short answer Saturday — 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

When they entered my information into their system, corporate said that I already had an employee number and that I worked for them at a different location for 2 years between 2008 and 2010. Can you accept a job offer contingently? Have you heard of people contingently accepting a job offer based on what happens with the open position that they’d directly report to? Is contingently accepting an offer something people do?

So What are You waiting for -

HireCentrix

Prior, Doug was owner and president of a successful contingency, temporary and retained personnel services firm for ten years in Dayton, Ohio. In 2008, U.S. This collapse was the largest since the Federal Reserve began tracking household wealth after WW2 From August 2007 to October 2008, an estimated 20%, or $2 trillion, disappeared from Americans’ retirement plans. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix.

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wee answer Wednesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

They might want to make you an eventual offer contingent on being allowed to talk to your current manager at that point, but this should at least get you up to that point. News column in 2008 — which basically recommends an honest conversation with your manager about what’s going on. It’s wee answer Wednesday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. Coworker’s husband is doing our schedule.

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delaying a start date, resigning at the wrong time, and more

Ask a Manager

Or that you were simply applying during a bad job market, which would be the case if you were applying for jobs from 2008 onward. You absolutely shouldn’t resign until you have a formal offer with the contingencies (like the background check) removed; otherwise you could find yourself having resigned from your current job and with no new job to go to. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is a start date two months out unreasonable?

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How to put blog comments to good use | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Your happiness may feel like it's entirely contingent on being married to the farmer, but it's really not. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to put blog comments to good use Posted to: Learn to take advice December 8th, 2009 Del.icio.us

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

Penelope Trunk

There is a large contingency that sees Asperger Syndrome not as a deficit but as merely a difference , and these are the people who would love to hear that the idea of happiness is myopic and that fulfillment is a more real goal, and people with Asperger’s can feel fulfilled through information processing. I just spent all of 2008 and the majority of 2009 miserable and said that my new measure of success was a level of happiness. Is this your first time here?

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16 months after leaving job, still getting hassled by old boss

Ask A Manager

But you can certainly make future answers contingent on it. (Of

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my boss asks us to pick up his lunch for him — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my boss asks us to pick up his lunch for him January 31, 2011 A reader writes: I am a 27-year-old woman working for a well-known national company.

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