Proposed Increase in Federal Funding for School Counselors

Career Key

According to the American Counseling Association , the Senate Appropriations committee has preliminarily approved an increase in federal funding for school counselors; a $3.4 million increase from the previous year to a total of $52 million. Congress will likely delay final action on any appropriations bill until after the election because of President Bush's veto threat.

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Telecommuters Get Lower Insurance Rates?

Telecommuting Journal

June 14, 2008 · 4 comments I just saw this today and am thinking now I’d better call my insurance agent to be sure I’m noted as a “pleasure&# driver on our car insurance policy… From the Consumer Federation of America (CFA): “Auto insurance rates are partially based on how much you drive and how you use your car,&# said J. Robert Hunter, Director of Insurance for CFA and former Texas Insurance Commissioner and Federal Insurance Administrator.

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Coworking Telecommuters

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Coworking Telecommuters May 26, 2008 · 11 comments It sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it. Linda W May 27, 2008 at 12:10 pm “Heck, maybe it’s a whole new business idea all together. Lisa, Editor May 27, 2008 at 12:37 pm Linda – The GSA Telework centers are indeed cool. Lisa, Editor May 27, 2008 at 1:08 pm Tony – thank you SO much for the added information.

Watch out for your favorite career options

Career Key

See former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan’s Congressional testimony last week. Make sure your eyes are open when making a career decision. It’s a long proven fact : we tend to disregard information that contradicts our perceptions or biases, and we welcome information that supports them. This prejudice exists whether you are choosing a career or trading in high-risk derivatives.

2008 100

Top Reasons for Job Dissatisfaction: Stress, Pay & Benefits

Career Key

For example, a research scientist may need to seek financial support from the federal government through grants every 2 years. As you gather information in choosing a career, these recent Gallup polls may give you some perspective and suggest work issues worth researching further: 48% of Americans are “completely satisfied” with their jobs , and 42% more are “somewhat satisfied.”

2008 100

Leave Policy Missing In Action

Evil HR Lady

It should contain, at minimum, the following information: Number of days an employee can take as sick leave before going on short term disability Number of company paid sick days (or if unlimited, then number of days before disability is required) FMLA policy (make sure this is compliant with both Federal and State laws--some states are more generous) At what point an employee is terminated (after FMLA expires?

2008 100

Leave Policy Missing In Action

Evil HR Lady

It should contain, at minimum, the following information: Number of days an employee can take as sick leave before going on short term disability Number of company paid sick days (or if unlimited, then number of days before disability is required) FMLA policy (make sure this is compliant with both Federal and State laws--some states are more generous) At what point an employee is terminated (after FMLA expires?

2008 100

Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster

Catherines Career Corner

Download, save or read free career eBook from Monster. As you know, here at Catherine’s Career Corner, we offer you free straight forward career guidance and self-help that is critical in ensuring that we provide you, our readers with effective career support. Download a free career eBook from Monster. We take great care to ensure that [.]. The post Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner.

Thinking about debt and your career choices

Career Key

But there is no doubt she is correct that increasing affordable access to education should be a national priority of the federal government - and that political action by all of us is necessary to make it so. In doing some "light" reading this summer, I read Generation Debt: Why Now is a Terrible Time to Be Young , by Anya Kamenetz. I think her book, Yahoo! Finance column, and blog are of ongoing relevance to all people choosing or changing a career, regardless of age.

2008 100

Community Colleges' Growing Role in Helping People Get High Skilled Jobs

Career Key

Ben Bernanke, chief of the Federal Reserve who plays perhaps the biggest role in managing the U.S. With all the talk about needed 21st century job skills, who is on cutting edge of helping people get them - and doing it in a cost effective way? Community colleges. If the idea of community college does not fire you up, consider your opinion outdated (and elitist) as the cost of 4 year colleges skyrocket and financial aid programs tighten.

2008 100

Government Help

Evil HR Lady

Here's what the Department of Labor says: Federal law does not require lunch or coffee breaks. However, when employers do offer short breaks (usually lasting about 5 to 20 minutes), federal law considers the breaks work-time that must be paid. So, it looks like you are safe on a Federal side. I am a manager of a very small, service oriented company(20 employees). I was promoted 3 years ago to my current position from the bookkeeper's position.

2008 100

Will You Succeed in Your New Job?

Catherines Career Corner

All about Jobs Career Advice Career and Job Search Tips Career Management Career Tips Job evaluation Job Search Job Searching Jobs Jobs and Careers Keeping your job Career Career advice career builder career builder.com career builders Career help Career Success CareerBuilder careerbuilders Careers civil service jobs craigslist jobs dream job Employment federal government federal government jobs federal inded federal jobs Find Jobs government indee indeed indeed jobs indeed.ca

2008 40

Firing After a Non-Resignation Resignation?

Evil HR Lady

My how I love to say this: You can fire anyone at any time for any reason or no reason as long as the reason isn't one protected by law (state or federal) and the employee isn't under a contract. Whatever you do, make sure you are in compliance with state and federal law. (NY NY may have lots of protections that federal law does not.

2008 100

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Federal appeals court rules Defense of.

HireCentrix

Federal appeals court rules Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. TOPIC: Federal appeals court rules Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. Federal appeals court rules Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. appeals court in Boston became the first such court to strike down as unconstitutional the federal Defense of Marriage Act, ruling Thursday that it unfairly denies equal benefits to legally married same-sex couples. In 2008, U.S. Be our Friend.

What is the Worst that Can Happen?

Evil HR Lady

Before I even realized what was happening, 20 people (cops, federal agents and people in black) were swarming into my house. Hello Evil HR Lady, I'm hoping you can help me with an uncomfortable situation. I promise this is not a fictional story. It really happened. And I'm hoping you can give me some honest feedback. I'm 43 years old and have been working in medical marketing for the past 7 years or so. For the last two years, my husband was on a short-term government assignment in the D.C

2008 100

What Will Wage Growth Look Like in 2016?

Workology

Since the 2008 crash wage growth has been slow in America. The Federal Reserve’s tight control of interest rates, only now ever so slightly loosened by a quarter of a point, has helped to keep inflation low. Federal student loans reprice in the summer, for instance, and by next July undoubtedly will be pricier. Business federal reserve jobs report wage growthWage growth is a thornier subject than it first appears.

2016 52

Applicant Screening based upon Bankruptcy History

HireCentrix

Despite recent federal appellate court decisions that hold that private employers may refuse to hire someone based on past bankruptcies, hiring managers and Human Resource departments across the country should give pause to consider whether such a policy is related to the job being sought, and a business necessity. In 2008, U.S. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile.

6 Profitable Jobs in the Public Sector

Career Alley

The Federal Government employs numerous staff members to run its myriad state and local government affairs. To put that another way, the Federal government employed approximately 21,925 staff members for every 315,255 local residents. Since 2006, inmate healthcare in many US states is presided over by Federal appointed overseers. million teaching jobs in 2008 in the US.

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Hire for Diversity of All Kinds

Hiring Technical People

For ever in the Federal government “diversity&# meant only gender and race (still does mean only that). Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job. Skip to content Johanna’s Site What I can do for you Workshops and Training See me Speak Email newsletter Contact Johanna ← How Do You Hire a Scrum Master?

2009 120

The Lowdown on Employer-Paid Student Loans

Ms. Career Girl

It’s also possible for employees of the federal government to have their student loan debt forgiven. Since 2008, the federal government has paid over $452.8 million in student loan repayments as part of a program that helps recruit and retain federal employees. The federal government offers loan forgiveness or cancelation programs because they have the power to basically erase your federal student loans.

2016 120

5 Rewarding Careers in Finance

Career Alley

While finance has lost some of its appeal since 2008, it is still a vibrant industry and offers quite a bit to those that are interested. They can be “internal” examiners or work for a regulatory agency (like the SEC or Federal Reserve). Some careers are good, some are bad and some are great. Getting the right mix of challenge, personal satisfaction and compensation can be difficult (but not impossible). Finance is one industry that can certainly offer all three.

2014 231

How to Customize Your Resume For Your Profession

Jennifer Anthony

If you are getting ready to prepare your resume for a health, IT, federal/military or executive position, take a look at some tips that could help you place your focus on your professions the right way. Federal / Military If you’re writing a federal or military resume, details are the most important features to take into consideration. This is an essential part of a resume for federal jobs.

2010 116

Learn and Lead with Project Management

Workology

I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This!

2010 95

The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 15

Career Alley

MITRE – At 69 on the list, MITRE is a non-profit research arm of the Federal Government. CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Job Search – In Over Your Head? Stressed-Out Job Seekers » The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 15 “ If at first you don’t succeed, you’re running about average. “ – M.H.

2010 185

What is Quantitative Easing?

Imarticus Learning

For example, the US can implement quantitative easing because the Federal Reserve controls the supply of dollars. From 2008 onwards, it was used by the US and the European Union because their risk-free short-term nominal interest rates were either at or close to zero. In 2008, the Federal Reserve started the first round of quantitative easing (QE1).

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Non-Competes Can Hurt Your Hiring

Hiring Technical People

Given the Federal Acquisition Regulations – the competition usually does not award a contract to the firm that produces the best product. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

2009 120

Don’t Call Them An ” Entrepreneur “

Ms. Career Girl

She has also been inducted to the Media Industry Newsletter Hall of Fame and the America Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement. Collins returned to MORE magazine in 2014, where she had been a driving force behind the brand’s growth as VP/Group Publisher and SVP/Publishing Director from 2002 to 2008. The post Don’t Call Them An ” Entrepreneur “ appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. They’re Called a Girl Starter !

Job Seekers Face Rampant Discrimination

Careers Done Write

Since 1964, the federal government has legislated numerous laws intended to protect workers from job discrimination. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability for federal programs. The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), prohibits employment discrimination based on genetic information. If you are old, overweight, female, and unemployed, look out in today’s job market.

September is International Update Your Resume Month

Jennifer Anthony

3 weeks ago Check out my latest articles: [link] 1 month ago Newly posted: 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole [link] #in #jobseekers 1 month ago Archives November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 January 2009 December 2008 October 2008 Too many administrative tasks?

HireCentrix Forum :: Access Denied

HireCentrix

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. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register. Support Us. HCX Jobs. Search. Explore Articles.

2008 40

It's Not About You

Jennifer Anthony

3 weeks ago Check out my latest articles: [link] 1 month ago Newly posted: 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole [link] #in #jobseekers 1 month ago Archives November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 January 2009 December 2008 October 2008 Too many administrative tasks?

2010 141

Sell Yourself: Use Numbers in Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

3 weeks ago Check out my latest articles: [link] 1 month ago Newly posted: 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole [link] #in #jobseekers 1 month ago Archives November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 January 2009 December 2008 October 2008 Too many administrative tasks?

2010 116

Skip HR and Contact the Hiring Manager to Get That Job

Jennifer Anthony

3 weeks ago Check out my latest articles: [link] 1 month ago Newly posted: 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole [link] #in #jobseekers 1 month ago Archives November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 January 2009 December 2008 October 2008 Too many administrative tasks?

2010 116

HireCentrix Forum :: Access Denied

HireCentrix

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. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register. Support Us. HCX Jobs. Search. Explore Articles.

2011 40

HireCentrix Forum :: Access Denied

HireCentrix

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. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register. Support Us. HCX Jobs. Search. Explore Articles.

2011 40

Cover Yourself: How to Write a Cover Letter Worth Reading

Jennifer Anthony

3 weeks ago Check out my latest articles: [link] 1 month ago Newly posted: 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole [link] #in #jobseekers 1 month ago Archives November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 January 2009 December 2008 October 2008 Too many administrative tasks?

Try This Before Writing Your Executive Resume

Jennifer Anthony

3 weeks ago Check out my latest articles: [link] 1 month ago Newly posted: 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole [link] #in #jobseekers 1 month ago Archives November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 January 2009 December 2008 October 2008 Too many administrative tasks?

2010 135

69 Dirty Words at GM: On Meaning What You Say.

HR Capitalist

s decision in 2008 to instruct employees not to use words such as “defect,” “dangerous” or even “always” in describing problems contributed to a culture that discouraged honest and open communication on safety issues, federal investigators said Friday. In case you missed it, GM (the car maker with the current safety and recall problem) built a culture where employees couldn''t say certain words. Curse words?

2014 67

How to Keep Your Age a Secret in an Executive Resume

Jennifer Anthony

3 weeks ago Check out my latest articles: [link] 1 month ago Newly posted: 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole [link] #in #jobseekers 1 month ago Archives November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 January 2009 December 2008 October 2008 Too many administrative tasks?

2010 141

The Reason So Many Resumes Fail to Generate Interest

Jennifer Anthony

3 weeks ago Check out my latest articles: [link] 1 month ago Newly posted: 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole [link] #in #jobseekers 1 month ago Archives November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 January 2009 December 2008 October 2008 Too many administrative tasks?

2010 133

The Ladders Resume Writing Service – Scam or Not? | Jennifer.

Jennifer Anthony

3 weeks ago Check out my latest articles: [link] 1 month ago Newly posted: 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole [link] #in #jobseekers 1 month ago Archives November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 January 2009 December 2008 October 2008 Too many administrative tasks?

2009 116

Resume Writing FAQs – When Should I Send Resume Follow Up Letters?

Jennifer Anthony

3 weeks ago Check out my latest articles: [link] 1 month ago Newly posted: 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole [link] #in #jobseekers 1 month ago Archives November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 January 2009 December 2008 October 2008 Too many administrative tasks?

2009 116

Social Media and Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

3 weeks ago Check out my latest articles: [link] 1 month ago Newly posted: 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole [link] #in #jobseekers 1 month ago Archives November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 January 2009 December 2008 October 2008 Too many administrative tasks?