Employing Foreign Construction Workers after Brexit

Career Alley

Two-thirds of the country’s contractors are worried about the detrimental impact Brexit will have on the labour market. The construction industry continues to face a severe skills shortage, and with Brexit that could become even more critical.

Entrepreneurs: Looking to Hire? Avoid These 3 Hiring Mistakes

Ms. Career Girl

Perhaps there is business expertise that you don’t have; but a contractor may better suit your needs than a full-time employee.

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5 Ways to Improve as a Female Leader in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re a female entrepreneur, a small business owner, a team lead, or even a self-employed contractor, you still need to push the envelope to better yourself. Despite having a record-high number of female CEOs running Fortune 500 companies, this still only represents 6.6

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Hiring Your First Employees: Making the Move from Small Business to Employer

Ms. Career Girl

When you advertise, you have the option to look for an actual employee, or you could advertise for an independent contractor. You’ll need to understand the differences between employees and independent contractors since each option offers certain benefits.

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How the #MeToo Movement Has Impacted the Average Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The state of New York has expanded its sexual harassment laws because of #MeToo, providing further protections for general contractors and domestic employees. The phrase “me too” was actually originally coined by Tarana Burke back in 2006.

2020 147

are these unreasonable expectations for a part-time contractor?

Ask A Manager

In fact, they have a very consistent history of hiring contractors into full-time roles! Is it reasonable to expect a part-time contractor to be super responsive to all emails and have open availability for calls and meetings on a daily basis? They sound like they’re otherwise a company you want to work with, and it’s good that they have a track record of following through on promises to hire contractors into full-time work (which isn’t always the case).

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Focus on Doing What you Love – Delegate the Rest

Competitive Resumes

You, your clients, your contractors, and your loved ones. Networking, marketing, thought leadership, event delivery, product development, social media, relationship management and more – a life coach business demands a myriad of skills and abilities akin to the personified swiss army knife. Oh, and you should to be brilliant at them all too, right? But here’s the thing. Being good at everything is a fantasy that will torture you forever unless you let it go and learn to delegate.

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my boss stole my resume and is applying for the same jobs as me

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have been working as a contractor since late 2019, for what was to be a temp to perm position. After about a month, I realized I received the bait and switch regarding what I was hired to do as opposed to what I actually was tasked with doing.

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if your hours have been cut, you can collect unemployment benefits

Ask A Manager

If you’re an independent contractor, you’re not eligible for unemployment benefits, but a lot of people have been misclassified as independent contractors when, according to the law, they are in fact employees and should’ve been being paid as such.

2020 104

More Women Are Working than Men

Evil HR Lady

This is also payroll growth and doesn’t account for the people (men and women) who work as independent contractors or who are self-employed or who work on farms. percent of the workforce in the United States is now female, surpassing men for the first time since the Great Recession, ten years ago. That recession was led by the male-heavy industries of construction and manufacturing.

2020 122

can I ask for a raise after returning from furlough, coworker is monitoring my work, and more

Ask A Manager

I was hired as a contractor on a per project basis. If you’re genuinely a contractor and not an employee (which sounds like is probably the case, but you can read more on that here ), this is legal since minimum wage laws only apply to employers. It’s five answers to five questions.

2020 62

can I put running my household on my resume?

Ask A Manager

I also find, hire, and am the primary point of contact for contractors (maintenance, cleaning, one-time sitters) and professionals (accountant, attorneys).

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I brought up a painful subject for my interviewer, will my yelling boss reflect badly on me, and more

Ask A Manager

These calls can be with vendors, contractors, or other colleagues at our headquarters—all may evoke a yelling spell. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I accidentally brought up a painful subject for my interviewer.

2020 73

Best Laser Measures Under $100

The Corporate Con/noisseur

That’s why laser measures are typically the tool of choice for contractors, homeowners, architects, flooring professionals, and insurance adjusters. Best Laser Measures Under $100. When it comes to placing a structure, painting, or decorative piece, precision is key and necessary.

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sending work emails late at night, coworker read my notebook, and more

Ask A Manager

I wonder if I’m extra-cautious because I work as a contractor and so I try very hard not to email at off-hours so as not to give the impression that they can expect me to be up all hours. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Taking long bereavement leave during a busy time.

2020 78

I gave relationship advice to my employee, company won’t hire me because of where I live, and more

Ask A Manager

I was told that they are not hiring anyone from California due to having to make them employees per a new law in effect here, AB5, which limited companies’ ability to classify workers as independent contractors. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 82

HR says I can’t tell an older colleague they’re wrong, coworker stole creative work, and more

Ask A Manager

Annoyed, Tilda dug deeper and discovered the PR agency was in fact Mike operating as an independent contractor! It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. HR said telling an older team member they’re wrong is ageism.

2020 82

How To Be A Successful Independent Contractor

Career Realism

talks about why becoming an independent contractor is not only important but going to become the norm by 2020. The post How To Be A Successful Independent Contractor appeared first on CAREEREALISM. Career Lab career lab independent contractor pip professional independence project Welcome to our new show Career Lab that airs on Wednesday at 2pm EST. In this Professional Independence Project inspired episode, J.T.

answers to your questions about the new unemployment benefits law

Ask A Manager

Between now and December 31, many people will be eligible to collect unemployment who usually aren’t: independent contractors, freelancers, gig workers, and other self-employed people, plus part-time workers and people who don’t have a long-enough work history to otherwise qualify. Freelancers, independent contractors, gig workers, and the self-employed will be eligible for unemployment though a new program called Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.

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coworker got obnoxiously drunk at a work event, can we tell people to wash their hands, and more

Ask A Manager

This assumes, though, that you’re paid as an employee and not an independent contractor. If you’re a contractor, there’s no current mechanism for providing relief.). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 79

should people who sell MLM products put “business owner” on their resumes?

Ask A Manager

The law considers them independent contractors. A reader writes: My sister and I have a difference of opinions on whether an MLM (multi-level marketing) consultant could put “business owner” as their title on a resume. My sister’s opinion is, “You’re putting your own money into it, you’re paying to use the name, you’re hiring your people, and responsible for all sales, training, accounting, organizing.

2020 70

we’re laid off but still getting work emails, coworker accused us of laughing at her, and more

Ask A Manager

I recently worked as a contractor for a major retailer. It’s six answers to six questions. Here we go…. We’re laid off but being “strongly encouraged” to attend work webinars. I’ve spent three years in sales for a major luxury brand. Stores are individually franchised.

2020 69

becoming a receptionist against my will, baking for one employee but not the other, and more

Ask A Manager

If you switch from contractor to employee, should your pay go down? It’s actually really common for people to charge more when they’re independent contractors. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I think I’m about to become a receptionist against my will.

2020 71

The 3 People You’re Competing Against as a Job Seeker

Corn on the Job

Yes, you may need to do exam prep for contractors or study up on the latest accounting techniques if you require particular skills or knowledge, but do you really need to go over every possible answer to every possible question? Pixabay – CCO Licence.

2020 65

my coworker puts on a show of being busy when she’s not, invasive client, and more

Ask A Manager

My company provides marketing consulting for numerous companies on an independent contractor basis. This client uses a time tracking program for all their employees and contractors. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 69

I got my dream offer right after starting a new job, coworker is a jerk, and more

Ask A Manager

I will need to ask for time off to handle a number of things: (1) Pulling permits, meeting and hiring contractors, and everything else that needs doing to prep my house to rent it out while we’re gone for the next several years. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 71

more success stories

Ask A Manager

I’ve written in a couple of times with contractor-in-California questions. I didn’t get that one, which was okay, but then a government position I am qualified for opened up in my office (I’m a contractor, and LOVE the office I work in). my employer made me a contractor without telling me, sitting down at trade shows, and more more success stories was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

2020 54

our new hires keep dropping out before they start

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work for a contractor; our primary industry is providing professional staff at locations around the globe. One of the locations where we have staff is far away and has an incredibly strong reputation as a place where you don’t want to get sent. Surprisingly, we don’t have a ton of trouble finding candidates for positions there. However, at least 70% of the people we hire to work there flake out on us before their start date!

2020 54

we got quizzed on our new boss’s horses, family, and vineyard

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m a contractor at a big company that has some ongoing labor disputes. In any case, as a contractor, I’d leave it alone. But as a contractor who’s currently dependent on your company’s good will to fix that end date mistake and not accidentally terminate you nine months early, it’s just not worth spending capital on.

2020 63

it’s your Friday good news

Ask A Manager

They systematically were letting go of the POC contractors as not being “good fits.” It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. I’ve read AAM for many years now, and I always saw the letters from people who got amazing new jobs and doubled their salaries and thought, “Well, sure, but that could never be me.”

2020 52

How the Paycheck Protection Plan Can Help Save Your Business

Evil HR Lady

” If Reilly’s interpretation is correct (and I think it is), it opens up coverage to contractors and independent business owners.

2020 238

my ex-husband hired his new girlfriend, office freezer is packed with personal groceries, and more

Ask A Manager

After about six months, he started dating a contractor at his workplace. You may also like: my new coworker is the contractor who I fired last year my coworker wants the company to pay for a week-long sex romp with his fired girlfriend can I ask my coworkers why they didn’t hire my daughter? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My ex-husband has hired his new girlfriend. I’m in a pickle. My ex-husband left me out of the blue, a little over a year ago.

2020 57

my manager over-uses “like,” is lunch included in an eight-hour day, and more

Ask A Manager

We’re government contractors, so while our team generally skews young and is used to being casual with one another, our clients are typically more reserved and expect a higher degree of formality. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My manager over-uses “like” My manager frequently uses the verbal filler “like” during meetings with clients.

2020 50

is my boss trying to tell me he’s unhappy with my work?

Ask A Manager

First, there really is no one else working here that could do 90% of what I do and it should really be done in-house even though he has talked about using an outside contractor for that fifth element, X. A reader writes: I started at a new job about five months ago after leaving a pretty toxic work situation, and I am happy to report that I love my new job. No work environment is perfect, but when you’re able to do work you love, it makes any environment a lot better.

2020 47

How Women are Changing the Face of Construction

Ms. Career Girl

However, the numbers are slowly climbing even with some industry experts predicting that one in four construction workers will be a woman by 2020.

Warning: Shrinking Economies Shrink Job Opportunities

Career Alley

Projections for 2020 estimate a loss of over 61,000 of these jobs. million jobs by 2020. This occupation has no educational requirements and requires only short-term, on-the-job training after hiring, and it is projected to experience 70% growth by the year 2020.

Desk or Labor Jobs Here Today, Consider Them Gone Tomorrow

Competitive Resumes

Studies in recent years say 40% (or a little less) will be contractors or freelancers by 2020. Below is a Quora response I wanted to share. The original is here. I don’t think experts think these two jobs (desk or labor) will exist for the long term.

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10 Surprising Statistics About the Contingent Worker and Your Contract Workforce

Workology

My work has placed me at an interesting intersection where I am working and consulting in the HR and recruiting industries while also being an independant contractor and member of the contingent workforce.

Following Your Dreams: From Community College to Interior Design School

Career Alley

As of July 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics stated that jobs for interior designers are “expected to increase by 19 percent from 2010 to 2020,” which is average. Contractor for a design agency.

Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The rise in companies using contingent, freelance or independent contractors for these short-term engagements can be found in nearly every industry ranging from education, hospitality and healthcare, to errands, side projects, and professional services.

HR Slang: Contingent Fringe

HR Capitalist

Contingent Fringe is 1) the percentage of temps, contractors and freelancers in the American workforce, plus 2) people who are current full-time employees at a company who would likely have to join the contingent labor workforce should they lose their current full-time gigs. .

Business Owners: Don't Get Tripped Up By Misclassification

Water Cooler Wisdom

  We were interested in this topic because we had seen statistics that by 2020, nearly half the American workforce will consist of contract workers.   Fortunately, staffing, recruiting and search firm  Wunderland  has provided these tips for accurately telling the difference between a full-time employee and a contractor.

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LAROCQUE’s Five Recruiting Trends in 2014 #recruittrends

Workology

Current trends show the Fortune 500 workforce being 50% contingent by 2020. This means that in many environments the two worlds of recruiting Full Time Employees (FTEs) and contingent workers (contractors, temps, independent consultants) will collide. Recruiting Trends Week is upon us!

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