How to Build a Successful Career Path

Jobacle

For some people, earning the highest compensation possible is their number one priority. When you look forward to what you plan for your life, you may assume that the perfect career will just show up. It is common to be unsure of what you want long-term when you are young.

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Turning Your Job into Your Personal Development Academy

Ms. Career Girl

The positions she was contacted about were well below her skill level and, perhaps most importantly given her family situation, below her desired compensation level. “I hate Mondays,” Kathy lamented as we finished our sunny Sunday morning walk. Kathy had disliked her job for a long time.

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Becoming an Entrepreneur for Your Art

Ms. Career Girl

For too long, organizations and other members of the community have relied on artists to provide their skills without compensation.

2021 146

8 Tips to Add Pizazz to Your Video Conference Interview

Ms. Career Girl

To compensate, you must consciously boost your energy — especially if you are more reticent in nature. Returning to in-person job interviews is still several months away.

2021 146

Your Company's Sharepoint Game Sucks, Right? The Microsoft VIVA Announcement.

The HR Capitalist

Compensation Culture Performance Management Talent WorkplaceIf I've said it before, I've said it a million times: The GREATEST thing about America is that anyone with $5,000 and a hoodie has a chance to start a great tech company.

2021 105

A Beginner’s Guide to a Master’s in IO Psychology

Jobacle

With a mean average wage of $111,150, it’s certainly a career that offers plenty of options and excellent compensation. . If you’re new to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (IO Psychology), then there’s a whole world to explore. .

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Wynter Research panels

Evil HR Lady

Take industry surveys, be compensated every time you do it. Sponsored post. Want to give back to the HR community while having a low-key side hustle ($90-$180/hr)? Join Wynter’s research panel. A survey takes 10-15 min. Call to action: Learn more about the panels.

2021 138

Happy New Year

Evil HR Lady

Fiscal 2021 Omnibus and COVID-19 Relief. FLSA2020-19 : Addressing whether certain travel time occurring on a partial telework day is compensable under the FLSA. We survived 2020! And I took real time off, which I haven’t done for all 2020. (I

2021 163

“Need a Therapist’s or Doctor’s Note for Work?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance. 2021, Alan L. Covid Stresses make “Doctor’s Notes” of Even Greater Need. The life so short, the craft so long to learn.”. – Hippocrates. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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company gives employees 6 months to “fix” their health issues

Ask a Manager

I also don’t think compensation should be tied to things that are potentially genetic and sometimes outside of a person’s control. This post, company gives employees 6 months to “fix” their health issues , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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colleague’s wife and mommy group attended our work talk, references from a romantic partner, and more

Ask a Manager

I pursued it simply because the industry is great, the compensation is very high, and to be honest it felt good to be wooed.

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how companies can build more equitable workplaces … and what’s getting in the way

Ask a Manager

Do a compensation check. Does this person’s work output match the compensation they are provided as compared to others at their level?

2021 45

start-up founder with no work experience, my boss says I killed the business, and more

Ask a Manager

I’m unsure if they will offer a level of compensation that would make me want to stay, but I think they are likely to give me the title bump.

2021 34

my boss won’t manage a terrible employee, my coworker scream-yawns, and more

Ask a Manager

This isn’t a bad job by any means, but I definitely feel once I have my degree I should be compensated for the experience and education I will have at that time.

2021 36

warning coworkers about my book’s adult content, returning to work 2 weeks after having a baby, and more

Ask a Manager

I was recently promoted again, but really the promotion only changed my compensation and title. Oatmeal Director , January 2021 – present.

2021 39

my employee told me “I prefer not to” when I tried to give him a new project

Ask a Manager

Because we are affiliated with a parent organization, we have not suffered the same budget cuts as many of our peer institutions, and have been lucky to retain all of our benefits-eligible staff throughout at their pre-pandemic compensation. We’ve been up-front that we can’t adjust compensation at the moment — but again, all of our peer institutions have gone through multiple rounds of layoffs, salary cuts, and/or furloughs, and no one is being underpaid for the field.

2021 36

our staff aren’t underpaid but think they are

Ask a Manager

Our HR department commissioned a report from the most capable local compensation consultants, and they found that our staff are among the highest-paid employees in their job categories in our region (and, I should point out, these are professional jobs that are decently-paid to begin with). This post, our staff aren’t underpaid but think they are , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I work at a nonprofit with about 200 staff.

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yelling at work, coworkers smokes e-cigarettes after being told to stop, and more

Ask a Manager

That’s a lot of work to expect you to do rather than your company managing their own compensation decisions themselves. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is it ever okay to yell at work?

2021 37

I resent coworkers coming back from furlough, I took over a colleague’s work, and more

Ask a Manager

Can my employer force me to train a new hire with no experience without compensating me? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker’s work was given to me, and I feel awkward about it. I was promoted from a subject matter expert to a senior position in my org.

2021 37

can I refuse more work without a raise?

Ask a Manager

Is there a diplomatic way to say that I’m not interested in more responsibility unless I’m compensated fairly? This post, can I refuse more work without a raise? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Is there a diplomatic way to tell my manager I won’t be taking on extra responsibilities until I’m given a promotion and raise?

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I have a crush on an older coworker, my wife read her boss’s diary, and more

Ask a Manager

Firing you right after you said you needed surgery and lying about the reasons is highly sketchy and a lawyer may be able to help you get some compensation from them. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I have a crush on an older coworker, and we’re hanging out outside of work.

2021 30

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

My responsibilities had definitely expanded in the past few months and I have been absolutely swamped with work lately, but I didn’t really think about it potentially affecting my salary at all, especially since I hadn’t asked or discussed compensation with my boss. (I

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update: we’re being re-hired for work that doesn’t exist

Ask a Manager

First of all, it’s part of the benefits package, which is part of my compensation. Remember the letter-writer whose employer — a theater — had laid everyone off but then re-hired them when they got a federal pandemic loan , and she was worried they’d just be laid off again when the loan ran out? (#4 4 at the link) Here’s the update. You answered my question about this in 2020, and it was helpful.

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employee cursed at a coworker over politics, boss has weaponized her personality test, and more

Ask a Manager

This is all compounded by the fact that Bruce’s employees are the lowest skilled, least compensated of the whole company, and in six years they will be making $15 per hour – which may be why he’s stressed. This post, employee cursed at a coworker over politics, boss has weaponized her personality test, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Employee cursed at a coworker over politics.

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Cost of Living Pay Cuts for Twitter Employees Moving from Bay Area: Valid or BS?

The HR Capitalist

By now, you're aware that hundreds or thousands of companies have announced that their white-collar jobs won't be returning to the office until 2021, and perhaps until a vaccine is approved, deployed and effective. Change Communications Compensation Employee Relations Talent

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Gap Years Are Sexy, But They Come At A Cost.

The HR Capitalist

You should hope this COVID thing gets solved by Summer of 2021, because if not, the economy in your towns and cities is going to crater. Change Compensation Economics Travel

2020 114

Age is Just a Number: Don’t Let it Hold You Back!

Ms. Career Girl

Policies about hiring, firing, and compensation reveal an underlying bias toward employees over 50, who are marginalized, sometimes humiliated, and often pushed out the door without any justification other than they’re assumed to no longer have value.

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the law requiring paid sick leave for Covid ends next week — and won’t be extended

Ask a Manager

The new bill passed last night does still offer tax credits to employers that voluntarily provide pandemic-related paid sick leave (through March 31, 2021) — but employers will no longer be legally obligated to offer that leave. Remember that new law Congress passed in March requiring paid sick leave for workers with Covid or suspected Covid, as well as paid family leave to care for someone with Covid or suspected Covid? That’s ending. In nine days.

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Promise Received at Work? Ask These Two Critical Questions

Sklover Working Wisdom

Without her seeking it, one of the company’s vendors made her a job offer with greater compensation and a clear career path to executive level responsibilities. These would include such specific dates as (a) On April 30, 2022; (b) on or before six months from today; and (c) no later than January 1, 2021. Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance.

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can I talk about my boyfriend’s other girlfriend at work?

Ask a Manager

It doesn’t have to be a contentious thing, you can tell your boss how much you appreciate him for going to bat for you to have the new role and just add in that it would be foolish not to ask for something in writing about compensation given how much the industry and company finances fluctuate. I met up with the wonderful Jennifer Peepas of Captain Awkward while she was in town and it was lovely!

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

And even though the salary was the only part of the compensation package I asked about, they also increased the sign-on bonus (I’ve never even received a sign-on bonus before!) The job will be remote for the near future due to COVID-19, so my family will have some time to tie up loose ends and move sometime in spring/summer 2021. It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time.

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