company wants me to relocate … to Alaska!

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work as a consultant for a firm in Southern California and my main client is based in Alaska. My client is our firm’s biggest source of revenue and now they have asked my boss if they could relocate me to Alaska. He has been rather vague about how long it would be for, but when he saw my hesitation he said, “Well, if I were you, I would jump at the chance to live in Alaska for a year.”

update: company wants me to relocate … to Alaska!

Ask A Manager

Remember the reader whose company wanted her to relocate to Alaska ? After the initial conversation, I told my boss that I had no interest in moving to Alaska. Here’s her update: I actually ended up leaving that job, traveling for a few months, and just started a new job where i’m much happier! He seemed disappointed but didn’t stop alluding to the fact that it might be necessary and that he was kind of bummed that I wouldn’t step up to the task.

6 Interview Techniques You Need to Know

Career Alley

Whether your dream job is trading stocks on Wall Street or an adventurous job in Alaska, you need to know as much as you can to successfully complete each round of your interview. Interviews

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Google Lists America’s Most Misspelled Words: Wisconsin’s is Surprising

Evil HR Lady

Alaska: Schedule. Is there a word you just can’t remember how to spell? My word is “occasionally.” ” I can never remember if it’s one c and a double s or one s and a double c. Thank goodness for spell checkers.

The Most Popular Corporate Jargon by State

Evil HR Lady

Alaska — Corporate values. We love to use business jargon, even though 88 percent of Americans have only pretended to understand jargon spouted by a co-worker. However, apparently, we don’t use the same jargon in every state. Textio looked through over a million job postings and pulled out the jargon most popular in each state.

2017 143

This Bird Will Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Reaching Your Goals

Career Realism

It sounds crazy, but the bar-tailed godwit bird does it every year, traveling from Alaska to New Zealand with virtually no breaks in between. This Bird Will Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Reaching Your Goals. Work It Daily.

2017 80

4 Big Ideas to Look Smart: The $15 Minimum Wage

HR Capitalist

Finally, those who tout the $15 minimum wage don't care much about Alaska, but you'd need more than that to make a dent in Anchorage, where $15 per hour is just 67% of the median wage. -- There's no doubt the minimum wage is need of an adjustment.

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6 Interview Techniques That Everyone Should Know

Career Alley

This is a guest post from Welles at alaskatourjobs.com , a leading provider of Alaska jobs. Whether the gig is trading stocks on Wall Street or an adventurous summer job in Alaska , these tips will help you look like a stellar applicant on your big day.

2011 130

some things about my mom

Ask A Manager

She likes to cook extravagant things, like a baked Alaska, just to see if she can, but she’s also unflappable about food issues. A few years ago, I wrote up some things about my dad , on what would have been his 71st birthday.

2018 87

Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas

Blogging4jobs

GET THE INSIDE SCOOP AT THE 2015 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS! I can’t believe are less than 2 weeks away from the 2015 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. We’re knee deep in pre-conference content strategy for #HRTechConf where we’ll bring you the best insights into what you can expect at three different events in Vegas in one week. Yes, three events which are the HR Tech Tank, IAEWS Fall Congress and the HR Technology Conference.

Use SEO Best Practices to Land Your Next Job

Corn on the Job

To continue with the previous example, you would type in “elementary teaching jobs in Alaska” in order to find only those jobs that were relevant to your skill set and geographic demands. If you have no idea what SEO stands for it is time to learn.

2017 52

Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide

Blogging4jobs

Make sure to download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas and the SHRM Annual Conference Whitepaper while you’re waiting for the VIP Party Guide to launch! . Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas!

How Should HR Deal with Cyberbullying?

Blogging4jobs

Its author, Jillian Caswell, is a Office Staffing Division Manager at Alaska Executive Search, Inc.

2016 98

Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15

Blogging4jobs

Over the past few weeks we’ve had numerous Facebook messages, emails, and texts into our secret club asking when we’d be launching our annual guide for the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition happening next month. If you’re headed to SHRM and you’d like all the resources necessary to make SHRM and your visit to Las Vegas a success, you’re in luck!

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

Blogging4jobs

AlaskaAlaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Workers Compensation Definition.

Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List

Blogging4jobs

INSIDER’S GUIDE TO SHRM 2016 PARTIES & SPECIAL EVENTS. We are just 5 short weeks away from the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference in Washington DC. I’m currently working on blog content, selecting sessions and trying to develop a plan for all things #SHRM16.

2016 63

Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas

Blogging4jobs

It’s arrived. The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. It’s sponsored by our friends, Talent Objects. This guide is filled with information about cabbing it in Vegas, shows to see, restaurants to enjoy and what to do when you aren’t at the HR Technology Conference.

5 Awesome Reasons to Play Hooky from Work

Career Realism

There are shivering people in Alaska! Calling all workaholics : It’s time to carpe diem! Because Drake says YOLO (you only live once) and if a Canadian child star turned top-charted rapper proclaims a motto, you live by it.

#KindnessChallenge Round-Up: Reflection, Feedback, and Next Steps Moving Forward!

Personal Excellence Blog

For Arnold, his bucket list item is to move to Alaska with his family, live in the wilderness, and go fishing! So I went to Google Images to search for pictures of people fishing in Alaska or at least out in the sea in Alaska.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Coffman Cove, Alaska. Question 1: How can I respond to a completely false Performance Improvement Plan? I have worked for this company for 25 years.

2011 130

15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

American, Alaska, Spirit, United and Delta. The post 15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest article by Joe Ryan. You can follow him on Twitter @flightdelayteam.

2016 186

Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15

Blogging4jobs

SHRM15 is literally within a week and if you’ve never been you’re in for a treat! This year we’ve put together another one of our ultimate guides to the conference and Las Vegas. Whether you’re going to SHRM to network or you’re going because it’s a free trip to Vegas (let’s face it, some of you reading this are thinking just that!) we have you covered!

Should You Move for a Job?

Career Alley

The states with no state income tax are: Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming. By Leah O’Flynn, Executive Recruiter , IT Division. Moving is a big undertaking for most folks.

2013 148

Cabelas Hiring 155 at New Saginaw Michigan Store!

Resume Bear

and Anchorage, Alaska. Applications being accepted now; Interviews to begin Nov. Cabela’s Incorporated, the World’s Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, plans to hire approximately 115 full-time and part-time employees, plus seasonal workers, to staff its Saginaw Outpost Store scheduled to open early next year in Saginaw, Mich. Applications must be submitted online. Anyone interested in applying should visit [link] , click on “Apply Now,” then “United States Jobs.”

Shirt Wearers Wanted

Telecommuting Journal

We don’t care if you live in Alaska, if you’re 4 feet tall, if you have purple hair or if you have webbed feet. Okay, shirt-wearing isn’t exactly a highly trained skill.

2011 130

How Do Headhunters Work?

Blue Sky Resumes

If a headhunter hires only entertainment executives in New York and LA, and you are a construction project manager in Alaska, you will not endear yourself by cluttering up her email.

2014 77

International Relations Careers In Seattle-Portland

Career Realism

where flights routinely provide travelers nonstop flights throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, and Alaska.

Job Change? Ten Tax Tips – Things to discuss with your tax advisor

Sklover Working Wisdom

states that do not have a state income tax (namely, Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming) and your new job has you relocating to New York or California, two of the states with high state income taxes. “When the devil loses his job, he becomes a tax collector.”. – Greek Proverb.

2017 100

“If laid off and offered a lower job, will declining it result in losing severance or unemployment benefits?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Anchorage, Alaska. Question: Dear Alan: My husband was informed that his position will soon be eliminated due to restructuring following a recent company acquisition. A lower-paying position at the company was identified which is available for him to apply for, and he will be given preferential consideration for this job. . We are wondering about negative consequences of his applying for this job. What happens if (1) he fails to apply? (2) 2) applies, and does not get it?

2014 100

How to Fight Unemployment Insurance Benefit Hearings

Blogging4jobs

By 1937, every state in the Union and the then-territories of Alaska and Hawaii had enacted their own unemployment insurance programs. For a list of unemployment benefit amount by state and other UI resources, click here. .

10 Disenchanted Grads We Can All Relate To

Resume Bear

Eventually, he ended up in Alaska where he sequestered himself in the wilderness — a choice that would ultimately lead to his death. College students who have graduated over the past few years have had a rough time of it.

2011 161

“If only the employee signs the severance agreement, is the employer bound by it?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Point McKenzie, Alaska. Question: If a severance agreement was received and signed by the employee, but then not countersigned by the employer, is it binding on the employer? Answer: Dear O.K.: Your question is of particular interest to me, because I ask myself that very same question perhaps once every week, when helping clients with severance matters. .

2011 100

The Best Seasonal Jobs & How To Find Them

Career Realism

Whether you’re seining for salmon or working in a cannery in Alaska, or hauling in lobster off the coast of Maine, you’ll get a better paycheck but less perks than some of other less-exhausting seasonal jobs. Working in seasonal jobs around the country — or even overseas — can bring you experience, money and fun. Not only do seasonal jobs make your resume more attractive, but they provide a good interim employment when you’re at school or otherwise unable to work a full-time job.

2013 63

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

Resume Bear

In other iterations, it took the form of an annual sum that every citizen would receive unconditionally–comparable to the program in Alaska through which every resident receives a yearly, fixed share of the state’s oil revenues. Martin Luther King Jr.

2012 179

A Question You Probably Screw Up: What Do You Do?

Tim's Strategy

I Am President of Alaska Airlines. There are some pretty simple questions in this world. Questions we get almost everyday. And screw up. Like these: How are you? How are you feeling? What’s up? So why do we screw them up so bad?

2010 74

Job Seeker Desperately Seeks HR Feedback

Blogging4jobs

He’s from Alaska and is desperate to find work. Sometimes writing this blog just hurts. I see people in their weakest or must vulnerable moments who are compelled to share their inner most thoughts, fears, and situations because I have a blog.

“Recording Conversations with Your Boss or HR” What You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakato, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. .

2014 146

“Thinking of Your Own Small Business? – Four Paths to Pursue”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Great specialty in New York; not so great in rural Alaska. “If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.”. Unknown Author. ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES”: In recent years, I have assisted numerous clients – many of whom either lost their positions due to seismic shifts in their industries or just decided “there has to be a better way” – establish their own businesses.

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interview with a lab worker at the Arctic Circle

Ask A Manager

Here’s the Q&A — with much thanks to Kevin Lackey, who works at Teck Alaska, Red Dog Mine. (By We are about 22 miles from the closest town, which is the village of Noatak, Alaska. If there are no interested NANA shareholders, there is a lengthy list of other preferred candidates (shareholders of other native corporations, other Alaska natives and native Alaskans, etc.).

I took a year off to travel and now employers are holding it against me

Ask A Manager

No further explanation, and definitely no discussion of skills and lessons you learned overseas (just like you wouldn’t include lessons you learned from, say, planning a wedding or from spending a year in Alaska). A reader writes: I’m a legal professional with about 7 years of work experience. I recently pursued a life-long goal to take some time off and travel the world for a year. I got back to the U.S. about 3 weeks ago and am now looking to get back into the workforce.