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I was promised time off for my wedding that’s now being revoked, salary requirements in a cover letter, and more

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My manger and coworkers are ok with covering the shifts, but HR says that I cannot have it off. The solution here should be for your manager to handle this with HR — telling them that she okayed the time off as a condition of your offer and that it needs to be honored. I have explained to my mother that if I am offered a full-time job, I couldn’t start it until after my finals in May. Employer is asking for salary requirements to be included on my resume.

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short answer Sunday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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No law requires that employers offer vacation time at all, so employers who choose to offer it can put any restrictions they want on it. If I have an offer from another company, does it affect the process with another company I’m applying to? Do I have a professional responsibility to keep a recruiter informed of my process (if I’ve been extended a formal offer, etc.)? Salary verification during background checks.

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Friday night question queue

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Should you explain in a cover letter why you left your last job? I want to know if I should address, in cover letters, the reason I just resigned from my job as an attorney in the worst legal market in history. ” Ooooh, no, do not put anything like that in your cover letter. What do background checks entail? I have a question in regard to job postings that state that applicants will be required to submit to a background check.

2012 52

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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Here we go… Verifying salary history. Have you ever heard of a company trying to confirm current salary after offering somebody a job? I applied for something online in an electronic application, did not have exact current salary info at the time (honestly don’t keep exact track after all these years, and always round up a little to keep from getting low-balled) so roundup from the ballpark where I knew I was.

2011 55

employer wants permission to call people outside my reference list

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager employer wants permission to call people outside my reference list March 17, 2011 A reader writes: I recently was asked to sign a Consent to Reference Check form. in a long interview process, can I ask about salary?

2011 72

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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I emailed them my resume and stated in the cover letter what position I was interested in at the company and that I’m willing to relocate. I’ve already asked for a job so why did they offer me an informational interview? Thompsons cover letter get him an interview?

2011 67

am I not getting hired because I'm gay?

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For what it’s worth, I’ve noticed a lot of people assuming that their lack of offers must be evidence that something nefarious is going on. Also that your resume and cover letters are specifically targeted to the individual jobs.

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