“If my employer aborts my relocation, do I still have to reimburse it if I leave?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: I have worked for a bank in Austin, Texas (my hometown) for five years. A year ago they offered me a promotion that involved relocation to New York City, which I jumped on. In April, 2011 I signed the bank’s standard “Relocation Expense Reimbursement Agreement.” I moved to New York and was there for several weeks, living in a hotel, which cost almost $15,000, when the bank decided that it would rather have me relocate to Idaho.

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

The hiring started on January 1 and will take place in New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, California, Utah, Colorado and Arizona. New York VCs also got in on the deal: Lerer Ventures, Betaworks and First Round Capital all participated.

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Top 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Job Seekers and Recruiters

JobMob

New York Careers, Networking and Jobs – 1,741 members – a subgroup of Job Postings and Job Boards! Job Career HR human resources corporate recruiters executives managers management consultants headhunter staffing employers employment alumni education New York City Manhattan Queens Brooklyn Bronx Staten Island Long Island Buffalo Rochester Yonkers Syracuse Albany New Rochelle Mount Vernon Schenectady Utica.

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Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

When it comes to self-reporting happiness, New Yorkers report being less happy than everyone else, and they don't care. New Yorkers love that they can get the best of everything - they want that more than they want to be happy. Here's what I have believed FOR A LONG TIME: You know that song "New York, New York"? I just spent all of 2008 and the majority of 2009 miserable and said that my new measure of success was a level of happiness.

2010 85