Hard Work And Ambition Are Rewarded At Drift

Career Realism

Drift is the fastest-growing technology company in Boston, but it remains committed to fostering a company culture of openness and teamwork. Upton says, in a competitive environment where there sometimes seems to be an "arms race" among companies for the best benefits and perks, Drift's employees remain the company's biggest perk. Upton says employees aren't obligated to eat at work, but the company offers the benefit so employees have one less thing to worry about during the day.

2019 50

Toast, Inc. Strives To Be The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Career Realism

headquartered in Boston, is a cloud-based restaurant software company that provides restaurants with a management and point of sale system. Additional benefits available to employees include unlimited vacation time and flex hours, a wellness stipend that can be used on any type of personal wellness activity (gym, spa, acupuncture, mental health, etc,) and on their five-year anniversary employees are given a one-month paid sabbatical to use as they please.

2019 47

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The benefits of transparency are bigger than you can imagine, which is why transparency feels so hard

Penelope Trunk

He’s in Boston now. ” I want to believe I picked Boston because there is a teacher there who is a good fit. And that’s how I knew Boston would be the right place for my son. But the next day I sent my younger son to Boston. My son left.

2018 85

Gross Up – Key Words & Phrases

Sklover Working Wisdom

So, for example, if an employee is asked to move his or her residence for a year or two from Boston to Belgium, moving expenses (for themselves and their family) is considered non-deductible for them, and if the employer reimburses them for that expense, all of the reimbursement is considered income to the employee, who must pay tax on it. Benefits, Pensions and Perq's Key Words & Phrases Repayment Obligations Vacation Wording and MeaningWhat is the meaning of. Gross Up”?

2019 100

Eggs, Milk and Discrimination: Parental Work Perks That Don’t Work

Workology

33% of all moms working full-time said affordable health insurance (including dental) was the most helpful family-friendly benefit that their organization provided. Flexible work schedules, paid sick leave and the ability to take leave for a sick child and paid vacation time followed as the top five benefits. HR Life benefits maternity leave parental leave work perks

2015 108

Parental Work Perks That Don’t Work

Workology

33% of all moms working full-time said affordable health insurance (including dental) was the most helpful family-friendly benefit that their organization provided. Flexible work schedules, paid sick leave and the ability to take leave for a sick child and paid vacation time followed as the top five benefits. HR Life benefits maternity leave parental leave work perks

2015 60

15 Summer Releases for your TBR List

Ms. Career Girl

But when she agrees to fake date the big, brooding man who “rescued” her from a workplace fire drill gone wrong (and viral), her friends-with-benefits plan is derailed. Chicago’s Betty Robinson, Boston’s Louise Stokes, and Missouri’s Helen Stephens set out to defy society’s expectations of what women can do. It’s finally summertime! And even though a lot of us are stuck at home, that doesn’t mean we can’t find some time in our busy schedules to take a break.

2020 217

Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

Though staying in your hometown or college town does have its benefits – relocating can open you up to much more career opportunities. Boston, MA – Boston has the lowest unemployment rate of the top east coast cities (7.1%), yet the cost living is higher than NYC ($1,112). Still, Boston hones many educated citizens and large companies. For those ready to graduate this spring, have you decided where you’re going to live?

Omaha 190

Who’s Hiring at the Top 5 Best Companies to Work for – 2014 Vol 1

Career Alley

They have lots of great benefits like an onsite fitness center, health-care coverage, compressed workweeks, telecommuting, and the list goes on. The Boston Consulting Group : BCG is one of the best known consulting companies with offices worldwide and this is their 4th consecutive year in the top 5 on Fortune’s Best Companies list. Benefits include Telecommuting, Onsite child care a fitness center and a compressed work week.

2014 231

What Questions Do You Have For Me?

Hiring Technical People

Some candidates ask about benefits, which might be okay. If you live in a major city, such as New York, San Francisco, or Boston, and commuting could be an issue, you might want to address that. If you’ve had any interview training at all, you know you’re supposed to leave time at the end of the interview to ask, “What questions do you have for me?” ” Most candidates don’t know what to ask.

2012 160

Labor Disputes On the Rise in the US

Workology

22, 2013 after they turned down a company contract offer seeking concessions including wage reductions and changes to benefits plans. Market Basket Employees Work Stoppage in Boston. In what is by far the most unusual labor relations story of the week, employees at a grocery chain in Boston are actively calling on customers to boycott stores in an effort to get their beloved CEO back after he was fired in a behind the scenes family business feud.

2014 96

Job Search – Soft Landing or Hard?

Career Alley

Early in my career I went on a business trip to Boston with our company’s head of Operations. You’ve paid your taxes and others have benefited by unemployment benefits, now it’s your turn. Help for the Unemployed: Apply for Unemployment Benefits. I was in my early thirties and he was in his fifties and was a former US Air force pilot.

2012 207

Best Companies to Work for 2014

Resume Bear

The Boston Consulting Group. The other third is based on responses to the institute’s Culture Audit, which includes detailed questions about pay and benefit programs and a series of open-ended questions about hiring practices, methods of internal communication, training, recognition programs, and diversity efforts. Fortune’s Top 100 Companies to Work for 2014 List is out and Google tops the list again this year! List Rank. Company Name. of US Employees. Google. 42,162.

2014 161

10 Story Tidbits for Employee Engagement

David Zinger

10 Tidbits – Kevin Bishop – Anecdote – Employee Engagement – Boston Story Course. David Zinger picture of swans at Boston Commons (June 2012). Kevin Bishop from Anecdote in Australia conducted a one day workshop on story and leadership in Boston this June. It was an honor to attend Kevin’s session in Boston. We can all benefit from more deliberate practice with our story skills.

Jobs from the Best, Biggest and Most Admired Companies – Vol I

Career Alley

They showed up again on the “best companies” list, which is driven by all of the perks and benefits they offer employees (free gourmet food, dry cleaning and much more). Boston Consulting Group – Number 2 on Fortune’s list, BCG (as they are known in the industry) is a top tier consulting company. Their careers page is really functional, with links to benefits, careers and training available.

2012 197

Dual Enrollment Students More Likely to Attend, Graduate From College

Resume Bear

High school students who take college courses are significantly more likely to attend and graduate from college than peers who do not, according to a study of more than 30,000 Texas high school graduates by Boston-based education nonprofit Jobs for the Future (JFF). These benefits held for all racial groups and for students from low-income families.

2012 184

The New Amazon HQ - Is the Key to Your City Winning The Competition Eliminating Non-Competes?

The HR Capitalist

More from OBS on the benefits of not having non-competes: But, surprisingly, researchers have found that greater job mobility improves overall worker training. Their ban would therefore enhance the quality of the workforce, and firms would benefit. Once, long ago, Silicon Valley had a serious competing tech district on the East Coast — Boston’s Route 128 — but, unlike California, Massachusetts enforced noncompete clauses.

2017 90

Life After College: What It’s Really All About

Ms. Career Girl

Still others struggle to land a job immediately after graduation, particularly a full-time position with benefits. A graduate of Princeton University and Boston University, she recently moved to the northwest of the U.S. Universities and colleges award an average of 1 million associate’s degrees and nearly 2 million bachelor’s degrees to graduating students every year.

2018 140

What Businesses Hire a Corporate Financial Analyst?

Imarticus Learning

Investment houses happen to have their own funds which require a well-calculated investment risk and return benefit, the financial analyst adds value by providing them with their insights based on the data analyzed. Companies like Boston Consulting Group, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citi, Fidelity Investments are some established players in the financial domain and they have a plethora of opportunities for those who want to pursue a career as a financial analyst.

2019 55

Top Internship Programs Announced

Ms. Career Girl

The Boston Consulting Group. Benefits and compensation are highly competitive. The post Top Internship Programs Announced appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

How A Big Data Can Be Used In Retail Banking?

Imarticus Learning

It is surprising that in spite of having had access to such large databases for over a decade now, Retail Banking is yet to exploit the numerous benefits uses of big data in retail-banking can bring in. Big Data transformation benefits: With the move by customers to digital transactions many banks did invest substantial efforts in dedicated teams, advanced analytics, appointing data officers, and upgrading their infrastructure.

How To Get Jobs At Startups

JobMob

Okay, so everyone knows that Silicon Valley, Boston and New York are the major hubs in the US for start-up companies. As we mentioned earlier, you do not have to be in New York, Silicon Valley or Boston to get a job with a start-up company. Does Changing Jobs Effect Unemployment Benefits in Israel? A quick guide to break into where it all starts. This is a guest post by Ibro Palic. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines.

2013 85

5 Things to Know about Business Trip Etiquette

Workology

Keep in mind that a business trip is intended to achieve some purpose or goal that benefits your employer. Staff at a hotel in Chicago , New York or Boston may appreciate a bit more generosity than what you’d normally give in less-pricey locales. Traveling for business isn’t the same as going on vacation.

2013 103

5 Things You Should Do To Revive a Toxic Work Culture

Ms. Career Girl

– A study by the Boston Consulting Group reports “appreciation for your work” as the most important factor to job happiness. Examine your company policies – do they unfairly benefit one group over others? Are your employees tired? Discouraged? Burnt out? If the answer is yes, you may have a toxic culture at work. That’s a problem. Unhappy workers are less productive, make more mistakes, and are more likely to seek employment elsewhere.

2017 103

How to Prevent Business Tech Overload

Water Cooler Wisdom

I discussed this issue with Amber Anderson, CEO of organizational advisory firm Kayson  in Phoenix; Rebecca Devaney, CEO of Hunter Creative Labs , a pro-social product development lab in Boston; and Thomas Smale, co-founder of online business brokerage FE International  in London.   Individually, each can be incredibly useful, but when you have them all, the benefits are mitigated. Technology for technology's sake can hurt.

2017 46

What Businesses Hire a Corporate Financial Analyst?

Imarticus Learning

Investment houses happen to have their own funds which require a well-calculated investment risk and return benefit, the financial analyst adds value by providing them with their insights based on the data analyzed. Companies like Boston Consulting Group, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citi, Fidelity Investments are some established players in the financial domain and they have a plethora of opportunities for those who want to pursue a career as a financial analyst.

2019 40

Two (or More) Job Opportunities? – 18 Elements of Comparison – [Part 1 of 2]

Sklover Working Wisdom

Without her reaching out, she was contacted by a recruiter with a very intriguing opportunity, with (a) better salary, (b) but lower bonus opportunity, (c) greater retirement benefits, but (d) later retirement age, (e) a new, exciting product line to market, but (f) a small marketing budget that gave her limited discretion. The size and quality of your benefits package, too, can depend on your title. “It’s not hard to make decisions. when you know what your values are.”.

2018 100

Chat with Katherine Brooks, Author of “You Majored in What?!”

Ms. Career Girl

A psychology major might focus on the interactions with the therapist, an economics majors might notice the different social classes in Boston, an anthropology major might analyze the cultures in the film, etc. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Home About Archives Write for Us!

2010 228

5 Key Things to Know When Pursuing a Contract or Temporary Job

Career Rocketeer

You need to know what you will be paid and how this compensation affects your unemployment benefits. I find that when job candidates understand the situation and benefits, they end up happy that they took advantage of the opportunity.

2011 79

Jobs wanted, Harvard analysts suggest Rx for America’s unemployment doldrums

Resume Bear

Stronger union protections would help to reverse the trend of declining benefits and job security in working-class occupations in service and manufacturing, he added. The federal government should prioritize funding for unemployment benefits, which are worth much less in most states than they were decades ago, Keyssar said. Nonetheless, Rivkin’s research has shed light on the importance and the benefits of investing in American workers. While parts of the U.S.

How To Get Jobs At Startups

JobMob

Okay, so everyone knows that Silicon Valley, Boston and New York are the major hubs in the US for start-up companies. As we mentioned earlier, you do not have to be in New York, Silicon Valley or Boston to get a job with a start-up company. Does Changing Jobs Effect Unemployment Benefits in Israel? A quick guide to break into where it all starts. This is a guest post by Ibro Palic. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines.

2013 59

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Federal appeals court rules Defense of.

HireCentrix

Compensaton and Benefits. appeals court in Boston became the first such court to strike down as unconstitutional the federal Defense of Marriage Act, ruling Thursday that it unfairly denies equal benefits to legally married same-sex couples. The Boston-based judges stressed their decision did not establish a national right to gay marriage. " The case decided Thursday dealt only with this latter provision involving federal law and benefits. Be our Friend.

How To Deal With The First Career Transition

Career Realism

HR has been the constant through-out my career in various forms, but early on, I bounced around to various jobs within HR around the Boston area. After about a year of that I transferred to another office, within the same company, but as an assistant to the benefits manager. Of course I was experienced enough to actually do benefits job, not the assistant. I picked my top companies for the two locations I wanted to check out, Boston and New York City.

“If I am on a Performance Improvement Plan, and fear I might get.

Sklover Working Wisdom

The timing of this thing has me very stressed, and I don’t know how to handle it. Theresa Boston, Massachusetts Answer: Theresa, just today I had a client in my office asking me almost the very exact same question. Benefits, Pensions and Perq’s H.

2010 141

Why Executives Should Consider A Career At HubSpot

Career Realism

As a result, HubSpot has won many awards for its strong company culture, including Glassdoor’s “Best Places To Work” in 2018 , Boston Business Journal’s “Best Places To Work ,” Fortune’s “Best Workplaces for Women ,” and more. According to Peterson, the ability to have a flexible schedule is one of the most appreciated benefits for many senior-level employees, especially moms and dads. HubSpot employees rave about this benefit. “I

2017 66

Becoming a Shop Mechanic with NES Rentals

Career Realism

Imagine a large company – with more than 80 locations – that has all the benefits of a corporation, but maintains the closeness of a family operation. Open Position: Shop Mechanic (Union) in Boston, MA. The benefits are really good. It’s the best of both worlds, and NES Rentals captures this very feeling.

2015 82

HR 2.0 & Embracing the Change Lepper | Blogging4Jobs

Workology

The question for CL’s is also how to engage and reach the traditional HR audience to help promote our message and educate others on the importance and benefits of HR 2.0. Photo Credit Boston Herald.

2010 120

Keys To Building A Winning Workplace

Career Realism

Most championship caliber sports team benefit from the performances of young players. Steve Pearce assumed the role of starting first baseman for the Boston Red Sox in the 2018 MLB playoffs following an injury to primary first baseman Mitch Moreland, Pearce went on to win World Series MVP. Sports are a great distraction from everyday life. As a fan, there's nothing more thrilling than when your favorite team wins a championship.

2019 47

“My husband was fired – falsely – for theft. Should he consult an attorney?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Of the three, misconduct is the most damaging, because it ends up denying the employee (a) unemployment insurance benefits, (b) severance, (c) rights under the federal COBRA law, and (d) an explanation for job loss that permits a reasonable hope and expectation of rehire. . If you would like to obtain a list of five (5) or more experienced employee-side employment attorneys in the Boston area, you can do so by simply [ clicking here.] .

2012 109

2014 was the end of the workplace revolution

Penelope Trunk

Like, I got a teaching position in Boston University’s writing program by submitting a story about being bulimic and using a blow job to make myself gag and then going to the bathroom for a quick, furtive throwing-up session before popping in my diaphragm to finish up. We do not have evidence that kids of middle-class educated parents benefit from going to school. When I started writing about careers we were at the beginning of a huge revolution.

2014 72

should recent grads have a resume objective?

Ask A Manager

Research assistant position at Boston Biochem where excellent laboratory and technical skills can aid the company in its commitment to providing its customers with quality Ubiquitin Proteosome Pathway products. As for the advice you’ve seen saying that recent grads might benefit from including an objective: Well, first, that advice sucks. A reader writes: I am well aware that you do not like resume objectives.

2011 61

Why Jason Collins matters for your career

Penelope Trunk

Collins is a 12-year NBA veteran who has played for the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards and chose to come out in the new edition of Sports Illustrated . The research about the benefits of coming out at work is solid. Jason Collins is a professional basketball player who just announced that he’s gay.

2013 85

Fast track your career with Myers Briggs: Four-day seminar with Penelope Trunk

Penelope Trunk

It started out that I interviewed him, in the olden days, when I was a columnist at the Boston Globe and actually did interviews. If you surround yourself with people who drain you, you don’t benefit and neither do they. I’m doing this seminar to show you how to leverage your strengths with Myers Briggs. It will be four days of live video sessions with chat from: Feb. 3-6 at 9pm-10pm est. The cost is $150 if you sign up before the end of the week.