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

Sklover Working Wisdom

For this reason we are presenting it in two installments, this first including Elements of Comparison 1 through 9, the second including Elements of Comparison 10 through 18. It is common that comparison of two jobs, or two job offers, can be a difficult thing to do. It is often an “apples vs. oranges” comparison, and can get quite confusing. And, so, we offer you the same list that we offer our clients to make these difficult “apples vs. oranges” comparisons.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Last week we presented Elements of Job Opportunity Comparison 1 through 9 ; This week we present Elements of Job Opportunity Comparison 10 through 18. 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.

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How To Know If Your Defined-Benefit Pension Plan Is In Trouble.

The HR Capitalist

Here's how you know: You know your pension plan is in trouble when your company announces they're freezing pension benefits, IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BIGGEST ECONOMIC EXPANSION IN HISTORY. GE’s traditional pension and post-employment benefits programs, which were underfunded by $27 billion as of the end of 2018, are one of the company’s biggest liabilities. That decision combined with sharp tuition increases (healthcare costs as a comparison in a pension, anyone?)

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Thankful for What You Have? – A HR Comparison Between US and UK

Water Cooler Wisdom

Their benefits are such that they don’t have to worry about going broke from healthcare costs and are guaranteed a safety net at retirement age. Best Practices Compensation Employment Trends HR Issues Job Satisfaction Life in the 21st Century Management Millennials News & Politics Recruiting While in the U.K.,

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Unknown Job Benefits and Perks – Are You Missing Out on Any?

Sklover Working Wisdom

“ Once you get that two-way energy thing going, everyone benefits hugely.”. So employers came up with the idea of “job benefits” in an effort to attract and retain employees. That is how employer-provided health insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, paid vacation days and retirement benefits, just to name a few, came to be commonly expected employment “benefits.”. Use it to gather critical information about the benefits, restrictions, policies, etc.

Are Your Starting Pay Rates Hampering Performance?


An effective solution to this problem could be to offer your candidates larger starting salaries in comparison to your competitors, but does this strategy take away the incentive to do good work? Salary Comparison a Key to Competitive Compensation. Salary comparison is a common tactic and strategy for companies looking to stay competitive in their pay rates and compensation whether they be hourly or salary.

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6 Profitable Jobs in the Public Sector

Career Alley

While public jobs normally offer certain advantages such as job security, benefits, and opportunities for pay hikes and career advancement, certain public service jobs are quite lucrative in terms salary. They offer better wages in comparison to similar private sector jobs at the same skill level/grade. Yet, some public service workers earn relatively higher pay than this including benefits.

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Using Machine Learning to Conduct Sales Forecasting

Imarticus Learning

Revising Compensation. Sales compensation is a powerful driving force in motivating sales employees to achieve targets. Implementing compensation and revisions. But to stay ahead of competitors and identify winning strategies, it’s essential that a firm has a goal to work towards and an ideal situation to use as a comparison.

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?? How To Evaluate New Job Offers


1) Compensation. While compensation should not be the single driving factor of your job search, it is certainly in the top two or three considerations (who wants a new job for less money?). Whichever way it goes, you should consider the following: Too much of an increase – sounds like a nice problem to have, but if your offer is significantly higher than your current compensation (greater than 25%), it might be a cause to worry. 7) Benefits.

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Why Hating Your Job is a Waste of Time

Ms. Career Girl

Regardless of the compensation that you may receive from a job you hate—higher pay, shorter hours, health benefits—the trade-off for your happiness and sense of purpose within your job often makes the perks seem insignificant by comparison. For example, if your biggest concern is your salary and benefits, this could potentially be solved by moving up within the company.

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7 Factors To Consider While Switching Jobs

Imarticus Learning

The comparison between your current salary and the pay you are being offered at your new job is perhaps the most important thing to consider before you make up your mind. 6| Think if the total compensation package is beneficial for you. You may be offered a very attractive salary at your prospective employers’; however, pause and think about the overall benefits you are being offered. Weight your entire compensation package instead of merely focusing on your salary.

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“Breast-Milk Work-Breaks – It’s Now the Law”

Sklover Working Wisdom

For example, some state and local laws provide for (a) compensated break time, (b) break time for employees who are not entitled to overtime pay, and (c) break time beyond one year of the child’s birth. Employers are not required to compensate nursing mothers for breaks taken for the purpose of expressing milk. A Little Known Federal Right for Nursing Mothers.

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The Machine Learning Big Data Guide for HR & Recruiting #hrtechconf


In a world where the demand for qualified knowledge workers is greater than ever before, highly-skilled professionals expect nothing less than the best from their employers when it comes to workplace benefits, compensation and development for themselves as well as their employees. This is a two part series that dives into the basics for machine learning for human resources and recruitment. .

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I negotiated and went with a local firm who increased my salary by 50% with fantastic benefits, gave me a lot of responsibility and great feedback, and has handled Covid in a very responsible way. It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time.

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interviewer said if you get a raise, the workload will go up for the entire team

Ask a Manager

He explained that this structure gives teams more independence with how they choose to utilize resources — like if there’s software that would benefit the team, there’s less red tape to get it. He then made the same comparison for team salary, so I assume it’s truly all expenses. I enjoy what I do, but at the end of the day, I work to make money, and I expect to be fairly compensated for my contributions as I move up in my career.

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HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Employers and Workers Comp: The Real.


Compensaton and Benefits. When we think about workers’ compensation insurance fraud, we think about the man blinded in a work accident who gets caught driving a golf cart, or the woman who limps into court wearing a neck brace and then skips back to her full-time job as a yoga instructor. Employee insurance fraud pales in comparison to the billions of dollars lost – or more accurately, charged to taxpayers – each year from fraud perpetrated by unscrupulous business owners.

Fact Sheet - Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA


Compensaton and Benefits. The FLSA requirement of break time for nursing mothers to express breast milk does not preempt State laws that provide greater protections to employees (for example, providing compensated break time, providing break time for exempt employees, or providing break time beyond 1 year after the child’s birth). . Coverage and Compensation. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise.

Google's 10% Raise: We Don't Care About Our Employees

Evil HR Lady

People are not leaving due to lack of money (though he isn't on the high end and I think he's underpaid even with this 10%) or lack of recognition or benefits. Does this mean that every single across the board increase in compensation should be treated this way? The only incentive to really push yourself in one of those positions (other than personal pride), is so you can be better compensated elsewhere. This is not an apples to apples comparison, guys.

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How To Rise From $6/hr to $1,000/hr (6 Essential Rules To Increase Your Earning Potential)

Personal Excellence Blog

There came a point where she was sapping much of my energy and time without adequate compensation. The former are topics that interest people of higher consciousness or of a higher development stage in their life, and hence tend to be people with higher purchasing power, while the latter, being more elementary problems in comparison, tends to attract people of lower income standing (or at the very least, low desire to invest in their growth).

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Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

Many smaller employers may not offer the benefits of the big boys but can give you tremendous experience and responsibility right at the beginning of your career. I don't care what kind of green programs Nike has, they pale in comparison to Tom's for that reason. Posted by SoyLicious Candles on December 17, 2009 at 10:24 am | permalink | Reply how much of the attractiveness is due to the safety of size and the benefits these companies offer.

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Check-up for self-delusion | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

My point is, look at all the benefits next time you spot a "delusion" And I think even though you normalize your numbers in the comments section, that the comparison is still criminal. You level football with drunk driving and shootings when football has countless benefits. Say five years ago, there were a bunch of print articles about single women blogging (Carrie Bradshaw comparisons, etc.). Is this your first time here?

2010 73

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Now, of course, that’ll be different if they are only trying to show a friendship by breaking the ice with jokes, which to me is kind of odd in this case (I don’t see how making a comparison to Russian spies would be a joke to say “hey we’re friends&# when you’re technically just co-workers). If they have a fake social security number (many do), they pay into Social Security and Medicare and pay income tax, but they will receive no benefits when they retire.

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my boss keeps drawing her blood in front of me — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

As for hygiene, unless the patient is deadly ill and shouldn’t be at work under any circumstances, blood is practically sterile in comparison to the bacterial fauna already present on one’s hands from handling, say, money and doorknobs. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my boss keeps drawing her blood in front of me January 12, 2011 A reader writes: I started a new job yesterday, and so far it seems to be going well.

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