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“Umbrella Negotiating” – Best Response to Private Equity “Hurricane Tactics”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Kalisha, 44, had worked for six years as the Financial Controller of a St. After three generations of family ownership, during which the staff grew from two to 150, the grandchildren-owners received an inquiry from a Private Equity firm about their interest in possibly purchasing the company. So long as you stay on board, work hard, help make the company a greater success, we might just make enough money to never work again.”

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Zoom Continues To Add To Its Workforce After A Historic Year

Career Realism

Like many global companies, Zoom also has a large number of remote work opportunities. In that time, Zoom went from 2,500 to 4,400 global employees and the company is still growing as more companies commit to remote work for the long term.

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3 Companies Hiring Remotely For Sports Lovers

Career Realism

Some of these opportunities even allow you to work from home. GumGum's technology can extract value from digital content for the advertising and sports industries. The company also offers remote work opportunities. Work It Daily can help!

Affirm Is Defining A New Remote-First Work Culture

Career Realism

Affirm is a growing company that has fully embraced the remote-first work environment. Job seekers looking to be a part of building a remote-first culture may find working at Affirm to be an intriguing option. How To Determine If Working At Affirm Is The Right Fit For You.

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Millennials Aren’t Special – They Just Have Great Timing


I saw a chart the other day illustrating research that found Millennials want access to the Internet, ability to work from home, meaningful work, promotional opportunities and a good salary. Another report claims Millennials are unique because of the things they look for in employers, and that list includes cultural fit, career potential, work/life balance, compensation, challenging environment, company mission and innovation.

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Hindsight Is 20/20: Living Your Culture In The Next Normal

Career Realism

Grant Reid, MARS CEO, said, "Part of my job is to import stress and export do you bring them back safely into a work environment, keep the social distance and allow them to be successful and safe? 5) Significant concerns arise for Workers Compensation insurance.

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“Can I solicit customers of my former employer?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: I’ve received a letter from an attorney of my former employer stating that I must “cease and desist from soliciting my client’s customers and salespeople.” From General Motors to Apple Computer, pretty much every successful company started out the same way you are starting out. That would prove that you have “confidential information” after you left your employer, and that you are using that “confidential information” to your benefit.

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How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank


The environment of hiring and talent acquisition had changed from two years ago when Sahat got the gig on Yahoo. It takes way too much time to reach the right candidate, and the response rate from people is very low, a lot lower than it used to be. By contrast, colleagues from big-name companies like Google have said that they fetch a response rate of 70 percent using InMail. Personal InMail Analytics from 3/11/2016 to 4/29/2016.

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Frugality is a career tool | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

In Madison I have tons of household help so my kids don’t have a crazy schedule because of my work schedule. But the psychic energy it takes to spend money actually distracts us from what matters to us. If you invest in an expensive bicycle because you’re going to do triathlons then you limit your ability to take off more time from work to actually train for the triathlon. Entrepreneurship is a safety net if you're frugal in your home life.

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is allowing smoke breaks unfair to non-smokers? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

But it DOES have a policy where you get a 10 minute break for every 4 hours you work, and a half hour for every 6 hours you work (it amounts to a break every 2 hours, more or less). And even if its slow, labor cutbacks have made it so there is ALWAYS more work that needs to be done. T (18 years in industrial HR) Reply Anon January 6, 2011 at 7:25 pm It always bothered me, as a non-smoker, when I worked with smokers who got to take extra breaks.

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