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What can I do in my job search to find a company that is a match for me?

Careers Done Write

Having benefits for my husband is important too. At the same time, my personal life will never get in the way of my job performance. What can I do in my job search to find a company that is a match for me? Also, when can I ask in the interview process about benefits for my husband? Dear Nate, Compensation and job functions are important when making a job selection. I applaud your insight to recognize this as you start a job search.

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Baby On Board! How To Job Search While Pregnant

Career Realism

How To Job Search While Pregnant. Job searching for two? As a pregnant job seeker, you’re likely experiencing a myriad of emotions – excitement, happiness, fear, and stress. Taking on a job search while pregnant can be a challenge. Fortunately, we’ve got some great tips that will make your job search a little easier: Related: 5 Tips For Job Searching While Pregnant. Quality of Insurance/Benefits.

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Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

Corn on the Job

2020 kicked off with over 7 million job openings across America. For the current job seekers, this came as welcome news. Estimates put job openings at 1.4 million more than the number of unemployed job seekers. This does not mean that the job hunt market is not a competitive one, however. Around 70 percent of those already in employment are also seeking another job, and around 10 percent of job seekers choose to relocate for work.

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SR: DUI, Juggling Job Searches and Offers

Evil HR Lady

Thursday, November 18, 2010 SR: DUI, Juggling Job Searches and Offers Please allow me to set the stage for you. Driving is an integral part of the job responsibilities. Could the employee be dismissed from job responsibilities? Argument: Driver with an IID would not pose a risk to public safety, and does not restrict the employee from continuing to complete all job responsibilities.) Been unemployed for 4 months and am trying to score a job in advertising.

2010 107

COTJ Reviews JIBE.COM: Social Job Search Tool

Corn on the Job

FTC Disclosure: I received compensation for mentioning the product listed below. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will benefit the Corn on the Job community. When it comes to the job search , how many times have we heard, “It’s not what you know, but who you know&# ? Which industries, job titles, and companies appear most out of our connections? Some of the statistics include: Popular Job Titles.

2010 75

I'm Sabotaging My Employees' Job Searches Through LinkedIn Connections

Evil HR Lady

Monday, November 22, 2010 I’m Sabotaging My Employees’ Job Searches Through LinkedIn Connections Dear Evil HR Lady, I have several recommendations from co-workers listed on my LinkedIn profile. Having a problem employee quit to go to another job is much easier than firing them. I’m Sabotaging My Employees’ Job Searches Through LinkedIn Connections Posted by Suzanne Lucas at 1:33 PM Email This BlogThis! Evil HR Lady Why am I evil?

2010 133

9 Interview Traps to Avoid

Career Alley

But interviewing for a new job is serious business and the stress can sometimes be overwhelming. combined with the pressure of finding a new job can lead to some fatal errors during the process. Read on to identify some interview traps that may keep you from landing your dream job. Don’t ask about benefits during your first few rounds of interviews. Failing to give examples of how your experience aligns with the job opportunity. jobs by.

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Accepting The Job

Ms. Career Girl

The appeal of a job offer after a long period of searching quickly tempts you to say “Yes!” You read the job description, rocked the interview and that’s that — but it shouldn’t be. Here are seven questions you must ask yourself before accepting the job. Does this opportunity genuinely excite you, or are you considering the role because they offered and it’s a paying job? Does that term mean adequate benefits, salary and paid leave?

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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. million teaching jobs in 2008 in the US.

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How To Evaluate a Job Offer

Career Alley

You’ve received a job offer. First of all, ask yourself if you want this job. Conduct a search on the internet or pick up the phone and ask the front desk who you might speak with. Now back to that offer you received, is the compensation package in line with expectations? What is the overtime or compensated time off policy? What are the benefits? How does the compensation package compare to the industry? Good luck in your new job!

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my manager’s daughter’s wedding will separate men and women, job searching soon after starting a new job, and more

Ask A Manager

My manager and director know some of the stumbling blocks in recruitment, and those are imposed from the top (compensation and time-off packages). Is my employer’s new expense policy normal or legal? My job (professor) requires a lot of travel to conferences and other places, all on my own credit card and sometimes I can get it reimbursed. This was all news to me since they did not post this information on their job opening ad on their Facebook.

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Don’t Say Yes Until You Know Your Potential Employer Has These

Ms. Career Girl

When looking for a new job, it’s easy to want to jump at just about any offer that comes your way, especially if it’s within an industry or a role you’ve been really aiming at. Given the rate of experience and skills learned, for instance, could sticking with the old position for another year put you in a much better position for getting another job than you would be in now? You need to read the job description and the details of the roles and responsibilities carefully.

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Protect Yourself: Laws Every Employee Should Know

Career Alley

Some of us enjoy our jobs and like our employers, some of us really do not care for our jobs or our employers, and some of us fall somewhere in between depending on the day. Whether you like your job or not, there are several employment laws you should be aware of in order to protect yourself. The law states that your employer cannot withhold money from your paycheck for performing poorly on the job. This may be their policy, but it is illegal.

2013 215

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

But sometimes the job search can get very frustrating. Leaving your first three jobs off of your resume. And if the first job on your resume was “Director of Finance&# , it probably wasn’t your first. But if you are 40+, I will tell you (you especially) to: Stop relying on your resume to get you a job. In my opinion, the introduction and recommendation from your network is a more successful distraction than leaving off dates and jobs.

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short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: another job search edition January 29, 2011 We did a job search edition of short answer Saturday last week , but the questions keep piling up so here’s another one. I am currently job hunting and a few days ago stumbled upon a position that was the perfect fit for my skill set, experience, and place. A job description asks for me to send a resume and “salary range.&#

2011 57

will looking like a teenager harm my job search?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager will looking like a teenager harm my job search? Posted in job searching A reader writes: Okay, I know looks matter, but how much does it really matter? When I was first searching for a job, I took all of the standard advice and went in clean shaven–and was supremely uncomfortable. It didn’t stop me from getting hired or from doing my job well. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

2011 57

short answer Saturday: job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: job search edition January 22, 2011 It’s short answer Saturday: six short answers to six short questions. When both an e-mail address and a fax number is given as an option to respond to a job ad, which method is more effective? Is it better to respond to a job ad immediately or wait a few days? Unfortunately, I did not get the job. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

2011 56

Maximizing your work success in a new city

Corn on the Job

So you accepted the job and moved to a new city. Take advantage of this chance to correct past mistakes and really manage your image and goals, in a way that not only will establish yourself but also benefit your career. What are taxes like and how will it affect your overall compensation? Contact the IRS to figure out potential tax deductions for moving for a new job. Check your insurance information—the policies often change in different areas.

2011 62

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

Ask A Manager

January 6, 2011 A reader writes: How do I determine where the line is between enforcing policy and being a jerk? Example: my workplace (a restaurant) has no policy for smoke breaks. 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). However, you also want to make sure that it makes sense to have that policy in the first place.

2011 67

Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Though I am not licensed to practice law in Alaska, my brief review of Alaska law indicates that it follows what the law is in most of the United States: (a) employers are not required to pay accrued but unused vacation to departing employees, BUT (b) if employers set a policy of paying out accrued vacation to departing employees, then they have to follow that policy uniformly with all employees. I applied for Unemployment benefits, but was denied due to “falsifying timesheets.”

2011 122

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. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Danielle, a senior marketing executive, was quite unhappy in her job. In the end, she made the move to the new job, and fortunately has never looked back. It is common that comparison of two jobs, or two job offers, can be a difficult thing to do. Received a Job Offer?

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10 middle-class jobs that are rapidly vanishing

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Compensaton and Benefits. 10 middle-class jobs that are rapidly vanishing. Rather, Orman believes the hope of someday owning a home, of working one job for life and retiring at 65 has been crushed by the financial crisis. Many of the millions of jobs lost I don’t think are coming back. Are stable, well-paying middle-class jobs an endangered species? Search Jobs.

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Should I Accept A Job Offer Below My Pay Range? | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [07.06.10] View Comments Should I Accept A Job Offer Below My Pay Range? Should I Accept A Job Offer Below My Pay Range? Only you can decide whether a job offer below your prior pay is acceptable. Your Psychology – If you are tired of the job search process. Your Stage In Job Search – Early on you have more confidence. How have you dealt with this question in your own job search?

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Justice Department Sues Nation's Largest Mortgage Insurance.

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Compensaton and Benefits. » Equifax no longer selling credit reports for employment screening Long a public relations loser, the use of credit reports by employers has become even more controversial given the current economy and the added difficulty that poor credit causes a job seeker who is already having trouble finding a job. Recruiting / HR Jobs. Search Jobs.

wee answer Wednesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

My best friend is three months into her first full-time job post-college. It’s not in her field, but she was generally happy with having a job, her coworkers, etc. What she should do, however, is (a) start job-searching; if she’s laid off, she’ll be glad she had the head start, and if she’s not, she can short-circuit the search at that point, and (b) be prepared to ask for severance if she’s the one who’s let go.

2013 55

short answer Christmas: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

As for how to move on, you’ve got to move on just as you would with any other job loss — by putting it behind you, not getting bitter over it, and focusing on what comes next and why someone sane would be glad to have you. Conveying frustration over benefit changes. Four days before Christmas, all employees at my company were given a new employee package saying that the company will no longer be paying 100% of our benefits. Will I ever get a better job?

2012 57

how long of a work gap is bad for your resume, my boss makes me do his grocery shopping, and more

Ask A Manager

Your blog entries helped me get through a job search, and I just accepted a new position. I’m excited about the new job, but burnt out from the old one. leave old job in August, start new one in October) be a red flag on a resume in the future? My job has evolved into doing grocery shopping and child care for my boss. While I didn’t mind helping in an emergency, it’s become a regular part of the job.

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Is Penelope Trunk Feeding Gen Y “Career Crack”?

Ms. Career Girl

In the post, titled “ Why Job Hoppers Make the Best Employees ,&# Penelope argues the following five points to be true: Job hoppers have more intellectually rewarding careers. Job hoppers have more stable careers. Job hoppers are higher performers. Job hoppers are more loyal. Job hoppers are more emotionally mature. I’m a bit impatient and I have both a day job and a “passion project.&# How would you define a job hopper?

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referring a friend for a job? not so fast… — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager referring a friend for a job? not so fast… January 3, 2011 A job opens up at your company. You have a friend who’s job-searching. Yay, get your friend a job and get to work with someone you like! Referring a friend for a job can have consequences that people often don’t take the time to think about, whether they ultimately get an offer or not. You have a friend who’s job-searching.

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8 things you should know about job references

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 8 things you should know about job references February 14, 2011 If you’re job-searching, at some point you’re going to be asked for references … and if you’re like a lot of people, you’re going to hand them over without giving much thought to what will happen next. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio January 7, 2011 The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. Posted in me The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

I will totally get you a job. — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager I will totally get you a job. I hope so, because I really liked this letter: I was laid off in June and have floundered job search-wise since. when the interview was over, she was her reserved self once more, and I wasn’t at all sure I’d gotten the job… Until today. I have no doubt that applying your advice is what got me the job. You can buy How to Get a Job: Secrets of a Hiring Manager here.

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wee answer Wednesday — 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

What you did is perfectly fine, as long as (a) you really do come back to the question on your own, and (b) you don’t do this when the question is one you should have been prepared for (like questions about why you’d excel in the role or what you’re looking for in your next job). Do employers have to provide the same benefits to all employees? Are employers legally obligated to provide the same basic benefits to all employees? How can I keep my job?

2013 57

advertising a job I might not hire for, secondhand smoke when you’re interviewing, and more

Ask a Manager

Advertising jobs I might not ultimately hire for. But then our most junior person, one of those we were going to give more responsibility, accepted a job out of state. I haven’t yet put up the original job posting, and I’m not sure yet of my budget – if we’re going to be able to replace both positions or just one, or if we would want to hire two junior positions (where the responsibilities do have a lot of crossover). This includes all types of service jobs.

2017 22

employee’s boyfriend keeps making her late for work, seriously ill employee who’s making mistakes, and more

Ask a Manager

This is fine in principle as our company has no policy on dating coworkers and they work in different departments. I gave close to four weeks notice at my nonprofit full-time job to coincide with the end of our fiscal year (also the date our employment contracts are up each year). He indicated that this is a typical arrangement and is how compensation for part-time work is calculated. Explaining why I’m resigning without a new job. It’s five answers to five questions.

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how much snooping can you do on coworkers, my manager told a reference-checker my salary, and more

Ask a Manager

Or anything that comes up in a google search under their name? While you can certainly find people who feel even a basic google search is an invasion of privacy, the internet is right at our fingertips and I don’t think it’s a massive overstep to do a quick search because you’re curious about someone’s professional background. If you’re searching for info on their personal life, that’s an overstep (and probably in no way relevant to your work with them).

2019 22

my manager wants to come to my house, my commute is doubling, and more

Ask a Manager

I also refused to sign for disability because I’m not claiming any benefits; I just needed rest and to be away from the toxic environment. My new job is moving and doubling my commute. I accepted a job in a new city last August and moved to a place where my commute would be shorter than 40 minutes. I really like my job and house, and now my partner has a job that is close to our home as well. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2016 20

my manager won’t promote me because it would hurt a coworker’s feelings

Ask a Manager

I did the math and it comes out to an ~8% loss in total compensation. In the academic setting that we work in, most of our salaries are below-market for the types of technical jobs we do; many of us were recruited and accepted our positions because our now-bosses rang the praises of all the paid time off and great retirement plan. To top all of this off, because I was hired after an apparently arbitrary cut-off date, I will take a further penalty on my future benefits.

2016 20

short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

Here we go… Interviewer insisted I was uninterested in the job A friend got me an interview with his company. It was going well until I met the senior manager; towards the end of the interview, he dismissed one of my questions about the work by saying “I don’t think you’re actually interested in this, I think you just want a job.&# I didn’t respond very well, as I sat there in stunned silence while he gave me “job-hunting tips.&#

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yes, you really should write a better cover letter

Ask A Manager

That’s because for most jobs, picking the best candidate is rarely solely about skills and experience. But in the real world, other factors matter too—people skills, intellect, communication abilities, enthusiasm for the job, and simply what kind of person you are. So far my job search has been using generic resumes and generic cover letters with lack-luster results. When I was job hunting, I thought if I sent out 8 letters a day, I was doing well.

10 tips to get the most out of your internship — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Work experience of any kind is good, sure, and I’m sure that just a job with the same sort of experiences as an intership will work just as well. Though its worth noting that most jobs through school will be work-study, and employers increasingly know this, and in my experience you don’t have to really do anything or have any qualifications to get a work-study. Still definitely better than nothing, but a job outside your school signals you had to compete to get it.

do what you say you're going to do

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Get My E-Book How To Get a Job: Secrets of a Hiring Manager Connect Free Guide Free guide to preparing for an interview Archives ▼ 2011 (96) ▼ April 2011 (6) book review, other peoples families, and mango sticky rice should I give my interviewer a typed list of my answers to likely questions? 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? which job should I take?

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how to stand out at a job fair

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to stand out at a job fair March 14, 2011 A few months ago, I attended a bunch of job fairs to search for candidates for some jobs I was hiring for. This was my first foray into job fairs, and it was pretty fascinating to watch how different job-seekers navigated the situation differently. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? job searching?