A More Competent Human Is A More Competent Employee

Ms. Career Girl

You are likely to be rewarded for this extra competence so long as you make it known. This guide will help you be a more competent person, through the following techniques and disciplines: Fitness. It has nothing to do with unfair social profiling, and everything to do with the aura of competence you give off. Your personal and professional life will benefit for the effort. Or you might paint and compete in exhibition art shows. Self more competent

Non-Competes Are Essential to Your Retaining Your Best Employees


In the face of a growing economy and new technologies being introduced on a daily basis a non-compete has become an essential part of the technology sector. Non-competes are essential to maintain a competitive advantage and helps to discourage employee espionage. In competitive industries especially in sales environments or industries where the information is extremely valuable, a non-compete is a best defense against your competition when your employee leaves an organization.

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Competency-Based Talent Managment Model


These combined a robust Competency Based Management and Development Model aid in creating a company culture that’s employee focused, performance based, and passionated about re-recruiting your current workforce. These competencies, according to ASTD (American Society for Training and Development), are areas of personal capability that enable people to perform successfully in their jobs by achieving outcomes or completing tasks effectively.

“Your Best Time to Beat a Non-Compete”

Sklover Working Wisdom

They were in the business of “hats to shoes,” and everything in between, making Geraldine’s non-compete agreement quite a problem. . And, too, every recruiter and employer asked the same two questions during Geraldine’s new interviews: “Did you sign a non-compete agreement?” Two of the wisest questions you can make when a job offer has been given to you is “ Will I have to sign a non-compete agreement in order to work here? When do various benefits start?

10 Tax-Free Fringe Benefits (i.e., “Perks”)

Sklover Working Wisdom

Instead, many employers are offering tax-free fringe benefits (“perquisites,” or more commonly, “perks,” for short.), instead, either by offering them to certain individuals who are deemed particularly deserving of them, or to all employees in a structured fringe benefit plan. Indeed, the amount of tax-free benefit under several of these benefits changes from year to year.) At $365 a month, that comes to a potential tax-free benefit of $4,380 a year.

“Can my employer reduce benefits without any limit?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

These benefits were part of the reason I took this job. Regarding employers and employees, and employment benefits, this is how it goes: 1. In the past, employers provided benefits primarily to attract and retain valuable employees; more recently, benefits are being reduced nearly everywhere. To attract and retain workers, employers had to compete with each other by offering such things as “side benefits.”.

Is Your Employee Benefits Package Competitive Enough?

Undercover Recruiter

An attractive benefits package is a great way for employers to compete for high calibre employees, but what employee perks are considered the most enticing to today’s job seekers? Our latest salary and recruitment survey for our local region shows that benefits are playing an even greater role within the candidate decision-making process. Is Your Employee Benefits Package Competitive Enough? Human Resources Benefits package Gill Buchanan perks Salary

Your Competencies Aren’t The Only Ones That Matter: How to Handle a Bad Interviewer

Career Alley

Understandably, when you’re preparing for a job interview, you’ll be focusing on your own competencies. Obviously, this has to be phrased so as to suggest that it’s for their benefit rather than yours, but if you find yourselves being frequently interrupted by people needing their attention, this shouldn’t be too hard.

Is Your Employee Benefits Package Ready for 2019?

Evil HR Lady

When was the last time your organization made major changes to its employee benefits package? If you want to compete, you may need a better employee benefits package. If you have applicants lined up around the block, you probably have a fine pay and benefits package—but if you’re struggling to get enough qualified applicants, you may need a better benefits package. to keep reading, click here; Is Your Employee Benefits Package Ready for 2019?

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Information Systems Security Jobs: Benefits and Challenges

Career Alley

Hours can be long and it’s important to remember that you’ll be competing against the best. “ If you spend more on coffee than on IT security, you will be hacked. What’s more, you deserve to be hacked. ” - Richard Clarke. The field of information security is growing by leaps and bounds each year as more people around the world gain access to smart phones and additional computing devices.

How to Answer Competency Based Interview Questions

Career Realism

If there is one thing most of my clients have in common is that they struggle with answering competency or behavioral interview questions during job interviews. Even if an employer has not told you that you will be involved in a behavioral style of an interview, you are still likely to face “behavioral/competency interview” style questions. The process of competency based interviewing is much more challenging. Interview behavioral competency interview question

“No non-compete, but my prospective employer has signed a ‘No-Poach’ agreement. What do I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I did not sign a non-compete. As you will see, the answer to your difficulty is not all that different from the answers I provide employees who have signed non-compete agreements, and want to get “around, over or out” of them. That is why so many Judges decline to enforce non-compete agreements, unless the employee has done some truly bad deed(s) either in planning or in making their departure. .

Malouf Employees Can Rest Easy With Great Benefits Package

Career Realism

The Utah-based bedding and furniture manufacturer honors that belief by offering a strong benefits package to not only make Malouf an attractive place for new talent, but to build camaraderie among current employees, making them want to stay with the company over the long-term. While the company's employee benefits package is only one piece of the puzzle, it's a large piece. Vance explains that an employee's well-being goes beyond just medical benefits.

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.

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

The HR Capitalist

That's why a recent Op/Ed piece from University of Chicago Law School professor Omri Ben-Shahar calling for Chicago to outlaw Non-Competes as a means of attracting Amazon was so interesting to me. Since you and I deal with human capital issues daily, we know the reality of non-competes - they are easy to write and hard to enforce. Still, Amazon will undoubtedly have to spend tremendous resources to litigate a bunch of non-compete issues.

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7 Human Resources Competencies For the Modern HR Professional


This article is part of a series discussing the different competencies needed to be successful within the human resources profession. Click here to read part 1 where I discuss recruiting competencies and look for a future article on leadership competencies for the human resources industry. . What Does a Competency Model Mean in Human Resources? Individual competencies are usually defined and supported by key behaviors. An Example of an HR Competency Model.

“Is there a way I can 'get out of' the non-compete agreement I.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “Is there a way I can ‘get out of’ the non-compete agreement I signed?” “Is Is there a way I can ‘get out of’ the non-compete agreement I signed?” When I joined the company I signed a non-compete agreement In it I agreed not to work for another investor relations firm for twelve months after my employment ends for any reason, or to solicit any of the firm’s clients or employees. Benefits, Pensions and Perq’s H. Non-Competes and Trade Secrets L.

Benefits Behind Offering Internships to Veterans


There are also websites and software available to help veterans in this process of breaking down and rebranding some of their specific skills and competencies. Over one million young American men and women are in the process of leaving the military between 2011 and 2016. They all enlisted for different reasons, but many did so in hopes of getting a college degree after their military service commitment was completed.

The Best Looking Benefit They'll Never Use - Tuition Aid.

HR Capitalist

I''m on the record as saying there''s a couple of ways to compete for the a Best Place to Work award. The easy part - write a check for benefits others can''t or won''t provide. An ever better way to engage the first part - benefits others can''t or won''t provide - is to pick one that looks great but is hard to use. But the benefits are used, on an average, by fewer than one in 10 workers: only 3.9% It''s a great benefit, but it''s not going to apply to everyone.

Chipotle Serves Up Extra Month Of Pay With New Employee Benefit

Career Realism

Many businesses offer comprehensive and unique benefit packages as a way of attracting and maintaining top talent. For Chipotle Mexican Grill, cooking up strong employee benefit packages not only accomplishes those two goals, but also helps the company with its long-term focus on employee engagement and building connections. The new crew benefit, along with the restaurant's other employee benefits, are only a piece of the puzzle.

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“I have an Unemployment Benefits Appeal Hearing coming up. What do.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “I have an Unemployment Benefits Appeal Hearing coming up. I have an Unemployment Benefits Appeal Hearing coming up. Published on September 19th, 2010 by Alan L Sklover Question: I was terminated about eight months ago, and I applied for unemployment benefits. After an initial Hearing I was granted benefits, and they started being paid about a month ago. Benefits, Pensions and Perq’s H. Non-Competes and Trade Secrets L.

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“If my former employer closes, and opens a new company, is my non-compete (or other contracts) valid?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: I signed a contract with my former employer that contained a non-compete agreement. I never signed a new contract or non-compete agreement with the “new name” company. I have left and started up my own business of the same nature, but my former employer claims the non-compete agreement I signed is a “rolling” one, and prohibits me from competing with the “new name” company.

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“For my appeal of a denial of unemployment benefits, should I.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “For my appeal of a denial of unemployment benefits, should I point out that I am receiving COBRA subsidy, which makes no sense?” “For For my appeal of a denial of unemployment benefits, should I point out that I am receiving COBRA subsidy, which makes no sense?” Published on September 15th, 2010 by Alan L Sklover Question: I was recently forced to leave my job, and I applied for unemployment benefits. Benefits, Pensions and Perq’s H.

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What Are The Benefits Of Bringing Big Data Analytics Education?

Imarticus Learning

No wonder the educational field is looking to exploit the many benefits of a big data course in the educational field and analyzing the results to tweak the outcomes. Here are at least three ways to benefit from big data analytics and exploiting a big data course of benefits for your educational institution. Competency-based AI and Big Data Analytics Course based tests aid the students to gauge their learning levels and progress from thereon.

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What are the benefits of a Business Analyst Certification?

Imarticus Learning

Usually, a business analyst is a professional who has a certification in the said field that confirms his professional competency and credibility and at the same time ensures to his employers that he or she is definitely worth his/her salt. The IIBA organization recently released an article relating to the study that claimed that the Business Analyst Certification when compared to the other certifications in the market, results in 10% more of the monetary benefits.

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The Benefits Of Being CCNA Certified

Career Realism

In this article, we will explain the many benefits of being CCNA certified for any IT professional. If they see official CCNA certification, they can be assured that you have achieved a certain level of competence. You are competing against others, and the deciding factor might be whether or not you have CCNA certification. Are there other benefits? The post The Benefits Of Being CCNA Certified appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

3 Benefits Of Having A Business Card

Career Realism

In comparison, a card purely gives off an air of competence and professionalism. The post 3 Benefits Of Having A Business Card appeared first on CAREEREALISM. Whether you’re self-employed or searching for a job, one of the top tips for anyone looking to take a leap up the career ladder is to create your very own business card. Now we know what you’re thinking… It seems a bit much, right?

The 5 Biggest Lies In HR. (#4 - We Want to Provide Great Benefits to All Team Members)

HR Capitalist

t''s timely with the emergence of Obamacare: Lie #4: It’s the company’s desire to provide strong benefits to all team members. While we like to take care of team members, if it wasn’t part of the American healthcare system and a competitive necessity related to talent, we’d be out of the benefits business so fast it would make the collapse of Martha Coakley in Massachusetts seem glacial in comparison. Our biggest lever in the benefits world is cost. Benefits Branding in HR

restaurant wants waitresses to sign non-compete agreements

Ask A Manager

Where on earth is your granddaughter working that a restaurant is using contracts with employees, let along bothering with a non-compete clause? In any case, the non-compete clause probably isn’t enforceable, because courts generally rule that the employer must show that the restriction is reasonable and necessary to protect them against unfair competition. A reader writes: My granddaughter has just received a new contract of employment.

DUDE VIEWS: On The Facebook/Apple Benefit of Covering Cost for Women to Freeze Eggs.

HR Capitalist

Facebook began offering egg freezing under its surrogacy benefit this year while Apple will cover the procedure under its fertility benefit, according to NBC News. This will help them compete for the women candidates who are considering these companies. This benefit helps them defer that decision and feel OK about it. I expect more companies who are competing for female talent in tech to add this option. Hi Gals! Here''s just what you''ve been waiting on.

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How to Compete Against 6,750 Job Applications in the Hiring Process


The good HR stories are merely an added benefit. Snag a free copy of my free job search toolkit by clicking here. . Working in the world of human resources and recruiting is NOT easy.

Garden Leave. Is Negotiable

Sklover Working Wisdom

just a suggestion that “We will both do better if we work together for out mutual benefit.” Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. After Resigning Common Clauses and Provisions Contract Clauses Garden Leave Monthly Newsletter Library Non-Compete's and Confidentiality Resigning from Your Job“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”.

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Hi-Tech Companies Are Poaching Your Talent with Amazing Perks


you don’t work at one of these highly-sought after organizations, you may suffer with less than stellar employee benefits. Corporate benefits are big business and are growing in importance to full-time and part-time employee populations. A one-day a week dress code and standard health benefits program where the organization fronts 60% of costs can no longer compete with even the smallest technology organizations. Best Employee Perks and Work Benefits.

Offer Letter or Company Plan – Which One Governs?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Does your Offer Letter (or employment agreement) overcome everything that is said in any of the employer’s compensation and benefit Plans? Or do your employer’s compensation and benefit Plans overcome your Offer Letter (or employment agreement)? Do you believe you are entitled to any compensation or benefit that is provided under a company Plan, such as stock, stock options, severance, health care, disability insurance, life insurance, educational benefits, or otherwise?

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“Employer Ask You to Sign an Agreement? Ask Your Employer to Pay Your Legal Cost”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Expect a fee on the higher side if your agreement refers to or “incorporates by reference” any other agreement or benefit plan, as this would require that each of these other agreements be reviewed, as well, because they hold meaning in the interpretation of the original agreement. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale.

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How to Use Company Perks to Attract the Best Employees

Undercover Recruiter

Job seekers are often competing with hundreds of other applicants for roles, and that means more and more applicants for businesses to sift through. Employer Adler Benefits package employee perks employees incentives Sean McMahonRecruitment is hard, there are no two ways about it. Because of this, you need to attract the very best from the beginning. And one of the best ways to do. View Article.

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“Can I solicit customers of my former employer?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Answer: Dear Tom: As explained below, soliciting your former employer’s customers and even its employees, and competing with your ex-employer in every other way, is not “unlawful.” You are entirely free to solicit your former employer’s customers and staff, and compete with your former employer in every other way. BUT you are not legally free to do so if you have signed a valid and binding non-solicit or non-compete agreement.

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Request a “Mental Health Day”? Do Not Use that Phrase

Sklover Working Wisdom

Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. Benefits, Pensions and Perq's Miscellaneous Perq's Misconduct and Bad Behavior Monthly Newsletter Library Yours (or Allegedly Yours “The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: It is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken.”. – C. Lewis.

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my employer is competing with my walking group, job searching after generous medical leave, and more

Ask a Manager

I know you are against people lumping in benefits when discussing salary, but in this example my monthly base pay is $5,415 and my housing is $1,560. I am grateful for the job, the paycheck, and benefits, but how long should I wait before applying for other positions? my employer is competing with my walking group, job searching after generous medical leave, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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“New Job, First Week – Seven Questions You Should Always Ask”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: It just never ceases to amaze me: new employees encounter needless difficulties – and lose out on significant benefits – for one simple, yet avoidable, reason: they simply fail to ask a few important questions during their first week on the job. . At some companies, employee benefits begin the first day on the job; at other companies, benefits don’t begin until after three months of full-time employment.

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“Garden Leave’s Little Secret: It is Not Very Enforceable”

Sklover Working Wisdom

As we do for all of our clients, we asked Carolyn to send to our office all of her “workplace papers,” including offer letter, all agreements signed, employee handbook and benefit and equity plans and agreements, for review prior to our consultation. . During that period we will pay your salary and provide benefits, but not accrued vacation, sick days or bonus. Here’s 18 Smart Steps to Guide You. Complexity (at work) has opened a great divide between.

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Data Analytics Changing the Structure of Media and Entertainment Industry

Imarticus Learning

Also termed as Data analytics, it is among the indomitable tools that allow businesses to compete in the market. Analytics Blog Data Analytics benefits of big data big data Big Data Analytics certification big data analytics courses Big Data Analytics Training data analyticsBig Data Analytics Course is a highly searched course on Search Engines. Around 73% of the businesses are involved with Data Analytics in some ways. There is hardly any sector that remains unaffected by Big Data.

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