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5 Must-Know Tax Deductions if You’re Self-Employed

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Must-Know Tax Deductions if You’re Self-Employed appeared first on Ms. The self-employed lifestyle has many benefits. It’s imperative, if you’re self-employed, that you save money to pay taxes immediately. percent for your self- employment tax.

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Non-Profits Playing An Important Role In Fostering Employment For People With ASD


If you are an adult with autism looking for employment, remember to think beyond the statistics. One non-profit in Charlotte, North Carolina is proving that autism and employment are not mutually exclusive concepts. The cost benefits of supporting job seekers with ASD.

2018 130

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my employer wants me to come back at half my pay, coworker posts awful things on Facebook, and more

Ask A Manager

My employer wants to bring me back to work — at half my old pay. They’ve asked me to return to a 40/hour work week at a reduced rate of $13.50/hour (nearly half my prior wage), stating I’ll lose unemployment benefits if I turn them down. I have been at my current employer for about 3.5

2020 79

Increasing Education through Work – A Cost Effective Method

Ms. Career Girl

Now let’s delve into the fun and complicated world of business educational assistance benefits set up the IRS. Work-Related Education Fringe Benefit Educational fringe benefits are expenses that can be deducted when you file your tax return as business-related.

2015 158

4 Types of Compensation You May Be Owed from Your Company

Career Alley

When a person is employed by a company, they are almost always entitled to some sort of compensation from the employer according to employment laws. All other employees will typically be paid an hourly wage or salary.

5 Negotiation Tips Every Career Girl Should Know

Ms. Career Girl

Sit down and research different companies and the salaries they offer. Using factual data is one of the strongest tools to use during a salary negotiation meeting. Without settling for the bare minimum, don’t request for a salary that is unreasonably high.

2017 179

9 Interview Traps to Avoid

Career Alley

You don’t have to worry about being overdressed and, even though some employers may permit you to dress more casually, don’t take a chance on your interview. Don’t ask about benefits during your first few rounds of interviews.

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Should You Move for a Job?

Career Alley

The employer can feel like he or she wasted her time and resources and could potentially burn bridges with colleagues. Basic relocation includes a moving allowance for packing and transportation of belongings. Are there tax benefits or disincentives?

2013 324

6 Profitable Jobs in the Public Sector

Career Alley

The Federal Government employs numerous staff members to run its myriad state and local government affairs. To put that another way, the Federal government employed approximately 21,925 staff members for every 315,255 local residents. 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.

2013 235

Survey Finds Digital Talent In Greatest Demand

Resume Bear

The third-annual 24 Seven Job Satisfaction and Salary Survey found that a majority of creative industry employees soon could be on the move, as a result of declining job satisfaction and increased expectations for salary growth. Key Findings 2012 Job Satisfaction and Salary Survey.

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Not Your Parents’ Job: Five Careers that Didn’t Exist a Decade Ago

Career Alley

Whether you’re a graduate on your first employment hunt or a young professional looking for a career change, you want to pick a job that’s got a future. Average salary : $25,480–$51,210. This career choice marries ecological and economic sustainability: you perform cost/benefit analysis of government policies that deal with air pollution, water quality, waste, and global warming. Average salary: $60,990–$119,630. Average salary: $21,980–$39,990.

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Intern Cities to Avoid without Hefty Financial Back-up

Career Alley

You may be one of the thousands of students and graduates every year considering moving overseas to enhance the CV and gain the sorts of work experience many employers apparently look for nowadays.

5 Keys to Building a Rockstar College Internship Program


The reality, however, is that colleges and universities need to meet the needs of not only employers but for the workforce they are training. College Internship Program Benefits. Creating a flexible and low-cost workforce that doesn’t require long-term employment.

Why Expats Are Heading For The Tiger States

Ms. Career Girl

In addition, many expats are hired with an employment package that may help to reduce the financial burden of relocation, accommodation, health, transport, or education.

2017 147

Overtime Pay: 80% of American Employees are Entitled. Are you?

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORY* : Melanie was employed for four years by an accounting firm. Over her four years with the company, her weekly salary rose to $2,200, which yielded Melanie a yearly income of $114,400. . For severance, Melanie was offered four weeks salary, that is, one week for each of her years with the company, for a total of $8,800. As is our custom when we are consulted, we first interviewed Melanie to learn the facts, events and circumstances of her employment.

2012 175

How to Create a Great Work Environment for Millennial Employees

Corn on the Job

As we have evolved as a society, our idea of a job, making a living and being employed has changed significantly. Companies who make the work environment better for their employees reap massive benefits, and if your business is getting left behind on this front, it will struggle.

2018 56

Promising 2011 Careers that Match Your Personality

Career Key

only one(registered nurses) had an average salary over $44,410. As you consider your options , think about the costs and benefits.

2011 199

Job Change? Ten Tax Tips – Things to discuss with your tax advisor

Sklover Working Wisdom

Deductible expenses include (a) resume preparation services, (b) resume printing and mailing services, (c) fees paid to employment agencies, and (d) costs of travel related to the job search. We offer a 152-Point Master Checklist of Employment Negotiation Items to help you “remember everything and not forget anything else.” To avoid over-paying or under-paying your taxes, carefully read the instructions on the W-4 tax withholding form given to you by your new employer.

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7 Things You MUST Consider Before Accepting A Job

Career Realism

Does this company offer the salary and benefits I need? Finally, you need to judge whether or not the salary and benefits are going to meet your needs. Research competitive salary rates for that role in that industry, then create a range.

2016 83

I’m getting a smaller raise because I negotiated when I was hired, talking publicly about career struggles, and more

Ask A Manager

He countered that because I negotiated my initial salary before joining the company last year, that he could not give me more now. Why would my initial salary, one that was set prior to me working for the company and my boss seeing my skill set in action, negatively affect me now? Shouldn’t I be rewarded for exceeding the expectations that were set under my initial salary? Is negotiating your salary a valid reason to not receive a raise at a later time?

2018 59

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

Ask A Manager

It turned out she’d recently moved in with her boyfriend, she drives him into work as there is no public transport where they moved to, and “he’s bad at getting up in the morning.”. How do I determine my rate for freelance work for my current employer after I leave? 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).

2019 56

can I refuse to travel for work, I got emotional in a meeting, and more

Ask A Manager

My employer wanted me to go to Puerto Rico on my first day on the job for training. I showed the employer the conference in Puerto Rico cost $1600 and that didn’t include hotel and transportation and it was a one-day training. Did I err by talking to this candidate about salary? I know my salary and I know what they are likely to offer him. So, I paused and wavered … but I asked him what his current salary was. It’s five answers to five questions.

my boss lies about deadlines, my work crush is upset with me, and more

Ask A Manager

Due to poor performance, he will be dismissed if no improvement is shown, but nobody has been employed to replace him. He asked for something in writing for piece of mind, so I wrote the following: “I certify that to this date nobody has been employed for replacement and that no plans are made for his dismissal.” As the executive director, in addition to the salary, I also had a vehicle that I could drive to and from work and on any official business.

2014 62

boss asked me to be “brutally honest,” manager ignores my emails, and more

Ask A Manager

We recently hired a new business manager who is full-time and salaried, like myself. If they can’t find anyone to work for them, (in one case it’s just two transportation drivers and the same one is always scheduled for Sundays), they are denied vacation. It’s a practice that you tend to see at crappier employers who don’t particularly care about attracting or retaining great people (because great people will not stick around long with this kind of practice).

2016 42

recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews.

Ask A Manager

I’m used to hiring techie developer types for swanky tech companies, not sales folk for transportation sales companies… Regardless, when you have an engaging phone screen with a candidate that pushes for the close asking, “What the next steps are?&#

2011 66

short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

Do employers delete emails with attachments? What does this email from an employer mean? Am I just “too old&# to see that it’s alright to come and go as you please instead of following the hours set by the employer and followed by the rest of the employees?

2011 74

at an interview in a coffee shop, who pays for the coffee?

Ask A Manager

The potential employer should have picked up the bill – they “invited&# you so they should pay. At least for employers who don’t spend a lot of time before the labor board :). My employer would be mortified if anyone here did that, because of the impression it gives.

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There's no magic pill for being lost. | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog There's no magic pill for being lost. Posted to: Parenting | Self-management December 4th, 2009 Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook When I was in the mental ward , it was mostly girls in their teens with messed up track records and eating disorders. But my roommate was from Kellogg, a top-ten business school. I thought it was insane that she was there.

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