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What Culture Do You Want in a New Job? Part 2

Hiring Technical People

You have your lists from What Culture Do You Want in a New Job, Part 1. Do you have a policy on politics at the office? This gives them the benefit of the doubt, which is a nice thing to do. ” Same thing with testing, or any other practice that you’ve noticed makes you crazy at your current job. Agile Job Search cultural fit culture job hunt Manage Your Job Search

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 management seem eager to see what you can do with new projects?

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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 management seem eager to see what you can do with new projects?

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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.

2017 147

my ex works at my new job, using an affair partner as a reference, and more

Ask a Manager

My ex works at my new job. I recently got a new job (medical field) that I was very excited for. The thing is that even after turning down other offers, I have terrible luck — out of all the jobs, I accepted the offer that put me in the same room as my ex.

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5 Questions to Ask BEFORE You Start Your Job Search

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY? Happy searching!

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SR: DUI, Juggling Job Searches and Offers

Evil HR Lady

Need to come up with new mountains of paperwork? 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.)

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SR: DUI, Juggling Job Searches and Offers

Evil HR Lady

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.) Since a DUI is very closely related to your job (since you have to drive to do it), I wouldn't see any problem with termination. Please allow me to set the stage for you.

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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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Presenting a Consistent Image During Your Job Search

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY? How do you find a job today?

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5 Statistics that Matter for Your Job Search

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY? of new hires respectively, 35.5%

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my manager hacked my email, an odd PTO policy, and more

Ask A Manager

About a month ago, one of my supervisors gave me a heads up that a new opening within the company at the same office was becoming available and this position was a strong match with my education and work experience. I had a second interview for this great organization I wanted to be a part of and did not get the job. Normally I would not care, but since I came so far in the interview process, really wanted this job, and she invited questions, I thought I would get feedback.

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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Ace Your Next Job Interview

Career Alley

When it comes to feeling nervous during a one-on-one conversation, interviewing for a new job ranks up there with going out on a first date. Part of the reason you might feel nervous during job interviews is the fact that you generally don’t know what to expect during the interviews. Learn how to identify interview traps and you can make the job interviews more relaxing and economically rewarding. It’s no different when you go on a job interview. jobs by.

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Before You Change Jobs, Do This!

Professional Resume Services

There’s something that can cut deep into the benefit of changing jobs. Before you actually look for new employment, make sure you understand the benefits you currently have, like health insurance, and how those will be affected. Health insurance is a complicated thing so you have to be aware of how a job change changes your status. NAIC Recommendations For Job Changers. If so, you may have up to 31 days after leaving your job to apply for coverage.

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TOUCH ON THESE 9 TOPICS IN YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone knows that overwhelming feeling of going to a job interview. Address the following topics in your job interview to get a holistic picture of your potential job and work environment. If you work best in a 9 to 5 job, five days a week environment, way to go. Some jobs have busier seasons that require more hours, but become more flexible during the slow period. There are various forms of positions that this new job might offer. Job interview.

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5 Ways to Avoid a Layoff

Career Alley

None of these are foolproof, as 100 percent job security is rarely guaranteed, but they may help make the difference between retaining a job or getting laid off. This might mean working overtime at standard pay rates, taking on extra projects, stepping outside one’s comfort zone or established job description to do what needs to be done, and otherwise going above and beyond what the boss expects. Postponed start dates for new hires or full hiring freezes. Job Search.

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Physical Therapy as a Career

Career Alley

If location, earnings, location, benefits, and traveling are important to you, then a career path as a Physical Therapist might be the best fit for you. A physical therapy career opens the door to a variety of rewarding job opportunities. Not only does this mean being paid to visit new places, but it may also mean having the opportunity to work at some of the best medical facilities in the nation. These new skills can, in turn, lead to new job opportunities.

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Interview Traps to Identify and Avoid

Career Alley

Ace Your Next Job Interview. When it comes to feeling nervous during a one-on-one conversation, interviewing for a new job ranks up there with going out on a first date. Part of the reason you might feel nervous during job interviews is the fact that you generally don’t know what to expect during the interviews. Learn how to identify interview traps and you can make the job interviews more relaxing and economically rewarding. Good luck in your search.

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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. What is the overtime or compensated time off policy? What are the benefits? If you choose to negotiate the pay or benefits, the more research you have done, the better you can present your case. If official company policies are codified, ask for a copy to review.

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Before You Quit Your Job, Have an Exit Plan

Workology

Soon after, I upped and quit my job. So, before you quit your job and burn any bridges, consider mapping out an exit strategy. Whether you’re seeking a new job, relocating with your spouse or leaving to take care of your family or health, hopefully you have some sense as to what’s next. Most importantly, make sure that you’ve reviewed your finances and know your benefits options. 3 THINGS NOT TO DO WHEN QUITTING YOUR JOB. Remember the dot-com crash?

5 Tips for Thriving in a Job Transition

Workology

Job transitions , whether voluntary or involuntary, can add a lot of stress to your life if you aren’t prepared for what you’re going to face. You’ll be encountering a whole new set of people and responsibilities as you find a new job and transition into the position. You don’t want to drain your life savings the second you transition out of your job, so your first order of business is to create a new budget.

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What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

Resume Bear

economy out of a deep recession, your chances of finding job depend a lot on where you live and what industry you’re hoping to work for. The patchy pace of job creation is reflected in the latest jobs data. Private employers added 158,000 jobs in March, the smallest gain in five months and short of economists’ expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. As of last month, more than one in seven construction workers was looking for a job.

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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.&#

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how do I give a reference for my awful boss, employer will fire anyone who job-searches, and more

Ask a Manager

He’s made a number of policy choices that I really disagree with, but he’s also just a mess: not on top of things that are supposed to be his job, he can’t run a meeting to save his soul, he takes critiques ultra-personally, he plays favorites with staff…everything you want a manger NOT to do. And if I tell the truth, and my comments keep Boss from getting New Job, and he finds that out? Do I have to give back my computer when I leave my job?

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Help! I Can't Land an Interview

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY? Where Are You Job Searching?

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Avoiding Jargon and Acronyms on Your Resume

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY? How do you find a job today?

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The First Month is Critical for Any New Executive Job

Professional Resume Services

You’ve worked so hard on your job search to find a perfect fit for your career and it’s finally paid off. Now that you’re at your new job, what are you supposed to do? Depending on the nature of the job, you may be thrown right into the fire and be slammed with work right away. However, most employers will ease in a new executive and allow them to get a feel for their new position, their co-workers and the overall culture in general.

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will looking like a teenager harm my job search?

Ask A Manager

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? I didn’t like how he mentioned it first of all; I actually thought it was illegal he’d even allude to age or how I looked young (although I was wearing a brand new suit). It didn’t stop me from getting hired or from doing my job well.

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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?

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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.

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Maximizing your work success in a new city

Corn on the Job

So you accepted the job and moved to a new city. The best part of moving to a new city is a chance for you to present a new image to your new professional and social communities. A new city means new faces, brand new network—a chance to start off on a clean slate. 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.

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????? How To Keep In Touch Professionally With Your LinkedIn Connections

JobMob

Do you say “let's keep in touch” when you really mean “I look forward to staying in touch whenever I lose my job”? The worst time to work on your LinkedIn profile, CV and networking is immediately after losing your job. But it’s so hard to be disciplined… So many job seekers wait until their job ends, losing access to data about achievements that could make them stand out from the crowd, and then harass their network for opportunities.

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5 Ways To Keep Networking Fresh And Productive

Tim's Strategy

Find Some New Events – If you have become cozy at your favorite event, you may need a change. Or an influx of new events. But it is important to give yourself some new content. And think of some new reasons why people should see you as memorable. Having new content will freshen you up like an Irish Spring commercial. Avoid Your Friends Like The Plague – Hopefully you’ve made some new friends in your networking practice.

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Say Goodbye to a Toxic Workplace Before it Poisons Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

Most employees spend more than 40 hours a week at their job, not counting any time spent commuting. Employers aren’t clear on job expectations, and team members fail to communicate important information that helps you to do your job. Do policies, procedures, and penalties apply only to those who haven’t gained the managers’ favor? If you work in a toxic environment, it’s time to move on – even if you don’t have another job lined up.

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my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn March 24, 2011 A reader writes: So, I got a new job (hooray!) Posted in advice about your coworkers A reader writes: So, I got a new job (hooray!) Yes, it might be lying, exxageration, or oversight, but is the LinkedIn profile part of his job description? Reply Slaten March 24, 2011 at 10:30 pm I think you’d better review your company policy on social media.

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Everything to Know About Entry Level Jobs

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Everything to Know About Entry Level Jobs. As you begin your professional career, you’ll most likely begin at an entry level job. But what is an entry level job, how do you find the best entry level job, what tips and advice is there for getting a good entry level job, and which industries should you be looking at for an entry level role by major? We’re going to discuss everything you need to know about entry level jobs, including the questions posited above.

4 Stages for Curing Career Crisis

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY? How do you find a job today?

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How To Break Up With An Unfulfilling Job

Career Realism

How To Break Up With An Unfulfilling Job. It can be even more difficult to leave a job to which you’ve grown accustomed. However, if you continue thinking about the what-ifs or looking at the benefits of your current job, despite the fact that you aren’t satisfied, you may end up resenting your choice to stay, become distant from your co-workers, or experience a growth plateau in your career (a.k.a. But how do you break up with an unfulfilling job?

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update from reader afraid her old boss would out her as.

Ask A Manager

Remember the woman who was afraid that her old employer was going to out her as transgender to a new prospective employer? I’ve been pretty busy… with my new job! My new team is excellent! I have a great rapport with all of them, and I really like them as people, which is definitely a new experience for me. My only regret is waiting so long to leave my old job. I’ve been pretty busy… with my new job! job searching?

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

Ask A Manager

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. Posted in advice about your coworkers A reader writes: I started a new job yesterday, and so far it seems to be going well. I would be really upset and frustrated if I started a new job and was confronted with my anxiety problem like that.

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Want a Job? Use a Job Developer's Techniques

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY? Features and benefits.

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