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Should You Relocate for a New Job?

Professional Resume Services

Getting a new job offer is exciting, especially if it comes with a significant salary increase. However, many executives only look at the size of the paycheck and don’t look at other aspects, especially if a job relocation is required. Think About Your New Commute To Work.

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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. Don’t ask about benefits during your first few rounds of interviews.

2015 331

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


Although it is true that many people on the spectrum can find it more difficult to obtain a stable job, there are many organizations, both private and public, whose mission is to enable you to achieve your goals. What are the main barriers faced by job hunters with ASD?

2018 130

Should You Move for a Job?

Career Alley

The most important thing to consider is the job itself. Is this your dream job? It should be pretty compelling, for example: The job is in your dream location; the opportunity to grow your career is clear; the team dynamic is perfect. Are there tax benefits or disincentives?

2013 324

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

Ask A Manager

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. So you should be able to turn this down without jeopardizing your unemployment benefits.

2020 76

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

“When the devil loses his job, he becomes a tax collector.”. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : It goes without saying: just as it is wise to look before you leap, when changing jobs, so too is it wise to consider the many steps you can legally take to minimize your future tax liabilities. To the contrary, you can take into account the tax issues of a job change when (i) planning for it, (ii) negotiating it, (iii) taking steps during it, and (iv) even when completing your tax return.

2017 100

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

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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 56

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

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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.”. 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). A common rule of thumb is to figure out what your salary as an employee broke down to hourly and then double it.

2019 53

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

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The job description for this position did not mention anything about traveling. My mother works three jobs to support herself and has limited hours to help out, which is one of the reasons I took this job to be closer to family to help out. Since my previous job limited me to state and regional conferences, I never had this as an issue. My employer wanted me to go to Puerto Rico on my first day on the job for training. Many interns are offered jobs at the end.

nose rings at work, letting your boss be your landlord, and more

Ask A Manager

I can’t imagine why a good manager/ owner with problems in the work force would want to air it all out in public — even if they get rid of the worst employee, the revelations (salary, personal issues, etc.) How to tell a former coworker that I won’t recommend her for a job. I recently started a new job and ran into a former colleague in the ladies room. How to prepare for an interview without a specific job attached.

2013 53

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

Ask A Manager

Recently I changed industries and have started recruiting for my new company. I could chalk it up to bad luck, but I just can’t comprehend a candidate that would seem interested in a job, run through a good portion of the process, then just not show from there. job searching?

2011 66

short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

My boss was my boyfriend’s mother I have begun my job hunt once more and am worried about one thing in particular: my last boss. What do I tell interviewers when they ask me about my last job and my last boss? That’s a lot of interviews per job.

2011 74

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

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February 26, 2011 A reader writes: At a job interview, I showed up at the company’s office and the person interviewing me announced we were not going to do the interview in his office, but at a local coffee shop. Is there an actual job? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

2011 81

Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

When it comes to self-reporting happiness, New Yorkers report being less happy than everyone else, and they don't care. New Yorkers love that they can get the best of everything - they want that more than they want to be happy. Here's what I have believed FOR A LONG TIME: You know that song "New York, New York"? I just spent all of 2008 and the majority of 2009 miserable and said that my new measure of success was a level of happiness.

2010 83

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

Penelope Trunk

We take out one of our new books and I think maybe the kids are having a charmed life and I am overestimating the impact of farmer abandonment. He will never let them go until they pass on to a new plane of existence. Posted by Jacob Revold on December 5, 2009 at 6:03 am | permalink | Reply P I'm new here. 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.

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