Career Key Licensee, College Foundation of North Carolina, Highlighted in ASCA School Counselor Magazine

Career Key

In “ Career Exploration North Carolina Style ,” 6th grade Waynesville Middle School counselor Annette Husson, Ed.D., highlights the online career center of an organization that licenses The Career Key, the College Foundation of North Carolina (cfnc.org). CFNC is a nonprofit partnership between Pathways of North Carolina, College Foundation Inc., and the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority.

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.

“Is it true church employees don’t get unemployment benefits?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Charlotte, North Carolina. Answer: Dear Lisa: Yes, What you have read is generally true: most employees of churches and other religious organizations are not eligible to collect unemployment benefits because their employers generally do not contribute to unemployment benefit programs for them. In this area, states are permitted to impose this tax on churches, and provide this benefit to church employees. Q & A Unemployment Benefits

5 Benefits of Working for the Federal Government

Career Realism

By way of an answer, here are five benefits employees get for working in the federal government. Federal employees receive competitive salaries with the added benefit of high compensation increases. Generous Health Benefits. Generous Retirement Benefits.

Three Ways Women Hold Themselves Back – And What To Do About It

Ms. Career Girl

Do you feel pressured to take on roles like the office secretary or office party planner while your peers get to enjoy the benefit of your extra efforts? Have you ever felt like you just weren’t good enough to apply for a position… despite meeting all the qualifications?

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Consistent With Your Gender Identity: Dept of Labour Rule on Bathroom Use

Workology

So what happens when the Department of Labour’s final rule comes into conflict with North Carolina’s bathroom bill?

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9 Career Articles You Will Want to Read

Career Alley

The resource is designed to help people develop their personal brand which should help increase employability (among other benefits). Photo courtesy of MF.

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25 Companies Who Hire Adults With Autism #AutismAwarenessMonth

Workology

North Carolina Coffee Shop Creates Opportunity for Those with A Disability. Wilmington, North Carolina, coffee shop Beau’s Coffee opened in 2016. North Carolina Non-Profit Puts Autistic Workers to Work. April is Autism Awareness Month.

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8 Tips for Success as a Virtual Employee

Workology

I was well aware of the pitfalls and the challenges, but there were also great benefits and opportunities. With the multiple challenges and benefits in mind, I have come up with a personal plan for virtual employment success.

2014 168

Experiencing Multiple Layoffs & Finding Help

Career Alley

Describe how your experience would benefit their particular business and the issues they face. Most of the websites below are for North Carolina. Am I eligible for unemployment insurance benefits? For example, North Carolina’s is: [link].

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Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15

Workology

Here’s a list of some of the popular sections: 8 Benefits of Being an Attendee at SHRM Annual. SHRM15 is literally within a week and if you’ve never been you’re in for a treat! This year we’ve put together another one of our ultimate guides to the conference and Las Vegas. Whether you’re going to SHRM to network or you’re going because it’s a free trip to Vegas (let’s face it, some of you reading this are thinking just that!)

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

Jobacle

One non-profit in Charlotte, North Carolina is proving that autism and employment are not mutually exclusive concepts. Their aims include increasing awareness among local businesses of the many benefits of supporting those in the autism community.

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How To Find a Job Before The Job Description is Written

Resume Bear

Food for thought, check out the news stories below: 100+ Jobs pending in Cary, North Carolina To support its new $500 million, 5-year strategic engagement with Merck & Co.,

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8 Career Related Articles You Will Want to Read

Career Alley

Women @ Work – Sound Bites, Statistics of Women Who Lead – While we are on the topic of infographics (and in the spirit of Careers), this infographic is posted on the University of North Carolina’s MBA site ( [link] ) and provides some really interesting information on Women in the Workplace. The resource is designed to help people develop their personal brand which should help increase employability (among other benefits).

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Tips to Manage Boomer Retirement

Workology

The government is proposing new rules for a new phased retirement option in government, under which an employee could choose to work part time while receiving a partial retirement benefit. The shift in workplace demographics is finally upon us.

2013 131

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 1: What can an independent contractor in North Carolina do to collect commissions he is owed? Charlotte, North Carolina. Doug, an independent contractor in North Carolina, as in almost all states, is considered an independent business-person.

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50 Best Workplaces & Employers for Boomer & Traditional Generations

Workology

While the Millennial workforce is now the majority age demographic and candidate pool at your workplace, all employees bring different skills, experiences and benefits with them to the table as employees especially the older and more experience group of your employee population.

Why Nipple Tape Doesn’t Cure Workplace Conflict

Workology

She currently works in HR with employee relations, compensation & benefits, COBRA, leave of absence and compliance. She’s a single mom with 2 children living in North Carolina. When HR’s the Target of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace.

Should Your Consider A Career In Parks And Recreation?

Career Realism

Those who are considering a career in parks and recreation can benefit from learning about what types of jobs that are available, how to qualify for those jobs, and what the benefits are. What Are The Benefits Of These Jobs?

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

Verizon Wireless, the giant mobile carrier, is planning to hire 100 people in North Carolina as part of a broader plan to hire 900 people nationally. In this report: 129,556 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 7,736 Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. 121,820 Hidden International Jobs ).

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we’re supposed to stay in the owner’s house when we travel, I’m upset our best candidate withdrew, and more

Ask A Manager

Is this new employee benefit the crock I think it is? Last month, though, the new company leadership rolled out a new “benefit.” The company will set a big chunk of money aside, and the benefit will be funded on the interest. Is this benefit the crock I think it is? I live and work in North Carolina, which is an at-will state. Some states require employers to pay it out no matter what, but North Carolina doesn’t).

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5 Reasons Why You Should Go To Grad School

Career Realism

If you’re able to start there and see a graduate degree program through, you and your personal brand will undoubtedly benefit from the trove of new knowledge, skills, and experiences. People of all ages choose to return to grad school.

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

Verizon Wireless, the giant mobile carrier, is planning to hire 100 people in North Carolina as part of a broader plan to hire 900 people nationally. In this report: 129,556 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 7,736 Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. 121,820 Hidden International Jobs ).

2011 146

5 Reasons Why Every Office Needs Nap Time

Career Realism

Many studies concerning sleep research and office productivity have found convincing evidence of the benefits of worker nap time. Here are five of those benefits: 1. Working long, tiring hours with little rest and relaxation almost seems like an American pastime.

2012 114

Asking for job search help effectively

Write Solution

There were layoffs and hiring freezes in North Carolina. They “don’t care” what you’ve done until you can tell them how what you’ve done will benefit them. I live in North Carolina and work nationally, and sometimes internationally.

5 Social Media Strategies for Non-Profits

Career Realism

Forethought, planning and persistence are needed to maximize the communication benefits of social media platforms.

Men’s Fashion: Tips on Staying Cool in the Workplace

Career Realism

Dressing in professional clothes offers many benefits; not only is it a likely requirement of your workplace, but such clothing is designed to make you appear confident, clean, and polished.

5 Tips To Boost Your Career In Local Government

Career Realism

In addition to competitive salaries, local government jobs offer job security, health insurance and retirement benefits that are as good as or better than those in the private sector.

2013 97

5 Must-Read Marketing Books

Career Realism

Every professional can benefit from a professional network. Summer is known as the season for indulging in lightweight reading for entertainment.

2012 108

“How do I resign while on FMLA leave (especially with a bully boss)?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

As the primary provider of income and benefits for our family – including one child who is severely disabled and has large medical costs – I can’t afford to make a mistake. Charlotte, North Carolina. Be careful, though, not giving notice sometimes entails losing out on stock or stock options, and certain other benefits and payments.

2011 142

MPA vs. MPP: Which Is Right For Your Career?

Career Realism

Coursework usually includes research methods, statistics, cost-benefit analysis, and economics. Having that option available is a benefit if you aren’t sure if government or nonprofit agencies are your true calling.

Shave Time Off Your Job Search By Being A Smart Shopper

Career Realism

Benefits!” Maybe she was looking for work as a benefits administrator in an HR office? With a little prodding on my part, she concluded that she really liked the idea of working for an organization that provides financial support (benefits) to people in need.

2016 79

“Short Answers on Saturdays”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Penney Charlotte, North Carolina. The Benefit Handbook says the payment is to be calculated on (a) present salary, and (b) last year’s commissions.

2011 151

How To Advance Your Law Enforcement Career

Career Realism

Law enforcement professionals who are ambitious and want to be seen as viable candidates for management positions can benefit from a graduate-level professional degree. Want to advance your law enforcement career ?

5 Tips For An Admissions Interview

Career Realism

It’s essential to prepare ahead of time and know the ins and outs of the program as well as how it will benefit your career goals. Applying to business schools takes significant time and effort; be sure that you are allocating your energies appropriately.

Is A Career In Public Service Law Right For You?

Career Realism

While most lawyers work with individuals and companies for billable hours, a public service lawyer handles cases that are brought by an individual or a group for the benefit of the public or the community as a whole.

Chasing job search butterflies

Write Solution

Every summer in Southeastern North Carolina, we experience a proliferation of yellow butterflies. {My My ex (the organic farmer) called them cabbage lopers butterflies. I’m not sure that’s the correct species; for our purposes, yellow butterflies suffices.}.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 6: My employer was contacted by a government agency requesting information about me regarding my application for government benefits. My employer gave the agency information about me that was not even asked, and that disqualified me for the benefits. Charlotte, North Carolina.

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???? 50 Career Coaches Who Give Free Consults On Every Topic You Need

JobMob

Similarly, in 6 Reasons You Might Need a Job Search Coach Now , job seeker coach Rita Ashley said that having a coach helps in “securing a better job, reaching it faster and gaining the intangible benefit of control over” your job search. Based in: North Carolina.

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Shave Time Off Your Job Search by Being a Smart Shopper

Career Realism

Benefits!” Maybe she was looking for work as a benefits administrator in an HR office? With a little prodding on my part, she concluded that she really liked the idea of working for an organization that provides financial support (benefits) to people in need.

2012 114

How Volunteering Can Help Your Career in Public Service

Career Realism

Whether you choose to volunteer at a nonprofit, charity or government body, the benefits you’ll reap from doing so could have many positive effects on your future. Here are five major benefits to volunteering that you should consider when planning for a career in public service: 1.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Kernersville, North Carolina. Resigning removes any chance of getting unemployment benefits, and gives up most of the leverage you may have to insist on a severance package. Question 1: If my employer changed its name, is my non-compete void?

2011 151

How To Pursue A Career In Nonprofit Management

Career Realism

If you haven’t already, research an MPA degree and talk to MPA graduates to get an inside look at how this program can benefit your career. The key to finding happiness in the nonprofit sector is approaching it with the right attitude.

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