A Northern California Journey of Renewal

Ms. Career Girl

The post A Northern California Journey of Renewal appeared first on Ms. So I looked at the map and Northern California was perfect. Northern California has such a variety of landscapes that it’s impossible to sample it in just a week, let alone write about it in a blog post.

California: Killing Jobs One at a Time. Happy Labor Day!

Evil HR Lady

The California Legislature is poised to pass a law giving all sorts of new rights to domestic workers. To read more click here: California: Killing Jobs One at a Time. Want to make a job go away? Then make it so complicated and regulated that no one can afford to hire someone to do that job and just like magic, that job will go away. Guaranteed breaks, detailed pay stubs, workers comp.

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Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C.

New People's Republic of California Law Actually Makes It Easier to Use Credit Checks.

HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 22 which will take effect on January 1, 2012.

Mark West California Pinot Noir

Ms. Career Girl

The post Mark West California Pinot Noir appeared first on Ms. Just be sure to drink responsibly, as it’s easy to pour glass after glass of this delish taste of California wine country. The post Mark West California Pinot Noir appeared first on Ms.

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: California Supreme Court Expands.

HireCentrix

California Supreme Court Expands Reach Of State Overtime Laws. TOPIC: California Supreme Court Expands Reach Of State Overtime Laws. California Supreme Court Expands Reach Of State Overtime Laws. On June 30, 2011, the California Supreme Court ruled that work performed in California by nonresident employees for California-based employers is covered by the California Labor Code and its unfair competition laws. Be our Friend.

New Overtime Laws are Coming!

Evil HR Lady

Today, over at Comstock’s Magazine I go into detail about how the new Department of Labor regulations are going to affect your business–since this is a California based magazine the focus is on California, but it affects the entire United States.

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Green Career Tip - Proposition 23: A Referendum on California's.

Green Career Central

Brand Promise: Radio Interview On Marketplace Money

Tim's Strategy

Personal And Business Branding american public media brand Branding crowded film interview Interviewing marketing coach marketplace mass media money paying attention promises radio hosting radio interview tess tess vigeland university of southern california

Managing Seasonal Overtime: Rallying Your Staff for the Busy Season

Evil HR Lady

In a few states though (California and Nevada), overtime may kick in when an employee works more than eight hours in a single day. Organizations that have busy seasons can have significant seasonal overtime challenges. Those challenges can include time management, filling shifts and compensating employees. When gearing up for a busy season, organizations are wise to anticipate obstacles and address them before they ramp up. Who Is Eligible for Overtime?

California will require paid sick leave, how to change the font size here, and more

Ask A Manager

California has just passed a bill making it the second state (after Connecticut) to require employers to offer paid sick leave. California will require paid sick leave, how to change the font size here, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager A few random things – 1. People who like to zoom in or out to increase or decrease the font size here: There’s now a built-in feature of the site that will let you do that more easily.

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C.

Former Amazon Warehouse Manager Says He’s Owed Overtime Pay

Evil HR Lady

That’s at the heart of the lawsuit filed by Micheal Ortiz, a former Amazon warehouse shift manager in California. He said: Amazon faces a heavy burden to show that the workers truly fit within the narrow exemption to overtime pay that the California Legislature established. ” This is not only a concern in California but in all 50 states. Just what makes an employee exempt from overtime pay?

4 ways to improve your job search in the digital age

Cube Rules

Vera is freelance writer living in Glendale, California. This infographic was created by Vera Marie Reed. This mother of two specializes in education and parenting content.

Yahoo’s Sketchy Termination Policy May Land Them in Hot Water

Evil HR Lady

California is an at-will employment state. Every state but Montana is at-will.) This means that you can terminate someone for any reason or no reason, as long as it doesn’t violate the law.

No,Google Should Not Have Fired the “Anti-Diversity” Engineer

Evil HR Lady

California is an at-will state, and if a company doesn’t want an employee to perpetuate any gender stereotypes, they are free to do so. Google fired engineer James Damore after he wrote a ten-page document about “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” ” Many people called for his head on a platter, and Google delivered. He was fired for perpetuating gender stereotypes and violating Google’s code of conduct. Fair enough.

“Can I stop my former employer from using my voice on its answering service?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Manteca, California. First, California has a law prohibiting the use of a person’s voice without their prior consent. Probably because so many celebrities make their home in California, it has a strict law prohibiting the use of a person’s (a) name, (b) voice, (c) signature, (d) photograph, and (e) likeness. It is California Civil Code Section 3344(a). Question : I was let go from my previous job in February, 2010.

Managing Seasonal Overtime: Rallying Your Staff for the Busy Season

Evil HR Lady

In a few states though (California and Nevada), overtime may kick in when an employee works more than eight hours in a single day. Organizations that have busy seasons can have significant seasonal overtime challenges. Those challenges can include time management, filling shifts and compensating employees. When gearing up for a busy season, organizations are wise to anticipate obstacles and address them before they ramp up. Who Is Eligible for Overtime?

Massachusetts Loses Mind: Passes Law Outlawing Employers Asking For Salary History.

HR Capitalist

The bill also prohibits companies from penalizing employees who discuss their salaries with their peers, or “salary secrecy,” a practice that has been outlawed in California and New York as well. Massachusetts has lost its mind.

I Quit My Job: Can I Get Unemployment?

Evil HR Lady

If you live in California and quit your job to follow your spouse for any job, you can be eligible there–but in Florida, it has to be a military job that triggered the relocation. Unemployment insurance is designed to provide you money between jobs when you lose your job through no fault of your own, but is there ever a case where you can receive unemployment payments even when you resigned ? Yes there are.

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Can an employer check my credit history before offering me a job?

Career Copilot

On january 1st, employers in California will no [.]. As a corporate recruiter and career blogger I am often asked about the legality of credit checks as part of the employment background check. For years my best answer was, it depends. Fortunatley for job seeker the answer to this question is becoming a bit less nebulus. job hunting

Careers In Diving: Working Underwater Has Big Rewards

Career Realism

My wife just retired after 37 years as a marine biologist/diver with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Matt is a marine biologist and diver who instructs at Santa Barbara City College and is a researcher at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Is There Such a Thing as Online Privacy?

Life@work

This is a hot issue for me right now, largely because of these issues: Recently I returned from a 20-day road trip through California with my husband and two daughters.

4 Big Ideas to Look Smart: The $15 Minimum Wage

HR Capitalist

15 an hour means different things even within California. In LA and SF, that minimum wage might make sense, but it's well above the median wage in inland California counties.

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What is your worst video conference story?

Evil HR Lady

I live in Europe, the rest of my family lives in Utah and California, so the time zone problem is real. I had a video conference this morning at 5:30 am. While I tend to be a morning person, I’m not a 5:30 am kind of a morning person.

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Should I include expired licenses on my résumé?

Careers Done Write

It could look like this: Life & Health Insurance Agent, State of California (Inactive - Currently pursuing reinstatement). Dear Deb, I have two professional licenses that expired in 2008. Should I include them on my résumé? Thank you, Patrick.

42 Percent of Big Companies Offer this Perk. Your Company Can too.

Evil HR Lady

Keep in mind that in California and a few other localities, overtime pay kicks in at any work above 8 hours in a single day for any non-exempt employee. Employees love flexibility and that’s the benefit of this fabulous summertime perk: Going home early on Fridays. A recent survey of Fortune 1000 companies showed that this is the new perk –with 42 percent of companies participating, up from 21 percent in 2015. This is a perk you don’t need to be a big player to offer.

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“Job offer rescinded after I quit my other job; are they liable?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Apple Valley, California. However, in more and more states – including California – it is becoming possible to hold employers liable for withdrawn job offers. In at least one California Court, an employer has been held liable for an employee’s financial losses in this circumstance. Question : I was offered employment in writing, a start date, and wage was included in the letter. It was signed by the Regional HR Manager. I quit my current job to start the new one.

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Should You Move Out of State to Find Employment?

Professional Resume Services

Some states have better economies than others, some have not seen the tremendous job loss and mass exodus that states like California have seen–or my home state of Michigan at 10.5% as of June 2011– and other states have a robust economy with opportunity for job growth. With unemployment averaging over 9.0%, finding the right

Can a Company Require a Long Drive and Not Pay for a Hotel?

Evil HR Lady

Unfortunately, there is no law (that I’m aware of) that requires companies to provide accommodations, even for things which are designated as overnight–except in California, which requires that all business expenses be reimbursed. I am not in this situation but a friend of mine is. She works for a company as an outside sales executive. She obviously is exempt from overtime.

Bad Credit No Longer a Problem in Job Hunts

Resume Bear

Starting in 2012 California employers will no longer be able to use those credit reports to judge a candidate. California joins Connecticut, Illinois, Hawaii, Oregon, Maryland and Washington that have similar laws. Your credit history can keep you from getting a job.

Bad career advice is worse than no advice at all

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. Cube Rules teaches you how to build SMART Goals , how to survive a job layoff and how to write your performance review.

Women In Business History Who Should Never Be Forgotten

Ms. Career Girl

Born into slavery, Mason fought and won her freedom (and the freedom of her three children), in the 1850s, after her owners moved to California (a free state). Women have torn down borders and cracked glass ceilings throughout history.

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Have a Great Startup Idea? Don’t Move to Idaho. Here’s Why.

Evil HR Lady

In California, they are pretty much unenforceable, which has been great for Silicon Valley. In a free market, the company with the most to offer an employee gets the best employees. That’s fair. Idaho just made it one of the hardest places to attract new talent. Non-compete agreements. A non-compete agreement limits what someone can do after they leave a job.

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Need A Willpower Refill? Check Out These Tips!

Ms. Career Girl

In case you have no idea of what that is, here’s the basics: It’s a 120 mile relay run crossing the desert from Baker, California to Las Vegas, Nevada. The post Need A Willpower Refill? Check Out These Tips! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

EX - The New Movement in HR?

Learning Voyager

The candidate who is flown from New Jersey to California for an interview and enjoys the treatment he receives including having all expenses paid by the company. In the past few years, there has been a growing movement in HR called "Employee Experience" or EX for short.

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6000 Members now Belong to the Employee Engagement Network

David Zinger

The 6000th member is Joe Rafter from Larkspur California. I am celebrating the 6000th member joining the Employee Engagement Network. He has some great blog posts on business transformation at his site.

10 Body Language Tips for Interviewing

Resume Bear

Cynthia Burnham, a California-based charisma coach, says chopping or pointing motions can”cut up” the space between you and your interviewer in an aggressive way. Your body language could help you land your dream job.

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Why Some Remote Jobs are Location-Specific

The Undercover Recruiter

You’re probably not surprised to learn that California, Texas, and New York boasted the highest number of telecommuting. The idea of working from anywhere at anytime is proving to be popular not just by employees, but by employers too.

“Can an employer change a compensation plan retroactively?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Los Angeles, California. In most states, the law provides you six years to file a lawsuit for such monies, although I am not certain of the law in California, as I am not licensed to practice law there. The law in California is usually quite “employee-friendly.” . Question : I work as an outside sales representative for a small consulting company. My compensation plan includes a base salary plus commissions in multiple “tiers” of commission rate.