“Can I fight a non-compete dispute in Court without an attorney?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

A dry cleaner I worked for until last month is suing me for $15,000 claiming I breached a non-compete. Second, I’ve opened up a laundry that does not compete with any dry cleaner. Larry was sued by his former employer for breach of a non-compete and, just like in your situation, it was without any factual basis at all. This simple fact is not sufficiently appreciated by employees who fear non-compete lawsuits, or who get involved in them.

Injunction – Key Words & Phrases

Sklover Working Wisdom

For example, if an employer has reason to believe that an employee has stolen a secret and valuable recipe or chemical formula, it might ask the Court to issue a Preliminary Injunction at the beginning of a lawsuit regarding this issue. We are often involved in cases involving injunctions when an employer seeks to stop a former employee from allegedly stealing secrets or violating a non-compete agreement. What is the meaning of: “INJUNCTION” ?

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“Garden Leave’s Little Secret: It is Not Very Enforceable”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Or, if a power plant is spewing forth toxic chemicals, a Court can Order the power plant to stop polluting the air, or even stop operating the power plant. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. Agreements and Contracts Enforcement General Monthly Newsletter Library Non-Compete''s and Confidentiality Non-Solicitation and Other Restrictions Resigning from Your Job

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Engineering Careers You Might Not Know About

Career Alley

It combines other disciplines, such as plant biology, animal biology, civil, mechanical, chemical and electrical engineering. He or she should be competent and have enough experience in the field in order to work efficiently. Engineering is a very wide field. There are numerous areas where one can specialize in. This translates to a vast array or job opportunities. Many people only know of a few engineering fields and careers, namely electrical, civil, and mechanical engineering.

The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the HR Profession

Workology

My first was that of a polymer chemist where I spent my days working with chemical engineers, chemists, and other technical individuals at companies such as Unocal, BASF, and Union Carbide. Competence at Work by Lyle Spencer & Signe Spencer. The bible of competency modelling and how to do it correctly. As I have mentioned before, HR is my second career.

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Sustaining Innovation vs. Disruptive Innovation

Ms. Career Girl

It does not create new markets or value markets, but develops existing ones with better value , allowing companies to compete against each other’s sustaining improvements. The company was founded in 1849 as a manufacturer of fine chemicals. Being a successful business leader means having a clear understanding of what drives a company forward. It means having a firm grasp on the knowledge of how today’s decisions affect tomorrow’s bottom line.

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Canine Cleaning: Cleaning up After (and for) Your Dog

Ms. Career Girl

These include such items as a microfiber mop and chemical free floor cleaners. These tips can help you handle excess hair so competently, you just may feel tempted to start a second career as a dog groomer. The post Canine Cleaning: Cleaning up After (and for) Your Dog appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Being a dog owner is often messy. Unlike cats, dogs don’t bathe themselves regularly, and depend on humans to help with that.

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The Emerging Digital Recruiting Challenge

Workology

One is that the speed of technology change is so fast that it is obsoleting the skills of the mid to senior level members of our profession and adding new competency requirements that are a mismatch for their basic core personality. At the time, I was managing quality at a major chemical producer that supplied the textiles and automotive industries. In the end, this training fell short since many of these folks lacked the basic competencies to be successful.

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2 Job Interviewing Secrets You Must Know Now!

Career Realism

Cuddy tells you poses that you can adopt to appear more confident and competent during an interview. Cuddy shares studies that show simply sitting or standing in one of these “power poses” increases your testosterone and lowers your cortisol levels, bathing your brain with chemicals that make you feel more optimistic, more assertive and less anxious. And this chemical change happens quickly. You’ll walk into that interview a more confident, competent you.

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HR Is One of the Most Important Functions in an Organization

Workology

As I can recall, the main points of the lecture mentioned that in the future, all organizations will have the same tools, software, and systems to compete in the marketplace. In my first career, all my peers had to pass courses in physical chemistry, differential equations, and analytics to get that Chemistry or Chemical Engineering Degree that was a prerequisite to be hired. So why has no one received the memo? Let me be honest with you. HR is my second career.

2014 103

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

Resume Bear

The expansion is benefiting industries that are heavy consumers of natural gas – like fertilizers, chemicals plastics, steel and glass. They’re also investing in high-tech equipment to boost productivity and to further drive down costs to better compete with low-wage overseas manufacturers. Much like the uneven recovery that is slowly pulling the U.S.

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When Agents of Change Resist Change

Learning Voyager

An example of this happened years ago, in the 1980's when I was with a global chemicals company. The regional training managers were brought together by the HR leadership team at headquarters, to work collaboratively on a comprehensive leadership development program and competency model. What do you do when the people who were once the Agents of Change in your organization become, at a later point in time, the biggest resisters of change?

New Expatriate Request: “Pollution Perq’s”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The most common air-cleansing houseplants include (a) areca palm (best for removing airborne toxins), (b) rubber plant (especially good at removing formaldehyde), (c) spider plant (removes carbon monoxide), (d) dracaena (removes toxic photocopier chemicals), (e) aloe, (f) English ivy, and (g) snake plant (also known as “Mother-in-Law’s Tongue.”) . Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. .

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25 companies who are hiring new graduates this year

Resume Bear

Applicants must be ethical, demonstrate leadership, achieve results, be a strategic thinker, have technical competence and embrace diversity. Open positions: Meteorology; industrial hygiene; geosciences; Engineering (mechanical, chemical, electrical, civil, environmental, petroleum); finance and accounting; Health, Safety, Security and environmental programs; sales.

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“While employed by a pharma company, is it a conflict of interest to be on the Board of a ‘nutriceutical’ company?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

So, too, for someone who becomes an executive or Board Member of an organization: by doing so, they promise to be totally loyal and trustworthy to that organization, and look out for its interests over and above other, competing organizations. Question: I am working as an Executive and Board Member in the Egyptian affiliate of a multinational pharmaceutical company.

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10 Ways To Increase Workplace Safety

Career Realism

No matter how skilled or experienced an employee is in a particular area, such as forklift operation or chemicals handling, they should undergo extensive training for all aspects of the job. Hire competent workers. Hire competent workers and they will reward you with fewer on-the-job accidents. Safety in the workplace is vital to a well-functioning warehouse, or manufacturing environment.

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Avoid, If You Can, The “Obsolete Job” Trap

Sklover Working Wisdom

Because of the increasing presence of chemicals in our daily lives, it might mean eating more food grown organically. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. . “My father worked for the same firm for twelve years. They fired him. They replaced him with a tiny gadget, this big. It does everything my father did, only much better.

2012 131

Growing Business Need Funding? Think “S.L.I.C.E.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Large pharmaceutical companies compete to get their hands on a single promising chemical compound, at other times for the commercial advantages of ingenious pill packaging Some companies pay a literal “bundle” just for the exclusive “right to be the first investor” to keep potential acquisition or investment targets out of the hands of competitors. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale.

2016 109

What Can a Recruiter Learn From Breaking Bad?

The Undercover Recruiter

The trick is to become extremely competent and well regarded in that particular discipline so that people automatically go to you by default, allowing you to build up your business profitably and sustainably. At first glance, the story of a mild-mannered chemistry teacher’s transformation into a crystal-meth-producing criminal genius seems to have little application in the world of recruitment.

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“18 Tips to Address Job-Loss Anxiety and Blues”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I know it may sound silly, but I have read that smiling – even a forced smile – helps the body release chemicals that make you feel better. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. . You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which. you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I have lived through this horror.

2013 122

“‘Positional Leverage’ in Workplace Negotiating”

Sklover Working Wisdom

His job was to ensure that the Chinese factories, and the Chinese suppliers, did not permit “adulteration” of the vitamins, by allowing either unsafe chemicals or other things – such as dust, dirt or bugs – into their products. He was the company’s only American employee at the facilities, and was highly competent, dedicated and trusted. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. .

Pregnant? When, How, and What to Tell Your Boss

Sklover Working Wisdom

Certain activities – such as heavy lifting, exposure to toxic chemicals, and lengthy air travel – will almost surely become necessary to avoid. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. “ It’s a great thing about being pregnant –. You don’t need excuses to pee or to eat.”. – Angelina Jolie.

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“Could I get in trouble for 'going public' about a threat to.

Sklover Working Wisdom

For example, if a factory was letting dangerous chemicals discharge into a public water system, your “going public” could be protected under certain state laws protecting public health. Non-Competes and Trade Secrets L. Blog » “Could I get in trouble for ‘going public’ about a threat to public welfare that my company covered up?” Could I get in trouble for ‘going public’ about a threat to public welfare that my company covered up?”

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“The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – A Primer for Employees”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The second reason is a bit ominous: because many companies feel that they must bribe local officials in order to compete for business in certain countries outside the U.S., Recent prosecutions have affected companies in the energy, construction, textile, electronics, aircraft, pharmaceutical, food, and chemical industries, to name a few. . Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. .

2013 109

“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 1 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Some suggest that it is attributable to the many chemicals in our food, water and environment. . Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. . “Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.”. - Mark Twain. ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: Jana, 34, was an experienced graphic artist employed by a large website development company.

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“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 1 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Some suggest that it is attributable to the many chemicals in our food, water and environment. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. “Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” ” - Mark Twain. ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: Jana, 34, was an experienced graphic artist employed by a large website development company.

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employee lied about coronavirus to get time off work, coworker sprayed Lysol at me, and more

Ask a Manager

If that doesn’t get through to her, you can escalate this immediately; your employer doesn’t want people spraying others with chemicals. You make feedback a normal and routine thing, you praise people when they do good work, you talk to them forthrightly when you want them to do something differently, and you interact with them as fellow competent adults rather than running plays on them. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Why Being an Optimist Will Get You Ahead in Your Career

Career Realism

So I found another job; this time with a Chemical Company. Shared some basic competencies. Success Tweet : Be an optimist. Believe things will turn out well. When they don’t, don’t sulk. Learn what you can, use it next time. There are two important pieces of career advice about optimism and life and career success in this tweet. First, optimists believe things will turn out well. Second, optimists see failure and defeat as temporary. They treat them as learning opportunities.

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“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 2 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Some suggest that it is attributable to the many chemicals in our food, water and environment. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. . “Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.”. - Mark Twain . ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: Jana, 34, was an experienced graphic artist employed by a large website development company.

2014 116

Software Engineer Jobs and Holland's Investigative Personality Type

Career Key

They compete with one another to have the honor to work together as a team. I am a Chemical Engineer and I am interested in changing career to Software Engineering. skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog.

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