Navigating Workers Compensation Claims After an Injury

Ms. Career Girl

The post Navigating Workers Compensation Claims After an Injury appeared first on Ms. While you should do what you can to avoid injury, it would be in your best interest to know about the workers compensation process before the injury occurs. File the Workers Compensation Claim.

Smart Executive Job Search: How To Sail Through Salary and Compensation Negotiations

Executive Career Brand

Salary and compensation negotiations are imminent. You’ve been through a few rounds of interviews at a company you really want to work for, and they’re about to make you an offer. you’re close to reeling in that great-fit executive job.

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6 Practical Steps to Negotiate a Compensation Package

Competitive Resumes

Don’t wait until you get an offer to start thinking about compensation negotiation. If you’re strategic about it, negotiating a new compensation package doesn’t have to be scary. Negotiating compensation is stressful when you lack strategy.

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


Workers Compensation Definition. Every state has a Workers Compensation Division that is responsible for the administration of the state Workers’ Compensation Law to ensure proper payment of benefits to employees injured on the job and encourage safety in the work place.

What’s Behind LinkedIn’s Big Compensation Problem

Evil HR Lady

billion was big news, but The New York Times has theorized a non-public reason for the sale: LinkedIn’s compensation problems. It seems that LinkedIn gave a huge percentage of its compensation in stock. While many people enjoy this-if the company you work for does well, you can have a sweet retirement-if the company does poorly, it can be a huge problem. To keep reading, click here: What’s Behind LinkedIn’s Big Compensation Problem

“Can my employer simply reduce compensation promised in my offer letter?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : My company recently decided to stop paying employees an $80 per month cell phone allowance, and instead decided to provide company cell phones. On the “Letter of Intent” offer that I signed it clearly says under “compensation” that I get the cell phone allowance of $80 per month. Is it legal for the company to stop paying me the allowance, or do I have a case? .

“Employer’s Sole Discretion” in Contracts, Handbooks and Compensation Plans: Six Strong Arguments to Defeat It

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORY* : Brandon was a Business Development Officer for a large Midwestern company in the music publishing rights business. His job was to seek smaller music publishing rights companies who had over the years acquired a “catalogue” of music publication rights as possible acquisitions, and then to structure and close the deal. He knew that tier of the industry quite well, and he was well-respected and highly regarded by many of the families who owned these companies.

4 Types of Compensation You May Be Owed from Your Company

Career Alley

When a person is employed by a company, they are almost always entitled to some sort of compensation from the employer according to employment laws. This usually takes the form of financial compensation, unless the employee is an unpaid intern.

Top 5 Workers Compensation Claims


For this reason, companies are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers Compensation Insurance 101. Each state has its own workers compensation laws, so if you are unsure about your stat’s laws, visit

Executive Compensation: Are You Being Paid Competitively?

Career Solvers

The Association of Executive Search Consultants and Blue Steps recently conducted a compensation survey of 778 of their executive members worldwide, including 53 percent from the Americas, 35 percent from EMEA and 12 percent from Asia Pacific.

Staff Development, Benefits & Compensation for Low-Wage Workers


Those working in these jobs make up a large portion of the workforce, so it is imperative that we think about them when creating staff development programs, compensation structures and benefits. The answer to how we better engage and develop our low-wage employees is a mix of compensation, benefits and staff development. Compensation & Benefits. Those working in these jobs […] HR benefits compensation employee training minimum wage

50 Happiest Companies for 2012

Resume Bear

See Top 10 We’re proud to reveal the winners of CareerBliss’ Happiest Companies in America Awards for 2012, thanks to thousands of employees from around the country.Of Think your company deserves to win CareerBliss’ most prestigious employer award? Company.

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5 Ways to Compensate for a Lack of Paid Professional Experience

Careers Done Write

Some companies have formal intern programs. If a company does not have a formal intern program, inquire anyway. Many companies would be willing to take on an intern on a short-term basis. Don’t let lack of recent paid professional experience keep you from your dream job.

my coworker is off-putting, my boss thinks travel reimbursements are part of our compensation, and more

Ask A Manager

My boss says travel reimbursements are part of our compensation. My coworker who handles HR (among other things – we’re a very small org) recently told me that our boss (the executive director of the organization) asked her to create compensation summaries for each employee outlining the full extent of the compensation and benefits they receive. Is this a new thing that companies are doing? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?

HR Capitalist

Due to high turnover, Defendant filled these spots like the NFL keeps a practice squad, waiting until someone quit or was fired, but in the interim working many hours in restaurants performing non-exempt duties without being compensated for overtime hours worked. Ah yes.

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The Need for and Appeal of Better Compensation


When it comes to finding a job, there are many things to consider, from the hours to the prospects of the company to how you get along with the boss. Few things, however, are as critical when searching for a job than that of compensation. Compensation, in the form of salary, bonuses and benefits, is [.]. Salary Compensation

Are the Best Companies Trustworthy?


Google is the Best Company to Work For and has held the #1 spot continually since 2012, according to Fortune magazine. Yet three of the top ten Best Companies to Work For are Financial Services firms. A common theme in both the Best Companies to Work For and Trust surveys is Technology.

This Is What Companies Do When They Are Getting Kicked by Entry-Level Turnover.

HR Capitalist

Let''s say you''re an HR leader responsible for recruiting and retention in some entry-level parts of your company, and your turnover rate is the death of a thousand cuts. Bertolini told employees at a meeting Monday the company is raising its minimum wage to $16 per hour in April. That my friends, is a company deciding to do something about turnover in jobs where paying a living wage matters. Compensation Employee Relations

If You Were The Agent For The Young Stars In Your Company, You'd Tell Them To Leave.

HR Capitalist

The latest Mercer compensation report found that the average pay raise expected to be doled out in 2015 will be 3 percent, up from 2.7 Compensation Recruiting We''ve recovered from the big @## recession that was around from 2008 to 2010. Yes! But wait.

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Should You Quit Your Job When You Feel Your Company Is Unethical?

Evil HR Lady

Given the recent allegations over Mylan’s price gouging of EpiPens and unbalanced executive level compensation, I simply cannot align my name with yours on this, and am deeply disappointed in the lack of transparency, especially to your consumers.

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The Compensation Quandry. How HR Asks for a Raise.


And yet our department is often responsible for compensation of the entire organization, merit increases, and often the evaluation and employee talent process. If so, you’ve made a case for “The Compensation Quandary and How HR Ask for a Raise.”.

The Perils of Your Company Culture Becoming Sales-Focused (Above All Else).

HR Capitalist

For the reasons stated above, it's not wrong for the leaders of your company to want to transform your culture into a sales machine. The company’s average cancellation rate increased to 45% or higher; its door-to-door sales team saw rates of 70%, multiple sources say.

Company Culture: 7 Tips On How You Can Plug In

Career Realism

A hot topic in the careers industry right now is company culture , and probably the biggest issue of all: what exactly is it? However, one thing holds absolutely true no matter what: Company culture can define a business. Wouldn’t it be great to work at those companies?

10 Happiest Big Companies of 2011

Career Alley

Working in a big company has its highs and lows. Larger companies also tend to have brand recognition and a solid reputation. Be aware that, at the same time, a high quantity of employees might result in high turnover rate at large companies. But if you are lucky enough to hold a position at a large company, chances are the company can afford to give you a great salary , benefits package and more work flexibility. The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 11.

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Ep 50 – Creative Company Perks That Retain Employees


The job market is hot, hot, hot and retention is a top concern for companies, but it’s not just compensation that can keep employees at your company. Creative employee benefit programs can be a great way to keep your employees excited about working for your company. How about a paid vacation by the company that also drives employee engagement throughout the company? Their company blog is also a great testament to their organizational culture.

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3 Ways to Increase Your Candidate Job Offer Acceptance Rate


Total reward programs are an important piece of making your company the best place to work and attracting the best technical talent for your organization. We will discuss how to non-compensation benefits and perks can increase your acceptance rate as well as how you’re able to offer a well rounded strategy when it comes to […] Source. HR career development employee perks job offer acceptance job offers non-cash compensation total rewards

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Gen Y: What Sort Of Company Do You Want To Work For?

Career Realism

Young people and students are looking for more than just monetary compensation in their work. Many Gen Y’s are very aware of the kind of company they work for. You would like to work for a company that gives you the opportunity to progress and move up.

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“If I am not paid commissions due me, is my non-compete still valid?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I want to leave this company due to the fact they withheld $300,000 in commissions due me. Competing companies want to hire me. Miscellaneous Compensation Non-Compete's and Confidentiality Q & A Raise, Bonus, Compensation Resolving Disputes with Present EmployersQuestion : When I was hired, I had to sign a two-year non-compete. Since my employer breached my commission contract, am I still held to their non-compete?

“Can you explain what ‘warrants’ are?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

A “warrant” is a kind of financial instrument that entitles its holder to buy the underlying stock of a company at a fixed exercise price until a specified expiration date. They are both a kind of “contractual promise,” but warrants are a kind of “contract” issued and guaranteed by a company relative to its own stock, while “options” can be created by any person who promises to buy or sell stock at a certain price for a certain time period.

“If my boss approves a payment to me in error, am I entitled to receive it?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Here’s the situation: I was a salaried employee with my company for the first four months of the year, after which I took a different position as a part-time manager. When I spoke with the company about it I was told that I cannot be paid for it because the company has a policy of not providing personal time to part-time employees, even though (a) I was “coded wrong” in their system, (b) it showed I had 40 hours to use, and (c) the District Manager approved it. .

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LinkedIn Has a Beta Salary Reporting Tool (Code Name: Glassdoor Killer)

HR Capitalist

Well, there's nothing wrong with LinkedIn making this play - it's an obvious extension into the employment game, as are other areas currently owned by Glassdoor more than anyone else - company reputation, reviews, etc. Glassdoor owns company reputation. Compensation HR Insider Talent

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The Key To Retention Is Care


Workers want companies to provide them with fair compensation and benefits, workplace. HR company culture employee recognition retentionWhat motivates workers to seek a new job and what makes them want to stay? The answer is deceptively simple. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

9 Real Challenges Facing HR in the Future

The Undercover Recruiter

If you are the HR manager in your company, then you are most likely to hear more complaints about recruiting. Hiring Recruitment Analysing candidates Career compensation human resources investments leaders organisations Recruitment Management System

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Don’t Throw Your Career Under the Bus Chasing the Almighty Dollar

The Job Quest

You prepare your answers and you feel like you are cramming for an exam as you try to learn as much as you can about the companies you will meet with in the coming days. Later that afternoon, another company is very interested in interviewing you! The full compensation package matters.

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Herzberg’s Theory & What It Means for Job Seekers

The Job Quest

I saw an article that posed the question “ Does More Compensation Improve Productivity? It goes without saying that if a company has low marks among many of the dissatifiers, it will be difficult to retain a quality workforce because of these conditions.

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Starting Your Own Company? Consider a Payroll Service

Ms. Career Girl

There are plenty of software packages , and other tools, to help you do the job yourself, but here are five reasons why you might be better off hiring a payroll company. If you are the head of your own company, chances are that you wear a lot of hats. In fact, a payroll company (eg.

“What happens to my employee equity if the company is sold or IPO’d?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : I was fascinated about your bright explanation of equity plans in your newsletter entitled “ Long Term Incentive Compensation: 10 Basic Concepts.” Soon my company will be disentangled from the parent corporation and we will face an IPO (shorthand for “initial public offering,” or sale of the company to the public). Usually what happens upon a sale of the company is covered in an Equity Plan, but not always.

“What should I do if the raise offered is insufficient?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

On the other hand, employers feel limited in what they can do to provide employees compensation. Even if you are one of the most valuable employees in your department or company, do the “Decision Makers” know that? Surely, if you saved the company $10 million, your employer would probably give you a $10,000 raise. Miscellaneous Compensation Q & A Raise, Bonus, CompensationQuestion: First of all, I am a great fan of your valuable career advices.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 92% of Companies Recruit with Social Media

The Undercover Recruiter

Roughly 2/3 (65%) of companies seek to increase employee participation in recruiting by offering referral bonuses. Offering higher compensation is least popular at 30% usage. INFOGRAPHIC: 92% of Companies Recruit with Social Media.

Defining Commensurate: It’s not so easy…


You have most likely heard or read the words “compensation will be commensurate with experience and/or academic preparation” What does this mean? . Many may see those words in a job posting or job description and think this means they will receive a compensation package which is comparable to what everyone else in the world with a same or similar job title makes. Each hiring organization gets to determine what they will pay and how they will compensate their employees.