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.

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.

The Top 15 Companies in Compensation and Benefits

Evil HR Lady

I find this list fascinating because it’s based on what people reported when they didn’t know it would be used to evaluate a company for compensation and benefits. To keep reading, click here: The Top 15 Companies in Compensation and Benefits. The post The Top 15 Companies in Compensation and Benefits appeared first on Evil HR Lady. A good job isn’t just about a good paycheck: benefits also matter.

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

Executive Career Brand

Salary and compensation negotiations are imminent. The post Smart Executive Job Search: How To Sail Through Salary and Compensation Negotiations appeared first on Executive Career Brand. you’re close to reeling in that great-fit executive job.

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Employee’s Guide to Stock Option Compensation

Career Alley

Career advice CompensationWe live in an age of startups where every other person with a half-decent idea is trying to become the new Mark Zuckerberg or Pierre Omidyar or Jeff Bezos.

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

Blogging4jobs

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.

Catching Up On Compensation and Work Perk Trends

Blogging4jobs

HR bonuses compensation work perks2017 was a wild ride for Human Resources. The fast pace of political and economic change meant a lot of uncertainty and while many of the administration’s core policies are set in stone by now, Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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6 Compensation Resources to Focus Your Job Hunt

Career Alley

Whatever that number is, you should have a reasonable idea of the job market and how much you can command for compensation (within a range). So how much are you worth? If you're lucky, more that you are being paid now. Career advice How Much are You Worth Salary Salary Guides

“Compensation lowered; can I resign and collect Unemployment Benefits?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Answer: Dear Rob: Many, many people worldwide are having their compensation cut, and so I am receiving many questions like yours. However, (a) if business at your employer was slow, and/or (b) you were not given any guarantee of compensation remaining the same, and/or (c) you were not given any new responsibilities, and/or (d) you are being paid commensurate with others in your company and your industry, then you would have a good chance of being denied Unemployment Benefits. .

The Need for and Appeal of Better Compensation

WorkArrow

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 CompensationWhen 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.

“Can an employer change a compensation plan retroactively?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

My compensation plan includes a base salary plus commissions in multiple “tiers” of commission rate. My offer letter states that my employment is “at will” and that the company can change the compensation at any time, but can the company go back and rewrite the plan in this way? A compensation or commission “plan” is a kind of contract, and must be carefully reviewed. I say this because of my experience with compensation and commission plans.

Episode 28 – FMLA, Workers’ Compensation & Disability Update

Blogging4jobs

A few weeks back, we had our Triple Threat webinar discussing FMLA, Workers’ Compensation and Disability on Blogging4Jobs. Episode 28: Your FMLA, Workers’ Compensation & Disability Questions Answered. In the HR world, one area that is hard to keep up with is the employment law landscape and eligibility requirements especially in the areas that I call the Triple Threat which are ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Compensation.

Long Term Incentive Compensation: 10 Basic Concepts

Sklover Working Wisdom

Frankly, we expected that Kathy, as a Human Resources professional, would have – or should have – known about the basic mechanisms of her long-term incentive compensation. Nor are the problems derived from Benefits and Compensation failing to provide our clients with all necessary calculations. Let’s take a few minutes to make sure you understand the basic concepts of long-term incentive compensation: 1. “Gold without wisdom is but clay.” . Slovakian Proverb.

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.

“Sales compensation plans: are there limits on when and how they can be changed?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: The sales compensation package for my company says that the company has the right to amend, change, or cancel the sales compensation plan at any time – except where prohibited by law. . A compensation “plan” is a kind of contract, presented by the employer to the employee, that says, in effect “These are the compensation (or commission) terms we offer to you.” A compensation plan is a contract about one thing: compensation.

Compensation Conundrum – When You Should Compromise on Compensation

Career Alley

Having lived through events described above several times (unfortunately), I’ve learned that you need to be flexible (and careful) in the way you handle your future compensation. On the other hand, “holding out” for a level of compensation that may no longer be realistic can also backfire. play a major role in determining compensation. SalaryExpert.com – Similar to Salary.com, this site has sections for both individuals and compensation professionals.

How Should Continuous Feedback Affect Compensation/Promotion Decisions?

Blogging4jobs

Once your company has started giving more frequent feedback, you may be wondering how this new system will impact compensation and promotion decisions. We recommend that you try and separate feedback as much as possible from compensation and promotions. .

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

On this basis, Brandon felt confident he would achieve an overall increase in compensation. The company Bonus Plan provided that any issues as to eligibility, entitlement or calculation of bonuses would be “determined with finality by the Company Compensation Committee in its sole and absolute discretion.”. Brandon’s attorney helped him appeal these decisions to the Company Compensation Committee. “Everyone is entitled to their own opinion.

The World of Compensation is Changing – with Far Reaching Consequences

Water Cooler Wisdom

Attitude & Motivation Best Practices Compensation Culture Current Affairs HR Issues Life in the 21st Century Management Office Politics ProductivityTwo big pieces of salary-related news hit the Internet recently.

5 Ways to Compensate for a Lack of Paid Professional Experience

Careers Done Write

Don’t let lack of recent paid professional experience keep you from your dream job. There are at least five ways that you can gain skills and experience necessary for your target career. You may discover that you already have experience that proves that you are qualified for the job.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

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. So, it is entirely legal for an employer to change the terms of compensation or benefits at any time, as your employer has done. Employment Info and Insight Job Offers and Offer Letters Miscellaneous Compensation Q & A Raise, Bonus, Compensation Withdrawal by the Employer

Staff Development, Benefits & Compensation for Low-Wage Workers

Blogging4jobs

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

“Should I get extra compensation for extra services and extra success by my employer?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Do I deserve to be compensated for what I did for them to establish their office down here, and for later on getting that large contract? In this case, it would seem you performed services “over and above” those services that you promised to perform, and, so you are due compensation “over and above” what they agreed to pay you in the MOU. To obtain a Model Letter entitled “Demand for Unpaid Employment Compensation” that you can adapt for your own use, simply [ click here ]. .

Job Board Detox Tip #14: Research Salary and Compensation Packages

Career Realism

Today’s job board detox tip: Research potential salary and compensation packages. Check out what people are saying about that company and their compensation habits for employees. Job Search compensation Job Board Detox salary

Career Prep: Can Company Change Compensation At-Will?

Career Realism

Poll career prep compensationJob search takes practice – just like studying for the SAT. That’s why we came up with daily Career Prep questions to help you “study” for your job search! Here’s today’s question: Eric was hired as a client services rep for his company.

What’s The Dermatologist Salary And Compensation Today?

Career Realism

Most dermatologists in private practices earned the highest annual salary, reporting the average compensation of $300,000 or higher. This is according to the Medscape Dermatology Compensation Report for 2011 in regards to the dermatologist salary and compensation. Dermatologist Salary and Compensations increase depending on factors such as: Years In Practice. Dermatologist Salary, Compensation, And Medical Specialties.

The Compensation Quandry. How HR Asks for a Raise.

Blogging4jobs

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.”.

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. Varieties of Financial Compensation.

“If a job offer was withdrawn, do I have a claim to be compensated?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Do I have any chance for compensation as a result of their actions? C.R. . Glencoe, Maryland. Question: Vice President – Marketing position. I received an offer signed by the CEO. I applied via email accepting the position, and asking whether they would consider a higher base salary, cover moving expense, etc. They called and then emailed stating, “We are not filling the position.”.

The Big 2011 Compensation Question - Are the Starbucks Baristas Getting Screwed by a Cash-Free Society?

HR Capitalist

Has there ever been a bigger employee relations nightmare related to compensation than what's happened at Starbucks over the last three years? Someone's paying for the lost compensation opportunity at Starbucks related to tips. Compensation Employee Relations

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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. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I talk to my coworker about her off-putting behavior?

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4 Resources You Need Find Out if You’re Paid What You’re Worth

Career Alley

We all work really hard and feel just don't get properly compensated. Salaries CompensationLet's face it, most of us thing that we are underpaid. But at the end of the day, we get paid what the market will bear.

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Offer Letter or Company Plan – Which One Governs?

Sklover Working Wisdom

When Lemuel insisted on an explanation, she responded, “Your Offer Letter stated clearly ‘Your compensation consists of a base salary, an annual bonus and health care coverage. No other compensation is being offered to you. To receive any additional form of compensation, you and an authorized representative of the Company and you must sign another document that provides that to you.”.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you are making such a move, do not hesitate to ask your new employer take that into account when determining your compensation level. Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance. Agreements and Contracts Job Offers Job Offers and Offer Letters Miscellaneous Compensation Monthly Newsletter Library Raise, Bonus, Compensation Unique Situations

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Jobs That Pay You Back With More Than Money

Career Alley

Career Opportunities Compensation SalaryPeople that roll out of bed with just cash on their mind tend to have a short career.

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How to ask for a pay rise, in 3 easy steps

Career Alley

Salaries Compensation PayGenerally, that means a chance to evaluate how we’re doing in our manager’s opinion, and what we could be doing in order to take the next step up. For some of us, annual reviews are also the opportunity to pose the question we all quietly think about asking: do you think it’s time for a pay raise?

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Are You Getting All You Can From Your Employer?

Career Alley

Career advice Careers CompensationWhat does your job mean to you? Everyone has their own distinct and unique answer to this question, but whatever yours is you have to agree that it makes sense to get as much as you can from it.

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How Your HR Coordinator Can Steal 200K From Your Company.

HR Capitalist

CompensationHR Coordinators who read my blog - don't do this. No matter how dumb you may feel the person/organization you work for is, you'll eventually pay the price. Of course, you'll have some nice vacations leading up to that. You'll also probably have a nicer place as well.

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Malus Payment – Key Words & Phrases

Sklover Working Wisdom

Bonus Key Words & Phrases Raise, Bonus, CompensationWhat is the meaning of: “ Malus Payment ” ? In many areas of business, contracts commonly include what is called a “bonus-malus” provision.

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“Can my employer lower my pay starting two weeks ago, without telling me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

If an employer tries to retroactively lower compensation, as your employer has tried, it is an illegal denial of wages earned, and is unlawful in every state and country I know of. Miscellaneous Compensation Q & A Raise, Bonus, CompensationQuestion: I work for a physician. I just received a letter with my pay check stating my salary was being reduced by $23,000 per year, along with my work week from 5 days to 3 days immediately, but effective going back for two weeks. .