Compensation Conundrum – When You Should Compromise on Compensation

Career Alley

Individual job search can be challenging (regardless of why you are searching for a new job), but group job search (as in a downsizing, closing of a location or closing of a company) takes the challenge to a new level. 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. play a major role in determining compensation.

Hey, It’s August. We Call This “Protect Your ‘Rolodex’ Month”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance. Before Resigning Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Monthly Newsletter Library Negotiating ? Seven Ways to Ensure Your Contact Info is Never Lost. “As As a general rule, the most successful [person] in life. Is the [person] who has the best information.”. – Benjamin Disraeli.

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Letter of Education – Key Words & Phrases

Sklover Working Wisdom

Because it is in your Human Resources file, a Letter of Education can be used to damage your interests, because it can be taken into account in future decisions regarding (a) compensation, (b) promotion, (c) retention or layoff, and (d) termination for repeated violations. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Key Words & Phrases Misconduct and Bad Behavior Reporting or Complaining About What to Do Before What is the meaning of: “Letter of Education” ?

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Job Loss Rebound – How to Do It “A.S.A.P.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off General Going Out on Your Own Inspiration, Encouragement, Motivation Monthly Newsletter Library “We often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”. Alexander Graham Bell.

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Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Duties – The Four “Situational Exceptions”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance. Cause" for Firing Confidentiality Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Misconduct and Bad Behavior Monthly Newsletter Library Trade Secrets and Confidentiality Yours (or Allegedly Yours “Due to the highly confidential nature of my position. even I don’t know what I do all day.”. – Unknown.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off General Inspiration, Encouragement, Motivation Job Security Monthly Newsletter Library Other Thoughts 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.

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“If I am terminated for cause, can accumulated leave time and comp time be denied me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Employers cannot withhold from workers any compensation of any kind – including “comp time” compensation – upon the employee’s departure. Cause" for Firing Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Overtime, Commissions and Unpaid Wages Q & AQuestion: I was recently terminated by a municipal employer for which I am sure they will claim was “cause.”

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New Feedback

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Getting Fired, Downsized or Laid off can be a very lonely time. They develop experience and are backed-up and supported by highly-compensated expert employment attorneys. Lately we have received a lot of wonderful feedback.

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Lost Your Job? Ask Your Employer for Career Transition Support

Ms. Career Girl

Just as an organization is prone to downsize or grow, an employees performance levels can also change with time. Request compensation for vacation days. The post Lost Your Job? Ask Your Employer for Career Transition Support appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Losing your job is never easy, particularly when it happens without notice. Not only that it affects you emotionally, but you also have to figure out how to organize your finances.

Job Search 101 – Launching Your Job Search

Career Alley

There are five basic types of “job searchers” that can leverage this blog: “Not Happy” - People who are not happy with their compensation, don’t like what they are doing, don’t like their manager, are past due on a promotion, or just don’t like their company. “Job Loss” - People lose their jobs all the time for various reasons: Company downsizing, job elimination, takeovers/mergers, Company bankruptcy or poor performance.

Launching Your Job Search – Job Search 101

Career Alley

There are five basic types of “job searchers” that can leverage this blog: “Not Happy” – People who are not happy with their compensation, don’t like what they are doing, don’t like their manager, are past due on a promotion, or just don’t like their company. “Job Loss” – People lose their jobs all the time for various reasons: Company downsizing, job elimination, takeovers/mergers, Company bankruptcy or poor performance.

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“After severance, can I sue my employer for workplace stress?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

After this was completed, I was laid off in a corporate downsizing and given a two-year severance package. Two years of severance seems to hardly be fair compensation for what has happened. However, you may very well have a right to file a claim for “Workers’ Compensation” benefits. That’s because most states have set up a separate system for those who are injured “on the job,” which is called “Workers’ Compensation.”

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Career U-Turn: Returning to Your Former Job

Careers Done Write

Or, perhaps you took a position only to discover six months later that the company was downsizing after a major contract was lost. Think about the good and bad aspects of your former job, including responsibilities, compensation, manager, co-workers, and the employer as a whole. Have you ever made a career decision that you later regretted? Did you ever leave a job for another job at a company with greener pastures?

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Tips When Asking for a Raise

Jobacle

For those people who aren’t exactly living the dream in their current job situation, it’s easy to assume that just being compensated more could make all the difference. For one thing, many people are not being compensated the base amounts that provide the highest chance for being happy. It goes without saying that if your company is downsizing or firing a bunch of people due to budget cuts that they might not be in the mood to throw you some extra cash.

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4 External Factors that Affect Human Resource Management

Workology

These types of regulations influence every process of the HR department, including hiring, training, compensation, termination, and much more. Technological Advancements – This is considered an external influence because when new technologies are introduced the HR department can start looking at how to downsize and look for ways to save money. They must hire in a different way and offer different types of compensation packages that work for this younger generation.

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Who Quits Their Job in This Economy?

Career Solvers

Frequently when employers know they may be facing a downsizing in the near future, they offer employees an enticing compensation package to voluntarily resign. Business Email Etiquette Astron Solutions WindMill Networking Personal Branding Blog AOL Jobs and Careers Compensation Force Cube Rules Evil HR Lady LinkedIn Profile JibberJobber Twitter Updates Subscribe Subscribe to this sites RSS feed.

When Leaving Your Job, How to Take Your Colleagues With You

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing.

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A Lesson in How to Get Fired

Career Solvers

Those that have been working have had to pull a lot of weight to cover downsizings or right sizings. Business Email Etiquette Astron Solutions WindMill Networking Personal Branding Blog AOL Jobs and Careers Compensation Force Cube Rules Evil HR Lady LinkedIn Profile JibberJobber Twitter Updates Subscribe Subscribe to this sites RSS feed.

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“Sorry, but you are overqualified.” – Here’s a way past that.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Phil also considered “downsizing” his resume to make it appear that he was not as qualified as he was, but decided that deception was not his style, and it was not a good way to begin a positive working relation. Some “overqualified” job applicants end up “downsizing” their resumes, which sometimes helps, but can also be a risky thing to do, as the internet has made it quite easy for background checks to foil such attempts. Negate the “ The compensation will be inadequate ” concern.

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“Performance Improvement Plans – Resign or Attempt? Choose the Third Alternative”

Sklover Working Wisdom

LESSON TO LEARN : In difficult times, layoffs and downsizing are often disguised as performance issues. Severance is almost always given to those who are laid off due to a position elimination or downsizing. Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance. “Wise choices will watch over you. Understanding will keep you safe.”. Proverbs 2:11.

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“How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Because of that injury, I have been placed on a Workers Compensation leave of absence. My manager told me not to mention to the Workers Compensation Board that my co-workers contributed to the cause of the injury. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Blog » “How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?” “How How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?”

Rebuilding Your Career After Being Fired or Laid Off

Ms. Career Girl

This event is being fired or laid off by your employer and it has many different names; fired, laid off, downsized, reorged out, rightsized, riffed, whacked, kicked out, canned or just plain “let go.” However, did you assume this persona, this mask, to hide your real motivation; to oust your boss and move up in rank and compensation? It comes when you least expect it. It comes when you can least afford it. And it comes when you thought your “safe” job was forever.

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“What should I expect after ‘re-badging?’”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Answer: Dear Raju: “Re-badging” is another one of those new words that have arrived on the employment scene in the last few years, including such newly-minted words as “downsizing,” “outplacement,” “outsourcing.” Third, many re-badging efforts involve – sooner or later – reduced compensation and benefits. Question: Hi, Alan. I just joined a bank software division (2 months back).

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Retention Agreement Contain a Release? If So, It Just Might Be Your Severance

Sklover Working Wisdom

The fundamental reason an employer gives money to an employee who is being downsized or laid off is not love, and it is not concern for his/her well being. Hey, if your Retention Agreement offers you one, two or even three years of your full yearly compensation, it just might be worth signing, even if it does, in reality, represent a severance agreement and you get laid off the day after you sign it. “Don’t tell me of deception. A lie is a lie, whether to the ear or to the eye.”.

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Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing. Blog » Did You Know That. ? Did You Know That. ?

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Does Your Resume Make You Look Like a Job Hopper? | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Add a brief explanation following the dates of employment — such as “company downsized,&# “company relocated,&# or “company went out of business.&# Business Email Etiquette Astron Solutions WindMill Networking Personal Branding Blog AOL Jobs and Careers Compensation Force Cube Rules Evil HR Lady LinkedIn Profile JibberJobber Twitter Updates Subscribe Subscribe to this sites RSS feed.

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“If I sign a Performance Improvement Plan, if I am let go, might I.

Sklover Working Wisdom

This is based on the employer’s perspective that, if severance is to be paid to any employees, they should only be employees who are downsized or laid off having nothing to do with their conduct or performance. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Blog » “If I sign a Performance Improvement Plan, if I am let go, might I get a Severance Package?” “If

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Sklover's Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

Being retained, compensated and promoted all starts there: whether you focus on and fulfill your employer’s needs. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing.

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“Private Equity Buying Your Employer? Resist These 11 Employment Negotiation Tactics”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Promises of a Pot of Gold: The fundamental “deal” presented to employees working for a company being purchased by Private Equity investors is this: “(a) Work hard, (b) let us reduce your compensation and benefits, and (c) one day. Benefit Reductions and Compensation Redesign. Compensation Redesigns: Salaries may be lowered, accompanied by vague promises or purely discretionary bonuses, instead. “Some people, when they learn that two wrongs don’t make a right, try three. ”.

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“Can an employer delay accepting an employee's resignation?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing. Blog » “Can an employer delay accepting an employee’s resignation?&# “Can an employer delay accepting an employee’s resignation?&#

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Sklover's Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing. Blog » Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week Published on June 21st, 2010 by Alan Sklover “Never be afraid to try something new.

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Sklover's Thought for the Work Week > Sklover Working Wisdom

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing.

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“Before leaving my job to open my own business, can I contact the.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing. Blog » “Before leaving my job to open my own business, can I contact the clients to let them know?”

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“Is it a conflict of interest if I work in the same place as my.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing. Blog » “Is it a conflict of interest if I work in the same place as my son, and I cover a shift for him? “Is

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Friday Feedback

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing.

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“If my company is sold, can I collect unemployment insurance.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing. Blog » “If my company is sold, can I collect unemployment insurance benefits?” “If If my company is sold, can I collect unemployment insurance benefits?”

Sklover's Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing.

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Recommended Resources.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing. Blog » Recommended Resources. Recommended Resources.

Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing. Blog » Did You Know That. ? Did You Know That. ?

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Sklover's Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing.

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Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing. Blog » Did You Know That. ? Did You Know That. ? Published on September 25th, 2010 by Alan L Sklover Hiring college students directly from internships is on the rise.

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My View:

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing. Blog » My View: My View: Published on September 24th, 2010 by Alan L Sklover The Best Investment, and the Best Return, Guaranteed. Stock market seem rigged and risky?

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Sklover's Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off U. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing.

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