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. The sooner you file, the sooner you will receive your workers compensation benefits. File the Workers Compensation Claim. In South Carolina that organization is the Workers’ Compensation Commission.

Tips for Talking About Compensation


Even HR professionals cringe at the thought of discussing compensation with employees, be they long-term employees or new hires. Still, having “the talk” about compensation doesn’t have to turn into a whirlwind of chaos. Here are a few tips for easier conversations about compensation in the workplace. For example, what if this individual is a top candidate you’ve just offered a job, and he wants more money? HR compensation


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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. – Similar to, this site has sections for both individuals and compensation professionals.

“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. Very few employees have an employment contract and “letters of intent” and “offer letters” rarely, if ever, contain a commitment to employ someone for any set period of time. In fact, most letters of intent and offer letters use that very phrase: “at will.” .

Making Sure Your Compensation Is Fair

Evil HR Lady

At both small businesses and large companies, employee compensation should always be top of mind. It’s crucial that organizations offer workers the best pay packages possible, since this can help with recruitment and retention as well as ensure that morale stays high. Therefore, it’s important for companies to regularly evaluate compensation packages (to determine the best fit) and educate employees on their value.

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. Or, maybe you’re fortunate enough to be juggling offers from more than […]. The post Smart Executive Job Search: How To Sail Through Salary and Compensation Negotiations appeared first on Executive Career Brand.

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Episode 28 – FMLA, Workers’ Compensation & Disability Update


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.

How to Leverage Another Job Offer (The Right Way)

Ms. Career Girl

Some people say the only way to get a real raise is through another job offer, and the numbers back up this claim. Going to your employer with a competing job offer in hand involves some risk. Below is a breakdown of how to leverage another job offer to get what you want—without burning bridges: First, understand the stakes of leveraging an offer. If not, you could lose the job you love and end up with an offer that’s not so great.

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Tell-tale Signs That You Should Turn Down That Job Offer

Ms. Career Girl

When it comes to obtaining a job offer and securing a job, there are many factors that go into this process. Career coach and owner of Rock Career Development Julia Rock breaks down a few factors to keep in mind when it comes to accepting the job offer or turning it down. When you’re looking for work, is it important not to be too eager to accept a job offer? Why is it important for them to refuse a job offer that could be a poor financial move? .

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Offer Letter or Company Plan – Which One Governs?

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Case History 1: Joseph signed an Offer Letter that said the following: “The Company will provide you and your family with health insurance coverage, subject to the terms provisions and conditions of the Company Health Insurance Plan.” So, the “terms and provisions” of the Plan essentially took away what the Offer Letter had seemed to provide Joseph and his family. No other compensation is being offered to you. Received a Job Offer?

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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. If raising wages is not a possibility, consider improving your benefits offerings.

5 Tips to Maximize Your Job Offer

Career Alley

Now you have a job offer, but do you know what you’re worth and do you have a “bottom line”? as well as your “bottom line” (defined as the lowest salary, benefits and other perks at which you would accept an offer and not feel as if you are under selling yourself). Following are some tips and tools to help evaluate a job offer. How much are they offering you? – Negotiating a Job Offer ), but you need to know your bottom line.

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“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.

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.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

I received an offer signed by the CEO. Do I have any chance for compensation as a result of their actions? C.R. . Glencoe, Maryland. As a general rule, if an offer has not been accepted totally, it can be treated as rejected. Your asking whether a higher salary and moving expense reimbursement was possible, would probably be interpreted as a “counter-offer,” which is the same in the law as a rejection.

“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.

“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.

Shades of Gray – Offer Letters

Career Alley

One of my friends received a job offer last week. By the end of the day, Paul decided not to take the offer. Second, job offers are not always cut and dry. Of course you need to be reasonable, but you would not get to the offer letter stage if all of the particulars (your comp, your experience, your qualifications, your willingness to see the interview process to its logical conclusion) were not in line with overall expectations. How do you know if it is a good offer?

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3 Ways to Increase Your Candidate Job Offer Acceptance Rate


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 rewardsTotal reward programs are an important piece of making your company the best place to work and attracting the best technical talent for your organization.

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Have a ‘Pre-Existing Creation?’ Protect it in Interviews and Job Offers

Sklover Working Wisdom

One inquiry she received from a large hedge fund intrigued her so much that she entered into serious talks with them for a senior executive position that included very substantial compensation, great working flexibility and significant job security. First, her new job went very well, and her compensation was very significant. Received a Job Offer? We offer Two Model Memos for Employees to Request Ownership/Authorship Rights in what you create at work.

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5 Questions: Should Amazon Employees Take the Company Offer (10K, 3 Months Pay) to Quit?

The HR Capitalist

Who takes me up on my offer? We loved Zappos back in the day for a variety of things, including their offer to pay new hires to quit early in their tenure. The Zappos offer to pay you to quit was child’s play. Amazon saw that offer and said, “Hold my beer.”. The offer was this - 10K and 3 month’s pay for any employee who will quit and start a franchised delivery business under the Amazon partnership umbrella. Compensation Economics Employee Relations Managing

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“Job Offer On the Way? – Consider Asking for a Sign-On Bonus”

Sklover Working Wisdom

After learning that she was among the top two candidates, Carrie was eager to accept nearly any decent offer presented. To help you, we offer a 100-Point Master Pre-Resignation Checklist. Consider offering conditions that make the request seem more “palatable.” As someone who reviews compensation agreements of every type, I make it a practice to ask myself “Does it also say when the payment is to be made and when the payment is considered earned.”

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10 Things to Consider When Getting a Job Offer

Career Alley

A job offer as a result of “proactive job search” is, in a way, a little easier than a job offer that is unsolicited (as in, you were not actively looking for a job). Once you’ve started your job search, you’ve cut the emotional ties and now it’s just a matter of time until you get the right job offer and then you are on your way. You go on a few interviews and then you get a job offer you were not planning on.

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4 things to negotiate before accepting a job offer

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 things to negotiate before accepting a job offer appeared first on Ms. We all know that amazing feeling when you get a call from a recruiter with a job offer, saying that you got that awesome job you’ve wanted so badly! And exactly because of this excitement it’s easy to just say “yes” when you receive the job offer, even when you are not fully satisfied with the package offered. Job Search Work job offer negotiation tatiane delamuta

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The “I am Not Restricted” Clause In Offer Letters

Sklover Working Wisdom

A client contacts us quite pleased to have received a job offer, and asks us to do a “simple review” of the offer letter or employment agreement. I explain that many of my clients have accepted job offers they have no legal right to accept, and thus cannot fulfill the duties they have promised to fulfill, all because of one or more agreements they entered into with their present (or even former) employers. Be Prepared to Promise It, but Can You Deliver?

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How to Counter the Counter Offer

The Undercover Recruiter

Counter offers are part of the package of recruitment. However, how can you counter the counter offer? Here are my 5 steps to doing that: 1) Uncover your candidate’s motivators: Every candidate will have their own specific reasons for looking to change jobs (lack of career progression/ challenge/ support from management/ compensation etc) and your first […]. How to Counter the Counter Offer. Hiring Recruitment change counter counter offer jobs offer

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5 Reasons Why You Won’t Get a Job Offer

Career Alley

Sometimes it’s obvious (not qualified, your compensation is too high, etc.) If you’re been rejected when you thought you were sure to get an offer, then you need to figure out went wrong and adjust your approach to be more effective and eliminate reasons why you have not been successful. Following are 5 reasons why you won’t get a job offer: 1. Not having the required qualifications is one more reason you might not be getting the job offer.

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“Responding to a Retention Bonus Offer” – Ten Wise Steps”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ” : Jana contacted our office with an almost whimsical question: “I was just offered a bonus to stay in my job. offer to pay me to keep breathing?” For example, “We offer you (a) $25,000 (b) if you stay in your job until June 1st of this year.” By its very name and nature, such an offer says, “You are valuable to us, at least for a certain period of time.” Why do employers offer Retention Bonuses?: (a)

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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 “Background-Check” Provision in Offer Letters – A Risk You Should Try to Reduce

Sklover Working Wisdom

Most intriguing to Wilmelma was the new employer’s offer of both a sizable ownership interest in the firm, and carried interest in its major investment fund. When presented with an Offer Letter that included all of the items agreed upon, including her new employer “making her whole” for the losses due to departing with unvested stock, Wilhelma quickly signed it. An Offer Letter is a kind of contract. We offer a 100-Point Master Pre-Resignation Checklist.

How To Evaluate a Job Offer

Career Alley

You’ve received a job offer. The more you know before the offer, the better position you’ll be in. If so, a smaller company may offer you the best fit. Now back to that offer you received, is the compensation package in line with expectations? What is the overtime or compensated time off policy? How does the compensation package compare to the industry? Salaries may be structured to offer an equity piece or bonuses.

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

Career Realism

Today’s job board detox tip: Research potential salary and compensation packages. Whether or not you have a job offer in the bag or not, you must research ahead of time potential salary packages. Say you get an offer and you are unprepared? Perhaps the offer is the same pay that you came from but less flexibility or the benefits are so-so. Check out what people are saying about that company and their compensation habits for employees.

“How long is an offer of severance good for?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “How long is an offer of severance good for?” “How How long is an offer of severance good for?” Once offered, how long is the offer valid? If I ask for more and the company rejects my offer, does it negate the original offer? Ernie Chicago, Illinois Answer: Dear Ernie, How long the offer is valid depends on the words of the agreement, which must be read carefully. Job Offers, New Jobs and Promotions F.

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“How does an offer of ‘equity’ from an employer work?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: I am being made an offer from a company owned by a “Private Equity” firm. They have said the offer will include “equity” – which is new to me. What terms will that piece of the offer come in? There are many different aspects of “equity” that have to be reviewed and analyzed in order to figure out what is really being offered, and how it can be lost. Offering “Equity” is a way to motivate and retain good employees.

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“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. Don’t ever accept less than you truly deserve, but at the same time understand that – in this place and at this time – what has been offered may be all that you can obtain. Miscellaneous Compensation Q & A Raise, Bonus, CompensationQuestion: First of all, I am a great fan of your valuable career advices.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

We offer a 152-Point Master Checklist of Employment Negotiation Items to help you “remember everything and not forget anything else.” We offer a 94-Point Master Severance Negotiation Checklist to make sure you don’t miss any severance-related issues or fail to spot problems in severance agreements. If you are making such a move, do not hesitate to ask your new employer take that into account when determining your compensation level.

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Offered a Position and Shares in a Start-Up? – 10 Traps in the Legal Papers, and Your Ways Out

Sklover Working Wisdom

Kent gave the new magazine credibility, and for joining he was offered a large number of “Class B” interests in the company. More times than I can count,: someone contacts my firm and says, “I am being offered a new job. As part of the compensation package, they are offering me shares or units in the new or young company. We offer a 152-Point Master Checklist of Employment Negotiation Items to help you “remember everything and not forget anything.”

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employer rescinded my job offer — where did I go wrong?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I had a job offer pulled last week, and I’ve reflected on it, but I still don’t know where I went wrong. On Friday, the recruiter calls to extend a verbal offer for the position. That’s exactly in line with what you should do when you receive a job offer.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : I was offered employment in writing, a start date, and wage was included in the letter. The day before the start date I was told that the offer was made in error, that corporate approval was not received first. Historically, the general rule has always been that employers are not liable for withdrawn job offers. However, in more and more states – including California – it is becoming possible to hold employers liable for withdrawn job offers.

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Job Offers: Understanding The Offer Package

Career Realism

You’ve made it through the rigorous interview process successfully and the organization has extended you an offer for employment. Now, it’s time to take a better look at what the offer includes. Here are some tips for understanding the offer package : Compensation. In most cases, the offer letter should include information about how you will be paid. Some employers include information about the next steps in their offer letters.

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How To Evaluate New Job Offers


Once you’ve started your job search, you’ve cut the emotional ties and now it’s just a matter of time until you get the right job offer and then you are on your way. You go on a few interviews and then you get a job offer you were not planning on. A job offer as a result of proactive job search is, in a way, a little easier to handle than a job offer that is unsolicited (i.e. 1) Compensation and Potential.

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Cost of Living Pay Cuts for Twitter Employees Moving from Bay Area: Valid or BS?

The HR Capitalist

But as every HR pro knows, salaries offered via compensation plans get adjusted based on how much it costs to live in specific geographical areas. Change Communications Compensation Employee Relations Talent

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?? How To Evaluate New Job Offers


Once you've started your job search, you've cut the emotional ties and now it's just a matter of time until you get the right job offer and then you are on your way. You go on a few interviews and then you get a job offer you were not planning on. A job offer as a result of proactive job search is, in a way, a little easier to handle than a job offer that is unsolicited (i.e. In that situation, it can be tough deciding between a job offer and your current job.

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