Amazon Flexes Muscles, Eliminates Occupational Tax in Seattle in One Month.

HR Capitalist

Less than a month after unanimously passing a contentious tax on big business, Seattle’s city council has voted to repeal the so-called “head tax.” Put another way, the city council of Seattle forgot who is really in charge in Seattle.

DREAM JOB(?): You Can Be The HR Pro That Pulls the Company With a 70K Minimum Salary Out of the Crapper.

HR Capitalist

This is the job posting for the HR Manager job for Gravity Payments in Seattle. If you're a HR Manager in the Seattle area, this job is available. CompensationMy readers are smart. From Steve: "Is there an HR Pro in the house?" Uh, no: HR Manager [link]. Steve. --.

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UW Study On $15 Minimum Wage Bad News For Liberals.

HR Capitalist

There’s bad news from Seattle for advocates of a $15-an-hour minimum wage law. The Seattle study met a furious counterattack from proponents of a $15 minimum. Compensation Economics

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4 Big Ideas to Look Smart: The $15 Minimum Wage

HR Capitalist

The recent moves at Gravity Payments in Seattle make for a nice case study in the unintended consequences of raising the wage floor beyond what the market truly bears. . Compensation Economics

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The Time The CEO Raised the Minimum Salary to 70K and Found Out This People Thing is Kind of Complex.

HR Capitalist

More from the New York Times : "Three months ago, Mr. Price, 31, announced he was setting a new minimum salary of $70,000 at his Seattle credit card processing firm, Gravity Payments , and slashing his own million-dollar pay package to do it. This post is about unintended consequences.

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What can I do in my job search to find a company that is a match for me?

Careers Done Write

Seattle, WA. Dear Nate, Compensation and job functions are important when making a job selection. You can add to that “Seattle” to the search bar and find resources for your region.

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Giving Women The Courage to Negotiate Salary

Competitive Resumes

I am happy to continue this dialogue on the gender pay gap to empower women to be informed and inspired to seek better compensation. One million dollars is what many job seekers leave on the table in a lifetime because he or she never asked for a better compensation package.

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Ep 50 – Creative Company Perks That Retain Employees

Workology

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. She talks with us about her trip this year to Seattle, how she used her paid time for the trip and what she spent her $1,500 budget on traveling. 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.

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8 Tips for Success as a Virtual Employee

Workology

I love my new friends in Seattle, Jersey, Pennsylvania, Montreal, North Carolina, Houston, and D.C,

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“If a firm was representing me in my case against my employer and.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Was the firm that represented me in a “conflict of interest” in my case? John Seattle, Washington Answer: John, what you describe is the very definition of a conflict of interest. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G.

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Microsoft Provides More Fodder For Those Who Hate Performance Reviews.

HR Capitalist

Check out the flavor from the Seattle Times : "Microsoft said this morning it is overhauling its performance review system for 89,000 employees, and the new system echoes the old performance system Microsoft used for ranking employees before 2006.

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“Charity Participation – A Powerful, Yet Unknown, Career Booster”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Here’s what happened: Bill Gates grew up in a suburb of Seattle, Washington, where his father was an attorney and his mother was very active in the local chapter of The United Way charity. She was so active in that worthy cause that she was chosen to represent the Seattle area on the charity’s national Board of Directors. “Don’t trust people whose God is green.&#. - Herbert Tenzer, Former U.S. Congressman. And Trustee or Chairman of Several Charitable Organizations. [to

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Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

Telecommuting Journal

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Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

Telecommuting Journal

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life@work: How Advanced Degrees Affect Women's Lives

Life@work

And does your advanced degree translate into high compensation? And does your advanced degree translate into high compensation? Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ” : Katherine, 53, a Logistics Analyst for an international freight-forwarding company based in Seattle, had received “Strong Performer” performance reviews for each of her last eight years. 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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Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES” : For over 14 years, Janine enjoyed her work at a Seattle children’s museum as Curator of its antique toy collection. You can never be sure if a motivation to hire, promote, compensate or fire was made on the basis of illegal discrimination. Do you have reason to believe that members of your “protected class” are not compensated as well as others? “Discrimination is a disease.” . . Roger Staubach.

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES” : For over 14 years, Janine enjoyed her work at a Seattle children’s museum as Curator of its antique toy collection. You can never be sure if a motivation to hire, promote, compensate or fire was made on the basis of illegal discrimination. Do you have reason to believe that members of your “protected class” are not compensated as well as others? “Discrimination is a disease.” . . Roger Staubach.

company wants me to relocate … to Alaska!

Ask A Manager

It’s reasonable to expect compensation for that. (No No slam intended against Alaska here — just acknowledging that it’s not like moving to, say, Seattle.) A reader writes: I work as a consultant for a firm in Southern California and my main client is based in Alaska. I’ve been at this job for just about a year and recently had some issues with my salary (the firm lost some big clients and couldn’t afford to give me a raise).

Top 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Job Seekers and Recruiters

JobMob

West (Western US): Los Angeles LA Phoenix Seattle San Diego San Francisco San Jose Portland – 4,164 members – a subgroup of JOBS 2.0: Human Resources Center Networking HR jobs job career recruiter recruiters recruitment compensation splits retention benefits laws best practices trends information technologies HRIS careers strategies headhunter headhunters headhunting employment agency agencies executives managers management… 8.

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do I have to be perfect to get a job?

Ask A Manager

A friend with an MS in Marine Biology was lucky to get a job driving a bus in Seattle — he is doing well as a top manager now. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

I would assume there is more leeway for popular relocation destinations like NYC or Seattle but her statement made sense to me.

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mother bought me plane tickets without asking me if I could get.

Ask A Manager

Reply Seattle Writer Girl February 28, 2011 at 2:57 pm A co-worker of mine totally pulled a stunt like this–just up and scheduled a week long vacation to Hawaii because his wife had booked the tickets without asking him.

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