A More Competent Human Is A More Competent Employee

Ms. Career Girl

You are likely to be rewarded for this extra competence so long as you make it known. This guide will help you be a more competent person, through the following techniques and disciplines: Fitness. Or you might paint and compete in exhibition art shows. Self more competent

Should You Abandon or Embrace Non-Competes in Hiring?

Blogging4jobs

What are Non-Competes Used For? Non-compete agreements—the legally binding documents that many businesses require employees to sign to prevent them from leaving to work with an organization’s competitors, usually for a specified period and in a limited geographic area—are a hot topic in an employee-driven economy, particularly in an era when most employees aren’t staying […] Source. HR employer non-compete hr basics hrbasics non-compete

7 Recruiting Competencies to Guide the 21st Century Recruiter

Blogging4jobs

Great not just good recruiters require a different set of skills, abilities, and competencies altogether to engage, qualify and recruit talent to our organization(s). What is a Competency? A competency is defined as the ability to do something successfully or efficiently.

Résumé Help: Core Competencies

Careers Done Write

Lydia has not had any response after sending out her résumé She had a smart idea to list her core competencies. The category heading, “Core Competencies,” implies only the core, essential skills would be listed.

Compete With Millennial Business Owners and Succeed

Evil HR Lady

If your small business is competing for customers against millennial business owners, keep these five tips in mind. To keep reading, click here: Compete With Millennial Business Owners and Succeed A favorite subject of media these days is millennials.

Competency perspective: teamwork | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

Competency perspective: teamwork Written by Scot Herrick on May 9, 2008 in Performance Reviews 1 Comment - Leave a comment! link] NULL.flickr NULL.com/photos/22566275 null @ null N04/2420226411/) In our performance reviews, we typically see ratings for both goals and competencies.

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“No Non-compete? No Stolen Secrets? You are Free.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

He never signed a non-compete or a non-solicitation agreement. The reason I write “usually permits” is that, while all business people espouse free enterprise, so many business people – from both large companies and small – seem to want to stifle, prevent or stop any one who competes with them, and especially former employees, and so they will sometimes do all they can to prevent or stop that from happening. No non-compete agreement?; then you are free to compete.

Your Non-Competes Aren’t Saving Your Business, They are Destroying Lives

Evil HR Lady

A few years ago, sandwich shop Ji mmy Johns hit the headlines with the news that they required low level employees to sign non-compete agreements. ” That should have been the end of low income non-compete agreements, but sadly, it’s not. Yesterday, The New York Times, ran an article documenting the stories of some blue collar workers who have been practically destroyed by non-compete agreements.

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How to Compete in Today’s Job Market

WorkAlpha

The post How to Compete in Today’s Job Market appeared first on WorkAlpha. It is well-known that in today’s economy, job seekers face unprecedented challenges. One of them is the large number of applicants chasing just a few openings, but another is their lack of understanding of the rules of the competition. Many discount the fact that employers use different methods of selecting final candidates by applying certain […].

Circle of Competence

Blogging4jobs

“Circle of Competence…, ” A phrase coined by Warren Buffet in reference to selecting individuals with whom you work – individuals with whom you trust. Is your gut always right? .

Making Job Candidates Compete Works for Reality TV, but Not for Reality

Evil HR Lady

You see, they hire two people and make them compete and then one gets fired after 90 days and the other “wins” the position. So, I used to watch reality tv. Don’t anymore, in fact, I don’t even own a television anymore.)

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The Self Driving Car Industry Illustrates The Reality of Today's Non-Compete Agreement.

HR Capitalist

A lot of people will tell you that non-competes aren't enforceable. My experience with them says that the company with the most leverage/biggest checkbook can inflict a lot of financial pain on a smaller competitor that poaches talent (when there's a signed non-compete in play_.

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“Are non-compete agreements binding on independent contractors?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

While I did that, I also signed a non-compete agreement. The former company is now threatening me and this new company with a lawsuit, because they say I am violating the non-competition agreement, which says I can’t work for a competing company (a) within 240 miles, and (b) for two years. Answer : Mary, you may, indeed, have a non-compete problem: But, then again, there are many ways “out” of a non-compete problem: 1. Non-Compete's and Confidentiality Q & A

“What does ‘Prospective Customer’ mean in a Non-Compete or Non-Solicitation Agreement?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

When I started my job four years ago, I was required to sign a non-compete agreement. The non-compete agreement says that, if I ever leave my job with the firm, for any reason, for 12 months I can’t solicit or transact any business with “customers or prospective customers” of the firm. It comes up nearly every time I counsel a client regarding a non-compete agreement or a non-solicitation agreement.

“Your Best Time to Beat a Non-Compete”

Sklover Working Wisdom

They were in the business of “hats to shoes,” and everything in between, making Geraldine’s non-compete agreement quite a problem. . And, too, every recruiter and employer asked the same two questions during Geraldine’s new interviews: “Did you sign a non-compete agreement?” Two of the wisest questions you can make when a job offer has been given to you is “ Will I have to sign a non-compete agreement in order to work here?

“The Three Different Ways Non-Compete’s are Enforced”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Alan: What is your experience with non-compete agreements in cases like mine where my former company (based in Massachusetts) terminated me without cause? The term of my non-compete agreement is 24 months, and it does not seem fair that my former employer can restrict me from gaining new employment in my field of expertise. The wisest analysis of non-compete agreements starts with the understanding that they are “enforced” in three different ways.

How to Answer Competency Based Interview Questions

Career Realism

If there is one thing most of my clients have in common is that they struggle with answering competency or behavioral interview questions during job interviews. The process of competency based interviewing is much more challenging. Interview behavioral competency interview question

“Can a company selectively enforce non-compete agreements?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : Dear Alan: Can a company selectively enforce non-compete agreements? Another interesting note that I also know is that my employer has knowingly hired employees from competitors knowing that they also have non-competes. Answer : Dear Mike: Non-compete agreements are a very interesting – and very controversial – area of employment law. Nor have I heard of any employee or any Court raising “selective enforcement” as a defense to a non-compete.

Non-Competes Are Essential to Your Retaining Your Best Employees

Blogging4jobs

In the face of a growing economy and new technologies being introduced on a daily basis a non-compete has become an essential part of the technology sector. Non-competes are essential to maintain a competitive advantage and helps to discourage employee espionage.

7 Human Resources Competencies For the Modern HR Professional

Blogging4jobs

This article is part of a series discussing the different competencies needed to be successful within the human resources profession. Click here to read part 1 where I discuss recruiting competencies and look for a future article on leadership competencies for the human resources industry. .

Cultural Fit Trumps Competence? Maybe

Hiring Technical People

Did you see Cultural Fit Trumps Competence ? I don’t know that cultural fit trumps competence. I know that it’s critically important. For geeks, you need a minimum of technical skills and then cultural fit is critically important. I do agree with Feld that the more senior you are, the more cultural fit is critical. Because that person has more impact on hiring decisions and will make more hiring decisions than people who are less senior.

How to Gracefully Compete with Coworkers for Management Positions

Jobacle

If not carried out properly, the process of competing with coworkers for a management position can get a little messy. Career Advice compete for jobs get promoted move to management

“Can I fight a non-compete dispute in Court without an attorney?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

A dry cleaner I worked for until last month is suing me for $15,000 claiming I breached a non-compete. Second, I’ve opened up a laundry that does not compete with any dry cleaner. Larry was sued by his former employer for breach of a non-compete and, just like in your situation, it was without any factual basis at all. This simple fact is not sufficiently appreciated by employees who fear non-compete lawsuits, or who get involved in them.

How to Defeat a Non-Compete Ten Effective Defenses

Sklover Working Wisdom

By means of paying employees well – and by aggressively using and enforcing non-compete agreements – they had suffered few defections to competitors. . He was intrigued, and felt ready to make such a move – but for his non-compete. Morgan’s non-compete agreement prohibited him from “directly or indirectly providing services to any company that was engaged in the office furnishings industry for 24 months after cessation of employment, regardless of the reason for departure.”

Is Your Online Presence Strong Enough to Compete?

Executive Career Brand

Some job seekers just don’t get how much executive job search has changed over the past several years. A spot-on, value-driven executive resume alone probably won’t land you the job you want. Like it or not, the digital age has impacted job search.

“Must an employee be paid to sign a non-compete?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Is it true that a non-compete agreement can only be enforced when the employee signing it is compensated for giving up their rights? When I became a W-2 employee, I was required to sign a new and detailed non-compete agreement, but not compensated extra for signing it. There are many factors that go into determining if a “non-compete” is enforceable. Unfortunately for you, New York State adheres to the “continued employment” view of consideration for a non-compete.

Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully

Resume Help Blog

Competency-Based Talent Managment Model

Blogging4jobs

These combined a robust Competency Based Management and Development Model aid in creating a company culture that’s employee focused, performance based, and passionated about re-recruiting your current workforce. Competencies can be defined for job, business, or management activities.

“Are my relatives and friends legally obligated by a non-compete agreement I signed?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Are my relatives and friends legally obligated by a non-compete agreement I signed? Only the person who signed a non-compete agreement is bound by its terms. Sometimes people try to “get around” the terms of a non-compete agreement by having a relative or friend act in their place until the time period of the non-compete agreement has expired. After the non-compete restriction expires, I will become an official employee or an official owner.”.

“Can I compete with my former employer without getting sued?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Provided you have not signed a “non-compete” or “non-solicit” agreement, you can compete with a former employer, and that includes contacting its clients to tell them you offer a better product, at a better price, with better service. Tags: Going Out on Your Own Non-Compete's and Trade Secrets Q & A

“Can an employer pick and choose who must sign a non-compete?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Can a company pick and choose who they go after and make sign a non-compete agreement? An employer may feel that only one of its employees needs to sign a non-compete, because it is only that one employee who (a) could possibly “steal” away valuable customer relations; (b) could possibly understand the value of a secret formula he or she is dealing with; or (c) could even attract other employees to work for a competitor. General Non-Compete's and Confidentiality Q &

“Is a non-compete agreement enforceable after being let go without cause?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: I signed a non-compete agreement when I was hired that said that “for six months after employment ends, for any reason” I cannot work for a primary competitor of my employer. Is my non-compete enforceable? This is due, in good part, to the nature of court decisions in New York – and in many other states – regarding non-compete agreements: they are what many of us lawyers describe as “all over the map.” . Non-Compete's and Trade Secrets Q & A

Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y Competing for Jobs?

Resume Bear

Because of this, job seekers are finding themselves competing with people of all different ages for the same job; people that can bring different experiences and skill sets to the position. ” So how do job seekers compete with those from other generations?

The Use of Rhetoric as an HR Core Competency

Blogging4jobs

I already know that the use of rhetoric is an essential HR core competency. The ability to address a group of employees, or a group of managers and to do so with skill and persuasion should be considered core to the competencies of the human resources professional.

“Is there a way I can 'get out of' the non-compete agreement I.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “Is there a way I can ‘get out of’ the non-compete agreement I signed?” “Is Is there a way I can ‘get out of’ the non-compete agreement I signed?” Non-Competes and Trade Secrets L.

The Future of Training Is Competencies, Not Skills

Blogging4jobs

The speed of change has many companies flustered and HR and training professionals wondering what needs to be done in order to keep up with changing technology. They are asking the question “How do. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR future of work training work trends

Should I make myself younger to compete in job market?

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: I work for a large aerospace company. We just lost our contract and everyone in our location has been offered the option of moving from California to Maryland or taking severance. I elected severance.

“Should non-solicit clauses be treated the same as non-compete clauses?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I understand this is different from a non-compete clause, but I am wondering if your advice for dealing with non-solicitation is similar to your advice on non-compete’s. Generally, you should handle a non-solicit the same way you should handle a non-compete. As I suggest regarding non-compete’s, I think the right time to raise the issue – if your prospective employer has not already raised it – is when you have a job offer in hand.

The New Amazon HQ - Is the Key to Your City Winning The Competition Eliminating Non-Competes?

HR Capitalist

That's why a recent Op/Ed piece from University of Chicago Law School professor Omri Ben-Shahar calling for Chicago to outlaw Non-Competes as a means of attracting Amazon was so interesting to me.

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Grouping: A core OD competency

Learning Voyager

Grouping is a core competency of OD. Many of us in the Organization Development field have had experience working with teams. Project teams. Committees. Boards. For the most part, team building interventions designed to improve how these teams function. But teams that are already there.