Non-Competes Can Hurt Your Hiring

Hiring Technical People

First, he looked at Michigan. I’d observe here that the last 25 years in Michigan have not been a good era to emulate.) I knew I didn’t like non-competes, but I had no hard data on how a non-compete can work against you in hiring and in innovation. FYI: Scott Kirsner, the columnist, has a blog, Innovation Economy, and several other articles about non-competes. See Should We Make Non-Compete Agreements Illegal in Masssachusetts?

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“If tied to an unpaid bonus, is a non-compete enforceable?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Alan, I signed a non-compete when I started work as a marketing executive at a local company. The non-compete was tied to entering into a bonus plan. Ann Arbor, Michigan. Answer: Dear Joe, As you probably know from reading my articles on non-competes, a significant part of my law practice is in resisting and fighting them. To make such a determination, I would need to “examine” the entire non-compete agreement extremely carefully.

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How to Find a Job 65% Faster

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Home Our Partners About Us Resume Writers Resume Help – Lesson #1 Resume Help – Lesson #2 Resume Help Blog Stand Out From The Crowd In Today's Job Market MBA Online Recent Posts Putting the Employer First Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance The Anatomy of a Hostile Government Takeover – Obamacare at six months.

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“If I signed a non-solicitation agreement, can I now create a website for my new business?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Oakland Township, Michigan. Though I am not licensed to practice law in Michigan, my 30 years of work with non-solicitations matters all across the country, and my brief review of Michigan law, confirm my view that, in all likelihood, you should not have a problem. A Michigan Court has recently ruled that exact way, which should give you good guidance. Non-Compete's and Confidentiality Other Work Restrictions Q & A

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The Motivational/Performance Difference Between Batman and Superman.

HR Capitalist

A classic quote from Sports Illustrated on confidence : "Greg Harden, a long-time employee of the Michigan football program who advises and counsels Michigan players, says Drew Henson (the favored child who competed with Tom Brady for the Michigan quaterback job before Brady became a megastar) was like Superman, Tom Brady was like Batman.

Failure Is a Gift: How Working with Failure Can Become a Personal Best

Ms. Career Girl

For athletes who compete at the highest level, the likelihood of failure exists every day. Harrison is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where she was captain of the swim team. Ask anyone who has achieved a significant goal in their life or career, “What fueled your success?”

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HRCI Hits SHRM Hard on Certifications, Signs HR Equivalent of Tom Brady.

HR Capitalist

All was quiet, but that changed last week when HRCI announced they had entered into an agreement with Dave Ulrich, probably the most recognizable traditional HR thinker in the space, maker of HR competency models and such for the HR types that consume those things. Called the Human Resource Competency Study (HRCS), the ongoing project is led by Dr. Ulrich''s RBL Group and the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

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What Kind of Culture Are You?

Water Cooler Wisdom

University of Michigan business school professors Robert Quinn and Kim Cameron developed the model of the  Competing Values Framework , consisting of four Competing Values that correspond to four types of organizational culture.  In a session at  SilkRoad Connections , Ulthera’s Stacie Madden placed the onus for cultural assessment on HR representatives. 

MBA Students, Employers Find Innovative Ways to Stand Out in a Tight Job Market

Resume Bear

” Following is a list of the 12 MBA programs (listed in alphabetical order) chosen to compete in teams of five for $14,000 in cash prizes and be named National MBA Human Capital Case Competition champions: Emory Goizueta Business School. Michigan Ross School of Business. Michigan State University Broad College of Business.

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Is Computer Science a Good Major?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

These companies are competing for talent against some of the biggest technology firms and are willing to match high salaries for the right individual. Is Computer Science a Good Major?

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VIDEO – What every jobseeker should do right now | Resumebear.

Resume Bear

Also, Google is building a social network (or something similar) to compete with Facebook. ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips VIDEO – What every jobseeker should do right now 26. Oct, 2010 1 Comment If you are a jobseeker, there is one thing that you should be doing right now!

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“Employers Seek Job Candidates with Empathy – A Critical, Yet Scarce, Attribute”

Sklover Working Wisdom

We’re at his headquarters in Manhattan’s Silicon Alley, where he’s describing his strategy for competing against industry giants Oracle and SAP. More and more, CEO’s are concluding that to compete and win, they first need to understand the customer’s inner experience. Empathy among American college students has declined significantly over the past 30 years, say researchers from the University of Michigan and University of Rochester Medical Center.

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Five Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Grand Rapids, Michigan. Question 5 - “Breaking” a Non-Compete: I am an insurance broker in Delaware, trying to “break” a non-compete agreement. To enforce a non-compete agreement, a person has to go to Court and ask that the Court issue an Order stopping you from continuing to violate the non-compete agreement. It is among the most effective ways to “break” a non-compete agreement.

2011 116

Trust vs Performance + BlackRock's New Intimate Relationship Policy (The HR Famous Podcast)

The HR Capitalist

3:00 – Tim’s family is doing a Michigan vs. MSU football/Halloween neighborhood tailgate. He defines trust in his book as sincerity, reliability, and competence. .

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How to Love What You Do

Water Cooler Wisdom

A kind, competent boss. He illustrates the idea with the story of Gary, a mentee who recently graduated from Michigan State with no clue what he wanted to do. Although my friends sometimes accuse me of being unromantic, I don’t believe in the concept of soulmates. I just don’t think that there is one person out there with whom we are destined to spend our lives. Rather, I feel that there are a number of people out there who could make us happy. It’s the same thing with careers.

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Follow Up On “How To Get Hired 65% Faster”

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 1: If my employer changed its name, is my non-compete void? I signed a covenant not to compete (sometimes called a “non-compete”) with my current employer. If the owner changed the legal name of the business, is the non-compete still valid? Port Huron, Michigan. Wilmington, Delaware. The Short Answer is “Yes, it is still valid.” Changing the name of a company does nothing of a legal nature other than to change the name of the company.

2011 116

How to Update Your Job Skills While Unemployed By Dawn Fallik

Resume Help Blog

Home Our Partners About Us Resume Writers Resume Help – Lesson #1 Resume Help – Lesson #2 Resume Help Blog Stand Out From The Crowd In Today's Job Market MBA Online Recent Posts Putting the Employer First Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance The Anatomy of a Hostile Government Takeover – Obamacare at six months.

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Companies Hiring Now July 2010

Resume Bear

Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Borders is a publicly held company with annual sales of over $4 billion. With the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance builds on Chrysler’s culture of innovation which was first established by Walter P.

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Your Weekly Status Report will Kill Your Personal Brand | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

link] MBA at Michigan Tech This post underscores the fact that your boss sees your performance as a series of snapshots, not a movie. Your dream job — and the curse of competency Serendipity Saturday, October 16, 2010 Surprise interview – are you ready? Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles.

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“Recording Conversations with Your Boss or HR” What You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

In alphabetical order, they are: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Washington (state). . Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. . Repairing the World, One Empowered – and Productive – Employee at a Time™.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Travers City, Michigan. We are in a unique situation in that we compete for the same sales. Since so many blog visitors submit Questions, we’ve decided to devote some of our weekend blogposts to answering several Questions at once, and have chosen those that call for “shorter&# Answers. . We hope and expect this will serve our blog visitors to our very best ability, which is our Guiding Purpose. . We invite and request your Feedback and Support.

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Companies Hiring Now July 2010 | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Borders is a publicly held company with annual sales of over $4 billion. With the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance builds on Chrysler’s culture of innovation which was first established by Walter P.

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Seven Short Q&A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Clinton Township, Michigan. in Non-Compete Disputes. Question 1: Can the clients of an independent contractor use the subcontractor that was used by the independent contractor after the subcontractor has ended the independent contactor/subcontractor relationship? . Chrystal. The Very Short Answer is “Yes.” With one possible exception: if they agreed (with anyone) that they would not do so. Freedom is so sweet, Al Sklover. We now offer a. 185-Step Guide and Checklist to Succeeding.

2012 109

Colleges Offering OpenCourseWare

Resume to Referral

It didn’t take long for other competing colleges to take notice and follow suit. Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Recruiters on Twitter | Job Search Shortcut Your Resume – An Employer’s First Impression of You » Colleges Offering OpenCourseWare Need to Beef Up Your Professional Skills?

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Father’s Day Career Advice from 7 Career Professionals

Competitive Resumes

That’s what I was told and expected as I dressed for my first ever football practice at Michigan State University. I shared that insight with my two boys many times as they competed in sports; grew to adulthood and began to raise their own. This article originally appeared on the Good Men Project ! My oldest son is doing his second internship this summer and graduates this fall. One of the best things I think I did was to talk to him about his career aspirations early.

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my former manager is trash-talking my new manager, knowing everyone’s salary, and more

Ask a Manager

She would gossip about his apparent lack of competence, etc. We’re in New Hampshire but the employer is in Michigan (owned by an international German company). Regardless, though, this employer sucks in a big way and its employees should be competing to be the first out the door, rather than taking that as a threat. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My former manager is trash-talking my new manager.

You can be happier by reading this post | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I suspect the real culprit is that they have an even more idealized vision of what "happiness" is, and so rate themselves below average, much like competent people tend to underrate their abilities more than incompetent people. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog You can be happier by reading this post Posted to: Learn to take advice | Self-management January 7th, 2010 Del.icio.us

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

I work with students in the liberal arts and sciences, so although a lot of the companies that come to campus are looking for business and engineering students, I am helping my students compete and realize the skills they have that set them apart. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to manage a college education Posted to: College students January 21st, 2010 Del.icio.us

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The Internet has created a generation of great writers | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

In a range of competencies through my body and in my writing too, is a large wad of literature based on the perspective, a person is schizophrenic, isn't that just french or english for telepathic??? Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog The Internet has created a generation of great writers Posted to: College students | Diversity | Journalism October 19th, 2009 Del.icio.us

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Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

You say you are Jewish and they (Cheeseheads, Minnesotans, Michigan, Illinois) act like you said you were an alien from Mars. "Harold, That said, I definitely miss the hair and nail salons of big cities – I'm sorry, but small towns just can not compete! :-) Posted by Michelle on January 14, 2010 at 3:16 pm | permalink | Reply Again, what do we mean by happiness? Is this your first time here?

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