“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.

NJ, DE & PA Tech Sales | Stewart (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

Sales Account Executive Desired Competencies and Experience. Job Search Recruiting career advice DE & PA Tech Sales delaware tech sales job search new jersey tech sales NJ pennsylvania tech sales Stewart Stewart Business Systems tech sales xeroxNJ, DE & PA Tech Sales | Stewart (A Xerox Company) Work It Daily. Stewart is a subsidiary of Global Imaging Systems – a Xerox company. At Stewart, we do not fill empty seats… We hire and develop future leaders!

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The Female Advantage: Why Women Will Be on Top When AI Rules the Business World

Ms. Career Girl

That shift started with the Industrial Revolution—women didn’t compete very well when it was all about the likes of mining and steel mills—and gave rise to our current Thinking Economy.

2021 151

Twelve 2021 Book Debuts To Add to Your Reading List

Ms. Career Girl

College admissions season at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Academy has always been filled with ambitious students and parents competing for acceptance to top-tier universities. One thing on everyone’s new year resolution list should have been to read more!

2021 239

Want to litigate in private? Opt for arbitration

HireCentrix

Non-compete and trade secret litigation inherently involves disclosure of confidential information. These issues include: covenants not to compete, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements, unfair competition, employee raiding, trade secrets, duty of loyalty, Computer Fraud & Abuse Act, Economic Espionage Act, and state trade secrets and unfair competition statutes. cognized in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers – Rising Stars in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010.

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Five Steps for the Introvert Who Wants to Move Up

Ms. Career Girl

You are doing a perfectly competent job—maybe even a brilliant one—but make sure you aren’t toiling away in a bubble. Up-front and personal meetings work very well for introverts because you are the star of one-on-one engagement; you won’t need to compete for the leader’s attention with a gaggle of others. Jane served as Associate Director of Career services at the University of Pennsylvania.

2019 194

“Am I entitled to commissions on sales that took place before I.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Who’s right? Wendy Allentown, Pennsylvania Answer: Wendy, first of all, my condolences to you on the loss of your father. Though I am not licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, I have reviewed the law there. Like most states, Pennsylvania law first asks this question: Did the Employer and Employee agree, between themselves, when the commissions would be earned? Fortunately, Pennsylvania Has a Tough, Employee-Friendly Law on the Subject.

2010 109

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?

2020 52

“Should I file a lawsuit in my city, or in the employer’s state of incorporation?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : My former employer claims I violated a non-compete agreement, and is therefore exercising a “clawback” provision to take back my vested stock shares, which are still held by the company. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I want to stop them, and I may need to file a lawsuit for an injunction if they don’t correct this. They operate in Pittsburgh, where I work, but are a Delaware Corporation. Where should I file the lawsuit for the injunction? Any other guidance here? Thanks.

2011 126

Seven Short Q&A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

in Non-Compete Disputes. Altoona, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania passed a law just last year that become effective January 1, 2012 that does just that. The new Pennsylvania law’s provisions are a little complicated: The law imposes an offset on unemployment benefits that is calculated by subtracting 40 percent of the “average annual wage” under the Unemployment Compensation Law from the total severance amount.

2012 109

“Should I file a lawsuit in my city, or in the employer’s state of incorporation?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : My former employer claims I violated a non-compete agreement, and is therefore exercising a “clawback” provision to take back my vested stock shares, which are still held by the company. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I want to stop them, and I may need to file a lawsuit for an injunction if they don’t correct this. They operate in Pittsburgh, where I work, but are a Delaware Corporation. Where should I file the lawsuit for the injunction? Any other guidance here? Thanks.

2011 100

Empowered Employees Equals Empowered Company

Career Realism

These are what researchers from Pennsylvania State University, Tsinghua University, and Claremont McKenna College call as “transformational leaders.” ” These are leaders who see empowering not as something required of them to do, but rather as a strategy to develop competent, capable, and knowledgeable employees who can help them bring their company to the top. Employees are the most valuable asset of a company.

2014 87

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

They won’t pay me unless I sign a non-compete agreement to protect them. While it sounds as if the purchasing company is wrong to demand a “new” non-compete before they pay you an “old” debt, as they say, you must “Tell it to the Judge.” . Just choose the Topic – perhaps non-competes? Hanover, Pennsylvania. Question 1: What can an independent contractor in North Carolina do to collect commissions he is owed?

2011 109

Five Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Just choose the Topic – perhaps non-competes? Greenburg, Pennsylvania. Question 1: Should I contact HR after my job offer did not arrive? Dear Alan, I am offered a job as a software quality analyst, however the company has not sent across any email saying I am hired. Although their HR called me up and gave me the salary details, she said I would be getting the offer letter in 4 – 6 weeks. It’s now been close to 7 weeks, and I haven’t heard from them. I am very depressed.

2011 109

3 Ways to Stay Cool in Interviews and Get Your Dream Job

The Undercover Recruiter

The letter can be from a former employer, an old professor that you’ve worked with, or a community leader that you’ve volunteered for, but make sure it’s a person with recognizable authority, and make sure it details you as competent, motivated , and easy to work with. As an experienced counselor with a fairly deep understanding of human nature, I can say this with total confidence: job interviews freak people out!

2014 87

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

His last position was as a Regional Manager for a distributor of parts for light-duty trucks, responsible for sales to 14 dealerships in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. “Ignoring an awkward truth does as much damage. as fabricating a comforting lie.”. – Author Unknown.

2017 116

“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™.

2014 162

“In negotiating my severance, can I use as leverage the fact that.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Georgette Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Answer: Georgette, I’m glad you wrote in: what you are contemplating is illegal, and a serious crime, at that. Non-Competes and Trade Secrets L. Blog » “In negotiating my severance, can I use as leverage the fact that I know how much different employees are paid?” “In In negotiating my severance, can I use as leverage the fact that I know how much different employees are paid?” Published on May 25th, 2010 by Alan Sklover Question: Hi.

2010 100

“Who Owns The ‘Creative Things’ You Produce At Work?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORY*: Darren, 55, a packaging engineer from Western Pennsylvania, worked for an international pharmaceutical firm. Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. . “A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.” . Frank Capra. People described Darren as a “natural-born tinkerer.” If he wasn’t fixing a clock, he was taking apart a computer just to see how it worked.

2010 158

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

On top of that mining companies will be competing with the LNG developments which will need thousands of workers.” | Source : [link]. This announcement came just a few days after Amazon.com announced that they plan to hire at least 15,500 temporary workers at shipping centers in cities such as Phoenix Arizona, Allentown Pennsylvania, and Plainfield Indiana. In this report: 13,820 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 2,880+ Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. 10,940+ Hidden International Jobs ).

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4 C's to Career Success

Career Realism

First, focus on the 4 C’s of Success: clarity, commitment, confidence, competence. Get competent: create positive personal impact, become an outstanding performer, become a dynamic communicator, build strong relationships. He is Harvard educated but has a down-to-earth approach to his coaching that comes from his roots in the steel country of Western Pennsylvania.

2010 87

Seven Short Q&A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

in Non-Compete Disputes. Salford, Pennsylvania. 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. Clinton Township, Michigan. 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.

2012 109

The politics of ‘nice’ – are you too friendly at work?

Ms. Career Girl

Interestingly, employee competence also increased in line with perceived affability. Way back in 2002, a Pennsylvania State University study suggested that smiling not only created positive impressions in those around you, but improved your own work performance. The post The politics of ‘nice’ – are you too friendly at work? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2016 177

the friend I recommended for a job pushed a coworker, how to handle goodbyes for a hostile employee who’s leaving, and more

Ask a Manager

The problem isn’t her attitude (she’s actually really nice) – it’s her overall competence. I’m in Pennsylvania. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I have a goodbye party for a hostile employee who’s leaving? An employee of mine resigned today by walking into my office and saying “I am leaving. My last day is Friday.”

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