Non-Compete or Non-Solicit? Use “C.A.T.C.H.” to Understand It

Sklover Working Wisdom

After leaving his prior employer, he took a new job, and was doing quite well – until he was sued, and his new employer placed him on “Suspension – Leave of Absence” until the case was over. What the supposed non-compete agreement prohibited was “working for a competing medical device manufacturer, anywhere in the eastern half of the United States, that sells to hospitals replacement heart valves based on the same technology.”.

5 Ways GPS Technology Is Making Your Life Better

Ms. Career Girl

Once there, you can solve puzzles and compete to take over and hold these locations from competing factions. Zombies Run – This app ties your phone’s GPS in with a variety of fully voice-acted missions that transport you into a world overrun by zombies.

bad manager or deliberate saboteur?

Ask A Manager

Some of the sabotage tips sound quite familiar from some of the reader letters. Transportation: Make train travel as inconvenient as possible for enemy personnel. So if you have a bad manager, maybe she’s just an incredibly competent saboteur. A reader writes: I thought you might find this old OSS/CIA manual from 1944 as interesting examples of bad management.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Deductible moving expenses include the cost of moving household and personal effects, as well as transportation and hotels – not including meals – incurred in getting to your new home. Don’t forget costs necessarily incurred to perform your new job duties – Lastly, this is a category of potential tax deductions that is quite often missed by job changers because of the many other things on their minds during job transition times.

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Military? – Special Civilian Job Rights are Yours

Sklover Working Wisdom

Following Military Service of 1 to 30 consecutive days: The employee must report back to work on the first calendar day following (i) the period of service, (ii) plus the time of transportation, and (iii) 8-hour period of rest. (If Quite unusually, it is the employer or prospective employer. It is a well-thought-out law, and quite practical, as well. “ For those who have fought for it, life has a flavor the protected will never know.”. – Author Unknown.

This is why people think HR is stupid and evil

Evil HR Lady

Although I ride public transportation, so I'm surprised I'm still alive, quite frankly. It would not be unusual for it to take 6 months for a new employee to be as competent as the one you've just fired. It's that wonderful time of the year--flu season! And to add to it, this year adds in the lovely schweingrippe to the mix. So, I imagine that hospitals are putting together all sorts of plans for how to handle this. I like to have positive attitudes (ha!)

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Overtime Pay: 80% of American Employees are Entitled. Are you?

Sklover Working Wisdom

She was quite good at what she did, and was always considered a “preferred fixer.” Those in need of legal advice, counsel or representation should retain competent legal counsel licensed to practice law in their locale. “I’ve got all the money I’ll ever need. if I die by four o’clock.”. Henny Youngman . ACTUAL CASE HISTORY* : Melanie was employed for four years by an accounting firm.

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required to read a self-help book, manager calls us “old,” and more

Ask A Manager

Is the company obligated to provide that employee with transportation to get back to his home base? Of course you’re obligated to provide transportation back. The correct answer to that manager is: “We are not going to leave employees stranded when they’ve left town on business, both because that’s incredibly unethical and unkind and because other employees who hear about it will never want to go on business travel for us again, and quite rightly.”

when snow keeps employees from leaving, sending people home early for holidays, and more

Ask A Manager

And if there really is a legitimate reason you can’t let them stay but they don’t want to drive, a really great employer will help them make other arrangements — whether it’s having someone with four-wheel drive help transport people, local hotels, or whatever.). My office is having us compete for “perks” by working extra time. They have to wait 6 to 7 hours or were told they can quit their jobs if they didn’t agree.

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“Telecommuting and Flex-Time – 15 Steps for Your Request and Success”

Sklover Working Wisdom

noxious odors, eye-straining lights, or lack of facilities for the disabled), (vii) to address a temporary transportation difficulty; or (viii) to permit quiet concentration needed to complete a difficult project, just to name a few. Having at hand the solutions you need, and the facts to support those solutions, is a powerful and quite convincing form of “negotiation.” .

15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever been looking for a flight that you’re not quite ready to book, and every time you go back to check the price it gets higher and higher? For reasons I never quite understood, every time I tried to book a domestic flight in another country, the prices were always exorbitant.

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claiming reimbursements for fake expenses, rude interviewers, and more

Ask A Manager

This means that there is quite a bit of carpooling, because the cast is responsible for getting to shows that don’t require overnight stays (for overnight stays there is bus transportation). This very senior interviewer, who was supposed to be testing my leadership skills, instead decided to test how well I do arithmetic under pressure (quite well – I’m an experienced analyst!). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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who gets the miles for business travel, boss has one foot out the door, and more

Ask A Manager

My boss is ready to quit with one foot out the door. I feel that it is the responsibility of the employee is to make sure that transportation to work is available–I think this shows a lack of critical thinking. However, I’m not sure how these competes with other reasons if working from home is occasionally allowed. The company I’ll be working at is quite a large firm, and they have two intakes in a year — one in July and another in March.

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boss asked me to be “brutally honest,” manager ignores my emails, and more

Ask A Manager

This assistant is a difficult person to work for, and is quite a micromanager. When HR came back, I decided to quit the interview process and went away, telling the other candidate “congratulations, you got the job.”. Making candidates gather in the same room and compete with each other is not good practice. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Boss asked me to be “brutally honest” during an exit interview. I resigned earlier this week with my department head.

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Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

The kids did not quite know what was going on and they wanted to know why the cowboys had weird clothes. Posted by me on January 18, 2010 at 3:25 am | permalink | Reply "Rise in the name of Jesus" is actually quite PC in that it covers 3 major religions…Jesus was a 1) Jewish person who was, to the 2) Christians the Son of God and to the 3) Muslims a prophet. At the last bull ride I went to, there was a girl competing, and I believe she placed.

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

Penelope Trunk

You just get too tired from working all the time, knowing you have to take public transportation, etc. 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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There's no magic pill for being lost. | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

The total trust factor just couldn't quite congeal. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog There's no magic pill for being lost. Posted to: Parenting | Self-management December 4th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook When I was in the mental ward , it was mostly girls in their teens with messed up track records and eating disorders.

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