who should pay for coffee at a business meeting, age discrimination, and more

Ask A Manager

Age discrimination is a real thing, but it usually applies to people much older than you — there’s a reason age discrimination laws don’t kick in until 40, and many of us think 40 is weirdly young to need that protection. Also, I know that leaving the internship if a full-time job offer came my way would be contingent upon the terms discussed before the internship offer was accepted.

2013 71

“How do I pick a good employment attorney to represent me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Published on July 8th, 2010 by Alan Sklover Question: I have filed a claim of discrimination with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). I am at a loss trying to determine what to look for in choosing a discrimination employment lawyer or law firm in my area that will put forth 100% in defending my rights. My case has merit, but if it is not presented appropriately the company will get away with shameless discrimination again.

2010 116
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What Kind of Lawyer Should I Hire For My Job Problem?

Evil HR Lady

” Attorneys are expensive, and while some work on contingency, most employment law cases aren’t these big cash cows that you read about in the news. Q: What type of attorney should I hire if my boss is discriminating against me on the basis of race/gender/or another protected characteristic? I get a lot of questions where the answer is, “you need to speak with an attorney.”

2016 143

Change the Course of Business Today: Communication

Workology

I have worked for an executive, retained search firm, third-party, contingency search firm, and created and headed up a corporate recruiting department. Part 6: Age Discrimination Has No Bias. Talent Management Today. Over the course of the last few weeks, I have been writing a series on Talent Management Today. I love this topic as it is part of my every day life and work.

2013 119

“What is Joint Employer Liability?” Many Workers Have Two Employers, But Don’t Know It

Sklover Working Wisdom

LESSON TO LEARN : If you are a “contract,” temporary, “contingent,” seasonal, “leased,” “outsource,” or “independent” worker, in the eyes of the law you may well be an employee and, what may seem odd to some people, of two companies. “I got a job working for a hostage negotiator. One day I tried to call in sick, but my boss talked me out of it.”. – Anonymous. ACTUAL “CASE HISTORY ” : Thomas was an experienced software coder.

2015 109

I’m furious that my boss refused to interview my partner

Ask a Manager

I know my company has hired contingent employees who also were family members of my coworkers and had the same supervisor. My SO would have met these qualifications, but seems to have been discriminated against when the hiring manager determined we lived together. This post, I’m furious that my boss refused to interview my partner , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: My company encourages candidate referrals.

2021 31

Psychometric and Profile Tests ? Are they worth it?

HireCentrix

His newly published book,, “A Manager’s Guide To Maximizing Search Firm Success©” by Searchlight Publishing has earned him more partial retainers and engaged fees—while knocking out contingency-only competitors—than any other technique ever used, it is available now on www.amazon.com. #. Rrevisiting Contingency Contract Hypocrisy – Pa. (17 These same firms are defending corporations across the country against discrimination lawsuits at the same time. Be our Friend.

2011 43

Effective Research For an Effective Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← 5 Steps to an Executive Cover Letter That Opens Doors What does chocolate have to do with resumes?

2009 122

So What are You waiting for -

HireCentrix

Prior, Doug was owner and president of a successful contingency, temporary and retained personnel services firm for ten years in Dayton, Ohio. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. employment labor people workers recruiters federal media department recruiting companies talent employees employers court business discrimination health workplace candidates human information social company hiring process.

2011 52

The reason there’s no #Metoo for domestic violence

Penelope Trunk

The courts added teeth to laws preventing workplace discrimination, and the #Metoo movement followed shortly after those changes. In 1991 courts ruled that victims of discrimination could win putative damages for harassment which allowed for large winnings. After 2010 lawyers represented women in workplace harassment cases on a contingency basis knowing they had access to corporate funds in a settlement.

2019 82

my boss keeps consulting my predecessor, HR told me to wear baggier clothes, and more

Ask a Manager

This is my first white collar job and I am feeling targeted/ discriminated against. They do so at their own risk, because once they are on notice of a disability they could be subject to disability discrimination laws if they target disabled employees for layoff, furlough, or termination.”.

2020 45

Drug Screening

Evil HR Lady

Manager wants to allow her to continue working and test her again in 30 days with her continued employment contingent on the results of that test. The biggest problem in granting an exception is the appearance of favoritism, or discrimination. We pre-employment drug screen all applicants. Manager started someone, against my better judgment, before we got drug screen results. Of course, came back positive for Marijuana.

2008 100

Drug Screening

Evil HR Lady

Manager wants to allow her to continue working and test her again in 30 days with her continued employment contingent on the results of that test. The biggest problem in granting an exception is the appearance of favoritism, or discrimination. We pre-employment drug screen all applicants. Manager started someone, against my better judgment, before we got drug screen results. Of course, came back positive for Marijuana.

2008 100

my boss wants me to be friends with her son, how do reference-checkers verify my resume, and more

Ask a Manager

In fact, in some cases (like discrimination or sexual harassment), the company is legally obligated to act even if the person doesn’t want you to. Unfortunately the new job is contingent on my starting in three, but I can work through (date).”. It’s five answers to five questions.

2020 40

should companies prohibit political celebrations, my prosthetic leg made an interviewer uncomfortable, and more

Ask A Manager

She is — by wrongly making you feel uncomfortable and by exposing her company to legal liability (because discriminating based on disabilities is illegal, and she just gave you direct evidence that they might be doing exactly that). But if it’s a larger pattern, you’re looking at a more serious situation (sex discrimination) and that’s worth being more than annoyed about. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2014 59

boss wants me to give him dirt on my coworker, manager thinks I accepted a job but I didn’t, and more

Ask a Manager

Yesterday they called with an offer letter contingent on a favorable background check that includes education. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My manager thinks I accepted a job — but I didn’t and I don’t want it. I’ve been contracted with a company for about five months now. A couple of weeks back, my supervisor brought up a possible position and I said that I would be interested in hearing more about it when more information became available.

2016 23

my boss asks us to pick up his lunch for him — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

You used the term “quid pro quo,&# which I assume you meant in a sexual discrimination or harassment sense, but that term refers to implying that job benefits are contingent upon sexual favors … which isn’t happening here, unless “get his lunch&# is some new sexual slang I haven’t heard yet.

2011 59

16 months after leaving job, still getting hassled by old boss

Ask A Manager

But you can certainly make future answers contingent on it. (Of my department is imploding Im afraid my old boss is going to out me as transgender you are making me very, very forlorn how to announce a demotion dealing with a micromanager calling on readers to help with these questions: giving up a career dream, and billable hours rejected for an internal promotion company wont respond - could it be discrimination?

2011 71