Protect Yourself: Laws Every Employee Should Know

Career Alley

Some of us enjoy our jobs and like our employers, some of us really do not care for our jobs or our employers, and some of us fall somewhere in between depending on the day. Whether you like your job or not, there are several employment laws you should be aware of in order to protect yourself. The law states that your employer cannot withhold money from your paycheck for performing poorly on the job. Contractor Law. Good luck in your search.

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Should Feminists Avoid These 4 Companies?

Ms. Career Girl

Stories surface again and again of women dismissed for calling men out on their actions, or women offered jobs only on condition of sex, or women patronised into believing their skillset expendable. To hire graduates or browse graduate jobs , visit their website.

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5 Different Jobs With An International Business Degree

Career Realism

What kind of job do you want? 5 Jobs With An International Business Degree. Here are five different jobs available for someone with an international business degree. This job is found in both the federal government and private sector. Job Search career

Tired Of The Same Old Same Old? Try A Franchise!

Career Realism

Are you cruising along in a job that you can do with your eyes closed, maybe even with your hands tied behind your back? His last job with the billion-dollar company ITT Corp. Before long, Clouser lined up another job doing exactly what he had been doing for 30 years.

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surprise visit from background investigator — at current workplace

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Over the last year, he has applied for a number of positions, including one with a large federal department. I work in a similar position for a different federal agency. Today, while he was in the field performing his work duties at his current position, his manager contacted him to let him know that a federal detective was at his current place of employment looking for him. Could his current job be in jeopardy? job searching

The Absolute 13 Best Websites for Job Researching Companies in the USA


I tell people that it never hurts to apply for a job, and when in doubt, go ahead and apply for a position (unless, of course, you meet less than about 75% of the qualifications). For those seeking jobs in government. For some reason, it is better than Google News as a search site.

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my boss makes me wear her clothes, eat her food, and say I’m grateful for my job

Ask A Manager

I’m in my mid-20s and this my first professional job after completing grad school. But one problem I haven’t figured out how to deal with is her expectation that I be more grateful for the job. She constantly remarks things like “this is such a good job,” “I give you such great pay/hours,” “You kids don’t appreciate how good I am to you,” and “No other job would treat you this well.” How do I best approach this with her while assuring her I’m grateful for the job?

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Yes! You Really Can Find Work From Home Jobs!

Career Realism

Did you know that you can actually find work from home jobs from Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, or businesses with a national footprint? Hundreds Of Work From Home Jobs. Federal and State agencies you know. You can also find work from home jobs within the U.S.

Companies hiring in August 2010

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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 Companies hiring in August 2010 06.

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Resume Writing – What Do Hiring Managers Look For in a Resume?

Jennifer Anthony

Simply put, they want to find the best candidate with the qualifications and required skill-set for the job. You are more likely to go straight to the “E&# section and look up electrical contractors. Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For?

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Employment Class Actions Survive Despite Wal-Mart Ruling


Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. A day after the decision, a federal judge in New York ruled that about 600 employees of Tyco International Ltd unit SimplexGrinnell can sue jointly on their claims that they were underpaid. On June 29, a federal judge in Florida denied Starbucks Corp.’s That same week, a federal judge in California denied trucking company C.R. Today’s tough job market means that many.

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Justice Department Sues Nation's Largest Mortgage Insurance.


Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. After investigating the complaint, HUD issued a charge of discrimination and referred the case to the Department of Justice after the complainant elected to have the case heard in federal court. The federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing and mortgage lending based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability and familial status. Recruiting / HR Jobs.

HR says I can’t tell an older colleague they’re wrong, coworker stole creative work, and more

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Annoyed, Tilda dug deeper and discovered the PR agency was in fact Mike operating as an independent contractor! I am struggling with a question in my job search. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. HR said telling an older team member they’re wrong is ageism.

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can I ask my husband’s boss not to renew someone’s contract, keeping personal files at work

Ask A Manager

My husband told me that he and a contractor had an affair while on a company trip. This contractor’s contract is due to expire in a few months. Can I ask my husband’s boss to not renew the contractors contract for personal reasons (to save my marriage) without it bouncing back on my husband? Start looking for another job now? Start job searching now. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Companies hiring in August 2010 | Resumebear Online Resume

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EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.


Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Removing Arbitrary Bars to Hiring People with Arrest and Conviction Records Improves Job Availability, Lowers Crime and Social Costs, Experts Tell EEOC. Solomon is the co-chair of the federal interagency Reentry Council’s staff working group. Federal regulations permit agencies to consider each applicant’s unique situation. Recruiting / HR Jobs. Search Jobs.

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Reverse Engineering A Warfighter Resume

Career Realism

How To Approach Job Search After The Military. Having a better understanding of the discharge process may avoid making a bad hire. The events at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, September 16 th will resonate for months and years to come.

HR LunchBreak: Affecting the VALUE of Your Workforce


Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. The difference between qualifications and skills, in my mind, is that qualifications encompass workplace related attributes that are necessary to being a strong contributor to a specific organization within a specific role, while skills encompass specific knowledge and abilities that may or may not be related directly to the job description or employer- though I’m open to argument on this definition.

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HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Employers and Workers Comp: The Real.


Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Index Recent Topics New Topic Forum Rules Search Help. When we think about workers’ compensation insurance fraud, we think about the man blinded in a work accident who gets caught driving a golf cart, or the woman who limps into court wearing a neck brace and then skips back to her full-time job as a yoga instructor. Be our Friend. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us.

Want to litigate in private? Opt for arbitration


Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. As one federal court recently put it, “the public at large pays for the courts and therefore has an interest in what goes on at all stages of a judicial proceeding.” » Red flags to watch for in a social media search Individuals tend to be very open, honest and passionate about their online activities and interactions. But I Signed An Independent Contractor Agreement.

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listing a medical marijuana clinic as an employer, excluded from a team lunch, and more

Ask A Manager

However, my partner has just accepted a great position in Oklahoma City and I am preparing to move out there and begin a job search. While what I do is legal under the laws of the state of California, it is illegal under federal law and would also be illegal for me to do the same thing in Oklahoma. Do I include this job on my resume; or will I be better off with a 5-year employment gap? There are 10 people in my team with 4 contractors, including me.

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Candidates will soon be in Control


Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. It’s important to complete daily recruiting presentations to build your database, as well as fill your current search assignments or contracts. Barbara Bruno is president and owner of HR Search, Inc. For the past thirty years, Barbara has worked in all segments of the recruiting and staffing profession including direct, temporary, contract, and retained search. Popular Searches.

I promised to stay for a year but want to leave now, using my own personal computer at work, and more

Ask A Manager

Back in January, my boss somehow found out I was looking for another job and sat me down. The job is good, but I definitely don’t get paid enough for all the stress and the commute is hell. Would working at a for-profit university hurt my future job search? I have a question about university jobs. I feel it would be a good foot in the door, as my eventual goal is to get a job doing something similar at a nonprofit school.

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where are they now? 5 more reader updates

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Update from the reader wondering about accepting a job offer without ever meeting face-to-face. Your site was invaluable for my job search process. I did arrange a visit with the hiring manager when I received the call offering me the job. The hiring manager was happy to accommodate a visit (I paid for the trip and coupled it with an apartment search) and completely respected my desire to visit before making a decision.

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wee answer Wednesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

If you don’t get that job, at that point you can mention that you’re interested in the more junior position — but if you mention while you’re being interviewed for the more senior role, you risk making yourself look like you’re not confident in your own skills. They’re giving you a second interview — they think you’re a viable candidate for this job, and so you should too. ” Is this a federal law?

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my coworker insulted me in an email, sharing a bedroom with coworkers, and more

Ask A Manager

Am I obligated to apply to this job? A former contractor at my company has taken a regular position at another company in the same general field, a place where we have various ties / former companies in common—there is a lot of flow, over time, in this industry, and personal relationships can be very important. She knows that I am not actively seeking a new job, but could be open to new, better opportunities and may in fact need to job-search sometime in the not-too-distant future.

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short answer Saturday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

The federal law against religious discrimination requires employers to reasonably accommodate employees’ religious practices, as long as doing so won’t cause “undue hardship” to the business. You’re legally able to tell her that working those holidays is a requirement of the job, and to let her go if she refuses (although it would be kinder to explain to her that you can’t let her take those days off and ask if she’d like to resign as a result).

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Unemployment Extension Update

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe Unemployment Extension Update by Rich DeMatteo on October 29, 2009 Legislation Update On October 27th Senate agreed on an 87-13 procedural vote to extend unemployment insurance. At one time, I had a thriving business, was nominated Who’s Who’ in America & worked 18-22 hrs a day 6-7 days a week but know can’t find a job.

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Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work Posted to: Job Hunt December 16th, 2009 Anyone can go to a place like Payscale and find out what other people in a similar geographic location are getting paid for a similar job. And many companies are taking advantage of the job market to pay as little as possible and get bargain priced talent. Is this your first time here?

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