This Week’s GOOD News in the Workplace


Tulsa projects turned on by Faith : Electrical construction contractor, Faith Technologies, to hire 200. Med-Care growing in Boca Raton, Florida : Leading medical/pharmaceutical supply company adding almost 250 jobs. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 3: I used to work for a government contractor as an independent contractor. The government contractor lost the contract over a year ago. Since I was an independent contractor I was only paid once the government contractor was paid by the government.

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Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The rise in companies using contingent, freelance or independent contractors for these short-term engagements can be found in nearly every industry ranging from education, hospitality and healthcare, to errands, side projects, and professional services.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Would those same rules apply to independent contractors? Both employees and independent contractors must take the same steps to make sure either an agreement, or other clear evidence, exists to make sure their rights in their “creations” are protected. Jacksonville, Florida.

2011 151

Are You Properly Leveraging Your Retiring Boomers?

Water Cooler Wisdom

The baby boomer generation, I thought, does not want to retire to Florida and play golf and mahjong all day. Once they are respectfully offboarded from full-time employment, boomers can act as external contractors, using technology like videoconferencing and  virtual reality  to work on individual projects, mentor employees, and advise senior leaders. I've observed an interesting phenomenon.

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why it’s complicated for your employer to let you work from another state

Ask A Manager

My boss says that to work remotely, I’d need to become a contractor. My boss is indicating because our company is not registered to do business in this other state I would have to convert to a contractor. However, you can’t just convert to independent contractor status without changing some fundamental things about your role. I work for a very small Florida business that does not have an HR person due to the small size. Two letters on a similar theme: 1.

About That Training Budget

Evil HR Lady

The next time your management complains that your management training budget is too high, perhaps you can show them this New York Times article : The Lockheed Martin Corporation, the military contractor, has agreed to pay a former employee $2.5 The employee, Charles Daniels, 45, said he was called derogatory names and threatened by four co-workers and a supervisor from 1999 to 2001, when he worked as an aviation electrician for the company in Florida, Hawaii and Washington.

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Companies hiring in August 2010

Resume Bear

The Washington Business Journal 2010 “Book of Lists&# named CACI the largest software developer, eighth largest government contractor and ninth largest technology employer in the national capital area.

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Candidate to Generic Recruiters With No Game: "If You Suck, I Won't Be Replying".

HR Capitalist

Please remove my contact information from your systems if you are looking for a contractor. Florida is preferred, Texas is acceptable. Last week I ran a tongue-in-cheek post called "The Most Honest System-Generated Rejection Letter Ever". It was designed to be truthful and direct, to say what needed to be said to candidates getting a rejection note from an employer who likely never even looked at their resume - thanks to the magic of keyword matching.

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Companies hiring in August 2010 | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

The Washington Business Journal 2010 “Book of Lists&# named CACI the largest software developer, eighth largest government contractor and ninth largest technology employer in the national capital area.

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Employment Class Actions Survive Despite Wal-Mart Ruling


On June 29, a federal judge in Florida denied Starbucks Corp.’s » Independent Contractors Are Again Front-And-Center The U.S. Internal Revenue Service and others aimed at ending "the business practice of misclassifying employees [as independent contractors] in order to avoid. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register.

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Prove Your Performance in 2010 |

Resume to Referral

The state of Florida is a great example and a great disgrace. Give us contractors! Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « How to Write a Unique Cover Letter Secret Networking Tool » Prove Your Performance in 2010 Guest article by Eric Shannon As devastating as this recession has been for the laid-off and unemployed, it has also been a gut wrenching experience for many small business owners (recruiters) including the author.

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feeling guilty about leaving law-breaking boss, asking for a far-off raise, and more

Ask A Manager

First, my boss hired me as an independent contractor, even though I follow a daily schedule and perform a key role in the company. Any one of these complaints — breaking the law by paying you as an independent contractor when you meet the legal test for an employee, paying less than the rate you agreed to, paying you less than minimum wage, and/or dismissing harassment concerns — would be reason to leave on its own.

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