employee clique is causing problems, employer will pay me more if I work as a contractor, and more

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Employer will pay me more if I work as a contractor. I was recently extended a job offer at $58k. I asked him to expand upon this, and he said that if I wanted to waive all benefits, including leave, and become a 1099 contractor, they could meet $65k. They can’t just decide to make you a 1099 contractor without restructuring the job; there are legal restrictions on how contractors must be treated. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2015 64

The Frightening Fact New Grads Should Know Before Entering The Workforce

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If you’re not familiar with what a contract job is, it’s a job that typically has a defined start and end date, and by ‘end date,’ I mean the date you will be laid off and lose your job. Contract jobs are detrimental because they typically have no benefits whatsoever.

2014 106

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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.

2015 85

short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

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Here we go… Figuring out pay as a contractor I have never worked as a contractor but was contacted about a potential contract job and asked to provide my pay requirements plus gas cost. I need advice about a difficulty with my job: gossip. which job should I take?

2011 71

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

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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?

2019 88

update: a client sent me a thank-you check as a way to avoid paying my boss

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These burglaries were also inside jobs. However, after normal work hours, I would be allowed to visit the houses and do any normal maintenance tasks (light bulbs, touching up paint, AC filters etc), and anything that required bringing in a sub-contractor (broken AC, plumbing issues, roofing, etc.) I am now on Gilbert’s payroll as well, with a property manager title (which is HUGE in my area and even bigger since I work for Gilbert, as he is very well known here).

2018 69

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.

2020 82

I’m trying to resign but it’s not working, client is deducting fees for quick payment, and more

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You’ll earn that until you find another job or we hire someone to replace you. Part of your answer to this question (“can we delay payroll if someone isn’t turning in their hours on time?”) Earlier this year, a company I freelance for moved their payroll department to India. The relevant laws on wages are the ones for the state in which you’re working, so it doesn’t matter that this company’s payroll is being handled in India.

2015 61

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

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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. They underreport their payrolls. Be our Friend.

I got chastised for taking initiative, coworker secretly plans to quit after maternity leave, and more

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It would be legally shaky if they’d actually been paying you for that side work as a contractor — meaning that weren’t taking out payroll taxes for that part of your pay. They were basically saying “we’ll pay you $X to do your main job, plus $Y to do this additional work.” It’s not all that different than getting a bonus in your check for taking on extra work that’s not part of your regular job.

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

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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.

2015 60

EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.

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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. » 7 Costly Legal Myths in Contractor Workforce Management Businesses across the country are continuing to cut costs by replacing employees with independent contractors to save costs. Recruiting / HR Jobs. Search Jobs.

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refusing a job duty on ethical grounds, company wants me to show them another employer’s offer letter, and more

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Can I refuse a job duty that I ethically object to? You’re allowed to refuse, but they’re allowed to say it’s a requirement of your job and fire you for refusing. You could say something like this: “I understand that this is part of the job, but as a vegetarian, this isn’t something I feel I’m able to do. If it doesn’t, then at that point you’d need to decide if you still want the job under these conditions — but hopefully you won’t need to.

2016 58

Prove Your Performance in 2010 | ResumeToReferral.com

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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. private payroll. Have generated 64 percent of net new jobs over the past 15 years. Give us contractors!

2010 47

wee answer Wednesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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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.

2013 57

short answer Saturday: seven short answers to seven short questions

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Do your job to the best of your ability, and let him be accountable for his own performance. I interviewed for the job, but did not get it. I applied and got an interview, but did not get the job once again. How I convey that I’m smart in job applications?

2011 71

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself. But as a result, when I wanted to quit my job and work for myself, people actually wanted to hire me.