How to Avoid the Hidden Costs of Working From Home

Ms. Career Girl

No commuting costs or hassles, more flexibility in your schedule, and all the comforts of home including the ability to throw in a load of a laundry between meetings. This can also equal hefty cost-of-living savings for those used to paying a premium to live in dense urban areas.

Insurance Costs Too High? Here’s How To Lower Them

Ms. Career Girl

But you can control your insurance costs. Older homes with ornate construction often cost more to insure than newer homes. Certain features in your home, such as a fireplace, can drive up your reconstruction and insurance costs, too. The home’s replacement cost.

Budgeting for Your Next Trip? Don’t Forget These 6 Hidden Travel Costs

Ms. Career Girl

Here are six of the most commonly overlooked and hidden travel costs that come with traveling. Don’t forget to factor in just how much pet care will cost you. Don’t Forget These 6 Hidden Travel Costs appeared first on Ms.

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Controlling Costs: Dermatology

Evil HR Lady

Should your employees see a dermatologist, and if so, where do dermatology costs fall under your health benefits plan? To keep reading, click here: Controlling Costs: Dermatology. The post Controlling Costs: Dermatology appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Most people know that you should schedule an annual checkup with your primary care physician and visit the dentist regularly for cleanings. But what about preventive skin care?

2018 107

Controlling Costs: Pregnancy and Childbirth

Evil HR Lady

Do you know the cost of childbirth in the United States? Time’s Money magazine reports that the average hospital cost of having a baby in the U.S. Add on complications, tests and related expenses like epidurals, and the total cost can start to look daunting. Remember, the costs mentioned above only refer to standard vaginal deliveries with no complications. A premature baby or conditions like preeclampsia will cause costs to rise.

2018 112

How Much Will Not Having A Good Resume Cost?

Professional Resume Services

Many times, someone will look at the price of having a professional resume writer develop their resume and wonder if it is worth the cost. It may cost you less than one day’s worth of future salary to have your current resume critiqued and know how to improve it.

2014 228

Executive Resume Mistakes to Avoid at all Costs

Professional Resume Services

The best executive resume writers have seen hundreds of resumes and know exactly what the most common mistakes are. As obvious as some of these mistakes are, it’s easy to make them when you’re focused so much on the details and ensuring you’re making the right impression.

2018 130

Costly Resume Mistakes and Their Simple Fixes

Professional Resume Services

Bad resumes and cover letters are the quickest way to turn off an employer. First impressions are lasting impressions. Unless potential employers are considering internal candidates, their first impressions of job candidates come from resumes and cover letters.

2015 256

Stretch Those Paychecks: 6 Cost Savings Ideas for Your Employees

Evil HR Lady

For starters, you can help your coworkers stretch their paychecks and make the most of their benefits by sharing these six cost-saving ideas for employees. To keep reading, click here: Stretch Those Paychecks: 6 Cost Savings Ideas for Your Employees. The post Stretch Those Paychecks: 6 Cost Savings Ideas for Your Employees appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

2018 125

Cost-Effective Growth: Let Big Data Do Your Heavy Lifting

Evil HR Lady

If you maximize big data, however, you can have the best of both worlds: cost-effective growth. Here are some areas where using data can help you discover cost-effective growth opportunities: Workforce Expansion. To keep reading, click here: Cost-Effective Growth: Let Big Data Do Your Heavy Lifting. The post Cost-Effective Growth: Let Big Data Do Your Heavy Lifting appeared first on Evil HR Lady When your business grows, it can be exciting but also expensive.

2018 120

Hiring These 5 Programmers Could Cost You Big

The Undercover Recruiter

The individual programming mistake can be costly, but the behaviors of the software developer can be even more costly. Hiring These 5 Programmers Could Cost You Big Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 84

The Cost Of A Perfect Valentine’s Around The World

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Cost Of A Perfect Valentine’s Around The World appeared first on Ms. Online florist BLOOMY DAYS conducted the Valentine’s Day Price Index 2017 to better understand the varying global costs of celebrating romance. For instance, the same Valentine’s Day gifts in Prague cost a total of $458.28, compared to a grand total of $1316.26 1We looked at the cost of a dozen roses, both in several online retailers and at least 5 flower shops across each city.

2017 104

The Costs of Indecision

WorkEngagement

When with a friend at a café the waiter asked what flavors of ice cream we wanted. Being unable to decide at the moment, she vacillated between strawberry and grape sorbet and ended up with both. Two scoops were actually … Continue reading →

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Reduce Job Search Costs

Resume Bear

From the 50 cents you spend on a newspaper to peruse the classifieds, to the few bucks per gallon you’ll use up in gas driving from job interview to job interview, a job search comes with real costs. The advantages a professionally prepared resume gives you make it a cost-effective option.

10 Ways You Can Cut The Cost Of Your Smartphone Bill

Ms. Career Girl

The post 10 Ways You Can Cut The Cost Of Your Smartphone Bill appeared first on Ms. What if we told you that there are as many as ten ways in which you can cut the cost of your mobile phone bill? The post 10 Ways You Can Cut The Cost Of Your Smartphone Bill appeared first on Ms.

2017 142

These Work Behaviors Could Cost You Your Job

Professional Resume Services

Your workplace behaviors can play a large role in shaping your career. No matter how skilled and experienced you are, if you have poor workplace habits and are difficult to work with, then you won’t reach the career levels you desire.

2018 163

Managing Health Care Costs: 5 Best Practices

Evil HR Lady

Skyrocketing health care costs are in the news every night, and for business owners below the enterprise level, it might seem impossible to keep your costs reasonable while juggling all the other tasks on your plate.

Engage in Monthly Health Plan Monitoring to Improve Engagement, Costs

Evil HR Lady

To keep reading, click here: Engage in Monthly Health Plan Monitoring to Improve Engagement, Costs. The post Engage in Monthly Health Plan Monitoring to Improve Engagement, Costs appeared first on Evil HR Lady. When you change your health plan, make sure to engage in health plan monitoring so you learn what works and what doesn’t. That way, if need be, you can change for the following year. Why start in November instead of January?

2017 148

The Cost of Being “Out of Touch”

Careers Done Write

If you are a job-seeker, there is a cost associated with being out of touch – your target job. One problem with being out of touch is the lack of awareness that you are out of touch. It’s what you don’t know that you don’t know that is hurting you.

2014 201

Should My Employer Cover My Training Costs?

Careers Done Write

Then ask if the company will be covering the cost of the course and materials. Dear Deb: My manager suggested that I get a certification in a software application that I commonly use. It is an online course.

2015 167

The Hidden Cost of Miscommunication

Workology

This kind of miscommunication is more pervasive than most people want to admit, and it can be very costly for business. Hidden costs. Do you have an example of a costly miscommunication that could have been prevented?

2014 144

Lower Recruitment Costs and Time to Hire with Broadbean

Workology

Quality of Hire and Cost Per Hire Metrics. It’s time saving tools like Broadbean’s offering that lower recruitment costs and cost per hire. Saving Money and Less Recruiting Time to Hire. In my last role as a Corporate HR Director I juggled more than a few balls.

2012 155

How a $608 Mistake Cost This Business Over $40,000

Evil HR Lady

in taxable costs, and the court cut it down by doing some calculations based on what an attorney should be paid in the local area. To keep reading, click here: How a $608 Mistake Cost This Business Over $40,000. The post How a $608 Mistake Cost This Business Over $40,000 appeared first on Evil HR Lady. If you underpaid an employee by $608, how much should you have to pay to rectify the mistake? 1216 to punish you for making the error?

2018 121

Keep Health Care Costs Down Regardless of Looming Legislation

Evil HR Lady

More than half of small business owners identified health care costs as a “critical issue,” according to a report from the NFIB Research Foundation. Is there anything you can do to help keep health care costs under control, regardless of what goes down in Washington, D.C.? Here are four things that will make a difference: To keep reading, click here: Keep Health Care Costs Down Regardless of Looming Legislation.

The Cost of Being Clueless

WorkEngagement

Everyone has a unique collection of strengths and weaknesses. One theme in life is pushing the boundaries of one’s limitations, becoming a more capable person all around. People have to live with some of their limitations, at least for a … Continue reading →

2012 171

3 Ways to Monitor Your Health Care Costs

Evil HR Lady

However, you didn’t realize how much of your time would be spent dealing with health care costs. With an uncertain future of health care, what can you do to keep your costs under control and have a great team? Here are three ideas: To keep reading, click here: 3 Ways to Monitor Your Health Care Costs. The post 3 Ways to Monitor Your Health Care Costs appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

3 Signs That Your Mouth Might Cost You A Job

Professional Resume Services

But even in fields known for cursing, having a foul mouth can cost you big time. So how do we discern when the cost of letting it fly is too high? Some industries tolerate a lot more colorful language than others.

2014 221

One Terrible Networking Mistake (That Costs You The Job)

Career Realism

One Terrible Networking Mistake (That Costs You The Job). The post One Terrible Networking Mistake (That Costs You The Job) appeared first on Work It Daily. Be Connected Job Search Networking job search networking mistakes networking mistakes costs you the job networking tips

2016 89

Common Mistakes That Can Cost You a Job Offer

Professional Resume Services

Social media is a valuable tool, but it can also be extremely costly when not used appropriately. Many executives forget a job isn’t theirs until they sign on the dotted line to become employed with the company.

2017 130

How an Attempt to Save $150 Cost This Employer $354,070

Evil HR Lady

To keep reading, click here: How an Attempt to Save $150 Cost This Employer $354,070. The post How an Attempt to Save $150 Cost This Employer $354,070 appeared first on Evil HR Lady. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that you not discriminate against people with disabilities and that you make reasonable accommodations for a disabled employee. However, the employee has to be capable of doing the “core functions” of a job.

2017 127

Commuting Is a Working Cost, Not a Living Cost

Workology

Today, the minimum wage increases in a few Canadian provinces, but with it comes inflation on products and living costs. City life is not affordable anymore, with that great starting salary dwindling quickly when our housing costs more than $3k a month. Our young minds are being deterred from working at these great companies, because no one will acknowledge the cost to work, let alone build a career. Consider paying for gas to cover the cost of commuting.

2015 100

The True Costs of a New Hire in the UK

The Undercover Recruiter

Hiring a new staff member costs more than just their salary. Here’s a breakdown of the costs you can expect when bringing someone new into your team. The True Costs of a New Hire in the UK. Employer Andy Issott BE Offices cost employee costs Hiring Salary

2017 79

Single Disengaged Worker Costs Company $4,621 in Lost Revenue in 2014

Workology

This too busy attitude ends up costing us down the road. I could tell you that Gallup reports in their 2013 State of the Workplace report that unproductive and engaged workers are costing United States businesses $550 billion a year. Cost of an Employee.

2014 138

7 Social Mistakes Costing You Quality Hires

Workology

Living in my social recruiting bubble I often forget that though being open and engaging on social media is easy for me, it’s not necessarily so for others.

2014 152

The Cost of Poor National Maternity Leave Policies

WorkEngagement

The New York Times published a graphic over the weekend that is currently making the rounds on social media showing paid maternity leave policies in every country in the world.

Cost-Effective Growth: Let Big Data Do Your Heavy Lifting

Evil HR Lady

If you maximize big data, however, you can have the best of both worlds: cost-effective growth. Here are some areas where using data can help you discover cost-effective growth opportunities: Workforce Expansion. To keep reading, click here: Cost-Effective Growth: Let Big Data Do Your Heavy Lifting. The post Cost-Effective Growth: Let Big Data Do Your Heavy Lifting appeared first on Evil HR Lady. When your business grows, it can be exciting but also expensive.

2017 116

One Terrible Networking Mistake (That Costs You The Job)

Career Realism

One Terrible Networking Mistake (That Costs You The Job). The post One Terrible Networking Mistake (That Costs You The Job) appeared first on CAREEREALISM. Job Search Networking job search networking mistakes networking mistakes costs you the job networking tips

2016 82

Resume Help: How Blatant Errors Can Cost You the Job

Careers Done Write

Today’s candidate has been sending a resume to dozens of potential employers with no response. He asked me to review his resume and offer suggestions for improvement. Not everyone is an eagle eye when it comes to proofreading documents.

2015 187

Job Security Secret: Be a Wise Cost Cutter

Sklover Working Wisdom

Secret of Job Security #14: Here’s a simple way to enhance your job security: Become known as a “Wise Cost-Cutter,” and you will likely be viewed as a “keeper,” that is, “someone to keep around.”. The small experiment yielded a very significant cost savings.

2016 130

How to Make a Personal Business Card for Networking Today (at no cost)

Competitive Resumes

Most of you may have written off having a personal business card because of the cost and the lack of creativity. You need a personal business card today!

2017 165

Friday Factoid #29: Employee Engagement and Cost Reduction

David Zinger

What does cost reduction cost us? 47% of companies surveyed in a cost reduction and engagement survey by AON Hewitt reported a decline in employee trust as a result of the way in which they managed cost reductions. Cost reduction can cost us trust.

2013 98

Increasing Education through Work – A Cost Effective Method

Ms. Career Girl

The post Increasing Education through Work – A Cost Effective Method appeared first on Ms. If you’re educational expenses pass, the following expenses can be deducted : tuition, books, supplies, class fees, the cost of research, and some travel and transportation expenses.

2015 158

Career Coaches: The Pros, Cons and Costs

Career Alley

In the career coaching field, the costs of hiring one is going to greatly depend on the amount of time you spend working with one, their experience, your geographical location and their reputation.