Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. New Economic Research Backs Overwhelming Public Support for Minimum Wage Increases to Help Rebuild Economy. An increase in the minimum wage could help bolster the sluggish economic recovery, according to two new, groundbreaking studies. Raising the minimum wage can help our economy recover while helping the millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet in low-wage jobs. Be our Friend.

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The Top Cities in America for Women in Business

Ms. Career Girl

The index ranks cities based on several pertinent metrics including women vs. men wage gaps, executive jobs held by women, female-owned businesses, female buying power, and the average income earned by women in the metropolitan areas.

5 Hot Cities for Recent College Graduates Entering the Workforce

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Millennials who have graduated from universities since 2012 are facing long-term unemployment, an average of $29,400 in student loan debt and stagnant wages. Washington D.C. Washington D.C. Thanks to the government’s fairly recession proof jobs, these factors have given D.C.

EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.

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Removing Arbitrary Bars to Hiring People with Arrest and Conviction Records Improves Job Availability, Lowers Crime and Social Costs, Experts Tell EEOC. WASHINGTON -- Employers often refuse to hire people with arrest and conviction records even years after they have completed their sentences, leading to recidivism and higher social services costs, experts told the U.S. President and CEO of the D.C. Washington, D.C. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap.

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MEMO TO: New College Grads

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It’s that time of year when college seniors are looking forward to receiving their diplomas after four or more years of time consuming and costly schooling. Federal government jobs are located in all fifty states, not just Washington DC. SUBJECT: Work responsibly.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

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Can you tell me what is the cost of filing a “Pro Se” federal lawsuit? Washington, D.C. Becky, as of January, 2008, Maryland law was clarified to provide that unused vacation time is a “wage” and must be paid to a departing employee, regardless of the employer’s policy on the subject.

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How I decide to work on Rosh Hashannah | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

But then, it turns out, that the company is opening an office in Washington, DC. Ed is in Washington, DC in some sort of huge estate which I haven’t seen, but I have heard talk of an uppercase and lowercase balcony, which makes me think he's not moving to Madison in this lifetime.

2010 72

We overestimate the gap between nonprofit and for-profit jobs.

Penelope Trunk

Paying way below a living wage is elitist—as if working in a nonprofit is a rich kids’ playground that your parents fund. You should not work where someone does not value you (and pay a living wage) and you should not work where you do not find meaning in your work. There is no overhead because Salesforce.com is eating the costs themselves. 10 an hour in Washington, D.C. I think it should be acceptable for non-profit employees to make competitive wages.

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

That said, I think it's shocking that it costs $30,000 – in a cost/benefit analysis this is one sure sign of a broken education system. My combined education cost just under $15,000, which is now nearly paid off because I got a well-paying job right after my PR graduation. The name of the university doesn't matter nearly enough anymore for it to cost that much. Equivalent quality at a fraction of the cost. Is this your first time here?

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

Penelope Trunk

So for Gen Y, going to a company that pays fair wages is like going to a company that hires people who aren’t white. We do assume any decent company pays fair wages, but we give a slight reward to companies that pay extra high wages to young workers. But the really successful sales people were the ones that secured deals at pretty much any cost. "Sell Is this your first time here?

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bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

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Unless one is completely lacking in skills and can work part time for minimum wage. I barely survived on minimum wage plus “draw to commission&# although in one lucky month I was awarded a coffee cup that said “Sandi&# on it.

2011 71

do what you say you're going to do

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

2011 91

phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

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March 31, 2011 at 1:46 am The weird hourly wages you speak of are the sign that the company expresses pay in a weekly/monthly/yearly rate, and then broke it down by the average number of hours you’d be working during that period.

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I will review your resume this week

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The cost: $75 What you’ll get: As you can probably tell by the price, I’m not going to entirely rewrite your resume for you. Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview?

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short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

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And if it’s not, they can reclassify you as an employee and require the employer to pay back wages for all the work you did. As long as unemployment is high, propositions like this will just lead to a wage race to the bottom… a a situation in which employees can certainly never win.

2011 73

something cool and free for you

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There are zero costs to you. (Do Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager something cool and free for you February 15, 2011 I’m really impatient.

2011 70

how to tackle your budget process when you're “not a math person”

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For example…If you want to promote someone, what will their raise cost you? Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview?

2011 69

interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself?

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I needed to be at 100% for the interview, but was probably at 75% while I was in DC. To not risk the chances of getting a professional federal job because I was afraid of being fired from a minimum wage job doesn’t seem worth risking my health in retrospect.

2011 67

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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A trust fund tax is money withheld from an employee’s wages (income tax, social security, and Medicare taxes) by an employer and held in trust until paid to the Treasury.

10 tips to get the most out of your internship — Ask a Manager

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Not sure about the credits thing, but wage rules are pretty clear. And if it’s not, they can reclassify you as an employee and require the employer to pay back wages for all the work you did. So even if we are getting paid at these internships, it’s more than likely less than minimum wage. Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview?

how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? — Ask a Manager

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90k in Arkansas isn’t 90k in DC. Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks?

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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 have estimated that it would cost me around $13.31 Do I simply tack on the cost of gas?

2011 67

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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From a recruiting perspective, we generally don’t do a lot of job fairs due to either the high cost of buying a table, or the very small size of the free ones. Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview?

book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

2011 104

does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

2011 71

things that aren't good ideas #78

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

2011 100

1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

2011 67

is allowing smoke breaks unfair to non-smokers? — Ask a Manager

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I wouldn’t work somewhere where all employees weren’t treated equally, or where a class of people were given special privileges – certainly not a class that increased my health insurance costs. The OP referenced hourly wage, shift work at a restaurant.

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

2011 66

Valentine's Day round-up

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

2011 66

am I wasting this recruiter's time? — Ask a Manager

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

2011 66

resume review offer ends at midnight tonight

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

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want your resume reviewed by an expert (free)?

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

2011 64

terse answer Tuesday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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As long as companies know they can ship their jobs to third-world countries for third-world wages without penalty, wages in the IT field will probably stay depressed as they are now.

2011 66

yes, you really should write a better cover letter

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

In my opinion the costs outweigh the benefits. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL Posted to: Women October 1st, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I don't usually post clips of myself when I go on TV.

2009 84

how to stand out at a job fair

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to stand out at a job fair March 14, 2011 A few months ago, I attended a bunch of job fairs to search for candidates for some jobs I was hiring for.

Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking. Hello, McDonald's) Posted to: Diversity | Leadership January 18th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The All-Star Rodeo Challenge came to Madison, WI last weekend, and the farmer took me and my kids.

2010 85

don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

2010 62

the 10 interview questions you're most likely to be asked — Ask a.

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

2011 61

Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader — Ask a.

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

the roots of Ask a Manager… — Ask a Manager

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Ask a Manager has a new domain name should an employer pay travel costs when inviting out-of-town candidates to interview? Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

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