Paid by Net Sales, Net Profits, Net Revenues? – Always Ask, “Net of WHAT?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Some of them cost up to $100,000 each. Monies due you (commissions, bonus, wages, expenses, etc.) Why not use a lower-cost hotel when traveling, a lower-cost car rental, a lower-cost supplier of credit reports, and a lower cost but pleasant restaurant to entertain customers.

2019 130

“How can I stop my resume from being used for unauthorized purposes?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I was asked to send a resume to them, so I did so in a “protected” fashion, that is, by a scanned-in version, with my present employer unnamed. However that should always be your last resort for several reasons, including the cost. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O.

2010 141

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How To Support Employee Mental Health and Wellness

Ms. Career Girl

While it’s no crime to need respite on occasion, this scenario doesn’t come free of economic costs. Lost days of work cost employers billions of dollars annually. According to the World Health Organization, these two conditions alone cost the global economy $1 trillion per year.

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The State of the Conscious Company Industry

Ms. Career Girl

In 2011, I was faced with a crucial decision in my career path: to stay in the comfort of my stable, corporate fashion job or be a part of a startup whose goals were in line with what I believed the fashion industry could look like.

2017 138

What the New Overtime Policy Means for Your Wallet

Ms. Career Girl

It’s one of most important steps we’re taking to help grow middle-class wages. While you personally won’t be getting a check for the full $12 billion on the table, you might be eligible for a hefty wage increase.

2016 168

Paying Fast Food Workers $15 Per Hour - 4 Capitalist Thoughts.

HR Capitalist

There''s been a lot of press recently about raising the wages for fast food workers to $15 an hour. The move to raise wages in this fashion polarizes the dialog. Cost of turnover studies are notoriously opinion-laded, swag-style guesses.

2015 83

“Job offer rescinded after I quit my other job; are they liable?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : I was offered employment in writing, a start date, and wage was included in the letter. As I quite frequently do, I suggest you do your best to seek recompense from your “almost-employer” for the losses you suffered by giving up your then-current job, and the cost of preparing to take your almost-new job. I hope you will not hesitate to stand up and, in effect, ask your almost-employer to act in a “stand up” fashion.

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“10 Best Ways to ‘Get Out Of’ an Agreement to Arbitrate”

Sklover Working Wisdom

For this reason, if you have ever “agreed” in some fashion to resolve disputes by means of arbitration, it’s pretty hard to “get out of” that obligation. Unreasonable Costs : If the arbitration agreement required the employee to pay many thousands of dollars to file the claim and/or have the claim resolved, especially if the employee did not make a lot of money, then the arbitration agreement could be considered void. Question : Arbitration seems to be the norm lately.

2011 116

Your Company Considering Investors? Get Ready to call the “C.O.P.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

There are many ways to put together necessary funds, including reducing costs, delaying vendor payments, factoring receivables, selling non-critical assets, borrowing from a lender, even tapping savings, friends and family. Here is an illustration, assuming we are discussing investment into a fashion design business whose owners are two brothers who act as CEO and COO: Investment: $3 million. The music that the company specializes in goes out of fashion.

2016 109

The Free Samples Theory: Why Volunteering Could Get You Hired

Ms. Career Girl

We, as a bloc, are much more comfortable spending low-value time in minimum-wage jobs that pay at least something, than in volunteering, which continues to carry the stigma of mundane work. I continue to spend something of value- in this case, my time, as well as transportation costs.

2010 228

my interviewers seem like they haven’t read my resume, my coworkers keep rummaging through my papers, and more

Ask A Manager

But I am still paid a receptionist wage while now doing 100% trainer work! I am new, and this was unforeseen, but I believe I deserve a fair wage. But you’ve been moved into a whole different role : full-time trainer when you were previously half receptionist, and the wages for those roles are different. I live in Georgia and I have come to the realization that I was not given my annual review in a timely fashion. It’s five answers to five questions.

2014 58

My Co-workers Make More Money [Video]

Career Realism

STEP 1: Accept you can’t recover lost wages. The more evidence you have to support the fact that you will add a lot of value in this fashion is vital. So, make a strong case for the fact that losing you would be costly.

How You Can Increase Your Job Search Odds

Blue Sky Resumes

It’s a sad read – people who have worked hard and built successful careers suddenly finding themselves scrabbling for jobs with low hourly wages and unable to meet even their basic expenses. Her industry experience includes music, video games, fashion and advertising.

2009 53

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

Penelope Trunk

When I came out five years ago, it cost me plenty. I've been very successful in fashion living in the sticks and never go to New York unless I'm forced to. Is this your first time here?

2010 78

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?

2010 76

5 Tips for Handling Internships in Career Exploration & Career.

Career Key

Fortunately for me, my future mentor declined and offered a full-time time, “at will&# job with a modest but liveable wage for a thrifty, single gal like me. 5 Tips for Handling Internships I suggest that students approach internships (paid or unpaid) from a cost/benefit standpoint.

BNET Column: Forget the job hunt. Have a baby instead. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

The problem is that grad school costs money, and in most cases, it does not make you more valuable in the workforce. Both babies and graduate degrees cost money, just depends on what you want. Is this your first time here?

2010 102

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 79

at an interview in a coffee shop, who pays for the coffee?

Ask A Manager

Yes, I’m old, and old-fashioned. 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 at an interview in a coffee shop, who pays for the coffee?

2011 80

how can I get critical feedback?

Ask A Manager

As someone in a relatively simple entry-level position looking to progress within the organization, “you’re a rockstar&# for filing in a timely fashion isn’t going to do much to help me down the road.

2011 73

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager coworkers can’t see past my Russian accent January 14, 2011 A reader writes: I come from eastern Europe, specifically from Russia. Given the history — cold war between our countries, media, etc.

2011 70

short answer Saturday: job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Whilst I do not condone HR managers who do not scrutinise each application and select the best in a systematic fashion, I do have some sympathy with those who just grab the first dozen or so and ignore the rest.

2011 72

short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

I went into a high-stress position with open eyes, and knowing that I had the abilities to handle it successfully in my own fashion rather than the status quo. 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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