Commuting Is a Working Cost, Not a Living Cost


Today, the minimum wage increases in a few Canadian provinces, but with it comes inflation on products and living costs. We’ve fought so hard for the low-wage workers to be able to live, we forgot about the moderate-wage workers who spend almost all their paycheque on commuting an hour away; something they must do, not necessarily want to do. We can use Hangouts, Skype, GoTo and more to have video sessions. Your 9-5 is a blessed option when starting out.

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show


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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My Co-workers Make More Money [Video]

Career Realism

STEP 1: Accept you can’t recover lost wages. So, make a strong case for the fact that losing you would be costly.

On #EqualPayDay Dig Deeper into the Pay Gap’s Complexities


The wage gaps between cis and transgender people and between able and disabled people also remain huge. "I'm here to say we will close the wage gap." ” And the affects of the pink tax – the higher cost of goods with gendered design – can be huge over time.

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This Is What Companies Do When They Are Getting Kicked by Entry-Level Turnover.

HR Capitalist

Bertolini told employees at a meeting Monday the company is raising its minimum wage to $16 per hour in April. The wage increase is partly to retain staff as the economy improves, and the cost of increasing wages is offset to some degree in other ways, Bertolini said during a companywide meeting that was video-streamed Monday from Jacksonville, Fla. The turnover, lost productivity and recruitment costs that this should help address are significant.

7 Ways to Save Money While Launching Your Business

Career Makeover Coach

If you own your own business, you can hire your family members – including young children – at a “normal&# wage. And not only is their pay tax-deductible for you, you can also count their wages against many costs associated with their care and upbringing.

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DOL Provides $27 Million to Help Workers Displaced by Oil Spill

Resume Bear

The funds are being granted to workforce agencies in the four states experiencing economic hardship as a result of wage decline and job loss in the shrimping, fishing, hospitality and tourism industries. Oct, 2010 VIDEO – Where’s my bailout?! Watch this video!

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Top Careers of the Future

Resume Bear

As healthcare costs continue to rise, work is increasingly being delegated to lower paid workers in order to cut costs. Eleven of these occupations earn at least $10,000 more than the National annual median wage, which was $32,390 as of May 2008. Watch this video!

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Rebooting Your Career – Help Wanted on IT Help Desks

Corn on the Job

Job stability no longer feels as stable; wages aren’t as sustainable as they once were and opportunities for advancement are few and far between. But the two-to-four-year commitment and tuition costs can be a barrier for some. Picking a career can be tricky.

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“How can I get some needed relief from FMLA-retaliation?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

As to you, your employer and your FMLA legal rights, I strongly suggest you file a FMLA Complaint about how you have been treated with the federal agency that is there to help taxpayers like you on matters of FMLA: the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor.

2010 141

Telework Week Pledges Filled Their Tanks with $2.7 Million in Commuting Savings; Demonstrated a Nationwide Impact

Telecommuting Journal

million in commuting costs, and gained back more than 148,000 hours by not commuting. based, full-time wage and salary workers teleworked two days per week for a year, they would collectively save $215 billion in commuting costs. billion in commuting costs. Telework Week Recap Finds Productivity Gains, Increased Management Support, and Savings at the Pump. ALEXANDRIA, Va.,

Why Intern Benefits that Are Better than Real Money


Certainly no one is opposed to getting paid and an hourly wage is an important part of any i ntern compensation , but it is worth noting that there are other forms of benefits that you can offer that are far more valuable than money in most interns’ eyes.

Will Amazon Go Kill Jobs? Oh, Probably


In Amazon’s video, they tag their smartphone, which contains the Amazon Go app, as they walk in. Recently Amazon announced that it would test a new product meant to allow shoppers to skip long lines in stores and pay on their phones without going through a complicated online transaction.

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“I have an Unemployment Benefits Appeal Hearing coming up. What do.

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you cannot afford one, you might be able to get free or low-cost attorney services from your local Bar Association. Resource Center – Articles and Videos 2. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O. Blog » “I have an Unemployment Benefits Appeal Hearing coming up.

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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 Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I don't usually post clips of myself when I go on TV.

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“Is it retaliation to have your company car, company laptop and.

Sklover Working Wisdom

So long as your employer has some rational explanation for taking them away – and cost reduction would seem one to me – this kind of being “singled out” would, again, not seem retaliatory. Resource Center – Articles and Videos 2. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

However that should always be your last resort for several reasons, including the cost. Resource Center – Articles and Videos 2. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O. Blog » “How can I stop my resume from being used for unauthorized purposes?” “How

2010 141

“Is asking for a guarantee of an employer's obligations – as.

Sklover Working Wisdom

That is because every employer sees every prospective employee as a “human resource,” that is, someone who might cost X each year, but be worth 2X per year – or even 10X per year – to the company. Resource Center – Articles and Videos 2. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O.

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We Need Less Talk and More Real Change In HR


The industry of HR has had, and maintains, this stagnancy at an unfortunate cost. These conferences and conventions cost upwards of maybe thousands of dollars, if not more, and the HR tech industry is pouring budgetary funds into exciting HR “experts” to talk and boast about these great new ways to hire. Good luck – if it’s not an internship or a minimum wage position at a massive company, that label and role changes with every company.

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“How can I get a copy of a document I signed and gave to my former.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Small Claims Court is often a very valuable place to be for an employee, as it does not require a lawyer, costs little, and employers HATE having to hire an attorney or send an HR representative to them. Resource Center – Articles and Videos 2. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O.

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my coworker is breaking her paid quarantine, company expects people to keep working after they quit, and more

Ask A Manager

I feel like I should tell my boss and show the video from the doorbell camera, but at the same time I don’t want to tattle if it is none of my concern. It’s illegal for you to permit them to work if you’re not paying them, and you could get in trouble for wage law violations.

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“I experienced workplace violence, left early, and was suspended.

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you have an injury, you have a right under Arizona law to file a Workers’ Compensation claim for any medical costs and any lost income. Resource Center – Articles and Videos 2. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

To view our free YouTube Video entitled. Can you tell me what is the cost of filing a “Pro Se” federal lawsuit? Watch our Free YouTube Video. Please give it a thought; it costs no more, but it does help us help you, and others.

2012 141

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

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. Consider sharing with others our blogsite , our YouTube videos , and our Model Letters with which you can learn to navigate and negotiate for yourself at work. Question : Arbitration seems to be the norm lately.

2011 116

“Should a young professional who likes his job change jobs for 50% more pay?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I’m currently being paid less than the average wage for my position. Lower costs 20%? Feel free, of course, to view our free YouTube videos on these and related topics. Question : Hi, Alan. I’m a young professional, having graduated with a BS about 3.5 years ago. I’m fortunate that my degree, skill set, and experience provide me with plenty of job opportunities in a declining economy. I’ve been with my current employer for almost 2 years now. I haven’t had a review or raise.

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Self-Help Action Plan 1: “Totally Frazzled from Work? Here’s What You Can Do”

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you and your doctor believe your condition was caused by something at work, and do not think you will be able to return to work, you might consider seeking Workers Compensation, which is a state-run program that compensates employees “injured on the job” for both (a) lost wages and (b) medical expense. Our blogsite offers many articles and videos on each of these topics. Checklists and Videos Mentioned in this Action Plan: [Each Priced Separately].

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The Bill O’Reilly Debacle – Its Most Important Negotiating Lesson for Employees

Sklover Working Wisdom

No, in light of its costs, duration (frequently years) and potential career effects is, and despite occasional headlines, employee litigation is more often than not path to fool’s gold. Example: I have contacted large Private Equity companies who hold investments in portfolio companies to advise them that their investments are engaging in activities such as not paying wages, permitting fraud, allowing discrimination, or even preventing parents from working by non-compete agreements.

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Making Arbitration Work for You, Not Against You – “Sklover's.

Sklover Working Wisdom

At the conclusion, Jasmine won her $120,000, but it cost her $30,000 in legal fees and $75,000 in arbitrator fees, and it took almost three years. The award may allocate the arbitrator’s fees, but will not allocate attorneys’ fees; each party will be responsible for its own legal costs.

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How To Get A Great Job & Still Make A Difference

Career Realism

That they don’t really care about you, or give you the respect or wage you deserve? Well, rather than having a sole purpose of optimizing profit at all costs, purpose-driven companies are serious about sustainability, and exist to optimize good and profit. And if you need a little help along the way, there’s also a free bonus video with a purpose-driven career expert who created an entire list of these purpose-driven companies.

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China's “Ant Tribe”

Job Hunt Doctor

Kong pays 550 yuan ($81) a month in rent, about 10 percent of his monthly wage. Due to the glut of job seekers and the financial crisis, companies in popular cities such as Beijing have slashed monthly wages from between 50 to 100 percent to below 2,000 yuan in some cases, workers say. “If I lived in an actual flat, that would cost 1,000 yuan, then I’m out of money,&# Li said. Ultimate Career Career Worth Living For!

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Prove Your Performance in 2010 |

Resume to Referral

First, during the real estate and technology booms, wages were bid up in a free-for-all which left small businesses struggling to compete. At the same time, health insurance costs were rocketing upwards. Hiring a poor performer always has a dramatic cost on a business, but the recession compounded the effect.

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telling an interviewer why you want the job, telling your manager you hate your work, and more

Ask A Manager

and as long as the posting in question doesn’t constitute protected discussions with your coworkers about wages and working conditions (rights that are protected under the National Labor Relations Act). I won’t say where I worked, but over the course of my time there, I helped to put together tribute videos for more than 32 people who died in a 5-year time span (I’m a documentary video producer). It’s seven short answers to seven short questions.

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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.

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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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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 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.

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

Ask A Manager

I hope you’ll do a post someday on your comment: - Creating an online video resume (for the love of god, please don’t) I’ve never recommended video resumes to my readers, but I’m interested to know why YOU think it’s a bad idea. Video removes that ability.

manager who's bad at numbers is panicking over budget process

Ask A Manager

You can hate on the crappy-with-numbers guy all day, but if he makes a bad decision and costs the company a ton of money, they may all of a sudden not be able to afford to pay you. For example…If you want to promote someone, what will their raise cost you?

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my staff has been held to a low bar; am I asking too much of them now?

Ask A Manager

If I were in your shoes, I would start to seriously assess the current skills of the staff you have and consider the cost benefit of replacing them with individuals who are willing to do more work and have more attention to detail for the same pay.

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my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn

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