Office Knowledge You Should Definitely Have

Ms. Career Girl

You should only offer to do extra work if it will help you to get ahead. The post Office Knowledge You Should Definitely Have appeared first on Ms. Everyone knows what street-smart is. But check out these tips to keep you office-smart.

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The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers

Career Realism

The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers. Whether this leads to a direct approach or just helps you to get on their radar, it’s definitely a worthy step to help add to your job search efforts. Twitter offers one of the easiest ways to network with potential employers.

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4 things to negotiate before accepting a job offer

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 things to negotiate before accepting a job offer appeared first on Ms. We all know that amazing feeling when you get a call from a recruiter with a job offer, saying that you got that awesome job you’ve wanted so badly!

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The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers

Career Realism

Whether this leads to a direct approach or just helps you to get on their radar, it’s definitely a worthy step to help add to your job search efforts. Twitter offers one of the easiest ways to network with potential employers.

2 Questions You Probably Don’t Ask In Job Interviews – But Definitely Should

Career Realism

2 Questions You Probably Don’t Ask In Job Interviews – But Definitely Should. When you correct whatever that is, you can get you the job offer when you would otherwise have lost it. Find out more here: Peggy McKee Coaching Special Offer.

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The Definitive SHRM & HRCI Certification Guide


By making this announcement and cutting ties with HRCI, SHRM joined the fight in offering a certification program that would be available for HR practitioners. The good news is that SHRM is offering grandfather status to those who are already a PHR, SPHR, GPHR, etc.,

Employee Engagement Definition: A focus on “with others”

David Zinger

I loved reading Kate Nasser’s deeper look at my employee engagement definition of: “good work, done well, with others , every day.” Employee Engagement David Zinger Employee Engagement Speaker definition of employee engagement Kate Nasser social engagement

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3 Alternative Therapies You Should Definitely Try

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Alternative Therapies You Should Definitely Try appeared first on Ms. It’s also worth checking out to see if your local Buddhist center is offering classes, as many provide meditation sessions and it’s a great social opportunity too.


Ms. Career Girl

Mutual selection: A mentor can offer to help you, or you can approach someone for advice. In the sponsoring relationship, Nathalie offers Melissa a new job. Featured Self definition of mentor definition of sponsor Finding a mentor mentoring sponsor vs. mentor

How to Turn an Internship into a Job Offer

Career Alley

If this appeals to you, there are definitely some things you should keep in mind while you are interning to increase your chances of becoming a paid member of the staff. For many college students, getting an internship can be an ideal way to gain real-world work experience.

Why Didn’t I Get A Job Offer?

Tim's Strategy

There are many articles explaining effective interviewing techniques , but this article instead focuses what to do when you do not hear back and nor get an offer. If you receive another offer, however, definitely get in touch with the company and let them know that!).

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Definition of Job Search Insanity

Career Rocketeer

“What is the definition of insanity? Doing the same thing time after time and expecting different results.”

“Responding to a Retention Bonus Offer” – Ten Wise Steps”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ” : Jana contacted our office with an almost whimsical question: “I was just offered a bonus to stay in my job. offer to pay me to keep breathing?” For example, “We offer you (a) $25,000 (b) if you stay in your job until June 1st of this year.” By its very name and nature, such an offer says, “You are valuable to us, at least for a certain period of time.” Why do employers offer Retention Bonuses?: (a)

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How Kevin Durant’s Departure Offers Lessons in People Management


If we aren’t asking these questions or having these conversations, someone else definitely is. Kevin Durant’s departure and announcement he’s signed a two year deal to play for the Golden State Warriors has shocked everyone including me.

Negotiating Yourself Right Out of an Offer

Career Alley

That will hopefully serve you well, just don’t negotiate yourself right out of an offer. It is important to understand that negotiating a job offer is the beginning of an important relationship between hiring manager and employee. Here’s the story of the candidate who negotiated himself out of an offer, let’s call him John. John was definitely excited about the role and the company, but he had hoped for a higher salary than the company had slated.

can I change my mind after accepting a job offer?

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A reader writes: Is it always a terrible thing to initially accept a job offer and then change your mind and back out? So I started to look around and interview and got an offer. First of all, I feel like the offer letter I got was a little pushy. It stated that I would have less than two weeks of notice to give and suggested that if I did not sign the offer and agree to the terms within a day, it would be rescinded. can I change my mind after accepting a job offer?

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will turning down an offer hurt my chances with that company in the future?

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A reader writes: I had an interview where I liked the people and I absolutely loved what they had to offer in terms of salary and rank, but the job itself wasn’t what I thought. Will turning down the current offer ruin my chances getting into research? It’s not like I accepted the offer and then turned it down. In general, employers understand that candidates may turn down offers. accepting the offer initially but then backing out. job offers

Negotiate Your Job Offer: Don’t Be Like The Other 49% of Workers Who Don’t


Did you know when you don’t negotiate a job offer you are missing out on a huge opportunity to gain benefits, such as more cash in your pocket? According to a recent CareerBuilder survey , 49 percent of job seekers don’t even bother to negotiate job offers.

UP YOURS: Zeneifits CEO Says "Move Along" to Candidate Who Dares Compare Zenefits and Uber Job Offers.

HR Capitalist

I somehow stumbled upon a great one, which is a bay area software developer asking the crowd whether he should accept an offer from Uber or Zenefits. Anyway, the developer was looking to brag about his offers and do some fake hand-wringing about which way to go.

resume review offer ends at midnight tonight

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager resume review offer ends at midnight tonight March 31, 2011 As I mentioned yesterday , I wildly underestimated what the response would be to my resume review offer , so I’m going to end it earlier than the one-week period I’d initially planned.

saying you have to talk over a job offer with your spouse, ordered to appear “enthusiastic and upbeat,” and more

Ask A Manager

Saying that you have to talk over a job offer with your spouse. What are your thoughts on telling a potential employer, “I will need to talk this over with my husband/wife” when considering a job offer? People without spouses also ask for time to think over offers. You can definitely spot certain types of performance issues in two weeks. I’ve definitely known the sinking “oh crap, this may have been the wrong hire” feeling pretty early on.

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should I tell a small lie to move a job offer along?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been offered a job verbally and since then, almost a month now, I’ve been in communication with the HR recruiter. Do not lie to get them to speed up your offer paperwork. If you’d rather forego the offer than wait, you can certainly do that — but I suspect that’s not the choice you want to make. Apply to other jobs (because this one is not definite at this point), and stop thinking about this one entirely. job offer

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company told me their job offer is “take it or leave it”

Ask A Manager

I received an offer from a company that I had been interviewing with over the course of almost four months. Their initial offer was lower than my current salary, which I expected because the country has lower average wages than the United States. However, the offer also did not include any relocation assistance and the core benefits were essentially the legal minimum for the market.

should I be wary of this job offer?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I was recently offered a job at a small company doing what I love as a graphic designer. The offer was originally meant to be picked up in person (the hiring manager/company owner is particular with not sending it over email), but I was out of town and unable to pick it up at the requested time. He agreed to send it through email, and the offer letter stated if I had any questions, to ask. job offers

Know Who Your Employer Is? – You May Be Wrong.

Sklover Working Wisdom

George was then presented with an Offer Letter to sign, which he forwarded to us for review. One “legal issue” really troubled us: the name of the “Employer” in the Offer Letter was very similar to the Italy-based company, but it was slightly different. Our internet research revealed that the “Employer” listed in the Offer Letter was not the same employer George thought he would be employed by. But they are definitely NOT the same company.

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3 Critical! Imperative! Important! Job Interview Reminders.


If you’re buying in bulk, we offer great deals on wholesale clothing. Job Interview Reminders Job interviews can be stressful experiences, but they definitely don’t have to be. The company offers you a job - they will commit to this in writing.

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should I turn down a job offer in the hope a different company will offer me a job?

Ask A Manager

So I emailed the director of operations right away and said that I had an offer from another company, but that they were my first choice and I was more interested in pursuing the opportunity with them. She emailed me back and said that “she spoke with the CEO and they’ll need another week until any final decisions are made so they understand if I need to take another job offer.” Related posts: juggling job offers. how to juggle multiple job offers.

when an interviewer asks, “If I offered you the job, would you say yes?”

Ask A Manager

The supervisor was about to stand up and usher me out when he said, “Oh, and the question I like to ask every candidate — If I offered you the job, would you say yes?’” Interviewers who don’t consider that whether or not you’d accept the job is going to depend on what salary is offered and other aspects of the job offer. ” — as opposed to, “Would you definitely accept?”

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we made a job offer contingent on references — and the reference was bad

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: We have recently offered a new employee a job, with a job offer email that included the following line: “The position is permanent and will be subject to a 3-month probationary period and reference check.” ” We made the offer contingent on references because one of his references was his current employer and he didn’t want us to approach them until he’d handed in his notice. Can we retract the offer?

company refused to give me details of their job offer in writing

Ask A Manager

In addition, the company had a rather definitive structure of a bonus system. I found out what I would be paid during my third round of the interview, the same day I got the job offer. So I wanted to make sure of not only the job offer but also that the bonuses and benefits were in writing. I didn’t hear back for another week, so I emailed her if I could get a formal job offer letter with relevant specifics in writing. job offers

Best in Class Companies Offer Flexible Work Arrangements


Ever changing kid’s schedules, unpredictable health issues, or a change in your partner’s work environment will definitely impact your need to “flex!” Defining Flexible Work Schedules.

should I do mediation with my incompetent boss, recruiter said she felt used when I turned down an offer, and more

Ask A Manager

Recruiter told me she felt used when I turned down an offer. I waited until I had an offer to approach my boss and, to my surprise, he offered to make sure I could transfer without being told about the offer of employment I had. I told my recruiter about this and she was upset and said that she felt used and that she had to salvage her relationship with the company that had given me the offer. You’re never under any obligation to take an offer.

[Limited Time Offer!] Want To Build a Million-Pageview Blog? Introducing: The Blogging Success Program!

Personal Excellence Blog

I would definitely recommend this course to anyone who wants to create a top blog and hit one million pageviews a month. Just Some Testimonials from Past Participants… “ My blog would definitely not be what it is today without Celes’s teachings. The post [Limited Time Offer!]

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schedule changed after I accepted job offer

Ask A Manager

Shortly thereafter, I was offered the position and accepted. I had other offers that were more in-line with my training and experience (though the position I accepted did pay better). I actually double-checked with her again before accepting the position, since it was one of the (many) things that appealed to me about the offer. Now, it might turn out that Julie screwed up and that there’s no way the department manager can offer you that schedule. job offers

“What Salary Do You Seek?” The Four Smartest Responses

Sklover Working Wisdom

When I finally did offer him the job, it was at a salary lower than I would otherwise have offered him, because, it seemed to me, he just didn’t care. LESSON TO LEARN : By definition, the best response to any question – including the “What salary level do you seek?” Some people ask, “Should I share my current base salary if I think it is far higher than the base salary that is being offered?”

can I ask for a raise at my new job since I got a higher offer somewhere else?

Ask A Manager

A company that I interviewed with before I accepted this job has now come back to me with a job offer that is 25% higher than what my new job is paying me. Or is this considered renegotiating the salary from my original job offer? I’m definitely concerned about alienating my new boss, but I feel that I can’t ignore a pay increase of this magnitude. can I ask for a raise at my new job since I got a higher offer somewhere else?

how honest are employers about reasons for rescinding a job offer?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: How honest are companies about their reasons for rescinding a job offer? I applied at a large multi-national company, ran through 3 interviews, and ended with the HR recruiter sending me an email that they were waiting on my background check to complete and that she was going to call me the next day with the intent of making an offer. So I convince myself that they’re just finishing up references before officially making me offer. Not an offer.

How To Create A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You Hired

Career Realism

Related: How To Write A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You The Job Offer. You will definitely be asking for feedback by now, and adjusting accordingly. A 1-page plan is a definite no-no. Job Search 30-60-90-day plan career advice get hired job offer job search

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The “Background-Check” Provision in Offer Letters – A Risk You Should Try to Reduce

Sklover Working Wisdom

Most intriguing to Wilmelma was the new employer’s offer of both a sizable ownership interest in the firm, and carried interest in its major investment fund. When presented with an Offer Letter that included all of the items agreed upon, including her new employer “making her whole” for the losses due to departing with unvested stock, Wilhelma quickly signed it. An Offer Letter is a kind of contract. We offer a 100-Point Master Pre-Resignation Checklist.

I keep getting work questions while I’m on maternity leave, telling new job about a counter-offer, and more

Ask A Manager

When I gave my resignation on Monday, my current company countered with a very strong offer. Should I tell the recruiter from my new employer that I turned down a counter offer from my current company? I definitely wouldn’t reach out to them just to tell them about this. I keep getting work questions while I’m on maternity leave, telling new job about a counter-offer, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.