Career Alley

Sevinsky, MS, CDMS, CCM Author Website: [link] I am just coming from a career fair, here in Delaware and saw or heard many of the scenarios outlined below. This is no commentary on Delawareans or those seeking to work in Delaware – I commonly see and hear many of these egregious examples at job fairs I attend across the region.

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NJ, DE & PA Tech Sales | Stewart (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

Job Search Recruiting career advice DE & PA Tech Sales delaware tech sales job search new jersey tech sales NJ pennsylvania tech sales Stewart Stewart Business Systems tech sales xeroxNJ, DE & PA Tech Sales | Stewart (A Xerox Company) Work It Daily. Stewart is a subsidiary of Global Imaging Systems – a Xerox company. At Stewart, we do not fill empty seats… We hire and develop future leaders! Looking for a professional job in tech sales?

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How to Tell if a Remote Only Job is a Scam

Evil HR Lady

I’ve had companies reach out to me several times and say they are located in New York or Delaware, or similar. I’m delighted to work with Indian companies, but not if they want to pretend they are in Delaware. 100 percent remote jobs are a hot ticket.

2021 279

6.8 Million People Got a Raise Yesterday. Were You One?

Evil HR Lady

Twenty-one states had minimum wage increases go into effect yesterday –and Delaware had one go into effect in October. Overall, an estimated 6.8 million people will see their paychecks increase anywhere from $0.10 an hour (Florida) to $1.50 an hour (New Mexico and Washington). The federal minimum wage stays put at $7.25, but states are free to create their own minimum wage–whichever is higher (federal or state) is the legal lower limit for salaries.

2020 122

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

of Milford, Delaware, who shares that “Selecting an Online Business Degree to Pursue” being his first “big goal” for 2021. “Goals give us direction. They put a powerful force into play on a universal, conscious, and subconscious level. Goals give our life direction.”

2021 130

How to Screw Up at a Career Fair

Career Realism

I recently attended a career fair here in Delaware and saw or heard many of the scenarios outlined below. This is no commentary on Delawareans or those seeking to work in Delaware – I commonly see and hear many of these egregious. A few I added from other career fair experiences, but not many! To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at

Chilling Winter Thrillers Sure To Keep You Warm and Reading All Night

Ms. Career Girl

Detective Milo Sturgis and his trusty colleague, psychologist Alex Delaware, find themselves on the scene of a gruesome murder at a larger-than-life wedding in The Wedding Guest. While the bride and groom claim to not know the woman who has been killed, Sturgis and Delaware think otherwise. As the winter chill continues to set in, there’s no better time to pick up the season’s best new suspenseful thrillers.

2019 194

You Can Still Be Fired for Being LGBTQ in Some States, but Maybe the Supreme Court Will Fix That

Evil HR Lady

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Washington all have statewide legislation protecting people against sexual orientation and gender identity. Discrimination against people for their sexual orientation is wrong, right?

2019 130

The Small Business that Changed the Revolutionary War

Evil HR Lady

Of course you know the story of Washington Crossing the Delaware River, which took place on Christmas Day in 1776. The Hessians, who were across the river, were quite surprised. No one really expects a lot of work to be done on Christmas, especially battles. While this was a turning point, emotionally, for the colonists–they needed a win–I’m not much a military expert.

2018 136

Advice I’d Give To My Twenty-Something-Self Entering the Workforce

Ms. Career Girl

She lives in Wilmington, Delaware. I’m at a point in my life when I think I can fairly claim to know a few things. I’ve had many years of work experience spanning restaurant, legal, academia, p harmaceuticals and the publishing/film industries.

2020 212

WORST BOSS EVER: Just Watch How They Treat Others When Off Camera.

The HR Capitalist

Here's the rundown from New York Mag : In the middle of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s testimony before (a video-chat version of) Congress on Friday morning, Delaware senator Tom Carper experienced the kind of tech hiccup so many of us have while working from home over the last few months.

2020 98

“Must an employee be paid to sign a non-compete?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

New York, like New Jersey and Delaware, views the continued employment of the employee to satisfy the “consideration requirement.” On the other hand, such states as Pennsylvania and Delaware do not. Interestingly, though, Pennsylvania and Delaware courts do view either (a) a promotion, or (b) any increase in compensation, to be sufficient consideration for a non-compete agreement.

Proof of the Hidden Job Market

Career Realism

I know in working with my clients in Delaware and Maryland, I include the Hidden Job Market in nearly every vocational counseling session. If you are looking for work you, no doubt, have heard of THE HIDDEN JOB MARKET. You may have even heard TOO MUCH of it. Here is a recent success story that. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Job Search career advice career expert career question CAREEREALISM job search

Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


GET THE INSIDE SCOOP AT THE 2015 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS! I can’t believe are less than 2 weeks away from the 2015 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. We’re knee deep in pre-conference content strategy for #HRTechConf where we’ll bring you the best insights into what you can expect at three different events in Vegas in one week. Yes, three events which are the HR Tech Tank, IAEWS Fall Congress and the HR Technology Conference.

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Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15


Over the past few weeks we’ve had numerous Facebook messages, emails, and texts into our secret club asking when we’d be launching our annual guide for the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition happening next month. If you’re headed to SHRM and you’d like all the resources necessary to make SHRM and your visit to Las Vegas a success, you’re in luck!

ResumeBear Launches Employer Job Posting Competition to Help Get America Back to Work

Resume Bear

About WMCN TV: WMCN TV is an independent broadcast television station reaching nearly 3 million homes in southeastern Pennsylvania, central and southern New Jersey, and Delaware. Employers post jobs for free during this month long competition that begins April 11th. ResumeBear announced today that it is sponsoring an Employer Job Posting Competition designed to help Americans get back to work. Employers that post the most jobs in their size category during the competition will win.

Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


It’s arrived. The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. It’s sponsored by our friends, Talent Objects. This guide is filled with information about cabbing it in Vegas, shows to see, restaurants to enjoy and what to do when you aren’t at the HR Technology Conference.

Will Lying at a Job Interview Come Back to Haunt Me?

Career Alley

senator from Delaware, torpedoed his 1988 bid for the presidency when a couple of whoppers from his past were revealed. A few years back, two researchers at the University of Massachusetts published the results of an eye-opening study about the incidence of lying during job interviews.

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Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide


Make sure to download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas and the SHRM Annual Conference Whitepaper while you’re waiting for the VIP Party Guide to launch! . Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas! I can’t believe are 6 weeks away from the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

Five Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 5 - “Breaking” a Non-Compete: I am an insurance broker in Delaware, trying to “break” a non-compete agreement. Middletown, Delaware. I’m not licensed to practice law in Delaware, but I believe it is likely Delaware recognizes and follows this doctrine.]

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Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15


SHRM15 is literally within a week and if you’ve never been you’re in for a treat! This year we’ve put together another one of our ultimate guides to the conference and Las Vegas. Whether you’re going to SHRM to network or you’re going because it’s a free trip to Vegas (let’s face it, some of you reading this are thinking just that!) we have you covered!

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


DelawareDelaware State Office of Workers Compensation. Workers Compensation Definition. Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence.

The Basics of Labor Relations #hrbasics


There are several other excellent legal blogs providing great coverage of labor relations including the Ohio Employer’s Law Blo g, the Wisconsin Employment and Labor Law Blog, the Workplace Law Prof blog, the Delaware Employment Law Blog , Jonathan Segal at Duane Morris , Work Matters , and fellow B4J contributor Casey Sipe. Blogging4Jobs is bringing you a special two-week series on basics in the workplace.

2014 96

Lying on a Résumé Can Ruin Your Career

Careers Done Write

Mike Freeman formerly at CBS Sportsline lied about graduating from the University of Delaware. People lie. Are you surprised? I bet not! In fact, behavioral experts have determined that babies begin to lie as early as 6 months old. Deception often has payoffs that lure us into lying – even at a very young age. In one study conducted by Bella DePaulo Ph.D.

2011 158

Where Do Writers Write? Take A Look…

Ms. Career Girl

My office is in a spare bedroom in my home on the western edge of New Jersey, about six miles from the Delaware River. Last month I showed you where I write my books. There were many photos of my garden, which is where I do a lot of daydreaming and procrastinating while pretending to work. This month, we’re looking at where other writers write. Take a look… Barbara Claypole White, Echoes of Family.

2017 174

“Should I file a lawsuit in my city, or in the employer’s state of incorporation?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

They operate in Pittsburgh, where I work, but are a Delaware Corporation. Question : My former employer claims I violated a non-compete agreement, and is therefore exercising a “clawback” provision to take back my vested stock shares, which are still held by the company. I want to stop them, and I may need to file a lawsuit for an injunction if they don’t correct this. Where should I file the lawsuit for the injunction? Any other guidance here? Thanks. Presley. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

2011 126

10 Labor Relations Resources for Tuesday’s Election & Beyond


There are also many excellent legal blogs (blawgs) providing great coverage of labor relations as well including the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog , the Wisconsin Employment and Labor Law Blog , the Workplace Law Prof blog, the Delaware Employment Law Blog , and Work Matters. Tuesday is Election Day 2012. Election Day 2012 is looming. No matter how the election turns out, the results of the vote on Tuesday are going to impact labor policy in the United States.

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The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Delaware ( Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET. Usenet was (more or less) an online forum without frills as all you could do was post text and share files (mostly pictures). It was very low tech by today’s standards, but a LOT of people used them (mostly geeks and academia). Usenet was comprised of several hierarchal group headings.

The Great Employer/Employee Social Media Passwords Debate


Delaware prohibited public and private schools from asking for students’ social media account passwords too. . Learn more about Facebook Recruiting practices by checking out our webinar on-demand by clicking here. They’re available anytime, all the time, 24/7. . Last April, SNOPA or H.R. 5050, was introduced to the House of Representatives and would make it illegal for employers to request passwords and other private information from employees and job seekers on social networks.

“Should I file a lawsuit in my city, or in the employer’s state of incorporation?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

They operate in Pittsburgh, where I work, but are a Delaware Corporation. Question : My former employer claims I violated a non-compete agreement, and is therefore exercising a “clawback” provision to take back my vested stock shares, which are still held by the company. I want to stop them, and I may need to file a lawsuit for an injunction if they don’t correct this. Where should I file the lawsuit for the injunction? Any other guidance here? Thanks. Presley. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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3 Benefits Of Working As A Pharmacy Technician At CVS Health

Career Realism

There are no pharmacy technician license requirements in the states of Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, New York, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Washington, D.C. A pharmacy technician isn't just a person with a white coat who stands behind the counter and fills medical prescriptions.

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Becoming An Entrepreneur: An Interview With Ted Rollins

Ms. Career Girl

It was a company based in Delaware that developed hotels. The post Becoming An Entrepreneur: An Interview With Ted Rollins appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. I was so excited to learn that I had a chance to interview with Ted Rollins. Ted is a successful entrepreneur recognized by the Inc. 500 as the founder of the number two fastest growing business in his division. He’s also a regular nominee and finalist for Ernst and Young entrepreneur of the year.

The Worst VP of HR in the World? Fortune Reports, You Decide.

HR Capitalist

First, she received a $125,000 cost-of-living adjustment to compensate for moving to the New York area from her home in Delaware (while getting another $238,000 to cover a loss on the sale of a second home she owned on Long Island). Instead, she began traveling back and forth regularly on a company helicopter from Delaware to Manhattan. It allowed her to commute on a "weekend" basis between Delaware and Manhattan for a three-month period starting in April 2007.

2011 63

What's the "Uber" of HR?

HR Capitalist

Here''s the big deal - recent news on venture capital investments and Uber from AllThingsD : "According to a Delaware filing by Uber Technologies, it has sold stock in the fast-growing privately held transportation service to private equity giant TPG. Let''s stretch your HR muscles today. There''s a service called "Uber" that some of you are incredibly familar with, and some of you have never heard of.

2013 62

Women should not bother negotiating salary

Penelope Trunk

For women, then, the process is more important than the success , according to Marvin Zuckerman , professor of psychology at University of Delaware. In a survey of graduating professional students, Linda Babcock, of Carnegie Mellon University, found that only seven per cent of women attempted to negotiate their initial offers, while fifty-seven per cent of the men did so. After years of analysis, she concludes that women might, in fact, be better off not negotiating.

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“I’m retiring; can I ask my boss to keep that confidential?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The legislatures of Illinois, Ohio, Delaware, Michigan, New York, California and Washington state are considering similar measures. . Question: Can I request confidentiality from my boss as I just want to leave on a certain date and not return. I don’t like parties or to discuss my retirement. I have worked here for 35 years and am a private person. Also, would my company have to pay me for unused vacation days? . Dennis. Lancaster, Ohio .

2013 109

Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List


INSIDER’S GUIDE TO SHRM 2016 PARTIES & SPECIAL EVENTS. We are just 5 short weeks away from the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference in Washington DC. I’m currently working on blog content, selecting sessions and trying to develop a plan for all things #SHRM16. I’m sure you are too which is why I’m working to bring you the best insights into what you can expect at the 2016 Annual Conference in Washington DC this year. . WHAT IS THE 2016 #SHRMVIP PARTY & EVENT GUIDE?

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Incorporate Your Business

Telecommuting Journal

If you are forming your corporation in a different state (like popular Delaware and Nevada for example), then I assume you’ll need to search that state’s database as well. There are some good reasons to do that – to incorporate your business in Delaware or Nevada – but that’s a whole other topic for a whole other day.

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“Recording Conversations with Your Boss or HR” What You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

In alphabetical order, they are: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Washington (state). . “When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.”. David Brin . ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: I remember it like it was yesterday, although it was many years ago.

2014 162

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Wilmington, Delaware. Question 1: If my employer changed its name, is my non-compete void? I signed a covenant not to compete (sometimes called a “non-compete”) with my current employer. If the owner changed the legal name of the business, is the non-compete still valid? The Short Answer is “Yes, it is still valid.” Changing the name of a company does nothing of a legal nature other than to change the name of the company.

2011 116

How To Start A Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

Career Realism

Being able to profit directly from your labor, increase your independence, and gain better control over the future of your career all prove compelling incentives for folks like John Baldino and his wife, Kathleen, of Milford, Delaware. Starting a franchise business can be an attractive option for people who have always wanted to have their own business, but may not be ready to quit their day jobs just yet. Related: Starting A Business? 4 Ways To Capitalize On Economic Trends.

2015 66

A Day In The Life of a Professional Superhero: Was Grad School my Kryptonite?

Corn on the Job

As a current gear shifter seeking opportunities in the HR/Training and Development field, Meg boasts a lovely Masters in Leadership degree from Cabrini College by wearing her “Will Work for Self-Esteem” sandwich board and ringing her bell while walking up and down the streets of Delaware County. Meg Pomante , aka: the artist formerly known as Mirzoeff, is a 10+ year seasoned veteran of the non-profit Development and Fundraising industry.

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E-book Announcement – Release date 7/20/10

Corn on the Job

Congrats from across the Delaware!! Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe E-book Announcement – Release date 7/20/10 by Rich DeMatteo on July 14, 2010 I’ve been keeping something to myself for a while now, but I’ll refuse to hold it in any longer. A few months back, Penelope Trunk and I began talking about putting together an E-book that would become a free resource for Gen-Y Job Seekers.

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