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“If my company is sold, can I collect unemployment insurance.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Do I have to take my job with the new company, or can I leave and collect unemployment benefits until I find a new job? Kellie Salem, Oregon Answer: Unemployment benefits are not paid to employees based on who owns the company they work for; a sale, merger or other change in ownership is not a reason to collect. Rather, the primary determinant of eligibility for unemployment benefits is whether or not a job is available to the employee.

Can My Credit History Impact My Job Search?

Resume Bear

Are you looking for a new job? If so you may be wondering “Can my credit history impact my job search?”. While it might seem unfair, more employers are looking at their prospective employees’ credit history. Not only does this have the unfair feel to it, the practice creates a barrier to job seekers that have been unemployed during the economic downturn. Late payments and non-payment ends up on credit reports which in turn can be viewed by these employers.

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Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

Corn on the Job

2020 kicked off with over 7 million job openings across America. For the current job seekers, this came as welcome news. Estimates put job openings at 1.4 million more than the number of unemployed job seekers.

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how late can you call employees at home, dealing with abusive customers, and more

Ask a Manager

Is there a cut-off time that I as an employer can call an employee’s home or cell phone? There are jobs where it’s necessary, yes, but even in those you should keep it to a minimum. For most of them, it’s their first job. I told my employee that she did a great job and didn’t do anything wrong to cause the customer to be a world class jerk. But since I’m a new manager, I don’t know what to do. It’s five answers to five questions.

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

Ask A Manager

Let’s not encourage people to go to extremes to assimilate – let’s try and encourage them to embrace their uniqueness while settling into a new culture – I agreed with you until you made that point. It sounds like the OP is well beyond the “settle into a new culture&# phase. Especially if you like your job. I always reply “Oregon.&# My advice is, if it really bothers you, find a new workplace.

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

Penelope Trunk

I was not thrilled about going, but I try to be open-minded when it comes to stuff that is new to me that I am not ever wishing I will get a chance to experience. And, people who manage their careers well end up paying more attention to a company’s reputation for caring about people and community than what any given job description is. But today, I can tell you that if I had a job at McDonald’s, I’d be lonely. Is this your first time here?

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