5 Ways to Handle a Layoff or Firing

Career Alley

Terminating an employee, whether by layoff or firing, is never a pleasant task. This clarity helps keep imagination at bay, and can cut down on the risk of the employee suing you for age or gender discrimination. Be Respectful During Layoffs.

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It’s Not Age Discrimination That’s Holding You Back

Career Realism

This past week, I did a free webinar called, “5 Ways to Leverage a Layoff.”. ( I was inspired to host it after hearing about the 27,000 expected layoffs at HP. Over 400 people tuned in to hear how a layoff might actually work to their advantage.

Fighting Age Discrimination With LinkedIn

Career Realism

These days, experience can often mean the first to go during layoffs. Age discrimination LinkedIn image from Shutterstock. Social Media age discrimination linkedin recruiterJoshua, I’m 59 years old with a full-time job in Medical Ultrasound imaging.

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

Discrimination is a disease.” . . Other questions, and other answers, soon followed, many of which indicated to us that what was happening to Janine may well have been derived from illegal age discrimination. You may note that we did not ask Janine the age of the new Museum Director, because anyone can discriminate against anyone, regardless of their own age, gender, race, etc.). So, how do you know if you have been a victim of illegal discrimination?

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

Discrimination is a disease.” . . Other questions, and other answers, soon followed, many of which indicated to us that what was happening to Janine may well have been derived from illegal age discrimination. You may note that we did not ask Janine the age of the new Museum Director, because anyone can discriminate against anyone, regardless of their own age, gender, race, etc.). So, how do you know if you have been a victim of illegal discrimination?

I’m in trouble for cc’ing a laid-off coworker on a message questioning her layoff

Ask A Manager

I understand where you were coming from and I don’t think it was an outrageous thing to do, but it did demonstrate a lack of sensitivity to politics around layoffs. The reason that people above you are pissed off is that by including the tipping tester, you basically said that you think the layoff decision is a bad one and encouraged the tipping tester to think the same. Layoff decisions are just super sensitive.

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We Have Created Our Own Shortage Of People

Hiring Technical People

Here’s what John says, That means that the labor market is flooded with resumes from people who are not qualified to do the work after each and every layoff. If you are hiring in a town where a layoff has occurred, do you hire based on tools and technology?

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“Stress from work is killing me. Please help!!”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Unemployment Benefits are given to those who either (a) have lost their jobs to no fault of their own, such as in a mass layoff or workforce reduction, or (b) those who resign with good reason. Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility Eligible? Question: I have been employed by a company for almost 5 years and the stress is becoming unbearable to the point that when I come home, I just want to curl up in a ball and be left alone.

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HR Manager: “I Would Much Rather Hire Someone Who is Currently.

The Job Quest

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Being Laid Off? Know Your Rights As An Employee

Career Realism

Know Your Rights While layoffs have become quite common in all industries today, many employees do not know that the law safeguards their interests and welfare. Final pay may not include severance pay for the layoff. The agreement defines the terms of layoff as well as a release clause.

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Employment Class Actions Survive Despite Wal-Mart Ruling

HireCentrix

The end of the road for a class-action discrimination lawsuit brought by female employees of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. A variety of factors may be causing the increase of workplace bullying.Some companies face tightening budgets, layoffs. » AFSCME Report: Gay and transgender discrimination Workplace Discrimination Report costs time is costly to the company, business, Government, and Taxpayer. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Be our Friend.

September is International Update Your Resume Month

Jennifer Anthony

← Dodging the Age (And Any Other Discrimination) Bullet in a Job Search Words That Should Not Appear on Your Resume → Like Be the first to like this post.

what does “hiring manager” mean and other work terms you might not know

Ask A Manager

If your job ends because your company is eliminating your position — because it’s cutting jobs or restructuring — that’s a layoff, not a firing. The law doesn’t just protect people of Race X or Gender Y; it bans discrimination based on race and gender, period (as well as religion, national origin, and the other classes I listed in #3).

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Older Job Seeker? Stop Making These Mistakes Immediately

JobMob

So are many other forms of job search discrimination : racism, sexism, and more, such as discrimination against younger job seekers, which is technically also ageism, although not usually discussed that way). 7 Things You Must Immediately Do If You Suspect A Mass Layoff.

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3 Career Choice Tips for Older Workers

Career Key

A few days ago, I ran into someone (55+) who related his experience with age discrimination in hiring. In my previous career as an employment discrimination lawyer, I became familiar with the challenges older workers face. I recently wrote about layoffs and the older worker. Networking is the best way to avoid being a target for discrimination.

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How to Bounce Back After a Lay-Off

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← Will Your Resume Survive the First Glance?

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Working in Government Jobs

Career Alley

Layoffs are very common in the private sector while this is very unlikely in the government sector, even if the economy slows. This also avoids any kind of discrimination among the workers.

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5 Tips To Capturing The Job With A Thank You Letter

Jennifer Anthony

← It’s Not About You Dodging the Age (And Any Other Discrimination) Bullet in a Job Search → Like Be the first to like this post.

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How to Keep Your Age a Secret in an Executive Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← Job Interview Mistakes to Avoid How Many Pages Should My Resume Be?

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Sell Yourself: Use Numbers in Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

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Social Media and Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

Skip HR and Contact the Hiring Manager to Get That Job

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← Tweet Job Tweet!

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Cover Yourself: How to Write a Cover Letter Worth Reading

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← Does Your Executive Resume Scream Visionary?

The Power of the Words on Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← Does Your Resume Show Your Problem Solving Abilities?

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Making the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

Jennifer Anthony

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TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud? | Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog

Jennifer Anthony

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Is Taking A Year Off Career Suicide?

Career Realism

Here’s the unwelcome truth: A recent study shows that people who’ve been out of work a month or longer are discriminated against , and that’s true whether they say they quit or were let go. Dear J.T. &

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Don’t Let Your Age Hold You Back When Job Hunting.

Resume Bear

Although there are laws on the books to protect workers 40 and over from being discriminated against, that does not mean such illegal practices don’t take place during the background screening process.

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The Ladders Resume Writing Service – Scam or Not? | Jennifer.

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← Resume Writing FAQs – When Should I Send Resume Follow Up Letters?

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Resume Writing FAQs – When Should I Send Resume Follow Up Letters?

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← Five Most Common Resume Mistakes The Ladders Resume Writing Service – Scam or Not?

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Try This Before Writing Your Executive Resume

Jennifer Anthony

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What does chocolate have to do with resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

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Is Taking A Year Off Career Suicide?

Career Realism

Here’s the unwelcome truth: A recent study shows that people who’ve been out of work a month or longer are discriminated against , and that’s true whether they say they quit or were let go. Dear J.T. &

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Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For.

Jennifer Anthony

4 Keys to Creating an Interview-Winning Information Technology Resume

Jennifer Anthony

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make on a Cover Letter

Jennifer Anthony

Tough Interview Questions

Jennifer Anthony

2010 130

Words That Should Not Appear on Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

2010 130

It's Not About You

Jennifer Anthony

2010 130

It Takes More Than a Resume to Get a Job

Jennifer Anthony

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