“My job is definitely 'The Job from Hell.' Any ideas?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Published on September 21st, 2010 by Alan L Sklover Question: I work for a real estate management company that is co-owned by a mother, son and daughter-in-law. You might start looking in the same industry – real estate management – because that is where your experience would probably help you the most find a new job quickly. Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility M. Blog » “My job is definitely ‘The Job from Hell.’ Any ideas?” “My

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In a Tweet, John Legend Gave All Business Owners a Critical Gut Check

Evil HR Lady

Real problem: realtors don't show black people all the properties they qualify for. Fix the real problem, realtors. The real estate industry can and should do more–and that’s likely true for your own company, too. Or do you create real change within your company? Investigate every complaint of discrimination? Photo by Flo Dahm.

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Paralegal Careers

Career Alley

Law firms that deal with cases involving civil liberties, human rights, privacy, gay rights, and workplace discrimination rely on paralegals to research these cases. Whether you dream of helping to protect the NRA’s right to bear arms or working for the ACLU on freedom of press issues, paralegals involved with constitutional law cases can make a real difference in the world. Real Estate Paralegal Careers.

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Young Workers: How To Gain Respect Of Older Co-Workers

Career Realism

Many have years of real estate investment experience and many run large corporations or successful businesses. Yet my 30-something-husband and I offer weighty financial and real estate advice to these seniors every day. Relationships age discrimination co-workers Do you sometimes feel like your older co-worker is treating you like a child? Or worse, meddling into your work like some pesky parent with an “I’ve always done it this way” attitude?

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [05.25.10] View Comments If You Discriminate, I Am 44 You will never put this on top of your resume. The point being that a company or hiring manager that discriminates based on age will eventually learn that you are not 32. What has your experience been with age discrimination? McDermott & Bull said: Member: If You Discriminate, I Am 44: So it’s Thursday and I’ll be sharing posts today that illu… [link] via @timsstrategy [.]

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What Kind of Lawyer Should I Hire For My Job Problem?

Evil HR Lady

Q: What type of attorney should I hire if my boss is discriminating against me on the basis of race/gender/or another protected characteristic? Q: But what if my brother-in-law does real estate law? I get a lot of questions where the answer is, “you need to speak with an attorney.” ” Attorneys are expensive, and while some work on contingency, most employment law cases aren’t these big cash cows that you read about in the news.

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How to Age-Proof Your Resume


It may be illegal, but age discrimination exists in the hiring process, and the pace of technological change has only intensified the problem. Your Work History section should consist of a simple list of titles, employers, and dates that will take up a small amount of real estate at the end of your resume.

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“Sales compensation plans: are there limits on when and how they can be changed?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

However, “what the law says” varies from state to state, and may even vary depending on what kind of sales you may engage in, that is, car sales, real estate sales, or sales of services. Question: The sales compensation package for my company says that the company has the right to amend, change, or cancel the sales compensation plan at any time – except where prohibited by law. . Well, what are those prohibitions, if any? .

Recruiting the Beautiful People [Only!]

The Undercover Recruiter

According to Forbes.com , overweight employees are common targets of discrimination, averaging a 9% drop in pay over a lifetime for every 64 extra pounds of body weight. Dominic Pietrangelo, CEO of Urban Homes Group, a Los Angeles-based real estate agency, stated, “Securing prospective realtors through BeautifulPeople makes sense. Question – what would happen if the recruiting industry began holding itself to the same standards as the fashion or music industries?

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Five Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

However, when employees submit complaints to federal or state discrimination agencies employers usually limit what they offer in settlement to what they believe they may be directed to pay. My question is this: can I break it if the owner has done some questionable things regarding comingling of money from his real estate company with money from the insurance company.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 3: Dear Alan: I want to present a listed real estate investment opportunity to an investor, but I do not want to reveal too much before executing a fee agreement and Non-Competition/Non-Disclosure Agreement. Question 6: When is it easier to get an employer to give an employee a non-disparagement agreement, (a) when the employee first discovers discrimination on the job, or (b) after wrongful termination, as part of a settlement agreement?

2011 116

The One Question You Must Ask the Interviewer

Jennifer Anthony

The interview is pretty precious real estate in your job search. 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 Search – How to Get Your Linkedin Profile to Attract Recruiters 24-7 Can There Be a Worse Way to Apply For a Job Than to Attend a Cattle Call?

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The Challenges & Rewards Of A Mid-Life Career Change

Career Realism

Many mid-life workers also find success branching out into non-profit management, nursing, real estate, and interior design. Age Discrimination In Interviews. Many people are intimidated by the idea of making a mid-life career change, especially because they buy into the myth that people who are 50 or older will face significant issues with ageism. Related: Resumes For Job Seekers Over 50.

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If You Can’t Pass THIS Test, You Won’t Get Job Interviews

Career Realism

Plus, even if you’re the most qualified candidate, if your resume has a single error in terms of formatting or content, it’s likely going to get automatically tossed out by automated filtering systems (or ATS) before a real person can actually see it. As shallow as it may seem, an outdated strategy increases your risk of falling victim to age discrimination before you even get a chance to prove yourself. Moreover, you’re wasting valuable real estate on the top of your resume.

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Performance Review a Problem? 16 Steps to a Robust Rebuttal

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: For nine years, Margaret, was universally considered a top performer in her position as Vice President of Vacation Residences for a diversified real estate company. These days, and henceforth, those facing a problematic Performance Review have no real choice but to submit an effective Performance Review Rebuttal. “The only perfect person. is a perfect idiot.”. - Sklover Household Saying.

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Independent Contractor or Employee? The Basics

Sklover Working Wisdom

It wasn’t a “real law job,” but it was enough to keep Ira afloat. These people are designated by the law as “statutory non-employees”: licensed real estate agents, direct salespeople, and certain home companions, provided each has a written agreement stating so. . One important difference is that the federal and state discrimination laws protect employees, but they do not protect independent contractors.

“Facing Merger or Sale of Your Employer? Here’s Fifteen Smart Steps”

Sklover Working Wisdom

This is precisely what has happened – and is happening now – in many industries, from banking, to real estate, to media, to healthcare. Though many different factors go into a decision regarding whether to file a claim of discrimination, harassment or retaliation, each of which must be carefully weighed, this might be a good time to do so, or at the least, gathering information or documentation so that you can do so later, if you decide to. .

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I don’t want to say hello to my horrible coworker, we get comp time that we can’t take, and more

Ask A Manager

Your friends are wrong that this is a hostile workplace issue; that requires discrimination based on something like race, religion, sex, etc., Needless to say, this takes up a lot of real estate on my resume. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. We get comp time that we can’t really take. In my company, most employees are required to work much more than a standard 40-hour work week (for the sake of this example, we’re all exempt).

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terse answer Tuesday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

At this point in time, it’s probably a real blessing just to have an actual job in your field. If I thought that were a real title I would SO be shooting my resume off to that company – running inventory control for a company that makes fictional products would be a breeze :). Of course, 6 months later when I got a ‘real job,’ I took it. just tell me your real name job offers and lengthy pre-planned vacation time was this interviewer out of line?

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short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

Both the old and new name are quite long, so would occupy more real-estate on my resume if I were to write them both out than the diploma actually deserves. just tell me your real name job offers and lengthy pre-planned vacation time was this interviewer out of line? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions January 9, 2011 It’s short answer Sunday — eight short answers to eight short questions.

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