The New Job Chronicles – Prologue – The Night Before

Career Alley

When you land your new job and are counting the days until you start, you will have mixed feelings of excitement (finally getting a job) and apprehension (a new job? What better than to report on the trials and tribulations of someone starting a new job? It’s the night before I start my new job and it almost feels like the way I used to feel at the start of a new school year. 5 Job Interview Tips for Today’s Job Market.

2012 207

“If I don’t like my new job, can I go back on unemployment?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The bad news is the job being offered may not be suitable for me. If I accept the job offer it would only be because I don’t have a job, and having something is better than nothing. In short, the answer to your question is “No, you cannot resign because you don’t like a job and resume collecting unemployment.” Unemployment benefits are given to people who have lost their jobs due to no fault of their own. Question: Hi, Alan.

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Make a “Go File”. Pleeeeeze

Sklover Working Wisdom

You don’t know when you might be laid off, offered a great job elsewhere, or be cut off from access to your office computer. For example, can you start a great new job next month, or have you signed a “Garden Leave” provision in which you promised to give six months of notice when you leave? Agreements and Contracts Fired, Downsized or Laid Off General Monthly Newsletter Library Negotiation Pointers Process Insights What to Do BeforeWorkplace Negotiating Insight No.

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“If I take a new job elsewhere before my job is lost, will I lose.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “If I take a new job elsewhere before my job is lost, will I lose my severance?” “If If I take a new job elsewhere before my job is lost, will I lose my severance?” That is because almost all severance plans or programs say that only employees still working for the division on the day the jobs are lost are entitled to severance; any who leave before that are not eligible for severance. Job Security D. Resigning from Your Job T.

2010 109

“Can I ask a prospective employer to pay the retention package I will lose if I take the new job?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Third, it is entirely acceptable, appropriate and proper to request of your possible new employer that it “make you whole” on what you may lose if you leave now. However, above all be VERY careful not to share “confidential” matters; that could get you fired from your present job. Almost always it is to retain employees during a time of job insecurity, to ensure that they don’t leave out of fear.

2012 109

Career Skills: Rehearsing Difficult Conversations at Work

Workology

Unfortunately, the economy was tough at the time and my new role wasn’t vital to the company. Dealing with Downsizing of Staff & as an Employee. I saw the writing on the wall, but I failed to find a new job in time. I knew that it was no one’s fault I was being downsized and laid off, at least, it was as least as much my fault as anyone’s. It was stupid of me not to do everything in my power to find a new job.

2012 126

Hey, It’s August. We Call This “Protect Your ‘Rolodex’ Month”

Sklover Working Wisdom

In that time a great deal of my time has been devoted to advising clients on matters related to job termination and severance. in fact, most of the contact information on my office computer is my own, assembled by me long before I came to this job.” Losing your contact information could mean years and years of setback to your daily job success and career advancement, surely not something to take lightly. Can’t get your Contact Information after Leaving a Job?

2016 109

“Fired after I resigned; will it affect my open job offer?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Dear Alan: About a month ago I resigned from my job to join a different employer. A few days ago, I was terminated from my present job by my employer’s Surveillance Team for unknowingly emailing a private document to my personal email. I had planned to leave anyway, and had a job offer outstanding. I am scheduled to start that new job in about a month. Do you think what has happened is likely to affect my job offer?

2014 109

“Fired for false accusation. What can I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Not only can it result in job loss, and even reputation loss, but loss of your freedom – that is, jail time – in certain circumstances. We offer something that you might really make good use of: 50 Good Reasons to Explain Your Last Job Departure. The best way to “get even” is to “get a better job.” Fired, Downsized or Laid Off Misconduct and Bad Behavior Q & A What to Do After Yours (or Allegedly Yours Question: I was just fired.

2013 122

“18 Tips to Address Job-Loss Anxiety and Blues”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: There is no reason to share any “case histories” with anyone who has ever been employed, is now employed, who wants to be employed or who experienced job loss. Losing your job hurts, and even the thought of losing your job gnaws at your inner self. Simply put, there’s barely a person among us in this job market who is truly job-secure. . And, for this reason, we offer you these 18 Tips to Reduce Job-Loss Anxiety and Blues. .

2013 122

Achieving Effective Career Transitions

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Plan & Prepare for Your Interview East of Unemployed (or West of Nowhere) » Achieving Effective Career Transitions “ In a time of drastic change it is the learner who will inherit the future.” – Eric Hoffer Author Byline: Frank B. Today new job entrants will have over 10-12 jobs and five-seven distinct careers.

Is Money Your Motivation for a Career Change?

Ms. Career Girl

Today is our final week of talking about Alexandra Levit’s new book, “ New Job, New You. Consider the following questions which are taken right from New Job, New You. If you answered “Yes&# to many of these questions, you may be ready for a new career path. How do I get on a new career path?! Despite common beliefs, not all high paying jobs are miserable! You should probably read New Job, New You.

2010 144

Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Published on October 16th, 2010 by Alan L Sklover Major companies illegally collude with each other to keep their employees from getting new jobs with their competitors. The government said these illegal agreements “deprived employees of valuable information and better job opportunities.” Sklover Job Security and Career Success now depend on knowing how to navigate and negotiate to gain the most for your skills, time and efforts. Job Security D.

2010 125

“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.

10 Tips to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Business

Jobacle

The one difference between this global recession and the last one is that anyone who has been downsized now has the Internet to use as a tool for finding a new job. And one of the most job-hunting specific Internet tools is the social network for business people - LinkedIn. Your Job Search advice business career linkedin tipsThere have been several financial recessions in the last century or so.

2011 174

Reduce Stress at Work

Career Alley

One of the greatest causes of on-the-job stress is managing the demands of your manager while keeping a good work life balance. The more you stress about getting ahead in your job, the more it could hinder your success. Excellent job performance is key to getting ahead. Some of the key drivers of stress in the workplace are: Concerns about job security (downsizing, performance, etc.). Offer to take on new roles and tasks. job title, keywords or company.

2015 271

10 Q&As You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Remote Job Career Coach

Ms. Career Girl

According to more than 2,100 people who worked remotely during the pandemic, 58 percent say they would absolutely look for a new job if they weren’t allowed to continue working from home in their current position. What are the current trends in the remote job market?

2021 151

The U.S. has waged a war on jobs

HireCentrix

HCX Jobs. has waged a war on jobs. As long as Wall Street and venture capitalists continue to reward corporations for off-shoring and downsizing, we continue to play the fool when we express shock that the U.S. economy is not creating many new jobs. seems to be shocked that its economy isnt creating many jobs, and each monthly report on the unemployment rate and the number of new jobs somehow stimulates more handwringing. Search Jobs.

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Career U-Turn: Returning to Your Former Job

Careers Done Write

Did you ever leave a job for another job at a company with greener pastures? Or, perhaps you took a position only to discover six months later that the company was downsizing after a major contract was lost. Here are things to consider before you ask for your old job back. Why did you leave your former job? Think about the good and bad aspects of your former job, including responsibilities, compensation, manager, co-workers, and the employer as a whole.

2015 124

Last Job on the Right – Tips for Dealing with Forced Job Search

Career Alley

Imagine the following scenario: You just found out that your department is being “off shored” and that your job will be eliminated in six months. The good news is that you have six months to find a new job, the bad news is that you have only six months to find a new job. Half of job search is being prepared, developing a job search plan and then executing on it. 10 Things To Do If You Lose Your Job. I lost my job, now what?

2012 215

Last Job on the Right – Tips for Dealing with Forced Job Search

Career Alley

Imagine the following scenario: You just found out that your department is being “off shored” and that your job will be eliminated in six months. The good news is that you have six months to find a new job, the bad news is that you have only six months to find a new job. Half of job search is being prepared, developing a job search plan and then executing on it. 10 Things To Do If You Lose Your Job. I lost my job, now what?

2012 207

The Long Road Back – 5 Links for Starting Your Job Search

Career Alley

Losing your job sucks. Whether you are part of a downsizing, merger, “job mismatch” or plain old “going out of business”, there is no worse place to be than on the unemployment line. I’ve seen all of the variations of job loss from all different angles. How you react to your job loss will very much impact how quickly you will bounce back. Become fully engrossed in your job hunt. Job Loss Knows no Holiday. Journey.

2011 207

Unemployment is Rising: Is it Time to Upskill?

Career Alley

Across the country, people are concerned about their future prospects, and worry about whether or not their job is safe. In such a fragile business environment it makes sense to do everything you can to increase your value to your current employer and maximize your chances of quickly finding employment if you should be so unlucky as to lose your job. Related posts: Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Wrong Job.

2012 227

“Why Did You Leave Your Last Position?”

Professional Resume Services

Futhermore, the answer can be even more difficult if you are still in your current position and interviewing for a new position at another company. You want to talk about using your skills, especially new ones you might have acquired through additional education or on-the-job training. What if the reason you are leaving is because of harassment, horrible policies, downsizing, or that your last boss was a complete jerk?

2012 126

Are You Exempt?

Professional Resume Services

If you have been job hunting for awhile, landing a job may make you so happy that you do not stop to consider whether this position is exempt or non-exempt. If your position is exempt, you must work however many hours you need to get your job done. Anyone who has taken on the jobs of employees who have been downsized will tell you that working in an exempt position can be tough because you work longer for virtually no more pay to get the work done.

2013 116

Get Ready! The Layoffs Continue.

Careers Done Write

Many times the strongest contributors will survive a downsizing. Work with a professional or conduct research so your resume meets the standards for a 2012 job search. The top way to get a job is still through networking, both online and in the real world. He was unemployed less than an hour and he had already started to work on his job search campaign. job search unemployment statisticsAccording to the U.S.

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Is being underpaid synonymous with being under-appreciated?

Careers Done Write

Most people tell I should be looking for another job. Problem is two-fold though: First, I love my job. It''s not easy to find a job doing what I do. In this case, you have these options: * You may elect to stay with that employer because you love your job. Looking for another job is a smart idea, even if you decide to stay in the near term. You may think that there are no other jobs. The new job may be a variation of what you do.

2013 145

Compensation Conundrum – When You Should Compromise on Compensation

Career Alley

Individual job search can be challenging (regardless of why you are searching for a new job), but group job search (as in a downsizing, closing of a location or closing of a company) takes the challenge to a new level. Everyone, of course, handles the job search pressure differently. Everyone needs to approach the process in the job search in their own way and time, but panic is not a good way to start. 5 Reasons to Look for a New Job.

5 reasons to update a resume while still employed

Cube Rules

You’re one of the lucky ones (or a Cubicle Warrior …Scot): You have a job and are not actively looking for a new one. I won’t need to look for a job anytime soon. When the time comes to look for a new job a year, two years, five years down the line, and you have to update your resume, will you remember all the tasks and accomplishments of your previous job? You might have gone back to school for a new degree. Job Search Resume Resume Tips

2011 182

Tips When Asking for a Raise

Jobacle

Some people happen to love their jobs, while others not so much. For those people who aren’t exactly living the dream in their current job situation, it’s easy to assume that just being compensated more could make all the difference. For another thing making more money certainly isn’t going to hurt you, and the extra padding can be helpful if you’re planning on taking some time off to look for new work or if you’re hoping to branch out onto your own.

2017 109

“Performance Improvement Plans – Resign or Attempt? Choose the Third Alternative”

Sklover Working Wisdom

LESSON TO LEARN : In difficult times, layoffs and downsizing are often disguised as performance issues. Severance is almost always given to those who are laid off due to a position elimination or downsizing. Bear in mind that “resigning” without first obtaining a new job is suspect to prospective employers. And, too, sometimes achieving the assigned task – such as meet with 200 new clients in one month – is beyond human achievement.

2015 132

How To Create An Effective Resume Even If You Were Fired

Career Realism

People get fired from the job for various reasons. However, to a potential new employer, it may leave an unfavorable connotation on the candidate. You may have questions, such as: How do I impress an employer given I was fired from my last job? Do I include the job on my resume?

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Should I Use A Specialist Recruitment Agent to Help Me Find A Job

RedStarResume

These days, landing a regular job can be quite an arduous task. The world economy is in turmoil and job seekers are experiencing uncertainty and distress. Even though jobs are hard to find that does not mean that there are none available, you just need some help in tracking them; and this is where a recruiter comes in handy. A professional recruiter can provide you with advice on alternate career paths where you can transfer your current skills into a new role.

2012 100

Can You Get Around a Firing When Interviewing for Work?

Cube Rules

In the event you find yourself in this position now as you search for a new job, there are some important factors to keep in mind when called in for a job interview. Among them are: Accept reality – Getting fired from a job is one of the toughest things you can go through. This is a smaller world than many people think, and such lies can come back to haunt you if your potential or new employer finds out. Job Search fired firing job interview

2011 138

“What should I ask for regarding severance?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

It will take me months to find a job. . Having worked with fired, downsized and laid off employees for over three decades, I know that every laid off employee feels, first and foremost, financial insecurity. What if it takes me years to replace this job? You mention three things that you believe justify greater or “better” severance: (i) your excellent performance; (ii) your “level,” and (iii) the difficulty in finding a new job. P.S.: New!

2013 116

Active Career Management

Jennifer Anthony

While there are still a few jobs out there with this arrangement, the vast majority of companies no longer expect their employees to stay in one place for their entire career. However, when it comes time for a company to downsize or even shut its doors, that’s not always possible. Old job descriptions and evaluations from your supervisors offer valuable information about your previous responsibilities. Looking for a job is stressful. By Jessica M Holbrook.

Does Your Resume Make You Look Like a Job Hopper? | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Thursday, June 17th, 2010 Does Your Resume Make You Look Like a Job Hopper? If they see multiple short employment stints, they will often assume that you are a job hopper, question your ability to stay at one company for long, and move on to the next candidate. Here are some of the circumstances that make job seekers look like job hoppers and what you can do about it.

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Retention Agreement Contain a Release? If So, It Just Might Be Your Severance

Sklover Working Wisdom

While retention agreements are often seen as positive opportunities to make extra money, severance agreements mean something far less positive: you will likely soon to be losing your job, and that is worrisome. The fundamental reason an employer gives money to an employee who is being downsized or laid off is not love, and it is not concern for his/her well being. even if you lose your job the next day. Increase If New Job Offered; (ii) To New Employer Requesting.

2017 126

“Can a severance agreement require that my husband give up vested stock and stock options?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Also, the company was recently recapitalized before his termination, and he was also due stock in the new company. . In fact, many downsized or laid off employees quickly accept “bad” initial severance offers. . If this is, indeed, the case, then you also need to review the Stock Plan and the Stock Option Plan for what they say is supposed to happen if an employee with “vested” stock and/or stock options is downsized or laid off. .

2013 122

When Leaving Your Job, How to Take Your Colleagues With You

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » When Leaving Your Job, How to Take Your Colleagues With You When Leaving Your Job, How to Take Your Colleagues With You Published on June 17th, 2010 by Alan Sklover Watch the video on YouTube: [link] Click an icon below to share and recommend this post: This entry was posted on Thursday, June 17th, 2010 at 1:00 am You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 Job Security D. Job Offers, New Jobs and Promotions F.

2010 116

“My severance agreement says I can never re-apply; can I get around that?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I would now – 16 years later – like to apply for a job opening with one of the affiliates. For the reasons explained below, it is most likely that you have nothing to worry about it, and should just apply for the job. The phenomenon of employers giving severance to their terminated employees became widespread in the early 1980’s when (a) computers began to replace employees, (b) jobs began being shipped overseas, and (c) many of our anti-discrimination laws were passed.

2014 168

“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. Should I say that the job is more important than the salary?”. The simple truth is that there is no one absolute best response that fits all job candidates and all interviewers. There is nothing wrong with admitting you have been underpaid in the past; that is probably one of the primary reasons people tend to seek new jobs.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “My job is definitely ‘The Job from Hell.’ My job is definitely ‘The Job from Hell.’ I need this job, but I don’t know how much more of this I can take. Some jobs are just so rotten that they are just not possible to change. Your job – and the family that employs you – seem to be that rotten. You have also mentioned the negative effects your job has on your health. Job Security D. Job Offers, New Jobs and Promotions F.

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