8 Steps To Find The Right Federal Job

Tim's Strategy

One place people find they may want a job for, is a Federal job. Applying for Federal jobs is different in some ways than applying for non-Federal jobs. Below is a roadmap on how to find the right Federal job to apply for. This is a guest blog post by Robin Schlinger.

“Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s10 Suggestions for New Grads”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: In June, 2013, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gave a commencement address to Princeton University graduates. Take all available steps to increase and secure employment “rewards” and eliminate or reduce employment “risks.” Please Note : This Email Newsletter is not legal advice, but only an effort to provide generalized information about important topics related to employment and the law.

“How to File a Federal Lawsuit without an Attorney”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I filed a Charge of Discrimination with the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) against my employer because I was being bullied by my boss, along with being treated differently from other co-workers in my department on several levels. . I received from the EEOC a “Right to Sue Letter” a month and a half ago, and my time is running out to file my Federal discrimination lawsuit. Question: Hi, Alan.

5 Benefits of Working for the Federal Government

Career Realism

Now is a good time to work for the United States federal government as more than a quarter million people have been hired by the government over the last three years. By way of an answer, here are five benefits employees get for working in the federal government. employer.

handling the government shutdown: an open thread for federal employees and contractors

Ask A Manager

I’m hoping you would be willing to host an open thread for federal employees and federal contractors on handling the government shutdown. You may also like: can my employer install spyware on my personal computer I use for work? A reader writes: I’m a longtime lurker. No politics allowed of course. Mostly a place to share information and lessons learned from 2013 and instructions for this one.

Are You Prepared When You Land that Federal Interview?

Career Realism


How To Get A Federal Government Job

Boomers Next Step

Should you be looking for a job, it’s worth remembering that the United States of America Federal government may be the nation’s largest employer. million workers, you can just imagine the breadth as well as width of the Federal staff. With 400 occupational agencies and more than 1.7 What’s more, the actual competitive pay and [.]. Careers Job News career interview jobs resume

the federal government is taking up overtime pay again

Ask A Manager

Department of Labor appears to be moving forward on an overtime rule that caught up millions of employees and their employers in some serious workplace drama last year. the federal government is taking up overtime pay again was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. The U.S.

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Federal appeals court rules Defense of.


Federal appeals court rules Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. TOPIC: Federal appeals court rules Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. Federal appeals court rules Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. appeals court in Boston became the first such court to strike down as unconstitutional the federal Defense of Marriage Act, ruling Thursday that it unfairly denies equal benefits to legally married same-sex couples. Be our Friend.

“How do I pick a good employment attorney to represent me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “How do I pick a good employment attorney to represent me?” “How How do I pick a good employment attorney to represent me?” Employment Info and Insight B. Inspiration, Encouragement, Motivation Building the Employment Relation E.

2010 151

Do Employees Read Break Room Signage Anyway?


If you work or live in the human resources and hiring manager space, you may be familiar with the drama regarding the pro-union employee posters that my friends at the National Labor Relations Board are mandating private employers post in the break rooms and employee areas.

2012 131

The Employer Brand of a Top Law Firm

The Undercover Recruiter

We sit down with one of the biggest law firms in the world and learn how they take a federal approach to employer branding and even have an internal score for maturity! The Employer Brand of a Top Law Firm Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 81

Bilingual Ladies Are Highly Employable

Ms. Career Girl

Individuals fluent in English and Spanish are highly employable in governmental and nongovernmental service organizations. Today’s post is by, J. Salvage. Approximately twelve percent of the US population speaks Spanish.

2011 263

Increasing Disability Employment in the Workplace


Why increase awareness about disability employment in the workplace? Not only do employers gain dedicated and passionate employees, they often receive tax credits or breaks from the government, among other benefits. What can you do to make the case for disability employment?

2015 152

The Lowdown on Employer-Paid Student Loans

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Lowdown on Employer-Paid Student Loans appeared first on Ms. That’s right: There are employers out there who will pay some or all of your student loan debt as a benefit. It’s also possible for employees of the federal government to have their student loan debt forgiven.

2016 152

“What is Joint Employer Liability?” Many Workers Have Two Employers, But Don’t Know It

Sklover Working Wisdom

He was registered with an employment agency that regularly placed him on coding projects with its customers– usually for three to six months at a time. The employment agency handled all of the details of his assignments, collected the fees from the customer, and then paid Thomas for the hours he worked. After his financial institution assignment was completed, Thomas asked his employment agency whether he was eligible for overtime pay for the extraordinary hours he had put in.

2015 109

Love Halloween? Business Opportunities and Self-Employed Side-Career Ideas

Career Key

If you love Halloween – I mean, really LOVE it – you mightconsider a self-employed side business centered around the holiday. Self-employment SEK Holiday Cheer Business Tips

2011 173

Test Your Employment-Negotiating IQ

Sklover Working Wisdom

Consider taking an unpaid leave of absence using the federal Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) law. The Best Answer : A “non-compete” agreement is a device that restricts you from working for a competitor for a period of time after you leave your employer.

Job Matching + Employment Video = MyNextGig.com


Employment Videos Lend Qualified Candidates. The company can showcase their company benefits and fun atmosphere and even add their employer videos on both the company profile page and individual job postings. Hiring the Best Employees is Good for Bottom Line.

Ensuring Employers Are Properly Paying You

Ms. Career Girl

The post Ensuring Employers Are Properly Paying You appeared first on Ms. We cry inside, strap ourselves in, and then spend an extra hour to fifteen hours a week in employment hell. Babysitters (employed casually). Some computer professionals employed at least $27.63

2015 155

Back to School: Employment Law Blog Carnival


Are we, as human resources practitioners, up to speed with employment law? Are our employment laws still working and still relevant as the workplace and workforce demographics change? When’s the last time you reviewed your state’s employment law?

Employment Trends Index Increased in December

Resume Bear

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) increased in December. “After posting a significant increase in December, following an upward revision in November, the Employment Trends Index is improving,” said Gad Levanon, Director of Macroeconomic Research at The Conference Board. “However, if economic activity continues to expand slowly in the first half of 2013, it would be difficult for employers to maintain the current rate of job growth.”

2013 148

An Employer’s Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Guide


The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available to employers who hire and retain veterans and individuals from other target groups with significant barriers to employment. Employers claim about $1 billion in tax credits each year under the WOTC program.

2017 61

Employer Hall of “Fame or Shame”

Sklover Working Wisdom

We are pleased to Announce a New Inductee into SkloverWorkingWisdom’s… Employer Hall of. Every now and then we read or hear of an outstanding example of an Employer acting in a positive, praise-worthy manner, or, sometimes, in a punitive, shame-worthy manner.

2011 141

US Bill Would Make Employer Requests for Facebook Access Illegal


The American public went gaga in March of this year after the media reported a growing trend by employers who are requesting Facebook password and user ID access during their hiring and interview process. HR Social Media employee privacy social networks employer access to social networks H.R.

ACA Will Increase Employer & Primary Care Fees by 73%


By now you have probably heard about a teeny tiny little change affecting employers regarding benefits called the Affordable Care Act. In short, this change is the largest possibly in the history of employment law. Affordable Care Act Information for the Employer.

2013 135

Why You Need to Make Disability Employment a Priority for Your Business in 2016


If your business is not making disability employment a priority in 2016, then you are falling behind. In 2014, new regulations for Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act were put into place, requiring all federal contractors to maintain a 7% utilization goal for people with disabilities.

2015 124

What Will Wage Growth Look Like in 2016?


In 2015 America saw significant but not astonishing job growth and that’s got many of us feeling optimistic – we want to believe that 2016 will continue the upward trend toward full employment, healthy markets, and increased economic security for mid to low wage workers.

2016 89

The Social Media Interview, what Employers and Employees should know

Resume Bear

Recent employment practices show your interview starts long before you arrive; it starts online with your social media accounts. As a result, one recent employment practice has drawn attention. The “social media interview” is increasing in importance as part of the employment process.

Why Employers Don’t Hire Veterans


This has raised the question, “Is that the employer’s responsibility, or the responsibility of the applicant to do this research?” If businesses want to tap into the overlooked and under-employed veteran market, they should conduct some research and know which veterans to target.

What Do Most Employers Look For In Job Applicants?

Resume Bear

As a job seeker, you need to know that employers look for a set of skills that stretch beyond your qualifications and experience. The highly competitive job market makes it necessary for you to enhance your employability and stay at the winning edge of the job seeking process to be able to land on your dream job. The post What Do Most Employers Look For In Job Applicants? College Graduates Employer Tips Hot Topics Human Resource News Job Hunting Strategies Why ResumeBear?

2013 175

The Oxford Comma Case Proves We Need New Employment Laws, Not Better Grammar

Evil HR Lady

Everyone is focusing on the Oxford comma part of this case, but I’d like to focus on the ridiculousness of an employment law that could result in this confusion and hinge on a grammar question. My first question on this was how on earth do truck drivers qualify for being exempt on a federal law level? To keep reading, click here: The Oxford Comma Case Proves We Need New Employment Laws, Not Better Grammar.

Top 10 Ways Employers Can Improve Leave Administration


The program is designed for small to mid-sized employers, executives who wear multiple hats (including “personnel”) or the beginning HR professional. When you factor in required FMLA administrative requirements, that’s a huge burden for employers.

2014 128

Who Will Be Affected by the FTC Changes? Everyone.

The Job Quest

Federal Trade Commission to store files on Facebook users’ posts. Career Job Search Columbia University Consumer Reports Facebook Federal Trade Commission FTC Privacy Social Intelligence Social Intelligence Corp

2011 191

How Higher I-9 Penalties Will Impact US Employers


Department of Justice has announced that beginning August 1, 2016 they will increase the monetary penalties on employers for employing individuals without valid U.S. individuals or foreign individuals without first verifying their identity and employment authorization. The U.S.

2016 86

“What if my former employer ignores my filed discrimination complaints?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

My employer offered me a severance package of two weeks per year, totaling 15 weeks. I sent my employer a letter via email and certified mail, return receipt requesting 52 weeks of severance based on well-documented race/age discrimination and retaliation. I also filed a three-count complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). Have you ever heard of an employer never responding, and what should I be prepared for?

Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster

Catherines Career Corner

Download, save or read free career eBook from Monster. As you know, here at Catherine’s Career Corner, we offer you free straight forward career guidance and self-help that is critical in ensuring that we provide you, our readers with effective career support. Download a free career eBook from Monster. We take great care to ensure that [.]. The post Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner.

Will You Succeed in Your New Job?

Catherines Career Corner

All about Jobs Career Advice Career and Job Search Tips Career Management Career Tips Job evaluation Job Search Job Searching Jobs Jobs and Careers Keeping your job Career Career advice career builder career builder.com career builders Career help Career Success CareerBuilder careerbuilders Careers civil service jobs craigslist jobs dream job Employment federal government federal government jobs federal inded federal jobs Find Jobs government indee indeed indeed jobs indeed.ca

2008 40

“How can I get some needed relief from FMLA-retaliation?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I am presently out on an approved federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) leave of absence for the permitted 12 weeks. Send your FMLA Complaint to both of these two places, by Federal Express, UPS Overnight Service, or U.S. First, it will surely get the attention of your employer.

2010 141

“What can I do if I was put on a Performance Improvement Plan in.

Sklover Working Wisdom

I used the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and stayed at home with my daughter for 12 weeks. When I returned I was assigned to a very different position, and because of that I filed a Complaint with the federal Department of Labor (“DOL”), which handles FMLA violations.

2010 141

my employer fined me $90 for being late

Ask A Manager

I talked with employment lawyer Donna Ballman , author of the excellent book Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired , who agreed that federal law does allow this, as long the fine doesn’t take your pay for that period below minimum wage. I’d say an employer doing this is, number one, a terrible employer, and, number two, taking a huge risk that they are violating some law.”. If there’s a legal violation here, your employers deserves to have someone pursue it.

2018 87

The Great Employer/Employee Social Media Passwords Debate


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. Can An Employer Access an Employee’s Private Facebook?

“During an EEOC investigation, can my employer interrogate me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

This is my question: I filed a claim of age discrimination with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) against my employer. My employer has been notified, and now Human Resources wants to interview me about the EEOC Complaint I filed. Isn’t the employer supposed to rely on the EEOC to do the investigating? Can I refuse to participate in the interview with HR, and ask my employer to contact the EEOC instead?

2014 116