5 Step Roadmap To A Career In Transportation Management

Career Realism

Some of the best career opportunities in transportation management are with government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Transportation. Transportation managers who work in the public sector are also involved in the development of transportation policy.

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.

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“Are employers required to reimburse internet expenses for home-based employees?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

This requires that a great part of my communications with my customers, my coworkers and my employer have to be over the internet. Do I have a right to be reimbursed by my employer for my monthly internet expenses? There is no federal law that requires employers to reimburse their employees for employment-related expenses, and few state laws do so, either. Instead, whether work-related expenses must be reimbursed by employers is a matter of state law.

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City Planning: 4 Career Opportunities with a Master’s in Civil Engineering

Career Alley

Although civil engineers can be hired to work at the state or federal level, there are many interesting opportunities for those who have a Master’s degree in civil engineering to work at the municipal level in the field of city planning. Transportation Planning and Infrastructure.

College Grad Financial Advice: Personality Traits of the Debt-Free Graduate

Career Alley

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a similar trend in federal unemployment, which grew by more than two percent during this same time span. And according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, there are approximately 37 million student loan borrowers with outstanding student loans today.

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6 Profitable Jobs in the Public Sector

Career Alley

The Federal Government employs numerous staff members to run its myriad state and local government affairs. To put that another way, the Federal government employed approximately 21,925 staff members for every 315,255 local residents. Public transit attendants are responsible for ensuring that passengers aboard city buses, subway trains, and other public means of transport travel in relative safety and comfort.

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Is a Career in Law Enforcement Right for You?

Career Alley

One of the most thriving areas of employment today is law enforcement because crime rates in all categories are on the rise. There are many kinds of jobs in law enforcement ranging from a police officer to a federal agent and it is best to choose a field that best matches your skills.

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Highest Paying Jobs for Felons | Get a Second Chance


There are second chance employment services that can provide jobs for the people who have felonies. Many employers are now willing to hire ex-convicts. Swift Transportation, Shaffer Trucking, CR England, etc. You can be self-employed in this case and earn more than $14 per hour.

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5 Job Options For Military Veterans

Career Realism

In an effort to employ more veterans, many of the top manufacturing and industrial companies started the “Get Skills to Work Coalition,” specifically to help veterans find work in those sectors. Transportation. It’s not unusual for military veterans to go into law enforcement.

A Guide to Truck Driving and Delivery Jobs

Corn on the Job

Employment for delivery truck drivers and driver/sales workers is expected to grow. Overall, employment growth is expected to increase 4 percent from 2016 to 2026. . A logbook ensures compliance with federal regulations that govern the rest and work periods for truck drivers.

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Should You Test Potential Hires?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Pre-employment cognitive, skills and personality assessments can be valuable additions to your arsenal of hiring tools.  Second, pre-employment tests are subject to anti-discrimination regulations, and the federal agencies responsible for overseeing these regulations are increasingly interested in examining skills and personality assessments. If you’re thinking of rolling out pre-employment cognitive, skills and personality testing, you shouldn’t attempt to go it alone. 

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MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

We spend “left-over money” on technology gadgets, killer apps, insurance, transportation and recreation. Finding the right employer is quite another. For example, enter “Food Producers” and you will come up with many hits, all potential employers. SUBJECT: Work responsibly.

Occupational Health Concerns: Realistic Work Safety Career Advice

Career Key

For this last post in our occupational health series , I’ll wear my employment lawyer* and career development facilitator hats. Can you switch to a different boss and a different department within your employer, ideally before you get a negative performance evaluation?

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15 Tips for Cutting Expenses While Job Hunting - Jobacle.com BLOG.


If you had health insurance from your employer while you were employed, check into the Federal COBRA health insurance program. Tip #8: Lower Your Transportation Costs Avoid using your car for most trips -- ride a bike, walk or use public transportation instead.

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coworker assumes we’ll give him rides, can I fire a new hire for being pregnant, and more

Ask A Manager

He owns a car but usually takes public transportation to work since it’s cheaper and his wife can use the car. Most of us don’t even live in that direction, and I don’t think his transportation should be my responsibility. You’re right that his transportation isn’t your responsibility. If he gets upset, that’s on him — he’ll need to plan his own transportation rather than relying on coworkers to go out of their way (in rush hour!).

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Non-Compete or Non-Solicit? Use “C.A.T.C.H.” to Understand It

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : For two weeks we were in a pitched battle in Federal court, trying to convince a Federal Judge to negate a non-competition agreement. Both sides had submitted legal briefs, and the Federal Judge ordered “oral argument,” which is each side giving its position, and the Judge hammering away at each side’s arguments with his questions. After conferring with their client, the former employer’s attorneys withdrew the case.

Overtime Pay: 80% of American Employees are Entitled. Are you?

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORY* : Melanie was employed for four years by an accounting firm. As is our custom when we are consulted, we first interviewed Melanie to learn the facts, events and circumstances of her employment. As is almost always the case, Melanie was being offered some severance monies provided, however, that she sign an agreement releasing any claims she might have against her employer. “I’ve got all the money I’ll ever need. if I die by four o’clock.”.

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DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th

Telecommuting Journal

Encouraging telework not only reduces strain on our transportation infrastructure, but it also supports work/life balance – an issue that is important to President-elect Obama,” said Cindy Auten, general manager, Telework Exchange. About Telework Exchange, LLC Telework Exchange is a public-private partnership focused on demonstrating the tangible value of telework and serving the emerging educational and communication requirements of the Federal teleworker community.

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Drugs at Work. Does Marijuana Make You a Better Employee?


While marijuana has been legalized in across nearly half the United States, Congress still recognizes it in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act that makes it illegal by federal regulations. Federal law always trumps state law.

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Are My Job Search Expenses Tax Deductible?

Career Realism

Did you know you could deduct your expenses from a job search on your federal taxes? You must be actively seeking employment. These include “employment and outplacement agency” fees.

2013 112

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

Resume Bear

“We must create full employment or we must create incomes,” King wrote. ” Rather than continuing with “fragmentary and spasmodic reforms,” King advocated that the government provide full employment. Martin Luther King Jr.

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my employee is refusing to travel because her husband said she can’t

Ask A Manager

She can no longer attend external meetings alone because she doesn’t have transportation, which has created problems already (she was going weekly to external meetings maybe 10 miles away), but technically her job description doesn’t say she needs her own car so my boss thinks we can’t enforce that. I think you need an employment lawyer to guide you through this, so I talked to two on your behalf.

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I’m getting a smaller raise because I negotiated when I was hired, talking publicly about career struggles, and more

Ask A Manager

However, I’m also unsure about how to balance honesty with a fear of turning off employers and gaining a bad reputation. In my previous field, I had a mentor caution me about talking too frankly on social media about my struggles with finding a job, because prospective employers might see it and think I seem cynical or lack circumspection. And what are the odds an employer will see them, anyway? And the odds of an employer seeing her comments aren’t terribly low.

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Protect & Serve: 6 Career Opportunities In Law Enforcement

Career Realism

They also work for agencies that offer protection for transportation hubs, including railways and airports. Most members of the state police force are uniformed officers, although many departments will likely employ a small team of investigators, administrators, and officers on special assignment. Detectives will often specialize in a certain type of investigation and may be assigned to interagency task forces to collaborate with state and federal agents on high-profile cases.

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required to read a self-help book, manager calls us “old,” and more

Ask A Manager

Is the company obligated to provide that employee with transportation to get back to his home base? Of course you’re obligated to provide transportation back. The only real law around advance notice of layoffs is the WARN Act, which requires employers with 100 or more employees to provide notification 60 days in advance of plant closings and mass layoffs. There were some transportation issues, and her child was sick.

15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

The US Department of Transport requires that all domestic and foreign airlines offer a 24-hour free cancellation policy for tickets purchased at least a week in advance of departure. The post 15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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tickling as team-building, awkwardness about my vacation plans, and more

Ask A Manager

Obviously I could lie, but that doesn’t feel like a great way to live one’s life… and it also means I cannot call upon a flight/transport delay if genuinely prevented from returning to work on time. Employer is shutting down with no notice to employees. The federal WARN Act does require most employers with 100 or more employees to provide 60 days notice before closings or mass layoffs, but there’s no such law for smaller businesses.

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Unemployment Extension Update

Corn on the Job

Where are you targeting for employment, and what is your job search strategy? Right now, I have only heard replys from sketchy get rich opportunities that disguised themselves as employment situations.But for the most part, I have not had any kind of reply. Pass the bill, save americans that have worked hard and also prove they are working there hardest to find new employment. I called up Federal DOL and they got right on it, assigned an investigator, case # etc. ,

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short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

Do employers delete emails with attachments? What does this email from an employer mean? Am I just “too old&# to see that it’s alright to come and go as you please instead of following the hours set by the employer and followed by the rest of the employees?

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

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking. Hello, McDonald's) Posted to: Diversity | Leadership January 18th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The All-Star Rodeo Challenge came to Madison, WI last weekend, and the farmer took me and my kids.

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