Have a ‘Pre-Existing Creation?’ Protect it in Interviews and Job Offers

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Adelisa, 38, had a rock-solid resume as an Analytics Design Specialist, having been employed by a list of impressive hedge fund employers. When she contacted me this time, she had already received a “standard” employment contract from her potential employer. The entire employment agreement consisted of 8 pages, 4 of which were devoted to the subject of protecting the employer’s intellectual property. Received a Job Offer?

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What job offer to choose? These tips will help you to make the right decision!

Ms. Career Girl

It`s good to have a job offer from the one company you really like, but if you don`t have a certain organization in mind, you may be facing the luxury of dealing with multiple job offers. You`ve worked so hard and, let`s face it, you deserve to be choosing between two job offers.

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College Senior & No Job Offer? Don't Panic!

Ms. Career Girl

The post College Senior & No Job Offer? No job offer? You've worked your butt off for the last four to six years, have a stellar academic record, and now it's April and you have no job offer. Pursuing out-of-the-box employment opportunities.

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Some Employers Really Act Stupid (and Some Tips on How to Decide Between Multiple Job Offers)

WorkAlpha

As a career coach, I’m often asked to help job seekers evaluate more than one job offer that they’ve received within a short time period. The post Some Employers Really Act Stupid (and Some Tips on How to Decide Between Multiple Job Offers) appeared first on WorkAlpha. Human Resources Interview Job Offer Recruiting Mistakes

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“Offer Letter differs from Employment Contract; which controls?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: What if there is an inconsistency and difference between the job offer you’ve signed and the employment contract? Answer: Dear Kath: It is more common than you might think that I am contacted by people who received “promises,” “assurances,” or “representations” during recruitment sessions, job interviews, or in offer letters that are not later fulfilled, or are “changed” by employment contracts or other documents.

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Counter Offers are Counterproductive

Blogging4jobs

Counter Job Offers: We each bring our own personal experiences to the table. One of the search firms where I worked several years ago dealt with a pretty severe counter offer situation. He had previously thought a counter offer was an impossibility. Avoid the counter offer.

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Offer Letter or Company Plan – Which One Governs?

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Case History 1: Joseph signed an Offer Letter that said the following: “The Company will provide you and your family with health insurance coverage, subject to the terms provisions and conditions of the Company Health Insurance Plan.” So, the “terms and provisions” of the Plan essentially took away what the Offer Letter had seemed to provide Joseph and his family. For this reason, he carefully reviewed the terms of his employer’s Stock Option Plan.

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4 things to negotiate before accepting a job offer

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 things to negotiate before accepting a job offer appeared first on Ms. We all know that amazing feeling when you get a call from a recruiter with a job offer, saying that you got that awesome job you’ve wanted so badly!

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Top Things to Consider when Accepting a Job Offer

Career Alley

And even when things go well, and when that long-awaited phone call comes with the good news of a job offer , the journey is not necessarily completed. Before the offer of employment is accepted and there is no turning back, there are important questions to be asked.

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Job Offers and Bad Boyfriends.

Ms. Career Girl

The truth is, I haven’t been in many serious relationships, but I beginning to feel like the last couple months of courting potential employers will suffice as quality relationship experience. Before considering a salary offer, determine whether you’re passionate about the job itself.

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Job Fairs Offer Opportunities

Professional Resume Services

many people forget that job fairs are just as popular as ever in today’s employment market. Job fairs normally offer employment opportunities at companies in your local community. Better yet, some job fairs offer on-site interviews during the job fair.

“Can my employer simply reduce compensation promised in my offer letter?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

On the “Letter of Intent” offer that I signed it clearly says under “compensation” that I get the cell phone allowance of $80 per month. Unless your have an employment contract that guarantees you a certain period of time as an employee, both you and your employer are free to end the employment relation at any time. As you may know, this is referred to as “at will” employment, and nearly all employees are in this circumstance. Can my employer do that.?

Negotiate Your Salary Offer? Three Stories

Hiring Technical People

When I was a hiring manager, I almost never negotiated the offer I made to candidates. I never made lowball offers, either. My job was to make the best offer, an honest and fair offer, even when I discovered underpaid candidates. He thinks they will offer him a job. Colleague is concerned, but says, “Well, okay,” thinking the recruiter will ferry the offer to him. That’s a lowball offer. This is a fair offer.

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The Waiting Game: Surviving Job Offer Anxiety

Career Realism

The Waiting Game: Surviving Job Offer Anxiety. RELATED : How To Be The Leader Every Employer Wants. This inner state of turmoil is often referred to as job offer anxiety. What Is Job Offer Anxiety? If you have ever suffered from job offer anxiety, have no fear.

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

of Labor” If your manager or employer has made it difficult, if not impossible, for you to take an undisturbed FMLA Leave of Absence, or retaliated against you for doing so, and HR has not effectively addressed it, this is the Model Letter for you.

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

of Labor” If your manager or employer has made it difficult, if not impossible, for you to take an undisturbed FMLA Leave of Absence, or retaliated against you for doing so, and HR has not effectively addressed it, this is the Model Letter for you.

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How To Increase Your Chances Of Landing A Job Offer

Career Realism

How To Increase Your Chances Of Landing A Job Offer. Related : How To Close The Job Interview To Get The Offer. To increase your chances of landing the interview and then a job offer, make sure you can demonstrate how you’ve: Made Or Saved Money.

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“My Offer Letter says ‘Pay or Play.’ What’s that?“

Sklover Working Wisdom

The offer letter I received says that it’s for one year, and is “Pay or Play.” Pay or Play” is a commitment by the employer to employ and pay the employee for a period of time, but allows the employer to decide, part way through that period of time, to just pay the salary and benefits, but not actually use the employee’s services. We offer a 152-Point Master Checklist of Employment Negotiation Items to help you “remember everything and not forget anything else.”

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Common Mistakes That Can Cost You a Job Offer

Professional Resume Services

Many executives forget a job isn’t theirs until they sign on the dotted line to become employed with the company. Receiving a job offer is great, but some mistakes could lead to the offer being withdrawn.

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Disability Employment: Breaking Down Barriers

Evil HR Lady

The goal of disability employment is not simply to make you feel good for doing an act of service, but to hire someone who can be an asset to your business. Your state should offer a program specifically designed for hiring adults with disabilities as interns, starting in high school.

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you are soon to start a new job, you are likely to be subject to a pre-employment screening, often called a “Background Check.” In many cases it is wise to share the indiscretion or very personal issue with your soon-to-be-employer before it comes up.

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The “I am Not Restricted” Clause In Offer Letters

Sklover Working Wisdom

A client contacts us quite pleased to have received a job offer, and asks us to do a “simple review” of the offer letter or employment agreement. I explain that many of my clients have accepted job offers they have no legal right to accept, and thus cannot fulfill the duties they have promised to fulfill, all because of one or more agreements they entered into with their present (or even former) employers. Be Prepared to Promise It, but Can You Deliver?

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How To Create A Resume That Captures The Hearts And Minds (And Job Offers) Of Employers

Career Realism

How To Create A Resume That Captures The Hearts And Minds (And Job Offers) Of Employers. Use story-telling techniques to create a resume that’s compelling and captures the hearts and minds of employers. How did these negatively impact your employer?

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

Fortunately, employers are also becoming increasingly aware that bully bossing is a threat to their own interests, as it results in lower employee morale, distraction from the most important tasks at hand, heightened difficulty attracting good employees, and failure to retain valuable employees.

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“Can a job offer be rescinded if my new employer finds out I was.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “Can a job offer be rescinded if my new employer finds out I was terminated from my previous employer?” “Can Can a job offer be rescinded if my new employer finds out I was terminated from my previous employer?” Employment Info and Insight B.

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College Degrees that Offer the Best Chance for Employment after Graduation

Career Alley

When you are proudly standing in line at your graduation ceremony in your cap and gown you all look like students who are destined for successful careers, but the reality is that there are sometimes startling differences in the job prospects for each graduate which are often determined by the course that you have taken. Career advice College Grads

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6 Reasons Why You Ain’t Getting A Job Offer

Career Alley

Even if you have a strong resume, employers might still reject you. Or are the employers unable to recognize your strengths? If you’re continuously getting rejected then the problem is not with the employers; the problem is with you.

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“Can I decline a job offer I already accepted without ‘burning bridges?‘”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Please, Alan, I want to know how to write a resignation letter to a new employer who made me a job offer. I want to keep on good terms with this company that gave me a job offer, and get consideration if this employer has a new job opening in the future. And because I have been an employer for over 30 years, I have been on the “other side” also. For these and other reasons, you might have disappointed that employer, and inconvenienced them, as well.

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“If I accepted an offer of employment, and then a week later.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “If I accepted an offer of employment, and then a week later turned it down, can that company sue me or stop me from going to a different company?” “If Published on October 9th, 2010 by Alan L Sklover Question: A company extended a job offer to me, and I accepted it.

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Job Offers: Understanding The Offer Package

Career Realism

You’ve made it through the rigorous interview process successfully and the organization has extended you an offer for employment. Now, it’s time to take a better look at what the offer includes. Here are some tips for understanding the offer package : Compensation.

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“Can an employer take back a job offer, even after I accepted it.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “Can an employer take back a job offer, even after I accepted it? Can an employer take back a job offer, even after I accepted it? After several rounds of interviews, I was officially offered a full-time job by a Silicon Valley corporation.

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The “Background-Check” Provision in Offer Letters – A Risk You Should Try to Reduce

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Wilhelma was a senior investment banker in the energy and power sectors employed by a Wall Street firm. Most intriguing to Wilmelma was the new employer’s offer of both a sizable ownership interest in the firm, and carried interest in its major investment fund. Due to an existing 90-day “garden leave” agreement, Wilhemina had the new employer insert into her Offer Letter a “start date” that was 95 days away.

“How long is an offer of severance good for?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “How long is an offer of severance good for?” “How How long is an offer of severance good for?” Once offered, how long is the offer valid? Usually, the worst an employer does is say, “No.” Employment Info and Insight B.

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Negotiating Yourself Right Out of an Offer

Career Alley

That will hopefully serve you well, just don’t negotiate yourself right out of an offer. It is important to understand that negotiating a job offer is the beginning of an important relationship between hiring manager and employee. Here’s the story of the candidate who negotiated himself out of an offer, let’s call him John. Rob fills John in the fact that this offer is pretty extraordinary for the company and is way over what they have previously done.

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“How can I get my employer to honor the salary offer it made when.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “How can I get my employer to honor the salary offer it made when I was hired?&# “How can I get my employer to honor the salary offer it made when I was hired?&# That offer was confirmed to me by the company in an email.

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“If I can’t get a work visa, can an employer withdraw a job offer?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : I signed a job offer to start a job in a few weeks. Assuming the employer tried to get you a work visa, and could not, then I think that would constitute “impossibility of performance,” and excuse it from hiring you. Just as you are free to seek better pay from your next job, your almost-employer is free to seek a French-speaking person in its next person to hire. It’s just like you seeking better pay from your next employer.

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4 Ways To Get The Inside Scoop Before Deciding On The Job Offer

Career Realism

It’s important that job seekers do some investigating prior to deciding on the job offer. Part of the work in getting to know the employer should already be done by the time you apply for the job. Talk to others employed there.

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3 Warning Signs You Should NOT Accept That Job Offer

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Warning Signs You Should NOT Accept That Job Offer appeared first on Ms. It might feel as though it all has paid off when you receive an official offer. If you’ve received a job offer, congratulations! Multiple steps are often required before an offer is made.

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The Waiting Game: Surviving Job Offer Anxiety

Career Realism

Related: You Only Have 3 Seconds To Get The Job Offer? This inner state of turmoil is often referred to as job offer anxiety. What Is Job Offer Anxiety? Job offer anxiety is the anxiousness and stress one feels usually while waiting for an interview or a call back.

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What Employee Benefits Do Top Employers Offer? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

The persk of working for tech giants like Google and Facebook have become a real talking point over the past few years (see: Google or Facebook – Which has the Best Employer Brand?). So what are the other major employers doing to keep their workforce happy – and loyal?

how to turn down a job offer

Ask A Manager

What if you might want to work with that employer in the future? At New York Magazine today, I wrote about everything you need to know about how to decline a job offer gracefully. how to get info from job candidates who turn down our offers what are the best questions to ask in a job interview? how to turn down a job offer was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. job offers

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

Employees seeking to resign and move on to better opportunities in their careers are often faced with a stumbling block: a “Garden Leave” obligation that requires they remain with their present employer for 30, 60, 90 or more days. “Requesting a Shorter Garden Leave”.

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Offered a Position and Shares in a Start-Up? – 10 Traps in the Legal Papers, and Your Ways Out

Sklover Working Wisdom

over time it morphed into this one-sided employment arrangement.”. He was recruited away by a competing start-up publication, induced to leave his employer of many years by a promise of great wealth to be achieved through his becoming a minority shareholder of the new or young company. Kent gave the new magazine credibility, and for joining he was offered a large number of “Class B” interests in the company. “The spirit of our verbal agreement was true partnership, but.

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