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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Highest Paying Jobs for Felons | Get a Second Chance


Swift Transportation, Shaffer Trucking, CR England, etc. For example, if you are convicted of domestic violence then you won’t be able to apply for jobs that require you to transport, possess or ship ammunition.

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5 Job Options For Military Veterans

Career Realism

For example, a veteran working for a mortgage provider like , that focus’ specifically on veteran services, can help other veterans through the process of qualifying and applying for VA loans. Transportation.

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. The following are six examples of such careers. 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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5 Tips for Buying a Home When You've Got Big Student Loan Debt

Ms. Career Girl

During the deferment period, the government will help you pay off the interest on subsidized loans, like the Federal Perkins Loan. Either way, make sure you read the Federal Student Aid website before you sign up.

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A Guide to Truck Driving and Delivery Jobs

Corn on the Job

A logbook ensures compliance with federal regulations that govern the rest and work periods for truck drivers. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Real Life Examples.

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

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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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MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

We spend “left-over money” on technology gadgets, killer apps, insurance, transportation and recreation. For example, there is the Food industry with Kroger being a company within; in fact Kroger is the largest company in the Food Industry. SUBJECT: Work responsibly.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

There is no federal law that requires employers to reimburse their employees for employment-related expenses, and few state laws do so, either. For example, Massachusetts labor regulations require reimbursement to employees of “all transportation expenses” when the employer requires the employee to travel during the work day. Question: Dear Alan: I do all my work from home.

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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. It is a condition that you start you car’s engine before your car will transport you; no engine, no transport.

5 Career Paths in Disaster Management

Career Realism

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is a part of the United States Department of Homeland Security and is responsible for federal emergency relief when local and state authorities become overwhelmed in a declared State of Emergency.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

And, by federal law, Melanie might even be entitled to double that amount, that is, $230,000. Still further, by federal law, Melanie might also be entitled to interest on what she was owed, attorneys fees and Court costs if she went to court. are entitled to time-and-one-half pay for any hours they put in over 40 in a week, by a federal law called the Fair Labor Standards Act, or “FLSA” for short. “I’ve got all the money I’ll ever need. if I die by four o’clock.”.

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Should You Test Potential Hires?

Water Cooler Wisdom

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. For example, some cultures (e.g., Pre-employment cognitive, skills and personality assessments can be valuable additions to your arsenal of hiring tools. 

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Military? – Special Civilian Job Rights are Yours

Sklover Working Wisdom

federal law that you should know about. Following Military Service of 1 to 30 consecutive days: The employee must report back to work on the first calendar day following (i) the period of service, (ii) plus the time of transportation, and (iii) 8-hour period of rest. (If For example, if a person breaks a leg during annual training, the employer may have an obligation to make reasonable efforts to accommodate the broken leg.

Protect & Serve: 6 Career Opportunities In Law Enforcement

Career Realism

Colleges, universities, and public school districts, as well as secure facilities like nuclear power plants and other possible targets, are examples of where special jurisdiction police may serve. They also work for agencies that offer protection for transportation hubs, including railways and airports. Choosing a career in law enforcement is not a casual decision. The nature of the work demands singular dedication. Becoming a police officer is as much a calling as it is a career.

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

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This seems like an example of exactly the kind of thing my mentor cautioned me against, and seeing someone else do it makes it clear to me how off-putting it often can be. It has become clear that she still thinks I am going to provide transport for her. Federal law says that’s discrimination against women (because that concern is disproportionately applied to women). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

The last cheap booking date varies by destination, so you can use Momondo’s ‘Flight Insight’ tab on many routes to see the data for the flight you want: For example: When we looked at a London-Sydney return, booking 54 days ahead was £122 cheaper.

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

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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. For example, I’d say something like this: “Fergus, you are doing amazing work straightening out our backlog of X, and I’m so impressed with how you’ve been handling Difficult Situation Y. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Unemployment Extension Update

Corn on the Job

This is a perfect example of certain politicians personal agendas. Reply 8 Mark S October 29, 2009 at 4:44 pm I would like to see the continuation of the THE FEDERAL COBRA PREMIUM REDUCTION along with the extension of unemployment benefits. I’m afraid to tell employers I don’t have a car so I’m begging for work knowing full well transportation is going to be an issue. I called up Federal DOL and they got right on it, assigned an investigator, case # etc. ,

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

Penelope Trunk

I guess when we have to try that hard to find an example, we have actually come a long way. Posted by john on January 18, 2010 at 1:22 am | permalink | Reply This comment is a fine example of "missing the boat." And it's hugely disappointing because I want so much for Madison to be an example for the rest of the country. Is this your first time here?

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short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

When there is a company breaking the law, you are better off getting a lawyer before talking to local, state, or federal law enforcement. Imagine if the employee is partnered with someone on a night shift, and has children, and needs to transport the kids to daycare.

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