Wages on Wheels: Top Jobs and Businesses in the Transportation Industry

Corn on the Job

If you are happiest when you are behind the wheel or on the move, then a career in transportation seems like the best solution, especially when you consider some of the rewards that await you. Niche transportation services. Other niche sectors include medical transportation.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

So, as an example, if your weekly salary is $800, dividing 800 by 40 gives you an “hourly rate” of $20, and an hourly “overtime rate” that is 1-1/2 times that, that is, $30 per hour. . times the minimum wage. For example, if an employee’s primary job is to be a “receptionist,” but he or she was given the title “driver’s helper” he or she would still be entitled to overtime, despite that title. Monthly Newsletter Library Overtime, Commissions and Unpaid Wages

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Highest Paying Jobs for Felons | Get a Second Chance


Some jobs offer lower wages, but there are some high paying jobs for felons. Swift Transportation, Shaffer Trucking, CR England, etc. Once you become experienced you will eventually get a higher wage. For example, as a felon, you won’t able to get a job in the FBI.

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6 Profitable Jobs in the Public Sector

Career Alley

They offer better wages in comparison to similar private sector jobs at the same skill level/grade. In 2011, the National Average Wage Index stood at $42, 976. 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. Public service attendants in large bustling cities earn quite decent wages.

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A Guide to Truck Driving and Delivery Jobs

Corn on the Job

Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. For those vehicles transporting hazardous materials or oversized cargo, the truck driver must hold special endorsements along with a CDL in their home state. Real Life Examples.

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10 Tax-Free Fringe Benefits (i.e., “Perks”)

Sklover Working Wisdom

Commuter Benefits and Free Parking: Employers can contribute up to $125 per month, tax free, for public transportation for each employee, up to $240 per month for qualified parking, or up to $365 per month for both public transportation and qualified parking, combined. The costs are excludable from the employee’s reportable wages to a maximum $5,250 per calendar year. “The real difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.”.

Top Careers of the Future

Resume Bear

For example, tasks that were previously performed by doctors, nurses, dentists, or other healthcare professionals increasingly are being performed by physician assistants, medical assistants, dental hygienists, and physical therapist aides.

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Occupational Health Concerns: Realistic Work Safety Career Advice

Career Key

Trying to fix the unsafe situation yourself, if possible (and safe); Example: You work for a supervisor whose management style and actions are causing you a lot of stress, impacting your physical and mental health. Do you have occupational health or work safety concerns?

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Dept. of Labor's 2010-2011 FREE Career Guide to Industries

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist?

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ask the readers: what to do when your employer wants you to break the law

Ask A Manager

She writes: I’m a recent graduate and I took a job as an occupational therapist with a company where I was supposed to be getting paid an hourly wage. Most facilities that I interned at had aides to do unskilled work like disinfecting equipment after patient use and transporting wheelchair-bound patients to the gym. For example, they may count unskilled tasks like disinfecting equipment or transporting patients as part of the therapy time…which it’s not.

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What to Do With Your Life and How to Decide

Resume Bear

For example, if you have decided that the house absolutely must have four bedrooms, then you would not even bother to look at houses with fewer bedrooms. Some are a bit like the transporter room on the Starship Enterprise.

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my boss hasn’t talked to me since Christmas, I’m supposed to bring green paper to my interview, and more

Ask A Manager

There are much better ways to do that, ways that don’t involve treating job applicants like kindergartners, such as looking carefully at their application materials and their correspondence (for example, if you ask three questions in an email, do they only answer two?) As someone who is paid close to the minimum wage as an intern, I find this ridiculous and burdensome. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss hasn’t talked to me since Christmas.

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when snow keeps employees from leaving, sending people home early for holidays, and more

Ask A Manager

And if there really is a legitimate reason you can’t let them stay but they don’t want to drive, a really great employer will help them make other arrangements — whether it’s having someone with four-wheel drive help transport people, local hotels, or whatever.). ” However, you say that you’re exempt, so this wouldn’t apply; as a exempt worker, you’re not required to be paid additional wages for additional work.

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The Free Samples Theory: Why Volunteering Could Get You Hired

Ms. Career Girl

We, as a bloc, are much more comfortable spending low-value time in minimum-wage jobs that pay at least something, than in volunteering, which continues to carry the stigma of mundane work. I continue to spend something of value- in this case, my time, as well as transportation costs.

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Unemployment Extension Update

Corn on the Job

This is a perfect example of certain politicians personal agendas. The desperation has led me to look for work that pays minimum wage just to keep up with the late fees and penalties on the mortgage. 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.

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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

Others have already commented about just how ridiculous and out-of-touch with reality this poster is, but on the off-chance that Anonarealius means _salaried_ employees are “stealing&# time from their employers by being late, what about this example from today? (I’m

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