Enhance Your Family Life with Your Corporate Career

Ms. Career Girl

I struggled to cram as much as possible into every moment so I could prioritize my family but stay dedicated to my work. Thankfully, I learned to enhance my family life by utilizing the companies where I worked. Tip #1: Scout out and use the resources your company offers. You should know all the ins and outs of family sick leave. If your company offers work-at-home, flex time, or every other Friday off options—take them!

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Keeping Your Family and Business Safe Online

Ms. Career Girl

There are plenty of reasons why your business (and family) needs good cyber security. Here are the most valuable tools to ensure your family and your business remain safe online: Keep Your Family Safe. Your home Wi-Fi allows your family to access the internet from anywhere in your home. Also make sure that your family is not utilizing social media “check-in” options. The post Keeping Your Family and Business Safe Online appeared first on Ms.

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Tell-tale Signs That You Should Turn Down That Job Offer

Ms. Career Girl

When it comes to obtaining a job offer and securing a job, there are many factors that go into this process. Career coach and owner of Rock Career Development Julia Rock breaks down a few factors to keep in mind when it comes to accepting the job offer or turning it down. When you’re looking for work, is it important not to be too eager to accept a job offer? Why is it important for them to refuse a job offer that could be a poor financial move? .

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4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Accepting A Job Offer

Career Realism

Receiving a job offer after a long job search is one of the best feelings in the world. After an incredibly difficult job search, it can be tempting to take the first job offer you receive. The decision to accept a job offer shouldn't be taken lightly.

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5 Jobs That Offer A Flexible Schedule

Career Alley

This goes for both part-time and full-time work - whether people are looking for something they can do while raising a family, or a part-time job they can fit around their current full-time one. One thing that a lot of people are now looking for when it comes to their jobs is a flexible schedule. Career Opportunities jobs

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

More and more, the state and federal employment laws permit your employer to require that your therapist, family doctor or other licensed healthcare professional provide a letter to your employer attesting to your need to use your legal rights.

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Creating Career and Family Balance as a Dad

Competitive Resumes

We will discuss how working Dads can make progress in creating career and family balance allowing more time to be with his children. He is a work-life balance advocate and zealous forging discussions about Dads having work flexibility options for more face time with their families. He has a doctorate in Organizational Studies, and blogs at Fathers Work and Family. As a Dad, do you struggle with a lack of time for your family? This Sunday is Father’s Day!

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

In this blog post, we address both, and the ways prospective employees can and should protect their “pre-existing creations” in the context of interviewing and job offers. However there is something very wrong with showing it, sharing it, divulging its advantages, or offering to leave it for inspection while the applicant’s candidacy is considered without first taking necessary precautions to protect it. Received a Job Offer? “Create with the heart; build with the mind.”.

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Harvard Gives 5 Ways to Be Family-Friendly (and None of Them Involve Maternity/Paternity Leave)

Evil HR Lady

Offering support for nursing mothers is also great. She writes: When it comes to working families, employers and politicians tend to focus on new mothers and fathers. To keep reading, click here: Harvard Gives 5 Ways to Be Family-Friendly (and None of Them Involve Maternity/Paternity Leave). The post Harvard Gives 5 Ways to Be Family-Friendly (and None of Them Involve Maternity/Paternity Leave) appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

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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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coworker made a rude comment about a family death, a reference stole my job offer, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, coworker made a rude comment about a family death, a reference stole my job offer, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. And that is how my family are. My reference stole my job offer.

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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. While you cannot be certain that the employer whose offer you accepted, and are now declining, will consider you for other jobs in the future, you can do your best to achieve that result.

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Conflict Between Work Events and Family Events

Careers Done Write

Offer to provide a flower arrangement for the engagement party in addition to an engagement gift. It’s great to be successful at work, but there is nothing more fulfilling than a loving partner and family. Dear Deb: I am required to attend an annual corporate golf trip. All of the management team will be there, including many from home office and our top clients from the pharm side of business (my clients).

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

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. When presented with an Offer Letter that included all of the items agreed upon, including her new employer “making her whole” for the losses due to departing with unvested stock, Wilhelma quickly signed it. An Offer Letter is a kind of contract. We offer a 100-Point Master Pre-Resignation Checklist.

Offer An Expression of Gratitude

Sklover Working Wisdom

Will Strengthen Your Job Security: Offer an Expression of Gratitude To At Least One Person. Every few months we remind ourselves – and our friends, readers and Blog Family – that their work lives and careers will likely be made richer, stronger and more secure by one simple – and cost-free – gesture: an expression of gratitude to a co-worker, whether a subordinate, a colleague, a manager or someone else. And, Thank You for being a member of our “Blog-Visitor Family.”.

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“Need a Work Document from HR? Afraid to Ask? – Here’s How”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I always advise them to “Gather together for review their offer letter, employment agreement, stock option plan, bonus agreement, and the like” that they might have signed. Many clients have asked us for just such a sample, and so we now offer it for purchase to all for a reasonable fee.

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my well-meaning family keeps sending me terrible job leads

Ask a Manager

So, I’ve been job hunting (actually, I was doing this even before the coronavirus crisis, but that’s another letter), and told my parents and sister that I would appreciate any help they might have to offer in these troubled times.

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4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Accepting A Job Offer

Career Realism

Receiving a job offer after a long job search is one of the best feelings in the world. Here are four questions you must ask yourself before accepting any job offer. If you didn't get a good vibe from the people you met during your interviews, then maybe you should think twice about accepting the job offer. After a couple rounds of interviews, you should have a clear idea of what you'd be doing every day if you were to accept the job offer.

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“Should I tell me family-business employer I am looking for a new job?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: I am currently working with a third generation family business. I would like to share with you the most important lessons, and in this way answer your question: Working for a “family business” can be both extra rewarding and extra risky. Businesses that are family-owned and/or family-operated present special considerations. I’ve seen extraordinarily kind and generous gestures made by owners of family businesses. How and When to Resign Job Offers

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I’m being flooded with business offers from friends and family, hair and job interviews during quarantine, and more

Ask a Manager

I’m being inundated with business offers by family and social contacts. With this attention, though, has come a very large amount of in-bound sales offers from other companies. If I were interested in their offer, I would have already reached out myself.

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Nine Do’s for Friends and Family

The Job Quest

Even after my husband and I started telling friends and family about our circumstances when we were going through it, things felt strained with other people. To have an offer such as this can be a lifeline. Preface offerings with “Would it help if…?&# Offer to take the kids. Offer to make a meal. Job Search Advice Do's Family Friends Helping Others Unemployment

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Seven “Don’ts&# for Friends and Family

The Job Quest

Yesterday, I talked about some things that family and friends should do when someone they know becomes unemployed. Here, I offer seven suggestions of what NOT to do. But the reality is that taking a job offer that is a bad fit is not a long-term strategy for professional satisfaction. What other behaviors should family and friends avoid? Job Search Advice Don'ts Family Friends Help Unemployment

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“Job Offer On the Way? – Consider Asking for a Sign-On Bonus”

Sklover Working Wisdom

After learning that she was among the top two candidates, Carrie was eager to accept nearly any decent offer presented. To help you, we offer a 100-Point Master Pre-Resignation Checklist. Consider offering conditions that make the request seem more “palatable.” And always do what you can to achieve for yourself, your family, and your career. Bonus Job Offers Job Offers and Offer Letters Monthly Newsletter Library Raise, Bonus, Compensation

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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

Kent gave the new magazine credibility, and for joining he was offered a large number of “Class B” interests in the company. More times than I can count,: someone contacts my firm and says, “I am being offered a new job. As part of the compensation package, they are offering me shares or units in the new or young company. And, too, you owe it to yourself and your family to try to avert calamity in your quest for that pot of gold.

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is it disingenuous to call a situation with a pet a “family emergency”?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Is it disingenuous to refer to an incident regarding a foster dog as a “family emergency”? I do feel like I need to offer an explanation for why certain inquiries have been sitting for days when they would normally receive a response in less than an hour.

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Blogging4Jobs Adds The Recruiter’s Lounge to Blog Family #ERE14

Workology

In short, Blogging4Jobs is adding The Recruiter’s Lounge to the Blogging4Jobs family of blogs which includes Blogging4Jobs, Workology and HRBlogger.info. We will be continuing to focus on recruiting and sourcing topics on TRL and expanding our webinars and training offerings for these groups too.

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we need paid family and medical leave — and a new bill in Congress would give it to us

Ask a Manager

This post, we need paid family and medical leave — and a new bill in Congress would give it to us , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. has terrible support for workers, particularly around paid family and medical leave.

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HR Legislation Update: The Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013

Workology

This week we are covering The Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 (H.R. 1406, The Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013. This legislation was passed on May 8 and effectively allows employers to offer private-sector employees the choice of paid time off in lieu of cash wages for overtime hours worked.

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Family Owned Business

Evil HR Lady

My company is a family owned manufacturing business. I do not offer legal advice. I do not pretend to offer legal advice. If the first and the last are not a concern--frequently people in family owned businesses expect the boss's children/friends to be given special privileges and while they may grumble about it, it doesn't really have an effect on performance--then don't bother. The owner's son manages the place while the owner has moved to another state.

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Family Owned Business

Evil HR Lady

My company is a family owned manufacturing business. I do not offer legal advice. I do not pretend to offer legal advice. If the first and the last are not a concern--frequently people in family owned businesses expect the boss's children/friends to be given special privileges and while they may grumble about it, it doesn't really have an effect on performance--then don't bother. The owner's son manages the place while the owner has moved to another state.

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How to get jobsearch help from friends and family

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips How to get jobsearch help from friends and family 07. Chances are you received these type of emails from family members, friends and people whom you have no idea where they came from. May I offer a suggestion?

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4 Tips For Returning To Work After Caring For A Family Member

Career Realism

4 Tips For Returning To Work After Caring For A Family Member. Caring for family members who have become frail from age or sick from a long-term illness is something with which many people—especially Baby Boomers—can relate. It is a tough decision for many families, and increasingly, individuals are taking time away from work to take care of ailing family members. Here Are 4 Tips For Returning To Work After Caring For A Family Member: 1.

How to Deal With Family Asking About Your Job Search

Career Realism

So, what should you tell your family and friends over the holidays when they badger you about your job search? When we have an offer and know where we will land, you will absolutely get the word.’” Use it as a chance to practice your elevator speech and enjoy the time with family and friends.” ”You can and should set boundaries with your extended family and friends by making clear what you will and won’t talk about.”

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Pregnancy – Giving Notice to Your Boss” Pregnancy is a time of many changes: to your body, in family dynamics, and all other aspects of your life. The coming arrival of a “little one” requires a good amount of planning and preparation. Pregnancy is also a time of change, planning and preparation at work, little of which can begin until you have given notice of your pregnancy to your boss. When should you give notice of pregnancy? How should you do so? What should you say?

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My Family Disagrees…

Job Hunt Doctor

Just last week, one of my businesses offered a task to a student and she promptly took the task (it is just an ad-hoc task). The next day, the student came back to say that her family disagrees with her working on this task and so, she won’t be taking the task after all. The point is that this student should never have given the reason for not taking the job as “my family disagrees… and so, I wanted to follow my family’s wishes&#.

“Responding to a Retention Bonus Offer” – Ten Wise Steps”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ” : Jana contacted our office with an almost whimsical question: “I was just offered a bonus to stay in my job. offer to pay me to keep breathing?” For example, “We offer you (a) $25,000 (b) if you stay in your job until June 1st of this year.” By its very name and nature, such an offer says, “You are valuable to us, at least for a certain period of time.” Why do employers offer Retention Bonuses?: (a)

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AT & T Seeking to Hire 10K Veterans and Military Family Members

Resume Bear

As a part of its hiring drive in Louisiana and across the country, AT&T is looking to hire 10,000 military veterans and their families in the next five years. In April 2013, AT&T announced that it is stepping up veteran recruiting efforts with the goal of hiring 5,000 veterans and their family members into career opportunities over the next five years, consistent with its commitment to equal employment opportunities.

We’re pleased to offer a new, free “Action Plan”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

It suggests several areas of relief, including (a) taking a few days off, (b) getting help from a health care professional, (c) considering a Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) leave of absence, (d) possibly filing a bullying or harassment complaint, (e) giving thought to seeking a different job, (f) potentially seeking an “accommodation” upon returning to work, (g) proactively requesting severance, or (h) even “involuntarily resigning.”. That’s what our Action Plan 1 is designed to offer.

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Wrong Job Or Job Offer? Do Not Settle.

Tim's Strategy

It was: “Don’t settle for the wrong job or job offer&#. Even for someone who feels like the job offer they just got is the perfect lifesaver – thrown to them from a floating vessel. accept the wrong job or job offer) to cover the needs of your family. And then if you get a job offer , you may change your mind. But in general, here are 10 reasons why it is a bad idea to settle for the wrong job or job offer: 1.

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Starting A Business In The Field Of Families

Corn on the Job

Families are a demographic which is never going to disappear. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some of the best family-facing business options on the current market. Not only will this show that you have the right knowledge to look after a family’s health, but you will also know how everyone should be developing over time. In a lot of cases, families will want you to work with them forever once they’ve raised a child or two under your guidance.

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We???re pleased to offer another new ???Model Letter???:

Sklover Working Wisdom

It is always wise to Look Before You Leap. It is even wiser to do so when (a) what you are considering doing will directly affect your familys well-being, (b) you may be leaping to another country for an extended period of time for your employer, and (c) the consequences of not first obtaining protections, clarifications and assurances on certain subjects could be calamitous.

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“Side Letter” – Use to Amend “Standard” or “Existing” Agreements

Sklover Working Wisdom

Have an existing Offer Letter or Employment Agreement that is now out of date due to salary raise, title improvement of other point? And always do what you can to achieve for yourself, your family, and your career. “If you can’t change your mind, then you’re not using it.”.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

In fact, the number of employees who are either “telecommuting” to work from home, or use “flextime” to alter their work schedules, in order to accommodate personal and family needs is increasing dramatically. When you find the need to telecommute or use flex-time, our newest Model Letter, entitled “Model Memo to Request Telecommuting Or Flex Time,” shows you What to Say, and How To Say It,”™ and offers, too, a good way of preventing potential pitfalls in the process.

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