No, Election Day Should Not be a Federal Holiday

Evil HR Lady

To keep reading, click here: No, Election Day Should Not be a Federal Holiday. The post No, Election Day Should Not be a Federal Holiday appeared first on Evil HR Lady In case you’ve been living under a rock, I’ll let you know that the presidential election is coming up on November 8. While many states offer options for voting, such as early voting and absentee voting, a great many of us will stand in line on November 8 to cast our ballot.

4 Popular Federal Student Loan Programs

Corn on the Job

The federal student loan programs were created to help a particular group of students meet their needs while in college. The federal student loans are usually much favorable both in the amount of money available and repayment programs as compared to the private loans.

8 Steps To Find The Right Federal Job

Tim's Strategy

One place people find they may want a job for, is a Federal job. Applying for Federal jobs is different in some ways than applying for non-Federal jobs. Below is a roadmap on how to find the right Federal job to apply for. This is a guest blog post by Robin Schlinger.

What Hiring Benchmarks Mean for Federal Contractors

Blogging4jobs

As part of the 2014 updates and enhancements to the OFCCP requirements, federal contractors are required to meet or exceed what is referred to as hiring benchmarks for two specific groups of employees and candidates: 1) Veterans 2) People with disabilities What is a Hiring Benchmark? Federal contractors are expected to hire specific protected categories that […] Source.

Are Transgender People a Federal Protected Class?

Blogging4jobs

Last week, U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman of the Western District of Washington ruled that transgender people are a protected class. The ruling was in response to the Trump administration’s move to ban transgender people from serving in the military, and it effectively stops that ban, in its current from, in its tracks. The administration […] Source. Basics HR EEOC protected class Transgender

5 Benefits of Working for the Federal Government

Career Realism

Now is a good time to work for the United States federal government as more than a quarter million people have been hired by the government over the last three years. By way of an answer, here are five benefits employees get for working in the federal government.

This Movie Theater Wants to Celebrate Women by Violating State and Federal Law.

Evil HR Lady

It seems to be somewhat of an epidemic: Companies issuing press releases to celebrate their defiance of federal civil rights laws. To keep reading, click here: This Movie Theater Wants to Celebrate Women by Violating State and Federal Law. The post This Movie Theater Wants to Celebrate Women by Violating State and Federal Law. The latest is the Alamo Drafthouse, which announced Wonder Woman screenings for women only. Let’s celebrate womanhood! Or, Girl Power!

“Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s10 Suggestions for New Grads”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: In June, 2013, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gave a commencement address to Princeton University graduates. Chairman Reveals His Top Life Tips. “You don’t establish your manhood or womanhood by turning 18. You do so with actions.” . - Orlando McGuire . In his remarks, he was “uncommonly common” and uncharacteristically simple in expression. .

7 Federal Job Search Myths Dispelled

Career Realism

Are you wondering how to land a federal job? Here are 7 myths I’d like to dispel to help you conquer your federal job search. Job Search advice blog career CAREEREALISM expert federal job government mythTo get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com.

“How to File a Federal Lawsuit without an Attorney”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I filed a Charge of Discrimination with the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) against my employer because I was being bullied by my boss, along with being treated differently from other co-workers in my department on several levels. . I received from the EEOC a “Right to Sue Letter” a month and a half ago, and my time is running out to file my Federal discrimination lawsuit. Question: Hi, Alan.

Federal Employees: How To Handle A Furlough

Career Realism

Because of these cuts, thousands of federal employees may be facing furloughs that could last for up to a year. In some cases, federal employees have already received notification that sequestration will result in a four-day work week.

Are You Prepared When You Land that Federal Interview?

Career Realism

QUESTIONS CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES CLIMBING THE LADDER CHOOSING A CAREER PATH INTERVIEWING JOB SEARCH TACTICS NETWORKING RESUME & COVER LETTER SCORING AN INTERNSHIP Home » CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES » INTERVIEWING » Are You Prepared When You Land that Federal Interview?

handling the government shutdown: an open thread for federal employees and contractors

Ask A Manager

I’m hoping you would be willing to host an open thread for federal employees and federal contractors on handling the government shutdown. stop putting your salary history on your resume why are contractors treated like second-class citizens, boss enters without knocking, and more handling the government shutdown: an open thread for federal employees and contractors was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m a longtime lurker.

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How to Create a Federal Resume

Boomers Next Step

The official job site of the federal government, USAJOBS, contains the most federal job opportunities. The site allows you to search for jobs, create federal resumes and receive email alerts for jobs that meet your specified job search criteria. The resume builder contains required information that is not part of a private industry resume. It [.]. Careers Job News

How To Get A Federal Government Job

Boomers Next Step

Should you be looking for a job, it’s worth remembering that the United States of America Federal government may be the nation’s largest employer. million workers, you can just imagine the breadth as well as width of the Federal staff. With 400 occupational agencies and more than 1.7 What’s more, the actual competitive pay and [.]. Careers Job News career interview jobs resume

the federal government is taking up overtime pay again

Ask A Manager

the federal government is taking up overtime pay again was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. The U.S. Department of Labor appears to be moving forward on an overtime rule that caught up millions of employees and their employers in some serious workplace drama last year.

Top 200 Federal Contractors to Work For

Resume to Referral

First published by Government Executive in 2010, the following represents the top federal contractors to work for. In part, ranking was based on the financial total of defense and civilian contracts awarded. Lockheed Martin Corp. Boeing Co. Northrop Grumman Corp. Raytheon Co. General Dynamics Corp. L-3 Communications Holdings United Technologies Corp. BAE Systems SAIC Oshkosh Truck Corp. Bechtel Group Inc. URS Corp. McKesson Corp. KBR Inc. Computer Sciences Corp. Battelle Memorial

3 QUICK TIPS ON FINDING A FEDERAL JOB

Call to Career

There are a lot of pros for working for the federal government. The pay is pretty good, the vacation time is generous, and the overall benefits package is admirable. But the one major downside is getting in the door. Many job seekers who are coming from the private sector are mystified by the hiring process required to land one of these plum positions. job search resume writing

“Does what happened to me sound like a Disability Discrimination and Retaliation claim under federal law?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I filed a complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) about violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), which is currently being investigated. It is extremely rare to have the EEOC take up your case as your advocate; much more likely, they will simply issue to you a “Right to Sue” letter, which permits you to sue in Federal Court. Question: For 35 years I have worked for a major utility company.

Proposed Increase in Federal Funding for School Counselors

Career Key

According to the American Counseling Association , the Senate Appropriations committee has preliminarily approved an increase in federal funding for school counselors; a $3.4 million increase from the previous year to a total of $52 million. Congress will likely delay final action on any appropriations bill until after the election because of President Bush's veto threat.

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HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Federal appeals court rules Defense of.

HireCentrix

Federal appeals court rules Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. TOPIC: Federal appeals court rules Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. Federal appeals court rules Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. appeals court in Boston became the first such court to strike down as unconstitutional the federal Defense of Marriage Act, ruling Thursday that it unfairly denies equal benefits to legally married same-sex couples. Be our Friend.

Do Employees Read Break Room Signage Anyway?

Blogging4jobs

Back in 2009, I was the HR Director at OfficeMax and had to update my break room posters after the Federal minimum wage rate changed. Except the signs were on backorder, and I was forced to order the new 5 in 1 Federal poster from GNeil instead.

Is Google Underpaying Women? What You Need to Know About Google v DOL

Blogging4jobs

HR DOL federal contractors google pay gapOn April 7, the US Department of Labor alleged that Google was severely underpaying women and would be investigating the situation through legal proceedings. During a hearing the DOL requested that Google release detailed records of compensation and other related data. Google, obviously, was not pleased, especially since they only recently claimed to have closed the pay […] Source.

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Making Sense of Diversity Recruiting Changes & the OFCCP

Blogging4jobs

HR compliance diversity recruiting federal contractor HR compliance OFCCP ofccp complianceThis article is part of an ongoing series on diversity recruitment. Subscribe to our RSS feed to be informed the next time a diversity resource goes live. Diversity recruiting is changing. Actually, it has already changed and since 2014, OFCCP compliance has changed in some dramatic ways. There was a time when good faith efforts, […] Source.

What Will Wage Growth Look Like in 2016?

Blogging4jobs

The Federal Reserve’s tight control of interest rates, only now ever so slightly loosened by a quarter of a point, has helped to keep inflation low. Federal student loans reprice in the summer, for instance, and by next July undoubtedly will be pricier.

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Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster

Catherines Career Corner

Download, save or read free career eBook from Monster. As you know, here at Catherine’s Career Corner, we offer you free straight forward career guidance and self-help that is critical in ensuring that we provide you, our readers with effective career support. Download a free career eBook from Monster. We take great care to ensure that [.]. The post Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner.

Who Will Be Affected by the FTC Changes? Everyone.

The Job Quest

Federal Trade Commission to store files on Facebook users’ posts. Career Job Search Columbia University Consumer Reports Facebook Federal Trade Commission FTC Privacy Social Intelligence Social Intelligence Corp

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How Well Do You Know Your (Facebook) Friends?

The Job Quest

Career Job Search Social Media/Personal Branding Facebook Federal Trade Commission Friends FTC PrivacyHow careful are you about who you friend on Facebook?

Will You Succeed in Your New Job?

Catherines Career Corner

All about Jobs Career Advice Career and Job Search Tips Career Management Career Tips Job evaluation Job Search Job Searching Jobs Jobs and Careers Keeping your job Career Career advice career builder career builder.com career builders Career help Career Success CareerBuilder careerbuilders Careers civil service jobs craigslist jobs dream job Employment federal government federal government jobs federal inded federal jobs Find Jobs government indee indeed indeed jobs indeed.ca

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“How can I get some needed relief from FMLA-retaliation?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I am presently out on an approved federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) leave of absence for the permitted 12 weeks. Send your FMLA Complaint to both of these two places, by Federal Express, UPS Overnight Service, or U.S.

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“What can I do if I was put on a Performance Improvement Plan in.

Sklover Working Wisdom

I used the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and stayed at home with my daughter for 12 weeks. When I returned I was assigned to a very different position, and because of that I filed a Complaint with the federal Department of Labor (“DOL”), which handles FMLA violations.

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“How do I pick a good employment attorney to represent me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Published on July 8th, 2010 by Alan Sklover Question: I have filed a claim of discrimination with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). Blog » “How do I pick a good employment attorney to represent me?” “How

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Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Published on August 28th, 2010 by Alan Sklover Under the Federal Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), while most people are entitled to take a leave of absence for up to 12 weeks care for themselves or a family member who is ill, a spouse, child, parent or next of kin of a member of the U.S.

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What President Obama’s State of the Union Address Means for Jobs in America – Now and in the Future

Career Realism

The realities of the good and bad of it as it relates to employment in general and specifically federal employment follow. Choosing a Career Path Job Search career advice CAREEREALISM expert federal jobs future questionAfter President Obama’s State of the Union Address the other night, it should be clear to you things have changed in America. There are 7 main points I’ll cover. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com.

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Telecommuters Get Lower Insurance Rates?

Telecommuting Journal

June 14, 2008 · 4 comments I just saw this today and am thinking now I’d better call my insurance agent to be sure I’m noted as a “pleasure&# driver on our car insurance policy… From the Consumer Federation of America (CFA): “Auto insurance rates are partially based on how much you drive and how you use your car,&# said J. Robert Hunter, Director of Insurance for CFA and former Texas Insurance Commissioner and Federal Insurance Administrator.

Purple Line Notches Another Legal Victory

Career Alley

Construction of Maryland’s Purple Line light-rail transit system will continue as scheduled, at least for now, following a federal appeals court ruling that frees Maryland from having to update the project’s environmental studies

Applicant Screening based upon Bankruptcy History

HireCentrix

Despite recent federal appellate court decisions that hold that private employers may refuse to hire someone based on past bankruptcies, hiring managers and Human Resource departments across the country should give pause to consider whether such a policy is related to the job being sought, and a business necessity. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience.

The Employer Brand of a Top Law Firm

The Undercover Recruiter

We sit down with one of the biggest law firms in the world and learn how they take a federal approach to employer branding and even have an internal score for maturity!

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What to Do If You Have Been Unlawfully Fired

Blogging4jobs

If you think you have been fired unlawfully from your job anywhere in United States, you should enlist the help of National Labor Relations Board, or NLRB, which is a federal agency vested with the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR legal legal advice nlra NLRB unlawful termination

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How Long Must HR Keep Employee Records?

Evil HR Lady

If state laws and Federal laws are in conflict, always keep the records based on whichever requirement is longer. One of the big things about Human Resources is that we have tons of paperwork. Tons and tons and tons.

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Would Floating Holidays Work for Your Business?

Evil HR Lady

Let’s start with an example: The Fourth of July is a federal holiday, so most office workers get the day off. You’ve likely heard the term “floating holidays” used before, but you might not be sure exactly what they are. Wonder no more! Floating holidays are a way of giving employees the ability to take some special days off, and work during others.

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Do You Know the Dangers of Workplace Bullying?

Evil HR Lady

Right now, workplace bullying laws don’t exist on a federal level. But if the bully is just acting like a jerk, there’s no federal law prohibiting it. If you thought bullying was something we all left behind in junior high school, you can count yourself lucky. According to the Workplace Bullying Institute , 19 percent of employees experience bullying in the workplace, and 60.4 million of us are affected by it.

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Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda Know Nothing About Tipped Wages

Evil HR Lady

This is why Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin’s campaign to raise the tipped minimum wage to at least the federal minimum wage (currently $7.25 per hour (federally) or whatever your state minimum wage is. $2.13 an hour sounds like an immoral rate of pay.

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