“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. For a man who is credited by some with saving the world’s financial system, that’s a pretty interesting comment. . Chairman Reveals His Top Life Tips. “You don’t establish your manhood or womanhood by turning 18. You do so with actions.” . - Orlando McGuire .

“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.


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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. USA Jobs, the primary portal for federal job seekers, is even launching a streamlined application service for college students and recent graduates called Pathways to better assist them with finding government work. By way of an answer, here are five benefits employees get for working in the federal government.

3 Reasons Why Companies Use Applicant Tracking Systems

Tim's Strategy

Today, all sizes of companies use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to select resumes from applicants to fill at least 70% of their job openings. If you are a job seeker, you may “hate” these systems Or see them as a black hole , since they seem to reject their applications and they seem “not human.”. However, ignoring the systems you have eliminated yourself from consideration from 70% of the jobs out there, even if you “network” into a job.

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Follow your Internal Guidance System

Learning Voyager

“ Built into you is an internal guidance system that shows you the way home. It is used extensively in career counseling work, in educational settings, in industry, and in classifying schemes such as the federal government's Dictionary of Occupational Titles. In a nutshell, Holland developed a system with six types: RIASEC (Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional). All you need to do is heed the voice.”

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. BAE Systems SAIC Oshkosh Truck Corp. 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. Bechtel Group Inc. URS Corp. McKesson Corp. KBR Inc. Computer Sciences Corp. Battelle Memorial

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Billion Dollar Customer

Ms. Career Girl

federal government. Now more than ever is an ideal time to consider entering the federal government marketplace. The federal government has set a goal to spend 5% of its annual procurement with small, women-owned businesses. federal government, but are unsure where to start, have no worry. A mandatory first step is to register your business at the official free federal government website System for Award Management or www.sam.gov.

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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”). Local Counsel Usually Helps: I do think that attorneys and law firms that reside where you reside do have an advantage in that they tend to have helpful relations in and related to the local legal system that can be of advantage to you. Blog » “How do I pick a good employment attorney to represent me?” “How

2010 116

Why Unemployment Statistics Can Be Very Misleading

The Undercover Recruiter

That’s one reason why I’m opposed to the decision to cut off federal unemployment benefits. Viable system: I agree there needs to be a finite amount of time before a person’s unemployment benefits expire. But along with unemployment benefits, there needs a viable system in place to help train those that want to work in a field but don’t have the needed skills. Statistics. They’re great if used appropriately and they’re understood. According to a recent U.S.

2014 65

Manage Leaves of Absence like a Pro

Evil HR Lady

Keep in mind that there are federal, state, and local laws you need to comply with. federal, state, and local leave rules and over 150 Canadian rules. Get a system that generates the forms for you –and make sure it’s compliant with all the relevant laws.

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Why You Should Require Employees Take Vacation

Evil HR Lady

And what if you already had this system in place, but you just weren’t taking advantage of it? When you launch a business , you tend to know everyone in the office. As such, it can give you the feeling that you can trust everyone.

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Ladies, Don’t Take a Seat at the Table. Own the Table.

Ms. Career Girl

Then take your fight to local, state, and federal officials. States and cities have the ability to set minimum wages higher than the current federal minimum wage. As women, we’ve been encouraged to proudly and boldly take our seat at the table.

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NJ, DE & PA Tech Sales | Stewart (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

Stewart is a subsidiary of Global Imaging Systems – a Xerox company. Paid time off plus 8 holidays total : 7 Federal Holidays, 1 Floating Holiday. Sherpa) to maintain a record of all activities inside of each account system. Job Search Recruiting career advice DE & PA Tech Sales delaware tech sales job search new jersey tech sales NJ pennsylvania tech sales Stewart Stewart Business Systems tech sales xerox

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5 Tips for Landing a Government Job

Career Alley

Types of Jobs : Administrative : According to OPM, nearly 40 percent of federal workers are in administrative occupations. Blue collar : Blue-collar employees may maintain heating and cooling systems, clean offices, and construct buildings. FedshireVets – This is a portal to the US Federal Government’s site for jobs for veterans of the US military services. Create a Federal Resume – In order to apply for US Government jobs, you will need a Federal Resume.

2015 243

9 Great Jobs for Political Science Majors


After having studied politics for at least four years, you’ve likely become well-versed in how the court systems work as well as studied pivotal court cases in our nation’s history.

2021 208

New Side Hustles in 2020 Have New Challenges

Ms. Career Girl

Back-to-school spending obligations might become a significant setback for US-based parents who want to start side hustles in 2020: according to the Federal Reserve Bank , most new small businesses in the US are financed using credit card funds.

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5 Hot Careers for Criminal Justice Majors

Career Alley

They have the option to work for local, state or federal agencies, while obeying a strict code of conduct related to law enforcement and maintaining integrity of the uniform they wear. It can help you find a job and excel in urban departments and federal agencies. There are a lot of other police officer’s jobs such as tribal police, school police, college police, transit, corrections, dispatch, and a number of state and federal agencies. Federal Marshals.

2014 313

Production Engineer

Job Shoe

Will ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Experience or familiarity with rod design and rod-pumping system maintenance, automation and telemetry would be helpful. Engineering Other automation bachelor completion experience maintenance operations preparation systemCompany. EEG Recruiting. Location. Belfield, ND 58622. Compensation. $0. Education. Bachelor of Science. FullTime. Experience. Experienced. Posted On. 5/24/2011 11:32:17 PM.

Green Jobs Growing: Fuel Efficient and Hybrid Vehicles Creating Green Jobs

Green Career Central

According to a new study from the Natural Resources Defense Council, the National Wildlife Federation and the United Auto Workers, there are 151,000 green jobs in the auto industry. Among the many elements to manufacturing a fuel efficient vehicle are engine direct injection, high strength steel, electric drive wiring systems, advanced transmissions, start/stop components and systems.

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THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e12 - Getting Paid to Not Work

The HR Capitalist

9:20 - Tim brings up the elephant in the room, Unemployment and the broken system of unemployment insurance. Paying into a system for something we aren't receiving can be discouraging. .

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10 Q&As You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Remote Job Career Coach

Ms. Career Girl

State and federal regulations may dictate where companies can do business, which determines the locations where employees can work from. Is the formatting of your resume readable by applicant tracking systems?

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Purple Line Notches Another Legal Victory

ENR Construction

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

Four Tips for Negotiating a Flexible Work Schedule

Ms. Career Girl

And as recently reported , a federal emergency hotline for people in emotional distress registered a more than 1,000 percent increase in April compared with the same time last year. The U.S.

2020 219

Best Resume Books on Amazon

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Federal Resume Guidebook: Federal Resume Writing. The Federal Resume Guidebook , written by Kathryn Troutman, focuses resume writing on the federal level. However, Kathryn does an amazing job of providing depth and clarity into thee federal hiring process.

2020 52

Financial Advisor Regulators – Steps to Become One in 2021

The Corporate Con/noisseur

The firm books the exams on behalf of the advisor through the Central Registration Depository (CRD) system. The bodies that regulate financial advisors constitute self-regulatory organizations (SROs) and federal and state regulatory commissions. 0% Post Content.

2021 52

Four Careers For Women Who Love Numbers And Data

Ms. Career Girl

For that reason, there is a clear demand for health informatics specialists who can bring a specific organization’s information systems up to speed. As the University of Cincinnati experts note , the individual who takes this career on must have “exceptional computer skills as well as network and cyber security knowledge, as he or she will be involved in researching, implementing, troubleshooting and updating technology systems.”.

2018 148

How to Revitalize Your Retail Business for the Remainder of 2021

Ms. Career Girl

Federal and state regulations forced some brick-and-mortar stores to close their doors, leaving them questioning if they’d make it to see the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s no secret that 2020 was a transformative year for various industries.

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Centuries of Contribution: Social Service Careers in the Field of Criminal Justice

Career Alley

The very first evidence of social service work in the criminal justice system was in 1817 when Elizabeth Fry took on the challenge of prison reform in Britain. Today, social service workers are an essential part of the criminal and juvenile justice system. Statistics from the United States Department of Justice indicate that 650,000 people are released from federal and state prisons each year.

2013 226

“Is it true church employees don’t get unemployment benefits?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Constitution prohibits federal government intrusion into religion, our federal government does not tax churches or other religious organizations. For this reason, by federal law, “service performed in the employ of a church. or an organization which is operated primarily for religious purposes” is exempt from federal unemployment taxes. Question: I have just been “let go” from my position at a church where I worked for five years.

Psst.Want the Inside Track on College Aid?

Careers Done Write

They aim to convince you that you could never navigate the system without an expert. The bottom line is that you CAN navigate the system yourself. For example, when applying for federal aid through fafsa.gov, you will receive a PIN. Report scams to the Federal Trade Commission and the Attorney General. “Hey, do you need money for college? We’ve got the secret formula and the inside connections that you need to get college money.”

Student Loans: What Are Your Rights As a Borrower?

Ms. Career Girl

And now, five years later, I’m still dealing with the massive mountain of federal student loans I took out to cover the costs of these degrees. The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) provides opportunities for counseling when you take out a loan and when you graduate. By consolidating multiple federal loans into one monthly payment, you can also lower your monthly payments and have more time to repay. The post Student Loans: What Are Your Rights As a Borrower?

2015 174

Alleged Pay Discrimination at Google Makes Marc Benioff and Salesforce Look Amazing.

The HR Capitalist

Department of Labor (DOL), available data suggests that women who work at Google suffer from "systemic compensation disparities" compared to their male peers. As part of an ongoing lawsuit , the DOL alleged that the company, a frequent recipient of federal contracts, has violated federal law by discriminating against female employees in the salary department.

2017 69

8 Top HR Mobile Workforce Trends to Watch

Ms. Career Girl

With this, companies will save money and time upgrading to a new system every couple of years because it will be done automatically by the vendor in the cloud. The Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) released new overtime rules in the United States that take effect late in 2016. Integrated Workforce Management Systems. Integrated workforce management systems are a trend to watch in 2016 and beyond because of the Affordable Care Act.

2016 147

Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

At this time across the nation there are many successful lawsuits being brought by former interns against their former “employers” seeking wages and overtime they claim they are entitled to under the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, or “FLSA.”. Our legal system is, though, case by case, sorting it all out. Interns do not have protection under discrimination and harassment laws, according to many Courts.

2013 136

Top Paying Careers In America

Career Alley

However, they lead the list of other careers such as podiatrists, whose estimated income is $94,500, lawyers with an estimated average annual income of $91,920, optometrists earning $88,100 and other computer and information systems managers who earn approximately $83,890 annually. Network systems and data communications analysts – $49,000. Database, network and computer systems administrators – $48,000. Author: Tony Jacowski.

Solar-Paneled Highways You Can Drive On?

Green Career Central

has received a second grant from the Federal Highway Administration to research the company’s “intelligent pavement” concept, or the idea that solar panels can be incorporated into our parking lots, streets and highways. The second award is a $750,000 two-year contract that will be used to showcase the technology by transforming the company’s parking lot into a solar power system. Solar Roadways Inc.

2011 173

Using Your Career Experience to Save Money

Career Alley

Once you’ve chosen a school, request a copy of your transcript from the military; each branch of the Armed Forces has its own system for handling these requests, but all will forward your experience record to the school. Some federal student-aid programs are specifically geared toward helping the dependents of active and former military members, and many schools offer military dependent scholarships to defray the costs of an education. No matter how you cut it, college is expensive.

2013 357

In 2015, HR Technology Will Be a $8.1 Billion Industry


We move from system to system juggling multiple passwords and sign ons. Since the systems don’t communicate and integrate with one another, we fill the gaps with weekly or monthly conference calls and spread sheet reports. The challenge that HR softwares like the ATS (applicant tracking systems), which is one of the first HR technologies were built as storage databases and warehouses is that they were strictly designed for compliance and records retention.

2015 122

How to Customize Your Resume For Your Profession

Jennifer Anthony

If you are getting ready to prepare your resume for a health, IT, federal/military or executive position, take a look at some tips that could help you place your focus on your professions the right way. Federal / Military If you’re writing a federal or military resume, details are the most important features to take into consideration. This is an essential part of a resume for federal jobs. Job Search Success System Are you a do-it-yourself type?

2010 116

With Big Data Comes Big Responsibility: Protect Data on Your HRIS #BigDataHR


Under state and federal laws, the employer has an absolute and non-delegable duty to prevent disclosure and misuse of that data, to notify employees of any potential security breach, and to use the data only for the purpose for which it was ostensibly collected. While some companies may still drag paper personnel files from desk to desk, the vast majority have electrified their record-keeping through a human resources information system. Employers amass big data on their employees.

2014 102

Is Your Work Environment Safe?

Ms. Career Girl

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) employs about 2,100 inspectors to cover more than 8 million worksites around the country. Set up a Reporting System. You also may want to set up an anonymous reporting system for employees who don’t feel comfortable coming to you or another manager. That comes out to about one inspector per 59,000 workers.

2017 100

Age Bias and the PricewaterhouseCoopers Case.

The HR Capitalist

The class and collective action complaint alleges that PwC has engaged in systemic discrimination against older applicants for accounting positions. The ageism that pervades PwC’s recruitment system and corporate culture has resulted in older accountant applicants being almost completely shut out of accounting positions at PwC. . PwC had argued that job applicants are not allowed to pursue such claims under federal law.

2018 87

Insider Tips for Building a Career in Government

Career Alley

Top employment search engines, search aggregators and bulletin boards mirror job titles and buzzwords found on government career sites, such as the federal vacancies site USAJobs.gov. Automated systems will more easily deliver candidate resumes to recruiters when resumes mirror the website terminology for that career field. The largest employer in the U.S. is the government.

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