“Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s10 Suggestions for New Grads”
Sklover Working Wisdom
JUNE 12, 2013
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 .
3 Reasons Why Companies Use Applicant Tracking Systems
MARCH 20, 2013
Today, all sizes of companies use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to select resumes from applicants to fill at least 70% of their job openings. However, ignoring the systems you have eliminated yourself from consideration from 70% of the jobs out there, even if you “network” into a job.
Top 200 Federal Contractors to Work For
Resume to Referral
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
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
“How to File a Federal Lawsuit without an Attorney”
Sklover Working Wisdom
JANUARY 17, 2013
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.
Why Unemployment Statistics Can Be Very Misleading
The Undercover Recruiter
JANUARY 2, 2014
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. Statistics. They’re great if used appropriately and they’re understood.
Ready For A Career Switch? Consider A Franchise
AUGUST 12, 2015
You get to be the boss while taking advantage of the experience of other franchisees and an operating system that has been tested over time to help maximize your chance for success. All you have to do is be willing to follow the franchisor’s system.
5 Tips for Landing a Government Job
MAY 4, 2015
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.
Alleged Pay Discrimination at Google Makes Marc Benioff and Salesforce Look Amazing.
APRIL 10, 2017
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.
The New Overtime Rule May Still Be Upon Us: Are You (and Your Employees Ready)?
Water Cooler Wisdom
DECEMBER 1, 2016
Whether or not this rule is enacted, employers must devise an efficient system for alerting their workforces and explaining what the changes mean to every individual. There are a variety of systems and products that help organizations do this, but if you want to reach all your workers, it’s best to employ a mobile platform. It’s never easy to change a system that’s been in place for a long time – federal judge involvement notwithstanding.
In 2015, HR Technology Will Be a $8.1 Billion Industry
FEBRUARY 8, 2013
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.
Why Your Vacation Needs Some Green Space
Ms. Career Girl
APRIL 23, 2017
Visit national parks to show your support for the system and to keep federal funds and private donations flowing that way. The post Why Your Vacation Needs Some Green Space appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.
How To Become A Loan Officer In New York
MAY 23, 2014
Right now is a great time to work in mortgage banking, but there are certain federal and state-level requirements that prospective loan officers must be aware of. The Empire State uses the National Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS), which all loan officers must become familiar with.
Do Your Research BEFORE You Start A Business
JULY 5, 2015
The franchisor’s system, however, can be a double-edged sword. The good news is the Federal Trade Commission requires franchisors to disclose a great deal of helpful information in a franchise disclosure document (FDD). Can you live with the franchisor’s system?
“How do I pick a good employment attorney to represent me?”
Sklover Working Wisdom
JULY 7, 2010
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
9 Key Questions To Ask Franchisors
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
Just think Quizno’s or Curves, two franchise systems that, for different reasons, have faltered: Quizno’s, the once promising sandwich shop, is now in bankruptcy; and Curves, fitness centers for women of a certain size, is a shadow of its former self. What exactly is involved with the system?
Make The Right Choice Part II: Choose A Quality Franchise!
MARCH 30, 2015
All franchises are required by federal law to disclose certain aspects of their businesses. You can learn from no better source how good the franchisor’s system works.
Solar-Paneled Highways You Can Drive On?
Green Career Central
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
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. Solar Roadways Inc.
5 Hot Careers for Criminal Justice Majors
JANUARY 1, 2014
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. Federal Marshals.
I.R.S. Pays Employee $4.5 Million for Reporting Employer’s Tax Cheating Eight Elements You Need to Know
Sklover Working Wisdom
MAY 17, 2011
This followed Congress’s enactment of federal law to provide for such awards. The program is viewed by attorneys for employees as a win-win proposition for both our cash-strapped government and for employees, who carry the burden of paying their own fair share of federal taxes. Confidentiality is Guaranteed : Federal law requires the I.R.S. withholds federal income tax before transmitting checks for Informant Awards. “We don’t pay taxes; the little people pay taxes.”.
Buying A Business: How Much Research Is Too Much?
JANUARY 31, 2016
With a franchise, you can get all the information you need in the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), which federal law requires all franchise companies make available to prospective new franchisees. Buying A Business: How Much Research Is Too Much? CAREEREALISM.
Had It With Corporate America? Start Your Own Business And Save Your Career
JULY 30, 2015
You get an operating system, time-tested by a network of franchisees, who offer ready support and guidance. Hate your job? Worse yet, you fear your employer may cut your department at any time. What to do? Related: Top 5 Reasons To Start Your Own Business.
Best Jobs for 2014
DECEMBER 15, 2013
” Among high-wage jobs to watch out for in the New Year are: 1) Software Developers, Applications and Systems Software. 1 EMSI data is collected from more than 90 federal and state sources, such as the U.S. Is finding a new job one of your New Year’s resolutions?
Psst.Want the Inside Track on College Aid?
Careers Done Write
AUGUST 7, 2013
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. “Hey, do you need money for college?
Ban the Box is a Joke. The Real Solution to Hiring Candidates with Felonies
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
On Monday President Obama began directing federal agencies to “ban the box” in their hiring decisions, prohibiting them from asking prospective government employees about their criminal histories on job applications.
Starting Your Own Company? Consider a Payroll Service
Ms. Career Girl
MAY 29, 2014
When you start doing payroll, you take on a lot of tax liability, not just on the federal level, but the state level as well. When you hire a payroll company, they are responsible for all of the federal and state tax issues. Do you have a payroll system in place for your business?
With Big Data Comes Big Responsibility: Protect Data on Your HRIS #BigDataHR
APRIL 10, 2014
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.
19 Job Boards That Offer Free Job Postings
JANUARY 27, 2016
Enabling federal job seekers access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations. Job posting platform that also offers a referral system. Job Boards Remain Great Candidate Source for Recruiters.
Over 50? Midlife Is The PERFECT Time To Start A Franchise
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
Franchises have a multitude of advantages over independent businesses, including a network of support, training, and a proven system intended to help people achieve success even though they may have little experience in the field.
Student Loans: What Are Your Rights As a Borrower?
Ms. Career Girl
APRIL 10, 2015
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.
How To Evaluate A Franchise
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
So long as you choose a good company with a system that suits your strengths. Either they chose a franchise that required skills they didn’t possess or they chose a franchise system that was not ideal, for whatever reason. You have to be prepared to follow their system for it to work.
The Real Value of Video Calling for Virtual Meetings
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
it works on the web as well as on Apple and Android mobile operating systems. Skype operates on all of the major desktop and mobile operating systems, plus BlackBerry, PlayStation, and Xbox One, but it’s only free for conversations between two people. This post is sponsored.
Universal pre-K is bad for everyone
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
And we have recognized as a nation that our school system is out of date and a waste of time for kids. Women don’t want a preschool system. That’s why they send their kids to school – because school is our state-funded babysitting system.
6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite
AUGUST 4, 2016
They have to see from top management down that the system favors men over women,” says Diana Bilimoria, KeyBank endowed professor of organisational behaviour and director of the Women in Leadership programmes at Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University.
MPA vs. MPP: Which Is Right For Your Career?
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
Those who have earned this degree have gone on to work in all levels of federal, state, and local government agencies. This degree focus includes studies in human resources, finance, management principles and information systems.
Franchise Discovery Day: To Clinch A Deal?
AUGUST 27, 2014
For Megan and Andy, the advantage of a franchise, with all the systems in place to help them through the start-up phase, eventually won out over other options. Interview as many as possible to hear about the franchise company’s support systems and how helpful these are.
Is it illegal to recruit on Facebook?
NOVEMBER 23, 2010
Although there are areas of sensitivity when using these sites, you can follow the recommendations provided to ensure that you are using social networking as part of your hiring process without discrimination and in compliance with federal laws. ABOUT OUR GUEST. Lisa D. Grant Harpe, Ph.D.
Great Jobs in Medical, Information Technology, Engineering or Legal Professions
MARCH 23, 2012
Computer and information systems managers plan, direct or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis and computer programming.
Why You Should Consider Candidates with Criminal Convictions
MAY 30, 2016
Why do we set up a system where people are continually punished for mistakes in the past even though they have already served their time? The rate of imprisonment in the U.S. has risen drastically over the past few decades.
6 Easy Steps To Interviewing Your Way To Franchise Success
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
Since franchises come with a system time-tested by dozens or even thousands of others, you get a veritable operating manual and can ascertain before you start whether you have the skills and experience to succeed with this business.
Finding a Place to Live Once You Graduate – Part 1
AUGUST 26, 2012
This is an important distinction, as you’ll quickly learn that a good percentage of your earnings go to the government for state and federal taxes and Medicare. Also, make sure you understand how this system works if you don’t make sales goals during your first few weeks or months.