“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 .

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. 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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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

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

“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.

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.

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.

Ready For A Career Switch? Consider A Franchise

Career Realism

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.

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9 Key Questions To Ask Franchisors

Career Realism

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?

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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.

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.

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Over 50? Midlife Is The PERFECT Time To Start A Franchise

Career Realism

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.

How To Become A Loan Officer In New York

Career Realism

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.

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. “Hey, do you need money for college?

Ban the Box is a Joke. The Real Solution to Hiring Candidates with Felonies


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.

“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

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.

The New Overtime Rule May Still Be Upon Us: Are You (and Your Employees Ready)?

Water Cooler Wisdom

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.

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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. Solar Roadways Inc.

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19 Job Boards That Offer Free Job Postings


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.

I.R.S. Pays Employee $4.5 Million for Reporting Employer’s Tax Cheating Eight Elements You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

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.”.

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Make The Right Choice Part II: Choose A Quality Franchise!

Career Realism

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.

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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. Federal Marshals.

Do Your Research BEFORE You Start A Business

Career Realism

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?

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Best Jobs for 2014

Resume Bear

” 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?

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Had It With Corporate America? Start Your Own Business And Save Your Career

Career Realism

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.

The Real Value of Video Calling for Virtual Meetings


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.

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6 Easy Steps To Interviewing Your Way To Franchise Success

Career Realism

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.

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Buying A Business: How Much Research Is Too Much?

Career Realism

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.

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Starting Your Own Company? Consider a Payroll Service

Ms. Career Girl

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?

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

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.

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.

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6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite


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.

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How To Evaluate A Franchise

Career Realism

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.

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Why Your Vacation Needs Some Green Space

Ms. Career Girl

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.

Free Recruiting Model Changes Industry Fuels Economy


With a Saas system, gone are the days of software versions and inconvenient server data storage systems. But imagine a Saas-based system that is completely free and easy to use that provides you a variety of interactive option created for the small to medium sized business.

Why You Should Consider Candidates with Criminal Convictions


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.

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Universal pre-K is bad for everyone

Penelope Trunk

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.

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5 Things You Should Know Before Becoming A Real Estate Agent

Career Realism

Real estate courses are designed to ensure applicants are conversant with local, state, and federal regulations regarding every facet of a property sale. Real estate is rapidly becoming one of the hottest employment opportunities around.

MPA vs. MPP: Which Is Right For Your Career?

Career Realism

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.