?? 15 Savvy Reasons To Temp Between Jobs

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Having over 6 months to kill before I would be recruited into the Israeli army and with my savings dwindling, a temporary job offer came out of nowhere… Conducting telephone surveys. 8) Flex time. Many temp jobs are part-time, leaving your schedule partly open to continuing with your longer-term job search. A temp job is a great way to learn about a company from the inside, helping you to decide if you even want to be a full-time employee there.

10 Things That Haven’t Changed For Women In The Business World

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The Wage Gap The gender pay gap is the biggest, and by far the worst, thing that hasn't changed. Compare that to Sweden, which offers 60 weeks off at 80% salary. companies offer some sort of flexible arrangement.

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resume review offer ends at midnight tonight

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager resume review offer ends at midnight tonight March 31, 2011 As I mentioned yesterday , I wildly underestimated what the response would be to my resume review offer , so I’m going to end it earlier than the one-week period I’d initially planned. And I hope people who get theirs looked at this time around can come back with a story that it helped them get the interview and/or the job! obligated to accept internal offer?

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10 Things That Haven’t Changed For Women In The Business World

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The Wage Gap. Compare that to Sweden, which offers 60 weeks off at 80% salary. Work can be quite stressful at times, and it’s women who bear the brunt of work-related stress. Although many women choose to become mothers and continue to work, most companies do not provide day care services or even offer reimbursement for the cost. Flex Time Is Too Rigid. companies offer some sort of flexible arrangement.

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short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions — Ask a.

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions January 2, 2011 It’s time for short answer Sunday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go: Asking for a quick decision when you have another offer I was offered a job on Friday, but I have second interview with a company I like on Monday. I do have another offer that I need to make a decision on quickly. How many times is something ordered online?

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short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

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Should I offer to work for free so a company can try me out? I offered to come in and have the arrangement be a trial unpaid internship to familiarize myself with the operations of this organization and see if they like me. And if it’s not, they can reclassify you as an employee and require the employer to pay back wages for all the work you did. I’ve done some hiring myself and I know that with stack and stacks of applicants, each bit of paper only gets so much time.

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answering questions from your old employer after you've moved on

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I’m thinking soon after I could be polite and offer some level of help but where do I draw the line and say “hey guys, I&# m not getting paid for this. or “do you know where we can find the contract for Y?&# These should be a small number of things that don’t take up significant amounts of your time. (Of So, whenever she needs help with a tough situation (and she has), I’m happy to offer. Otherwise they will tend to undervalue your time.

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oh my

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager oh my March 30, 2011 Update to the resume feedback offer : The response was higher than I’d thought it would be, so I may cut this off earlier than the original one week I’d planned on. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time?

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my manager is terrible at PowerPoint, having employees’ backs against racist clients, and more

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Generally, I tell them that my employees are excellent (they are) and that I don’t have time to deal with them directly, and tell my employees that they have my permission to get strict with the clients, right on up to the point of saying “you can go hire someone else, then” if they want or need to. She did not complete her work in an accurate and timely manner. During that time, she filed multiple unsubstantiated greivances.

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10 tips to get the most out of your internship — Ask a Manager

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You also need to be impressive during your time there. News & World Report today, I offer 10 tips for getting the most out of your internship. You also need to be impressive during your time there. Maybe they were when times were good, but now many are not. Not sure about the credits thing, but wage rules are pretty clear. And if it’s not, they can reclassify you as an employee and require the employer to pay back wages for all the work you did.

I will review your resume this week

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March 29, 2011 Update: Due to the overwhelming response to this, this offer expired at midnight (EST) on Thursday, March 31. I get a lot of requests to give people feedback on their resumes, but because it’s time-consuming to do it well, I usually turn them down unless they’re friends or family. Limited time: I don’t want to be a full-time resume reviewer, so this is a one-week-only offer, not something I’ll be offering regularly.

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yes, you really should write a better cover letter

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My time’s limited! Job seekers don’t have time to NOT customize cover letters — it’s definitely a quality/quantity issue. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time? obligated to accept internal offer?

how to stand out at a job fair

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News & World Report today, I have some advice on job fairs based on my experience recruiting there, and it includes some stuff I never thought I’d write (like this might be the one time it’s okay to have an objective on your resume, and that your handshake might actually matter). 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? how can I get employees to use vacation time? obligated to accept internal offer?

10 mistakes you're making on your resume

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I’d probably repeated the position I’d like to apply in the email title and coverletter couple times, and my resume is probably nicely sorted under the job I’m applying at. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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do what you say you're going to do

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Every single time. Every single time. My boss does this all the time – she piles on way too much work to the point where she can’t keep up. Often times it’s things she could have easily delegated to me as well, especially when I ask her if she needs help with it. I’m one of those people bad at saying “No time&# or “Sorry, unrealistic deadline,&# so sometimes I overpromise. how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

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I know there are a lot of scams with phantom jobs – at worst, this can be dangerous, at best, this is a big fat waste of time. If they wanted to share that information, it would be in the ad, so you’re mostly wasting your time by sending those emails (as it sounds like your low rate of response is confirming). Either that, or the wages increase with the rate of inflation or the local minimum wage. how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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the 10 interview questions you're most likely to be asked — Ask a.

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions how to tackle your budget process when youre "not a math person" ► March 2011 (32) manager whos bad at numbers is panicking over budget process resume review offer ends at midnight tonight phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams oh my want me to review your resume? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

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There’s this small part of me hanging on, thinking, “They’re just posting the job to cover their bases, and I haven’t heard from them because they’re putting an offer together. It’s incredibly rude and inconsiderate, but it does happen all the time. I understand hiring takes time, of course, but can you give me a sense of when I’m likely to hear back from you?&# It’s never a lock, not until you have an official offer in hand.

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something cool and free for you

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As such, training sessions and I often don’t get along — I get really annoyed at workshops, webinars, and speeches that move too slowly, give me info that I could have gotten in half the time just by reading a handout, or otherwise feel like an unproductive use of my time. If [.] "> { 22 comments… read them below or add one } Anonymous February 15, 2011 at 9:03 pm Going through the form, what an ‘incredible’ offering!!

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short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions March 13, 2011 It’s time for short-answer Sunday — seven short answers to seven short questions. I was not working for her (or the organization) at the time; however, via conversation with her, I know of the date. But on a different topic, multiple jobs where they asked you to interview 6-7 times? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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how to tackle your budget process when you're “not a math person”

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Lay out a time line for accomplishing these goals over the course of a year. You already have a time line all laid out, so it’ll be easy to drop in the numbers. Small adjustments in timing or resources can make a big difference! I’m truly not a numbers person (I actually have Dyscalculia, a mathematical learning disability), and when I was asked to prepare budgets the first time I was so overwhelmed. how can I get employees to use vacation time?

2011 56

book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

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You make me want to spend more time with drunk grandma. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time? update: boss expects slippers offered to her new employee feels awkward and left out when should internships come off your resume?

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should you include a short-term job on your resume?

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If you get fired after being on a job for a short time, are you ever *required* to disclose it? 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time? how can I convince my husband I cant accept a job offer on his behalf?

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1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions how to tackle your budget process when youre "not a math person" ► March 2011 (32) manager whos bad at numbers is panicking over budget process resume review offer ends at midnight tonight phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams oh my want me to review your resume? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions how to tackle your budget process when youre "not a math person" ► March 2011 (32) manager whos bad at numbers is panicking over budget process resume review offer ends at midnight tonight phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams oh my want me to review your resume? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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am I wasting this recruiter's time? — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager am I wasting this recruiter’s time? I don’t want the recruiter to feel like I’m wasting her time, but part of me says a brief chat on the phone couldn’t hurt. If you’re worried about wasting the recruiter’s time, just tell her at the outset of the call, “I’m happy in my current job and don’t have plans to leave it in the near future, but I’m open to hearing about this position.&#

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bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

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And also because the few times I’ve said yes, the candidates sent to me were never as strong as the ones I found on my own … and on top of that, their fees are really high when you’re hiring for nonprofits.) Related: when a recruiter misleads you and wastes your time when a recruiter asks for your height, weight, age, and marital status Posted in external recruiters , jerks There are loads of good recruiters out there. They’ve done this to me three times.

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want your resume reviewed by an expert (free)?

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Save yourself the time, and save her the frustration–stop sending resumes her way! :D Reply Anonymous February 7, 2011 at 8:04 pm Darn it, I do not keep my resume on my office computer for obvious reasons and by the time I got home it was too late. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? how can I get employees to use vacation time? how can I convince my husband I cant accept a job offer on his behalf?

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referring a friend for a job? not so fast… — Ask a Manager

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Referring a friend for a job can have consequences that people often don’t take the time to think about, whether they ultimately get an offer or not. News & World Report today, I offer some dire warnings — grinchy ones, really — that you should think about before making that referral. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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when a social contact invites you to send a resume

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions how to tackle your budget process when youre "not a math person" ► March 2011 (32) manager whos bad at numbers is panicking over budget process resume review offer ends at midnight tonight phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams oh my want me to review your resume? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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when's the right time to ask for a raise?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager when’s the right time to ask for a raise? April 4, 2011 When’s the last time you asked for a raise? News & World Report this week is about the right times and wrong times to ask for a raise. Posted in salary When’s the last time you asked for a raise? Make sure they put it in your offer letter, so revisiting it isn’t awkward or premature…it’s just part of the contract.

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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At the time, it felt a little like jumping off a very tall bridge without any idea where I’d be landing, or whether I’d land at all. My couch, most of the time.) There were times when I actually found myself out of breath AT MY DESK from how fast I was working. I didn’t do that with any master plan in mind; it was just fulfilling to me at the time. I see this advice all the time — “Can’t get a job?

8 things you should know about job references

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Reply Anonymous February 15, 2011 at 9:54 am How can then the issue about warning your references ahead of time really work when the interviewer can call people who are not on your exact reference list? 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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the roots of Ask a Manager… — Ask a Manager

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The first time I did it, I was 17 and had no idea how it was supposed to work. And then after it worked that first time, I just kept doing it that way!) 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time? obligated to accept internal offer?

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a few housekeeping notes, and a holiday present to you — Ask a Manager

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As a fabulous holiday hurrah, I’m offering you 40% off my e-book, How to Get a Job: Secrets of a Hiring Manager. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time? how can I get employees to use vacation time? how can I convince my husband I cant accept a job offer on his behalf?

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don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

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Okay, that one was old but I needed a fifth and it’s an all-time best.) lol Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment { 1 trackback } Tweets that mention hr #recruiters don’t send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions for job applicants -- Topsy.com Previous post: interviewer didn’t give me any time to ask my own questions Next post: most popular posts of 2010 Syndicate by RSS Subscribe to all posts. how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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things that aren't good ideas

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And if I ask you why you’ve sent me the same exact email three times in the past few weeks, this is not a good answer: A lot of people think it is a complicated situation and can’t give a straight suggestion. And if I ask you why you’ve sent me the same exact email three times in the past few weeks, this is not a [.] "> { 11 comments… read them below or add one } Sabrina March 8, 2011 at 10:02 am Well now I want to know what they asked.

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update from reader afraid her old boss would out her as.

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions how to tackle your budget process when youre "not a math person" ► March 2011 (32) manager whos bad at numbers is panicking over budget process resume review offer ends at midnight tonight phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams oh my want me to review your resume? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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terse answer Tuesday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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Someone getting superior ratings who’s been turned down 12-15 times by his own employer — he’s either applying for the wrong jobs or something else is going on. I have kind of brushed him off so far when he has asked hoping that he would offer a position or a least see what he can do, something to that affect. ’10 (although I have been working hard to differentiate my skill set and experience as much as reasonable in this amount of time).

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listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio — Ask a Manager

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions how to tackle your budget process when youre "not a math person" ► March 2011 (32) manager whos bad at numbers is panicking over budget process resume review offer ends at midnight tonight phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams oh my want me to review your resume? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

how can I get employees to use vacation time? — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how can I get employees to use vacation time? January 19, 2011 A reader writes: I have recently begun supervising a small team on a university administrative staff where employees are allowed to carry over a portion of their unused vacation time and can cash it out if they leave/are laid off from the job. I can understand saving up some time in case you needed additional cash after a lay off or before starting a new job.

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I will totally get you a job. — Ask a Manager

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Thank YOU, for taking the time to write and tell me this. I suppose now is the time when a savvy self-promoter would tell me to mention that I have an e-book full of excellent job-hunting advice, so here’s the mention. I will definitely use the Magic Question the next time I go for an interview. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? how can I get employees to use vacation time?

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short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

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Keep in mind that as a contractor, you’ll be paying your own payroll taxes and won’t be getting benefits like health care or paid time off. Perfect timing, huh! Anyway, I didn’t have time to reschedule, so I went ahead and picked up the phone. I have no idea how you did in the interview, but I would have rescheduled, even if you only had half an hour before the call time — being barely able to talk isn’t exactly conducive to interviewing well.

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