To Freelance Or Not To Freelance: That Is The Question

Ms. Career Girl

Department of Labor , after a job of mine had ended, declared that for six years I had been misclassified as an contracted freelance worker, declaring, instead, that I was a company employee. You can moonlight all you like. Many jobs rely on a laptop and the Internet.

Is Penelope Trunk Feeding Gen Y “Career Crack”?

Ms. Career Girl

In the post, titled “ Why Job Hoppers Make the Best Employees ,&# Penelope argues the following five points to be true: Job hoppers have more intellectually rewarding careers. Job hoppers have more stable careers. Job hoppers are higher performers.

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

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager the 10 interview questions you’re most likely to be asked January 24, 2011 The absolute best way to kick ass in a job interview is to practice the hell out of the questions you’re likely to be asked. Posted in interviewing The absolute best way to kick ass in a job interview is to practice the hell out of the questions you’re likely to be asked. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? job searching?

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things that aren't good ideas #78

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But, I just put up a new job posting last night, and I underlined twice that I wouldn’t consider any resume without a cover letter. I’m just surprised they saw the job on a web site in the first place. It’s amazing how much bad advice is out there for job seekers.

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phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams March 30, 2011 A reader writes: Can you give some general advice to us desperate job-seekers when answering ads on sites like Craigslist? do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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my company does secret performance reviews we're not allowed to see

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If you’re fired for falsifying a timecard, embezzlement, walking off the job, serious insubordination, or something along those lines, then you won’t be eligible — but these are the sorts of things you know if you’ve done. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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my boss asks us to pick up his lunch for him — Ask a Manager

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He claims this is “part of our job&# , but nowhere in the employee handbook does it detail that particular “job.&# It’s not illegal to require employees to do things they don’t want to do or that fall outside their formal job description. I needed the job.

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coworker has appointed herself the food police

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Too many years of minimum wage customer service jobs (and a stint in the Navy) has made me rather blunt about people going all summer’s eve like that. She needs to focus on her job and not on the eating habits of those she works with. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

employer wants permission to call people outside my reference list

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Well, I did not consent to this paragraph and, of course, now fear my chances for getting this job are in jeopardy because of it. I check in with my references regularly when job-seeking to make sure they are still on board and to keep them updated. is this job going to be a nightmare?

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in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? — Ask a Manager

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The problem is, of course, no salary range was listed on the job description. Reply Brian January 6, 2011 at 12:44 am During my recent search I found the first or second question I was asked during initial contact was usually about salary. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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