What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

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economy out of a deep recession, your chances of finding job depend a lot on where you live and what industry you’re hoping to work for. The patchy pace of job creation is reflected in the latest jobs data. Some occupations have been all but immune to the job downturn.

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Put a Ring on it. 2012 Employment & Jobs Outlook.


Job Seekers to Employers: Put a Ring on it. Experts are anticipating the best job market in 2012 since 2008, and I think that’s a good thing. Jobs will be created and unemployment will decrease. Her job is fulfilling and also challenging.

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Why I Support Illegal Internships

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Except he had “intern” in his job title, and he wasn’t getting paid. On-the-job training, which has fallen out of favor for reasons I’ll explain below. ” In fact, workers of all ages have been staying at jobs for increasingly shorter periods of time.

my employer wants me to come back at half my pay, coworker posts awful things on Facebook, and more

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They’ve asked me to return to a 40/hour work week at a reduced rate of $13.50/hour (nearly half my prior wage), stating I’ll lose unemployment benefits if I turn them down. We all have the same job title, but one of us is in a team lead role. It’s five answers to five questions.

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update: a client sent me a thank-you check as a way to avoid paying my boss

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My spouse had recently had some administrative changes at work, and unfortunately they dropped his pay to minimum wage ( a whole other letter) and that was the main reason we were struggling. These burglaries were also inside jobs. I am now on Gilbert’s payroll as well, with a property manager title (which is HUGE in my area and even bigger since I work for Gilbert, as he is very well known here).

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EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.


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I haven’t been paid in 2 months and was asked not to come in — have I been laid off?

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I’ve worked at the company for 3 years now, and over the years we’ve had consistent issues with funding and delayed payroll as a consequence. That said, regardless of what they tell you, I would start an active job search — because a company that hasn’t paid you in so long is not a company you should be relying on for future paychecks. You don’t have a job right now, no matter what you want to call it.

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how long of a work gap is bad for your resume, my boss makes me do his grocery shopping, and more

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Your blog entries helped me get through a job search, and I just accepted a new position. I’m excited about the new job, but burnt out from the old one. leave old job in August, start new one in October) be a red flag on a resume in the future? My job has evolved into doing grocery shopping and child care for my boss. While I didn’t mind helping in an emergency, it’s become a regular part of the job.

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short answer Saturday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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I have an interview coming up soon for a job that is a little over two hours away from where I currently live. The job site is in a popular beach location notorious for horrific traffic in the summer and there is no public transit on weekdays. So, I will have to move to take this job if offered. I am currently in school for my Associates in Business Administration, but am chomping at the bit to get a job that will develop my business skills.

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I’m trying to resign but it’s not working, client is deducting fees for quick payment, and more

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You’ll earn that until you find another job or we hire someone to replace you. Part of your answer to this question (“can we delay payroll if someone isn’t turning in their hours on time?”) Earlier this year, a company I freelance for moved their payroll department to India. The relevant laws on wages are the ones for the state in which you’re working, so it doesn’t matter that this company’s payroll is being handled in India.

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how to disinvite an intern from our trivia team, I was told to take a week off unpaid due to someone else’s health, and more

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For over a decade now, I’ve worked in payroll in HR departments across the Canadian federal government. I ended up losing a week’s wages, which impacted my personal life in a number of horrible ways for months following the incident. Spending weeks off the grid in the middle of a job search. I’m job searching, and have submitted several applications that I’m hoping to hear back about. My former job keeps paying me.

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short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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Am I still entitled to severance pay if I find a new job quickly? Am I still entitled to the severance pay promised to me if I find another job immediately after I was let go? A couple weeks ago, I let my boss know that I was going to start job searching. She agreed that I could stay until I found a job and she would help me search. But there’s no reason you need to announce your new job to your old boss. Is there hope for this job? (It

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cheating in an office bake-off, my boss is advertising my job because I was out sick, and more

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My boss is advertising my job because I got sick before some pre-approved vacation time. I have been at my new job as an administrative assistant for just over two months. When I officially accepted the job, my new boss had me write the two sets of dates on the calendar and wrote “approved” next to them. My other already approved trip is for two weeks next month and I am worried for my job security. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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surprise interviewers, missing commissions, and more

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Everyone I hire is clear that this job is a 40-hour week, and expected to work over, if necessary, though it very seldom happens. I’ve contacted our payroll person, thinking it was just a mistake, but that’s been several weeks past with emails and phone calls and nothing has happened. I also studied the job description until I knew the requirements and responsibilities by heart. Leaving a job due to a change in managers.

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself. But as a result, when I wanted to quit my job and work for myself, people actually wanted to hire me.

short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

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Here we go… Figuring out pay as a contractor I have never worked as a contractor but was contacted about a potential contract job and asked to provide my pay requirements plus gas cost. I need advice about a difficulty with my job: gossip. do I have to be perfect to get a job?

2011 71

short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

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My boss was my boyfriend’s mother I have begun my job hunt once more and am worried about one thing in particular: my last boss. What do I tell interviewers when they ask me about my last job and my last boss? That’s a lot of interviews per job.

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short answer Saturday: seven short answers to seven short questions

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Do your job to the best of your ability, and let him be accountable for his own performance. I interviewed for the job, but did not get it. I applied and got an interview, but did not get the job once again. How I convey that I’m smart in job applications?

2011 71

my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn March 24, 2011 A reader writes: So, I got a new job (hooray!) Posted in advice about your coworkers A reader writes: So, I got a new job (hooray!) Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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my staff has been held to a low bar; am I asking too much of them now?

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They would be happy just to have a job. That’s why I’m looking for a new job. job descriptions for similar positions inside and outside the company; 2. Not only in increased happiness and job satisfaction, but in performance. Great Job!

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

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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.

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