How to Answer the ‘What Did You Make at Your Last Job?’ Question

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

& Dale: I hate the “What did you make at your last job?&# If you lie, and they check your W-2, you’ll be in trouble. I’d rather have a fair salary and be working in a job I love than to lose out because I earned too much in the past.&#. Dear J.T. &

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The Perfect Revenge: How to Quit a Job & Resign at Work


How I Quit My Job. They quit their job or worse they continued being unproductive stealing from your organization either with time or in other ways. I distinctly remember when the breaking point came for me at my Regional HR Manager job when my boss forgot I was leaving for vacation.

The New World of Electronic Recruiting

Career Realism

Now I’m interested in a seasonal job. These forms needed personal identification, W-2, and so on, to be faxed back. Job Search electronic recruitingDear J.T. &

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Resume Help Blog

August 19th, 2010 | Author: ResumeHelp Normally this post is about jobs and this one is too whether the title indicates it or not. Combining high marginal tax rates with the loss of this tax relief will cost jobs.

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is it okay to lie about your salary history when applying for a new job?

Ask A Manager

My friends in the past have bumped up their salaries to get a higher pay in their next job, and they are encouraging me to do the same. I am currently employed, so I would ask that hiring managers not reach out to my current employer since I don’t want to risk them finding out that I am job searching. So because of this, is it ok to say I make $5k-$10k more than what I make now to better position myself in my next job?

I promised to stay for a year but want to leave now, using my own personal computer at work, and more

Ask A Manager

Back in January, my boss somehow found out I was looking for another job and sat me down. The job is good, but I definitely don’t get paid enough for all the stress and the commute is hell. Would working at a for-profit university hurt my future job search? I have a question about university jobs. I feel it would be a good foot in the door, as my eventual goal is to get a job doing something similar at a nonprofit school.

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Incorporate Your Business

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Incorporate Your Business October 13, 2009 · 0 comments Years ago, when I left my day job in pursuit of working from home full time, I didn’t want to place all my eggs in one basket. I wanted to have a safety net, something to fall back on in case the contract job I was pursing didn’t work out. Do you get a W-2 from the company you work for?

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Creating a Professional Impression

Telecommuting Journal

It’s free, it’s easy to set up, you can totally control all of your email accounts from one hub and it gets the job done. If you’re not a W-2 employee, it’s likely you’ll also need to create a professional-looking letterhead or some nice looking business cards that don’t have the tell-tale printed-at-home-perforated edges.

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short answer Sunday — 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

I have a trip planned for the week of an important event at my new job. After reading your e-book and being a faithful reader of your blog for years, I just landed a wonderful new job opportunity that I definitely credit in part to your advice! The job is part of a new facility that is opening on 7/1 (I will be working in HR, the facility is a call center). It sound like you already formally accepted the job but haven’t brought up the vacation yet.

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recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews.

Ask A Manager

I could chalk it up to bad luck, but I just can’t comprehend a candidate that would seem interested in a job, run through a good portion of the process, then just not show from there. I wrote back and asked what types of jobs these are. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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

Ask A Manager

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. At the end of the second interview, how do I tell them I have been made an offer and need a decision on this job in a day?

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