short answer Sunday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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The store had a black-out period where nobody could request time off for November and December of last year (for the busy holiday season), but on top of that, they have been told they cannot get time off from January-April because her manager will be on maternity leave. She has also tried contacting her HR department several times but gets a machine, leaves messages, then never gets a call back. Salary verification during background checks.

2013 58

my coworker closed her trunk on my arm and didn’t apologize, hiring family, and more

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Many jobs ask me to apply with my “desired salary” (which at least is better than salary history). However, it seems like all the jobs that respond announce in the initial screening call that their salary number is about $5K less than what I asked for, and ask if I still want to proceed. You can say something like, “Thank so much for offering! Also, it’s just time for me to leave my current job. It’s five answers to five questions.

2018 49

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terse answer Tuesday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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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. That point is very quickly reached when qualified people are held back and leave for greener pastures.

2011 70

is allowing smoke breaks unfair to non-smokers? — Ask a Manager

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Reply Slaten January 6, 2011 at 7:30 pm Unless you’re getting complaints from non-smokers I say leave well enough alone. Of course it’s completely different for a salaried professional position. Some places do give maternity leave to men.

2011 91

mother bought me plane tickets without asking me if I could get.

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Our tickets have been purchased and I am scheduled to leave in two months. Generally you accrue a certain amount per pay period, which means that after working half a year, you’d have accrued half of your annual leave (five days). And just leave it off your resume.

2011 70

short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions

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Now I’m back at the same organization in a different department getting ready to take over for someone going on maternity leave. You know you’re leaving; you owe it to them to share that information with them. in a long interview process, can I ask about salary?

2011 71