How to Prepare For Your New Job In Los Angeles

Jobacle

We’re going to assume you’re one of the smart ones who got a job in Los Angeles before planning on moving here. Here are a few tips for those who need to know how to prepare for your new job in Los Angeles. .

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world. NYU Medical Center creating 400-plus jobs in New York : Emergency center opens in NYC. Juliet, Tennessee : Logistics giant OHL is gearing up to service new customer Birchbox. Work hiring job placement jobs in the workplace new jobs workplace

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world. Showplace Wood Products carving out 100 new jobs in Harrisburg, South Dakota : The firm’s expansion will be assisted by a loan from the South Dakota Revolving Economic Development and Initiative Fund. will be involved in metro Detroit institute.

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7 Tips for Small Town Networking Success

Career Alley

For this reason, small town job seekers must take some extra measures to ensure their networking success. If your account name is something along the lines of a school mascot or something you may have done in college, it is a good idea to simply start fresh and create a new social media account to use. By concentrating solely on social media and the Internet for your job search, you will no doubt be leaving opportunities by the wayside. Free Services Attract New Clients.

The Hidden Jobs Report

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips The Hidden Jobs Report 21. Sep, 2010 6 Comments In an earlier post I wrote about ways to find hidden jobs and as I reflected on that earlier today, I thought it might be useful if I made a weekly report to help you guys out.

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7 Factors To Consider While Switching Jobs

Imarticus Learning

Is quitting your job the first thing that comes to your mind as soon as you wake up? While certain statistics say about 85% of people actually dislike their jobs, your scenario might slightly differ if you like to work but dislike your job. Honestly, the decision of whether to make a job switch or not can often be quite overwhelming and taxing. 1| Think why do you want to change your job. 2| Consider if your new job offers better career growth.

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The Hidden Jobs Report | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips The Hidden Jobs Report 21. Sep, 2010 6 Comments In an earlier post I wrote about ways to find hidden jobs and as I reflected on that earlier today, I thought it might be useful if I made a weekly report to help you guys out.

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

Resume Bear

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. Private employers added 158,000 jobs in March, the smallest gain in five months and short of economists’ expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. As of last month, more than one in seven construction workers was looking for a job.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

Once they calmed down a bit, and it became clear none of us were going to budge, they hired a new director and put him in over my organization. I am early-ish in my career and have never gotten a raise before and have always had to change jobs if I wanted a higher salary.

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my employer revoked everyone’s telecommuting status, my coworker copied my LinkedIn profile, and more

Ask A Manager

Can I lie about my hours to get a better salary at a new job? I managed to negotiate working a four-day week along with no drop in holidays for the same pay (I do the same job but just more efficiently). I love my job but obviously there comes a time when you have to move on and start earning what I believe is deserved. When job hunting, I’ve been told my pay is very low (about £15k + less than it should be). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

how can I help a job-searching friend who can’t catch a break?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My small, very tight-knit group of friends and I are all suddenly finding ourselves in an exciting season of job transitions and moves … except for one (let’s call him Ross). Over the last several years, Ross worked in a really challenging field/environment while finishing a master’s degree, got (understandably) burned out by that job and left to pursue a PhD, but ended up not finishing (for various institutional reasons mostly outside his control).

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are two-hour commutes normal?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I recently moved to southern California from New York City. In New York, my commute, door to door, from Soho to Bushwick was about 35-45 minutes, which included a 20-minute subway ride. months ago) accepted a new job as an EA for a great company that’s about 30 miles away. You can see them broken down by metro area here and by county here.

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Walgreens Offering Free Healthcare to Unemployed/Uninsured.

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Tips for Naming Your Resume (Back-to-Basics Series) The Value Proposition; Everyone Needs One » Walgreens Offering Free Healthcare to Unemployed/Uninsured One of the better acts of corporate kindness I recently came across is Walgreen’s extension of providing free healthcare to those who are unemployed or uninsured.

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we have to live within 100 miles of our director, company said paying me more would be “unfair,” and more

Ask a Manager

We are based in an expensive metro area, and I was hoping to benefit from remote work by moving somewhere more affordable. Keep in mind I’m new to the type of role, a little new to the industry, but have mid- to near-senior professional experience and many directly transferable skills.

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my manager asked me if this is the right job for me, requests for online reviews when you’d rather decline, and more

Ask A Manager

My manager asked me to think about if this is the right job for me. My manager has asked me “to think if this is really the right job for me.” ” What she is saying is that she doesn’t think it is the right job for me, and this isn’t the first time she has asked this question. I have been looking for another job, and would love to move from my current situation. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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10 Must-Avoid Business Card Designs (and How to Make Yours Rock.

Jobacle

Review (47) Career Advice (380) Career News (15) Career Podcast (12) Choose Your Career (35) Coworkers (16) Fake Job Offers (10) Forward of the Week (18) Gen Y Career (11) General (138) Job Vent (16) Job Website Review (12) Jobacle Mishmash (30) Podcasts (24) The Cubicle Continuum (43) The Recession File (26) Work for Yourself (10) Work Humor (24) Work Lyrics (13) Your Job Search (32) Tuesday May 03 2011 10 Must-Avoid Business Card Designs (and How to Make Yours Rock!)

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updates: the self-deprecating employee, the car-borrowing boss, and more

Ask a Manager

It did not go all that well — she agreed to work on those issues, but also raised a lot of new complaints about how she felt we didn’t value her (which was really just the negative self-talk in new clothing), and at first nothing really changed. I had a new contract lined up after my role at the toxic company ended, so I was planning to fly out of state immediately after and begin my role there. Job applicant keeps asking for another chance (#2 at the link).

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tiny answer Tuesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

At what point does the pay cut become so much that the job is no longer viable and unemployment benefits would be better? Meanwhile, though, start an active job search. If your boss is trying to push you out, you’re going to need one at some point anyway, and it’s easier to find a job when you already have one. On December 10, I received an email invitation to interview for a job, and made an appointment for the following week.

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coworkers are reacting badly to my wardrobe upgrade, unpaid days off, and more

Ask a Manager

I recently got a new job, in a new city (many many thanks to your blog!). I work for a large company in research in the Detroit metro area that will remain nameless. How to list an internship-turned-contract-job on a resume. The only other jobs I’ve held are part-time university positions, none of which I had over six months. Internships and contract work both belong on resumes and job applications. It’s five answers to five questions.

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Brazen Careerist opens an office in DC | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

And I think that's what we each want most from a job — the excitement of rapid personal growth. Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts Finding courage to steer your career Underreported hazards in early-stage startups How to recognize the good and the bad of team diversity Advice for starting your own business How to find the right job for you Comments (49) Leave a Comment Hey, I live in the DC area. Is this your first time here?

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Frugality is a career tool | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

I’ve never bought a new car. I’ve never bought a new piece of living room furniture, and I do not own a single piece of real jewelry. The people who do best in a bad economy are those who are flexible about the types of jobs they can take and the types of careers they can move into, according to Philip Oreopoulos , professor of economics at University of Toronto. New stories and experiences… ? But be very open about the actual job / sector / location (i.e.

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Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

When it comes to self-reporting happiness, New Yorkers report being less happy than everyone else, and they don't care. New Yorkers love that they can get the best of everything - they want that more than they want to be happy. Here's what I have believed FOR A LONG TIME: You know that song "New York, New York"? I just spent all of 2008 and the majority of 2009 miserable and said that my new measure of success was a level of happiness.

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How to cope with diversity | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

So I decided that steampunk is a better look for me, and maybe I should sell our old barn boards – which I constantly rescue from the farmer’s bonfires – to the farm-fetish people of New York City. Speaking of New York City, when I tell a New Yorker that I live on a farm, do you know what they ask? There's relief: A new, jarring way of thinking becomes tame over time. Walls of books not steam-punky enough for your new interior look P?

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? March 14, 2011 In response to the previous post on job fairs , a commenter asked: I have attended my alma mater’s industry-specific career fair the past few years. Which means that they’re wasting the time of the employees they send, and they’re wasting the time of job fair attendees like you. Job fairs is just one way to do it. the new Ask a Manager is here!

Shifting the balance of power. (Mainstream media stinks.

Penelope Trunk

Then the new CEO of Brazen Careerist calls. So the nanny is decked-out in black, with blown-out blond hair, and she almost looks a little New-York-y for her first-ever visit there, when the Today show calls to say they need to move me to Saturday. This is not new. Also sounds like you are doing a good job at doing your job. We own the (new) media. their dream as it creates a new juicy story. Is this your first time here?

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

Ask A Manager

The problem is, of course, no salary range was listed on the job description. Reply Wilton Businessman January 6, 2011 at 9:11 am I think bringing up compensation before you’re even offered the job would be a big mistake. Why blow something that sounds like it might be a dream job? In Australia, the salary range for the job, or the actual salary amount, is usually posted right on the job advertisement. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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Workplace news you cannot use | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

But today I’m trying something new. And it turns out that if you give a lawyer a part-time job, she ends up working 50 hours a week instead of 80, and gets part-time credit, which isn’t exactly encouraging. This is what I said to Hannah Seligson , who asked me to write about her new book, A Little Bit Married: How to Know When it's Time to Walk Down the Aisle or Out the Door. We get a glimpse of who you are and at the same time, get something new.

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Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

I was not thrilled about going, but I try to be open-minded when it comes to stuff that is new to me that I am not ever wishing I will get a chance to experience. And, people who manage their careers well end up paying more attention to a company’s reputation for caring about people and community than what any given job description is. But today, I can tell you that if I had a job at McDonald’s, I’d be lonely. Is this your first time here?

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