Yahoo’s Sketchy Termination Policy May Land Them in Hot Water

Evil HR Lady

Every state but Montana is at-will.) California is an at-will employment state. This means that you can terminate someone for any reason or no reason, as long as it doesn’t violate the law.

Don’t Fall for These 5 Workplace Myths

Evil HR Lady

In all states but Montana, employment is at-will. There are many misconceptions about the workplace that, sensible as they might be, simply aren’t true. Some actions, while undoubtedly a bad idea, won’t necessarily get you fired. Below are five common myths that are good to know — whether you’re the boss or the newest hire in the field. Myth 1: You Can’t Be Fired If You’re Not Guilty. That means your boss can fire you for any reason, without having to prove “just cause.”

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Watch Your Back: How to Fire Someone Without Getting Sued

Evil HR Lady

In all states but Montana, employment is at-will. Firing is not fun. Most managers go to great lengths to avoid firing someone, and when it finally comes down to it, you have to let this person go. After all that stress, the last thing you want is to land in court.

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Firing an Employee: Navigating a Touchy Process the Right Way

Evil HR Lady

In the United States, all states but Montana have at-will employment. Firing an employee is never easy, but making the right termination decisions is critical for the success of your business. When someone is damaging the business rather than helping it, it’s time to let that person go.

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Firing an Employee Without a Lengthy Improvement Plan

Evil HR Lady

In 49 states (Montana is the exception) employment is at will, which means you can wake up one morning and say, “I’m going to fire Bill.” ” That would be legal, as long as you’re not firing Bill because of race, sex, etc. But, that’s not a great way to do business and no one that I’m aware of really does that. The gold standard is the Performace Improvement Plan (PIP). This is usually 60 or 90 days and gives the employee a chance to succeed.

weekend free-for-all – March 18-19, 2017

Ask A Manager

described this as “if Holden Caulfield had been a gay girl from Montana, this is the story he might have told,” and that seems right. This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand.

4 Signs It’s Time To Rebrand Yourself

Career Realism

Presently, Miley Cyrus – whether you lover her or hate her – has done a marvelous job of shedding her sweet and innocent Hannah Montana image to the over-the-top, risque, ‘molly-popping’ Miley.

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Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide

Blogging4jobs

Make sure to download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas and the SHRM Annual Conference Whitepaper while you’re waiting for the VIP Party Guide to launch! . Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas!

Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas

Blogging4jobs

GET THE INSIDE SCOOP AT THE 2015 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS! I can’t believe are less than 2 weeks away from the 2015 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. We’re knee deep in pre-conference content strategy for #HRTechConf where we’ll bring you the best insights into what you can expect at three different events in Vegas in one week. Yes, three events which are the HR Tech Tank, IAEWS Fall Congress and the HR Technology Conference.

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

Blogging4jobs

MontanaMontana Department of Labor and Industry. Workers Compensation Definition.

Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas

Blogging4jobs

It’s arrived. The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. It’s sponsored by our friends, Talent Objects. This guide is filled with information about cabbing it in Vegas, shows to see, restaurants to enjoy and what to do when you aren’t at the HR Technology Conference.

Start like an Immigrant: Ways to Get a Job Even If Your Diploma Is Fresh Off the Press

Resume Bear

Maureen Francisco is an executive producer of NW Productions, LLC, a media and production company that produces the Miss WA USA, Miss WA Teen USA, Miss Idaho USA, Miss Idaho Teen USA, Miss Montana USA and Miss Montana Teen USA pageants. Fiscal cliff. Debt ceiling. In my opinion, these words mean more taxes, less disposable income and an uncertain economic future. They mean retirement may come later rather than sooner.

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Barrier-Breaking Women

Careers Done Write

Jeannette Rankin of Montana is the first woman elected to Congress. Many cheered at the announcement that Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore have been admitted membership in the prestigious, formerly all male, private golf club. Some say it is one more step in the eradication of institutionalized sexism. Others say that although it is the right thing to do and long overdue, it does not impact the lives of women beyond the upper echelon. How do you feel about this news?

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What NOT to Do in an Interview

Career Realism

On the other hand, leaving yourself extra minutes will still allow you to arrive on time if you happen to miss a turn, get caught behind a school bus, or find yourself waiting at a railroad crossing as a 3-mile-long freight train moseys its way toward Montana.

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21 Best Niche Job Boards for Recruiters

Blogging4jobs

A recent acquisition by Dice Holdings, this site is for job listings in the Oil and Gas community which is highly competitive especially in Oklahoma, Texas, Montana and New Mexico. This post is sponsored by SHRM Jobs , a job board dedicated to helping recruiters hire the best human resource professionals. Use promo code, ‘blog’ and click here to save 10% of your next posting. . Finding candidates is tough.

Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15

Blogging4jobs

SHRM15 is literally within a week and if you’ve never been you’re in for a treat! This year we’ve put together another one of our ultimate guides to the conference and Las Vegas. Whether you’re going to SHRM to network or you’re going because it’s a free trip to Vegas (let’s face it, some of you reading this are thinking just that!) we have you covered!

a hiring manager isn’t what you think, and other vocabulary lessons

Ask A Manager

you’re considered an at-will employee (except for in Montana). It’s been a while since I’ve talked about this and I see these words confused all the time, so let’s straighten out some vocabulary issues. Fired vs. laid off vs. terminated. Fired: If someone is fired, they are being let go for cause.

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

” - Gladiola Montana. “If you find some happiness inside yourself, you’ll start finding it in a lot of other places, too.” Hard as it is sometimes to bear in mind, work can – and should – bring happiness.

What Do You REALLY Want to Do? - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career Advice.

Jobacle

Author Bio: Tara Alley is a freelance writer from southwest Montana, now living in sunny Orange County, CA, where she spends the majority of her time writing about her love/addiction for espresso for Coffee Home Direct. ?

Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15

Blogging4jobs

Over the past few weeks we’ve had numerous Facebook messages, emails, and texts into our secret club asking when we’d be launching our annual guide for the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition happening next month. If you’re headed to SHRM and you’d like all the resources necessary to make SHRM and your visit to Las Vegas a success, you’re in luck!

Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List

Blogging4jobs

INSIDER’S GUIDE TO SHRM 2016 PARTIES & SPECIAL EVENTS. We are just 5 short weeks away from the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference in Washington DC. I’m currently working on blog content, selecting sessions and trying to develop a plan for all things #SHRM16.

Why being admired is overrated

Penelope Trunk

Here’s why: We flew to Montana for my nephew’s bar mitzvah. We are driving to cello lessons in Madison. Maybe you realize that just last week I wrote about about driving to cello lessons in Madison.

A celebration of failed New Year’s resolutions

Penelope Trunk

So if you’re a girl, break off the engagement in Montana. The pressure is mounting for the New Year’s resolutions posts. First is the flurry of pitches from public relations firms that want to get their clients into the press. “Resolve to clean your house more thoroughly!”

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Helena, Montana. Since so many blog visitors submit Questions, we’ve decided to devote some of our weekend blogposts to answering several Questions at once, and have chosen those that call for “shorter&# Answers. .

Moments of Engagement: Tech-Crossing Streams

Blogging4jobs

Content marketers try – some try too hard and embrace hot trends like the latest Hannah Montana dance routine or Meth lab endings. Oreo Envy?

Real Career Girls featuring GLAMMA WINE: A Taste of Celebration

Ms. Career Girl

Glamma Wine may be purchased in retail stores in Montana and on line at www.glammawine.com. The post Real Career Girls featuring GLAMMA WINE: A Taste of Celebration appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

5 Jobs for Cry Babies - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career Advice Blog.

Jobacle

Envision the cry baby working, really doing hard (OMG) physical labor, in say, Montana.

Top 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Job Seekers and Recruiters

JobMob

California Washington Nevada Utah Arizona Idaho Montana Wyoming Colorado New Mexico Oregon Alaska Hawaii Job Career HR human resources corporate recruiters executives managers management consultants headhunter staffing employers employment alumni education U.S. More popular spots where job seekers and recruiters are meeting up on LinkedIn. Not sure how or why to use LinkedIn Groups on your job search?

For Writers: Old Homes With Secrets, Car Living, and Scottish Men in Kilts. How To Create Compelling Settings In Your Books.

Ms. Career Girl

In the book I just finished, My Very Best Friend , which almost made me want to go and live in a cabin, alone, in Montana, and mutter to myself, but that is another story, I set it in Scotland. The post For Writers: Old Homes With Secrets, Car Living, and Scottish Men in Kilts.

3 States Job-Seeking Graduates Should Consider

Career Alley

According to the Pew Charitable Fund, Montana’s eastern neighbor currently leads in terms of job growth , especially in the areas of energy and construction, two sectors that are also doing well in other Western states, along with high-tech and engineering fields.

“Subsidized COBRA in Severance – What’s that?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Bozeman, Montana. Question: Dear Alan: I was recently laid off from my job in pharmaceutical sales, and received a small severance. I signed up for COBRA healthcare continuation for my family. When the bill came, for family coverage all I had to pay for my entire family was $325 monthly. That is far less than I thought it would cost. Concerned that there was a mistake, I called Human Resources, and was told that it was not the usual COBRA benefits, but “Subsidized” COBRA benefits.

“Short Answers on Saturdays”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Missoula, Montana. Since so many blog visitors submit Questions, we’ve decided to devote Saturdays to answering several Questions at once, and have chosen those that call for “shorter&# Answers. .

Representative Weiner's online conduct: a reminder to employers.

HireCentrix

Montana Supreme Court: Obesity is an Impairment and may be protected via Discrimination. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register. Support Us. HCX Jobs. Search. Explore Articles. Category Info. Business/Client Dev & Marketing. Career / Personal Dev. Compensaton and Benefits. Compliance / Legal. Consulting / Outsourcing.

Compliance, Risk and Ethics Officers – Best Practices to Gain Job Security

Sklover Working Wisdom

When an “at will” employee is terminated, the law in 49 of the 50 states (Montana is the lone exception) provides that no reason need be given for the decision. “When you stretch the truth, watch out for the snapback.”. – Bill Copeland. ACTUAL “CASE HISTORY” : Note – In almost all of our case histories, we alter the names and facts a bit to disguise the true identity of our clients.

“Recording Conversations with Your Boss or HR” What You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

In alphabetical order, they are: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Washington (state). . “When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.”. David Brin . ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: I remember it like it was yesterday, although it was many years ago.

Flub Or Fierce: Miley Cyrus iHeartRadio Wardrobe

Career Realism

The former star of Hannah Montana wore a white fishnet dress and black pasties at the the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas. The Miley Cyrus iHeartRadio Wardrobe Incident got the pop star even more attention recently in the wake of her bold dance moves at the VMA’s.

red flags when interviewing, asking to work remotely, and more

Ask A Manager

As in: “I don’t have any immediate plans for this, but in thinking long-term, if I ever wanted to move to be in the same city as Bob, would continuing to stay in my role, but from Montana, be a possibility?” It’s five short answers to five short questions. Here we go…. Am I right to be concerned about this job prospect? I am getting ready to graduate with my bachelor’s degree in two weeks.

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

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Do you overemphasize happiness? Posted to: Fulfillment | Knowing yourself January 14th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I think I’m over the happiness thing. I think I am thinking that the pursuit of happiness is, well, vacuous. I don’t think people are happy or unhappy.

This is what it looks like to have a hard time making a change.

Penelope Trunk

I grew up in a small town in Montana, went across the country for college, lived in three different big cities, and then decided to live in two different foreign countries…all before I was 23. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog This is what it looks like to have a hard time making a change Posted to: Fulfillment | Knowing yourself November 20th, 2009 Del.icio.us

Check-up for self-delusion | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Check-up for self-delusion Posted to: Diversity | Self-management | Women February 7th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook It’s unbelievable to me that everyone continues to watch football when we know that men are getting genuinely, permanently, brain damaged. The game is tantamount to cockfighting, only with people instead of animals.