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“If I am offered my dream job, but my teaching contract says I can’t leave, how do I handle it?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Nashua, New Hampshire. Although I am not licensed to practice law in New Hampshire, the law in almost all states provides that, generally speaking, if neither party to a contract has begun to perform its obligations, either of the parties can back out of the deal. Don’t forget that the new employer will likely seek a reference from the former employer; they might even know each other. Question : Alan, I am a teacher.

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7 Clues You’re Ready To Build Your Own Business

Career Realism

Suzanne Gray, a small business coach with a nationwide clientele who works with The Entrepreneur’s Source in New Hampshire, counsels, “Up front clarity is of critical importance.” Are you in a dead-end job that is stifling your creativity?

5 Dream Office Must-Haves For CAREEREALISM Media

Career Realism

We wanted to feel confident that we could tackle any project in our new digs, and knew that the right space would foster creativity and a connection with our team. A new studio. CAREEREALISM has been headquartered on the New Hampshire Seacoast since 2009.

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

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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

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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

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New HampshireNew Hampshire Department of Labor Workers Compensation . New Jersey – State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. New Mexico – State of New Mexico Workers Compensation Administration.

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

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Make sure you text HRTech to 55678 to get text updates when all this new content goes live and secret parties during the HR Technology Conference. . 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.

manager sent former employee a litany of complaints about her work, how to stop “reply all,” and more

Ask A Manager

Should I risk bumping into my colleagues to avoid inconveniencing my potential new boss? I work for a small company in New Hampshire. The size of your company is too small to give you protection under federal laws against harassment and hostile work place, but New Hampshire’s kick in at six employees. The state agency to contact is the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

Should You Move for a Job?

Career Alley

Eight out of ten companies reimbursed or paid some relocation costs for transferees or new hires according to Atlas Van Lines. For dual-income households, job opportunities in the new location are very important. By Leah O’Flynn, Executive Recruiter , IT Division.

Moving? 3 Helpful Tips For Your Relocation Job Search

Career Realism

Finding work in a new town, city, or state can be the ideal solution to a lack of fulfillment. Of course, it’s perfectly possible to look for jobs in New Hampshire , California, or wherever you’re headed once you’ve arrived, but you could miss out on some golden opportunities.

New Résumé Strategies for Success

Careers Done Write

TH, New Hampshire. I haven’t created a résumé in a long time and I was wondering if there are any differences in how a résumé was written 15 years ago versus now? It is important to present your credentials in a polished way.

How Recent Grads Can Become Seasoned Competitors

Career Realism

This article was written by Krystal Hicks is currently the Associate Director of Employer Outreach and Career Support at the University of New Hampshire, on behalf of the Happy Grad Project.

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!

my former manager is trash-talking my new manager, knowing everyone’s salary, and more

Ask A Manager

My former manager is trash-talking my new manager. We’re in New Hampshire but the employer is in Michigan (owned by an international German company). This is governed by the laws of the state where you’re working, so New Hampshire laws apply. my former manager is trash-talking my new manager, knowing everyone’s salary, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

Follow the Clean Tech Money: DOE Awards Millions to Solar Projects, Wind Farms, Geothermal, Transphorm Secures $25 Million, SolarBridge Receives $19 Million

Green Career Central

million for a wind farm in New Hampshire and $11 million to advance innovative geothermal energy technologies. The Department of Energy has been busy assisting the clean energy industry with loan guarantees. The DOE has provided partial loan guarantee for a $1.4

What is “The Perfect Fit”?

The Undercover Recruiter

Learning a new CAD software, given my background, would be a snap, so off went my resume to what I would call a solid 90%+ fit.

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updates: I dread meetings with a snotty coworker, my company lies to clients about our us, and more

Ask A Manager

I still attend the meetings for now, however a new junior member of staff will hopefully be transitioning into the role within the next 6 months as my role has now changed following a promotion. Whilst the experience has been very useful and has given me great insight into the minds of those managers, I’m ready to focus on my new role now.

6 Reasons To Consider A Career In Financial Services

Career Realism

Hundreds of seasoned financial representatives and advisors are retiring in the next decade, creating the need for new professionals to join the industry. Meet Northwestern Mutual’s Northern New England Team. 6 Reasons To Consider A Career In Financial Services. Work It Daily.

6 Reasons To Consider A Career In Financial Services

Career Realism

Hundreds of seasoned financial representatives and advisors are retiring in the next decade, creating the need for new professionals to join the industry. Meet Northwestern Mutual’s Northern New England Team. 6 Reasons To Consider A Career In Financial Services. CAREEREALISM.

“What if my employment contract and employee handbook conflict?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Manchester, New Hampshire. Question : I recently read your Newsletter entitled “ In Employment Agreements and Offer Letters – Beware of ‘Incorporated by Reference.’ ” Great stuff. I have a related question: What if, on the one hand, language in an Employee Handbook (that is incorporated by reference into an employment agreement) says that all employees are “at will,&# and thus can be terminated at any time.

Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List

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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.

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

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Make sure you text SHRM to 55678 to get text updates when all this new content goes live and secret parties during the SHRM Annual Conference. . 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.

Networking Solutions for Young Professionals and Students

Career Realism

Catapult Seacoast is a young professional’s organization that strives to offer education, resources and career opportunities to it’s members in the seacoast region of New Hampshire. Do you dread networking events ? Hate the idea of making “small talk” with strangers?

Friday Five: Welcome Back, Internet

Blogging4jobs

Yesterday a massive DDOS attack on Dyn, a New Hampshire based DNS service that many of our favourite sites use, from Twitter to Spotify to Vox Media. That’s a fun new complication to an employer brand crisis the company won’t be getting over anytime soon.

How to Choose a Trade School

Careers Done Write

I live in New Hampshire, but am open to anything in the region. Hi Deb, What are the best schools to train for a career in vocational nursing? Thanks! Maddie. Dear Maddie: Congratulations on your decision to continue your education and increase your job skills.

“Can vague words in an offer letter create a repayment promise?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Manchester, New Hampshire. The same is probably the case for the “expenses” sentence: it is likely meant to be for relocation, temporary housing and similar expenses commonly “paid or reimbursed” to new hires, but not to you. In fact, I view “internal costs or expenses” to be a real stretch of logic and experience: as an attorney doing these things for 30+ years, I have never seen an offer letter that requires a new hire to repay “internal costs or expenses.” .

“Can’t take further abuse, and can’t complain or leave. Any ideas?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Queens, New York. If you would like to open a Bed-and-Breakfast in New Hampshire, plan weekend trips to New England to start your thinking. Question: I’ve been working for an officer of a very large corporation for many, many years. It’s almost like a marriage, with good days and bad days. He has very serious personal issues right now, and takes his anger out on me.

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

The hiring started on January 1 and will take place in New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, California, Utah, Colorado and Arizona. New York VCs also got in on the deal: Lerer Ventures, Betaworks and First Round Capital all participated.

“Good Guidance for New Graduates”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: It seems that every year about this time I hear or read an especially interesting speech or written piece giving advice to new graduates. The comments below appeared in The New York Times last week while I was in Madison, Wisconsin celebrating my son Sam’s college graduation. . Emerson contrasted them with the “sturdy lads” who hailed from remote civilizations – such as New Hampshire. . Four Very Wise Thoughts. “It’s It’s hot. Good luck.

“On FMLA. Don’t want to return, but want unvested stock. What can I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Nashua, New Hampshire. Question: I am currently out on Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) to help my mother who is sick. I do not want to return to work after my leave time is over. However, I have a significant amount of stock that vests on December 31st and I don’t want to sacrifice this significant payout. At the same time, I don’t want to burn any bridges.

“Can an employee be fired for giving notice (of resignation)?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Is that legal? Rebecca Portsmouth, New Hampshire Question: Rebecca, unfortunately, and sadly, the answer to your question is “Yes.” Job Offers, New Jobs and Promotions F. Blog » “Can an employee be fired for giving notice (of resignation)?” “Can

“Afraid to Take Vacation? Here’s Seven Ideas”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Hanover, New Hampshire . Question: Hi, Alan. I have been employed with a company for almost 12 years. I have accrued more than 400 hours of paid time off, which included vacation and sick time. If I leave tomorrow, (or they fire me) I can only be paid for 240 hours of the more than 400 I’ve accrued. . I’m hardly ever sick and my job is so busy I cannot take more than a day or two of vacation at a time.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Unless you are applying for a new job, or you will lose a job you love, or you are being paid a lot of money, you should NEVER sign one. If you do, that new employer may just not hire you. New Haven, Connecticut. Chatham, New Hampshire.

“How can I protect a ‘value proposition’ when interviewing in the advertising industry?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Hanover, New Hampshire. I can get you a new Mercedes Benz for $10” is a good example. If you have an idea for a new service for an industry segment – say it is a great idea for a campaign of commercials to sell auto insurance that the ad agency can use to gain greater market share of that industry segment – you may want to give them an “appetizer,” not a “main course” of your ideas.

“I am being urged to invest in my employer by new Private Equity owners; any concerns?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I own options and am being asked to “invest” 50% of the cash proceeds I will receive when the sale takes place into the new company. Windham, New Hampshire. You know the present state of affairs of your company, and you have been told that the new Private Equity owners will (a) invest money into the company, (b) bring in their special business expertise and professional management, and (c) make it a stronger, more valuable company, to the benefit of all.

“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). . Imagine that you heard someone recorded a conversation in which a client of your employer discussed a new method of manufacturing diamonds, or the details of a very valuable business opportunity, or the identity of a company they were planning to purchase.