Unemployed need not apply – now illegal in New Jersey
APRIL 1, 2011
Now we can add “being unemployed” to the list, at least in New Jersey. We all know that it is illegal to not hire someone based on gender, race or disabilities. Yesterday, the NJ legislature passed a bill that prohibits companies from publishing a job post that states that the unemployed need not apply. As [.]. job hunting
Why Unemployment Statistics Can Be Very Misleading
The Undercover Recruiter
JANUARY 2, 2014
By using the ‘ official unemployment rate ’ nearly 90,000 New Jersey residents had their unemployment benefits cut off on December 28th as Congress failed to vote on extending long-term benefits before going on recess until early next year. Statistics.
“Work in New Jersey; employer in Massachusetts. Which state’s lawyers can help me?”
Sklover Working Wisdom
MAY 13, 2013
I live in New Jersey and have worked out of my home office from the beginning I am currently negotiating a settlement. If I need a lawyer, how do I determine if they should be from Massachusetts or New Jersey? . Morristown, New Jersey. Question: Hi, Alan. I was terminated by a company here in the U.S. that is based in Massachusetts.
“I have a question about your recent post about New Jersey employees’ rights to copy company documents without being fired for it in retaliation.”
Sklover Working Wisdom
DECEMBER 29, 2010
Question: In a recent blogpost you wrote about a New Jersey Supreme Court case that said it may be okay for an employee to copy company documents and bring them up in a court case against the employer. . Isn’t it unfair to employees without access to documents? . Rick. Flemington, New Jersey. The legal decision you refer to, the New Jersey Supreme Court’s decision in Quinlan vs. Curtiss-Wright Corporation, has many people quite interested.
“Is it true that in New Jersey it is now legal for an employee to copy company documents to use in court cases, without fear of being fired for it?”
Sklover Working Wisdom
DECEMBER 20, 2010
Question: I recently heard that in New Jersey it is now all right for an employee to copy company documents to use to prove discrimination, without fear of being fired for it. Is it unfair to employees without access to documents? . Dennis. Princeton, New Jersey. The case you are referring to is the decision of New Jersey’s highest court a few weeks ago in a case named “Quinlan vs. Curtiss-Wright Corporation.”
ResumeBear Launches Employer Job Posting Competition to Help Get America Back to Work
APRIL 11, 2013
They will also be featured on the nationally recognized ResumeBear blog, cited in a national press release, promoted on all of ResumeBear’s social media channels, and announced on the new Chelsea Krost TV Show website. About WMCN TV: WMCN TV is an independent broadcast television station reaching nearly 3 million homes in southeastern Pennsylvania, central and southern New Jersey, and Delaware.
JULY 30, 2011
To the surprise of many, New Jersey has a lot going for it, including the annual Festival of Ballooning , held in the Summer from Solberg Airport in the rolling hills of central NJ. Driving from where we live in New Brunswick to Whitehouse Station did not take long. New Jersey
“What constitutes a ‘hostile work environment’?”
Sklover Working Wisdom
JULY 2, 2011
Gillette, New Jersey. In your home state of New Jersey a bill to create such a law was introduced in 2007, but it has not yet passed the New Jersey legislature. Question : Hi, Alan. I am planning to resign after 14 years as an employee and 7 years freelance for my company. For a long time I had been managing an extremely difficult employee with very little support from HR, and dealing with her wrath for years.
The Curious Life of a Mobile Veterinarian
Ms. Career Girl
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Veterinary house calls aren’t just convenient for pet owners; in fact, Dr. Lisa Aumiller of HousePaws Mobile Veterinary Service said traveling around New Jersey and Pennsylvania to her clients’ homes actually gives her valuable insight.
5 Tips For Dealing With A Hot-Head Boss
APRIL 17, 2013
Watch as New Jersey housewife Theresa loses control when her fight response is triggered. Like the New Jersey Housewife, she couldn’t stop the rush. It can be tough dealing with a hot-head boss.
Four Reasons Every CEO Should Make Recruiting Calls
OCTOBER 2, 2015
I recently spoke to a sharp young engineer who moved from India to New Jersey several years ago and was in the process of moving his parents from India to live with him. And, your company’s unique culture might just reemerge in a new light.
Telling Your STORY
JUNE 10, 2010
Dix in southern New Jersey, the Ultimate Warrior Job Fair brought area employers together with returning soldiers who are transitioning back to civilian life. The opportunity was to create and sustain a new Iraqi army, different from the old one under the previous regime.
2 Career Problems That Start With Your TV
MARCH 10, 2016
I’ve also shamelessly binge-watched Game of Thrones, House of Cards, Friends, and – in very low moments, The Real Housewives of New Jersey. 2 Career Problems That Start With Your TV. CAREEREALISM. Do you love TV? Me too.
Monetize Your Passion
OCTOBER 5, 2013
I''m happy to say, he is also a very active networker in the Theater and Film realms of central New Jersey. He was networking with someone in the TV commercial voice-over business in New York City. My son Dave is an actor, a singer, and a budding teacher.
Gladwell on The Arrogance of Elite American Universities.
AUGUST 31, 2016
Here's the description of that one: In the early ’90s, Hank Rowan gave $100 million to a university in New Jersey, an act of extraordinary generosity that helped launch the greatest explosion in educational philanthropy since the days of Andrew Carnegie and the Rockefellers.
Personalize Your Job Hunt
OCTOBER 3, 2011
Personal Touch A recent WSJ article described how 97-year-old Lillian Brownstein landed a job in 1938 by knocking on doors in an office building in New Jersey.
Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide
MAY 15, 2015
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!
The Change Formula
SEPTEMBER 18, 2009
Yesterday, I attended a New Jersey Organization Development Network meeting where the presenters shared their story of business transformation at a very large and well-known company. argument) about a controversial topic at our church: whether to build a new church building, a parish center, and a gym for the school. V - Then you need a Vision for change, an idea for a new more desirable state. Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor.
Be A Small Leader
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
Small Leaders, like my friend John Fugazzie, the founder and director of Neighbors Helping Neighbors in northern New Jersey, are ordinary citizens who see a need and decide to get involved.
NLRB Round-up: The Long Arm of Labor Law
JUNE 3, 2014
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently ruled that a New Jersey hospital violated a collective bargaining agreement when it instituted a color-coded dress code without consulting the union prior to the change. NLRB Power Grab Continues.
How to choose between two jobs
JULY 2, 2014
I did not want New Jersey snark to ruin my wide-eyed Wisconsin excitement over endless bedtime reading. Taking a new job is like making a new ending to the story. And a new ending changes the meaning of the story.
Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas
OCTOBER 4, 2015
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.
Culture: By Default or By Design?
JUNE 26, 2016
Terry Seamon is an Organization Development consultant with Facilitation Solutions, a training and organization effectiveness practice based in New Jersey. Every organization has a culture. But not every organization designs their culture. How does Culture get to be what it is? From my research and experience, I'd say that culture can be by default (it just is) or culture can be by design (it is what we want it to be).
3 Online Tools to Network your Way into Job
MARCH 19, 2012
The cities of Newark New Jersey and Atlanta, Georgia both post their municipal job openings through Tweet my Jobs, and the company is in talks with several more city governments to sign long term contracts. Posted by Adam Justice.
The Gifts of Mandela
DECEMBER 13, 2013
Seamon is an organization development consultant who provides leadership and team development services to employers in New Jersey.
10 Worst Resume Fibs in Academic History
MARCH 1, 2012
When universities hire professors, it’s often a major investment, not just in the individual professor, but in projects and other ventures that the new hire may be involved in. In a competitive job market, resume lies have become more and more commonplace.
Leadership Lessons.from the Transition Zone
JANUARY 27, 2014
Today in Ridgewood, New Jersey, I was a guest speaker at the 3 year anniversary conference of Neighbors Helping Neighbors, an organization focused on helping the unemployed find work. To innovate and come up with new ways to address the challenges one faces.
NOVEMBER 6, 2012
For example, look at the Spanish club students at Franklin Township High School in Somerset, New Jersey, who noticed that gasoline was getting scarce so they developed an app to find out where the gasoline was in your part of the state.
“If, during the interview process, facts change, should I tell those interviewing me?”
Sklover Working Wisdom
AUGUST 18, 2011
Maplewood, New Jersey. Likewise, if you were seeking more income, and a job offer came from a company with great travel opportunities that you could not pass up, your motivation for seeking a new job would not require disclosure or updating. Question : A client is in the final stages of interviews for a job. When she first applied, she was working. Now, she has left her previous employer. She wonders if she should tell the prospective employers that she is now gone.
Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State
JULY 21, 2015
New Hampshire – New 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
OCTOBER 2, 2015
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.
Should You Move for a Job?
AUGUST 8, 2013
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.
The Secret Sauce of Business Success
JUNE 9, 2011
Terry Seamon is a Learning & Organization Development consultant with Facilitation Solutions, a training and organization effectiveness practice based in New Jersey. Pssst. Wanna know what's in the secret sauce of business success? Read on.
New Job Search in a New Town
Careers Done Write
SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
– New Jersey. Since you are new to the area, you can explain that you are investigating different companies and want to learn more about them. Dear Deb, Q.
Trump’s election tells us that we’re all a bunch of liars
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
We know a lot of them because we don’t live in California or New York. ” Conversation among people who are not New Yorkers is not really give and take, so much as it’s call and response. And those writers live in Park Slope (Brooklyn) or Montclair (New Jersey).
The College Student’s Guide to a Winning Resume
APRIL 15, 2011
She had put her home address in New Jersey down while applying for full-time positions in Boston. Or “Researched demographic variables and environment factors in the children’s toy market for client’s use in new product development.”? Gone in sixty seconds.
This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
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. HR Work hiring job placement jobs in the workplace new jobs workplace
Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday
Sklover Working Wisdom
JULY 29, 2011
Islandia, New York. Is this legal in New Jersey? Lebanon, New Jersey. Consider whether your being placed on a PIP may have resulted from your becoming a soon-to-be new mom and, if that makes sense, consider, too, filing a complaint of pregnancy discrimination.
Love In the Workplace
OCTOBER 6, 2012
I am currently doing some work for a client that is a large, faith-based, non-profit social services organization in northern New Jersey. Do you have love in your workplace? They do a lot of good every day for some of the most damaged and troubled people in our communities. In our training sessions, it's not unusual to hear the word "love" used.
Service Excellence and Leadership
NOVEMBER 23, 2013
Yesterday I was a guest speaker in Atlantic City at the 30th annual conference of the Association of Community Providers here in New Jersey. New programs and new services come from continually seeking new ideas from your team and from other stakeholders.