Unemployed need not apply – now illegal in New Jersey

Career Copilot

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

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.

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“Work in New Jersey; employer in Massachusetts. Which state’s lawyers can help me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

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

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

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.”

EX - The New Movement in HR?

Learning Voyager

The candidate who is flown from New Jersey to California for an interview and enjoys the treatment he receives including having all expenses paid by the company. The new hire who goes through an onboarding process that is informative and enjoyable, and includes one-on-ones with key people in the organization. In the past few years, there has been a growing movement in HR called "Employee Experience" or EX for short.

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ResumeBear Launches Employer Job Posting Competition to Help Get America Back to Work

Resume Bear

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.

Chasing Balloons

Learning Voyager

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

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“What constitutes a ‘hostile work environment’?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

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.

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Where Do Writers Write? Take A Look…

Ms. Career Girl

My office is in a spare bedroom in my home on the western edge of New Jersey, about six miles from the Delaware River. When I moved and downsized last Thanksgiving I had to find a new writing spot for my fourth novel in my much smaller home. Empty room = new office.

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The Curious Life of a Mobile Veterinarian

Ms. Career Girl

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.

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5 Tips For Dealing With A Hot-Head Boss

Career Realism

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.

Telling Your STORY

Learning Voyager

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

Career Realism

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.

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Four Reasons Every CEO Should Make Recruiting Calls

Blogging4jobs

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.

Monetize Your Passion

Learning Voyager

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.

Personalize Your Job Hunt

Jobacle

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.

Gladwell on The Arrogance of Elite American Universities.

HR Capitalist

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.

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!

The Change Formula

Learning Voyager

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.

How to choose between two jobs

Penelope Trunk

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.

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Be A Small Leader

Learning Voyager

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

Blogging4jobs

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.

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5 Things You Should Expect from a Manual Labor Job

Ms. Career Girl

According to the law office of Davis, Saperstein, & Salomon in New York/New Jersey, about 1.7 It is still not common to meet a woman whose career centers on manual labor. Most women look for an office job or something that’s less physically demanding.

3 Online Tools to Network your Way into Job

Resume Bear

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.

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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.

Culture: By Default or By Design?

Learning Voyager

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).

The Gifts of Mandela

Learning Voyager

Seamon is an organization development consultant who provides leadership and team development services to employers in New Jersey.

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10 Worst Resume Fibs in Academic History

Resume Bear

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.

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Leadership Lessons.from the Transition Zone

Learning Voyager

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.

Everyday Leadership

Learning Voyager

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

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.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

Blogging4jobs

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.

The Secret Sauce of Business Success

Learning Voyager

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.

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

Blogging4jobs

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.

New Job Search in a New Town

Careers Done Write

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.

The College Student’s Guide to a Winning Resume

Resume Bear

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.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

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.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Blogging4jobs

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

Love In the Workplace

Learning Voyager

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.