New York City Just Changed Fast-Food Employment Forever

Evil HR Lady

With more than half of New York restaurants hanging on a thread and depending on federal dollars to stay afloat, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on January 5 signed new legislation that effectively ends at-will employment for fast-food restaurants in New York City.

International Relations In New York City

Career Realism

Home to Broadway, Wall Street, a strong economy, and an impressive population to boot, New York City is the place where everything happens. Due to the city’s size as well as its cultural and economic influence, it’s not surprising that those with qualifications in International Relations would be interested in trying the “Big Apple” on for size. According to the New York City Department of City Planning, the median age in 2011 was 35.5


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How to make it in New York City

Penelope Trunk

I took the kids to New York City for a week, and while Melissa was trying to figure out what to do with the kids for the day I was working, she came up with this idea that my seven-year-old son should do an internship with a stylist. But I wanted to stress to him how hard it is to make it in New York in fashion. In a city this competitive, good education doesn’t differentiate you enough.

International Relations In New York City

Career Realism

Home to Broadway, Wall Street, a strong economy, and an impressive population to boot, New York City is the place where everything happens. Due to the city’s size as well as its cultural and economic influence, it’s not surprising that those with qualifications in International Relations would be interested in trying the “Big Apple” on for size. The Numbers According to the New York City Department of City Planning, the median age in 2011 was 35.5

Job Search Experience in New York City’s Arts Community

Career Realism

Although technology didn't play a huge role in my recent job search, I did use a few programs to help get my foot in New York City's art community. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Choosing a Career Path advice art career job path search

Learn About the Career of a New York City EMT

Career Realism

This interview will take you through the ups and downs you can expect during a career as an emergency medical technician (EMT). To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at Choosing a Career Path advice career chance EMT expert path

I ? My Dentist

Ms. Career Girl

But since I’ve moved to New York I’ve realized that this is not the case at all. … Awkwardly Ever After health relationships thoughts dating hygiene love New York CityI thought there was only one type of dentist- older men with soft voices, salt and pepper hair, often reminding you of your dad or your grandfather. Dentist can be big strong gentlemen with a full head of hair, great sense of humor and a beautiful pair of JCrew slacks.

Five tips for asking better questions | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Now that I am committed to living on a farm which is sort of the anti-New York City, visiting New York City no longer brings up flashbacks to a really, really difficult lifestyle. Instead, New York fills my head with ideas. The first one is a billboard I saw as soon as I got off the plane: A good question is the new answer. The next day's questions would at least start on a new topic.

Wake Up and Smell the Flowers: Spring Cleaning for Your Resume.

Career Solvers

It’s been a rough winter here in New York City. Yes we have flowers in New York City!) Those flowers represent renewal and new beginnings. Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 Wake Up and Smell the Flowers: Spring Cleaning Your Resume This month’s Career Collective topic is Spring Cleaning Your Job Search.

Career Lessons from NYC Marathon and Edison Pena

Water Cooler Wisdom

« Learning from my Journey to Brazil | Main | How to Make LinkedIn Work for You » November 09, 2010 Career Lessons from NYC Marathon and Edison Pena Sunday's New York City Marathon was notable for several reasons.  Compared to this life-or-death experience, running on the streets of New York City didn’t seem nearly as daunting – it was almost like a victory lap! 

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Impressions from DeVry University's Career Conference

Water Cooler Wisdom

« Earn More Money Today | Main | How to Develop a Social Media Policy » August 25, 2010 Impressions from DeVry Universitys Career Conference I arrived in New York City last week for what would become one of the most exciting events of my career asa business and workplace author and speaker.

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Are you Legend? | Ultimate Career

Job Hunt Doctor

I am a survivor living in New York City. The New Year has always been a time for people to take stock of the previous year, make changes and plan for higher levels of achievement. Ultimate Career Career Worth Living For! Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Career Architects About Ethan What Students Say « Do you think outside the _? Do You Network? » Are you Legend? By Kelvin Ng Associate Coach “My name is Robert Neville.

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Meetings Can Be a Waste of Time and Money, but Skipping them Isn’t Free

Evil HR Lady

What surprised me is new research out of Norway that says that 30 percent of scheduled meetings never happen and it costs businesses a fortune. They estimate, for instance, that a business with 250 employees in New York City wastes almost $150,000 a year on canceled meetings.

2020 213

How to Find a Job in NYC

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Ah, New York City, home to some of the world’s most recognizable and long-lasting attractions. While NYC may be known for its sights and plethora of things to do, it is also a city that is represented by nearly every major industry. Finding a Job in NYC as a New Yorker.

2020 52

Why You Should Follow Facebook and Pay Remote Workers Less

Evil HR Lady

Zuckerberg says that by January 1, 2021, people who are approved for full-time remote work will have to notify Facebook of their new location, and their pay will be adjusted accordingly. Most of us can agree that jobs in New York City generally pay more than jobs in rural Idaho.

2020 233

Attention NYC Fast Food: At-Will Employment Changes July 4

Evil HR Lady

” Most US employers don’t need a reason to utter those words, but New York City’s new legislation protecting fast-food workers is going into July 4, 2021. “You’re fired.”

2021 148

Why You Should Hire a Musician

Undercover Recruiter

I was interviewing for a job in the New York City Mayor’s Office, having just finished graduate school with a degree in public affairs. “Shouldn’t you be playing in an orchestra somewhere?” Surprised that what had stood out most on my resume were my studies at Juilliard, I responded by explaining away those years of. View Article. Why You Should Hire a Musician Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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10 Fun Group Activities in NYC

The Corporate Con/noisseur

New York City, also known as the city that never sleeps, provides both tourists and residents with a seemingly endless array of fun, food, and activities. New York City may be the most famous city in the world. 10 Fun Group Activities in NYC.

2020 52

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

Could be – potentially – your best chance to get something done that will initiate a special relation, set you on a new path, one of those “Remember the day that.” This quote was contributed by David from New York City. “This moment is more precious than you think.” ” – Unknown. So-so morning? Hum-drum afternoon? Average day? Week went by without anything memorable taking place? Same thing for the month?

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Delia of New York City. “Outer order contributes to inner calm.” ” – Gretchen Rubin. Got a few minutes waiting for a phone call? Arrived at the office a little early due to light traffic? Perhaps you came into the office on a Saturday to retrieve something. One of the best things you can do is to take the time to declutter your desktop or organize your office. Even if it is to refill your pencil holder.

2018 100

Active vs. Passive Candidates: Recruiting on Baseless Merit

Undercover Recruiter

Sixteen years ago, I worked for a New York City ad agency that was sold to a larger company and, along. Here’s a topic that’s near and dear to my heart: recruiters’ and employers’ preference of sourcing and hiring passive (non-job-seeking) candidates over active (job-seeking) candidates, and discrimination against the unemployed or anyone seeking employment. View Article. Active vs. Passive Candidates: Recruiting on Baseless Merit.

2017 55

Yes, You CAN Marry Travel and a Busy Career. It Just Takes Planning.

Ms. Career Girl

Negotiating extra travel time when taking a new job is a great tactic, and in this post-COVID world where labor supply is short, now might be the perfect time. You might also consider taking an extended break prior to starting with a new employer.

2021 207

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

who saw it in the window of a bar outside Grand Central Station in New York City. (We “When you stop doing things for fun, you might as well be dead.” ” – Ernest Hemingway. Don’t let the starkness – or darkness – of this quote hide its living message: Don’t forget to have some fun. Don’t ever stop doing things simply for the fun of it. Make sure your days include some laughter, a bit of mirth, a few moments of inner enjoyment.

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Nevada Is the First U.S. State to Make It Illegal to Refuse Employment for Marijuana Usage–and It Won’t Be the Last. How to Adjust Your Drug Screening Policies.

Evil HR Lady

New York City has similar legislation which will go into effect shortly after Nevada’s , even though New York doesn’t have legalized recreational marijuana. Nevada wasn’t the first state to approve recreational marijuana usage , but it is the first to make it illegal to discriminate against users. That’s not the language used in the bill, but that’s what the law does.

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The Top Cities for Marketing Jobs in the US

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Top Cities for Marketing Jobs in the US appeared first on Ms. But these seven cities in particular are where you could have a very successful career as a marketing professional. New York City. New York may be one of the first places you’d think of in terms of marketing jobs , and you’d be right. With many brands focusing on New York, it’s a hive of opportunity.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

of New York City, a favorite blog reader and supporter. “Why put off until tomorrow what you can do today?” ” – Ben Franklin. Ben’s advice is always good advice. Creating and pursuing a daily “To Do” list is one of the most effective ways to be an effective person. It is one of Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Effective People. Or as Phil Knight, founder of Nike always similarly says, “Just Do It.” Do it now, do it today, but just do it.

2016 109

The Best Promotional Item I Never Intended to Create


I was working in New York City in whatever way I could, trying to break into the entertainment industry. I’ll admit, I stumbled into marketing. I had no idea or intent to spend the majority of my 30+ year career helping others market their products and services. But fate, fortune…and success kept my phone ringing and clients knocking on the door. I give most of the credit, or the blame to a T-shirt.

2012 176

4 Reasons You Won’t Win That Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

Over a decade ago, after the company I was working for in New York City was sold, I experienced something many people experience in their careers – unemployment. After moving to a new city where the industry I had previously worked in clearly didn’t exist, I was forced to start over again from square one.

2017 47

3 Common Construction Equipment Jobsite Accidents and How to Prevent Them


This can be especially difficult on tight job sites such as those found in an urban environment like New York City, for instance. . It’s no secret that construction remains one of the top ten most dangerous jobs not only in the U.S. but all across the globe.

2021 141

How to Prepare For Your New Job In Los Angeles


Here are a few tips for those who need to know how to prepare for your new job in Los Angeles. . However, that’s the average for a two-bedroom apartment in the city. There are always things going on in the city from plays to concerts to museum tours to parties.

Enough to Make You Ill: 1.5 Millions New Yorkers Still Waiting for Sick Leave


“American workers should have paid sick leave,” ** announced the New York Times in a staff editorial on Sunday, “and New York City could set a standard for the rest of the nation.” With that, the nation’s newspaper of record waded into the long fight for what most Americans already say is a basic workplace right ** : the chance to recuperate from sickness without losing a day’s pay -- or worse yet, getting fired from your job. Read more

What Does ‘Dress For Success’ Look Like Today?

Professional Resume Services

CEOs in the Silicon Valley are going to look different than a similar executive level in New York City, while the boardroom in Hong Kong has way more suits in it than the same company’s boardroom in Hawaii. A cursory look at the history of clothing shows a lot of change, and it is a fascinating way to spend some time. Who knew that both men and women wore makeup and high heels in some European courts?

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What Do You Know About White People?

Evil HR Lady

Did you grow up in New York City? We talk a lot about diversity , in HR, and we have all sorts of programs and measurements in place. Many businesses are even subject to Affirmative Action Reporting, where you have to declare to the federal government the racial and gender makeup of your staff. As a result, many businesses proudly proclaim that not only are they Equal Opportunity Employers but that they are sensitive to all different cultures.

2016 133

5 Ways to Stay Safe During Your New York Business Trip

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re headed to New York City on business, you’ll want to take time to see the sights and explore a little. Since it’s the second largest city in the world, it has thousands of things to do on any given day. But such a large city comes with risks as well. It shouldn’t be surprising that New York should also arouse a few safety concerns. But it’s still alive and well in big European cities and New York.

That’s one small step for WOMEN, one giant leap for WOMANKIND

Ms. Career Girl

I won $500 and had a great time seeing New York City.”. As an innovator in aerospace and her contributions to the design of reusable rockets at the world-famous company Space-X, Gwynne Shotwell is propelling the company to new heights in space commercialization.

2021 202

Twelve of the Most Anticipated Books of Fall

Ms. Career Girl

But now we can look forward to a new season as fall is upon us! And with a new season, comes new books! In 1977 Bruce set out for New York City determined to make movies. Stuck in a new land, Everson is the enemy, and the planet, Mano, is a harsh desert land.

2020 274

5 Tech Side-Hustles To Help You Make Money Right Now

Ms. Career Girl

Contributor to Enlightened Digital , UX Designer and technology writer from New York City. Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business or earning extra income? If your answer is yes, then now is the time to get started !

2020 163

Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Career Coaches in Your City. The best career coaches not only have direct industry knowledge, but they have spent a majority of their careers in that industry, networking, speaking at conferences, and developing new methodologies and processes which are adopted across the board.

2020 52

Unf*ckology: A Field Guide to Living with Guts and Confidence

Evil HR Lady

Living in New York City in her early twenties, Alkon was always the first one there to help out a friend. Her new book, she explained, tells the story of how she got unstuck and became a strong, confident woman that people would happily help move if she needed it. I am not a fan of swear words , so I was going to skip my friend Amy Alkon’s latest book, Unf*ckology: A Field Guide to Living with Guts and Confidence.

2018 125

Make Sure Your Employees Keep It In Their Pants


case that recently wrapped up in New York City involving sex, alcohol, sexual harassment, sex discrimination and sex (I know I mentioned sex twice, but I just wanted to make doubly sure you keep reading past the first paragraph). They found in favor of the defendants on the New York state law claims. However, they found in favor of Marchuk on the New York City law claims, resulting in a verdict of $140,000, plus attorney’s fees.

2015 101

Finding Internships that Lead to Permanent Placement

Career Alley

A prime example of this is the Made in New York Tech Meetup site. If you have an idea about how to reach customers in your age range, pitch a new product or marketing idea. ” The New York City Mayor’s Office of Film is one such internship. The Made in New York Production Assistant Training Program specifically trains interns to work on movie sets in New York City. By Richard Murray.

The Pressure of Being in Your Mid 20?s

Ms. Career Girl

I’m 24, living in New York City and refer to both my tiny apartment on the upper west side and my parent’s home in upstate New York as my “home.” Besides the fact that I haven’t been able to disconnect my “home” in New York City with my “home” in upstate New York, there are other things that I feel have prevented me from feeling like I’m totally grown up.

2011 174

Relocating For Your Job During COVID-19

Ms. Career Girl

Some companies are even recruiting , but you’ll probably have to relocate to a new city or state. Moving to a new area is stressful enough without a pandemic, especially if your relocation is to a major city where the virus tends to spread faster.

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