“Can you explain what ‘warrants’ are?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Oakland, California. Question: Can you explain warrants that are issued and what rights does an employee have regarding them? Also, can you direct me to a place where I can find out more about understanding them? Regina . Answer: Dear Regina: . A “warrant” is a kind of financial instrument that entitles its holder to buy the underlying stock of a company at a fixed exercise price until a specified expiration date.

MONEYBALL: Is the Talent World's Most Undervalued Asset Old People?

HR Capitalist

It is most commonly used to refer to the strategy used by the front office of the Oakland Athletics. That made Scheinman a lot like the Oakland A''s when it came to talent he could attract on his own.

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A Seat At The Table

Ms. Career Girl

Scott serves as CEO of the Oakland-based consulting firm, 360 Total Concept, solving complex business challenges for clients like Uber, Comcast and McDonald’s, all while staying committed to improving local communities worldwide. The post A Seat At The Table appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

5 Reasons I Left My Corporate Job to Build My Career as a Writer

Ms. Career Girl

Her fiction includes Book Club and Conquest. She got her wits about her on the hills of San Francisco, the streets of London, the sewers of Paris, and the suburban wilds of Oakland. The post 5 Reasons I Left My Corporate Job to Build My Career as a Writer appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

R.I.P. Al Davis: Here's My Favorite HR Quote From the NFL's Sith Lord.

HR Capitalist

Al Davis, the funky longtime owner of the NFL's Oakland Raiders, died this weekend. May the world remember you in your 1970s and 80's glory and not what happend in Oakland since 2000.

Coaches Who Should Not Of Been Fired?

Resume Bear

After wrapping up an 8-8 season, the Oakland Raiders fired coach Hue Jackson after just one year of coaching. When it comes to coaching, a termination is much more than the loss of a job. It has the potential to tarnish one’s reputation and damage a coaching career for life.

Hire Smart Like Billy Beane

Water Cooler Wisdom

In Moneyball,  which is based on the 2003 book of the same name by Michael Lewis , Pitt plays Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland Athletics. Who could resist a movie with Brad Pitt? Pitt or no Pitt, I normally stay away from sports movies. But  Moneyball is no ordinary sports movie. It’s a lesson in hiring to which all small- and large-business owners should pay attention. Baseball’s Mistake in Identifying Top Talent. The basic premise behind Moneyball.

“If I signed a non-solicitation agreement, can I now create a website for my new business?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Oakland Township, Michigan. Question: I am a veterinary surgeon who recently left my place of employment of 17 years. I have a non-solicitation clause in my contract with my former employer. I cannot solicit business from previous clients and veterinarians who refer cases to my former place of employment. Can I legally have a website on the internet that shares information about my newly formed practice and services I provide?

How Do I Compare Two Job Offers?

Evil HR Lady

San Francisco is WAY more expensive than Portland - even moving out of the actual city and into a nearby area (Oakland, Berkeley, Daly City, Marin) can be extremely expensive. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to fire someone?

my boss watches porn all day, salary and cost-of-living differences, and more

Ask A Manager

Based on cost of living calculator/analysis and talking with my financial advisor, the minimum equivalent of $40,000 in Milwaukee is $54,000 in Oakland, CA (nearest big city), and $64,000 in San Francisco proper. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker slacked off this weekend and no one said anything. My coworker and I are both new hires at a small tech firm.

Share Your Passion – Be an About.com Guide

Telecommuting Journal

Current open cities include Baltimore, Oakland, Raleigh-Durham, Cincinnati and a handful of others. If you’re looking for legitimate work at home jobs you might keep running across writing gigs that note “$675/mo base” as the compensation. Ever wonder what those job listings are referring to? Well, it’s likely those listings are referring to About.com’s Guide positions.

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“Insulted, overworked, and benefits taken away– can I get unemployment?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Oakland, California. Question: The owner of the company I work for over the past 3 years has started to insult my intelligence verbally. And he has added literally 5 peoples’ jobs (from people he has fired) at a savings to him of about $300,000. He has put their responsibilities on me, without a raise in pay. Of course, I still have my other full-time responsibilities. .