Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Melanie J, from Florence, South Carolina, often called the “Magic City.” “In some Native languages the term for plants translates to ‘those who take care of us.’”. ’”. – Robin Wall Kimmerer. Want peace? Consider plants. It is without question that they are a great source of serenity to so many. As you nurture them, so do they nurture you. I often tell people that plants are the best way for me to “find myself as I lose myself.”

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

of Spartanburg, South Carolina. “Habits are first cobwebs, then cables.” ” – Spanish Proverb. Habits, the good and the bad. So much of life is determined by our habits. Either they pull you down each day, or they carry you further along the way. And that applies very much to workplace habits, too. Do you habitually arrive late? Or is it your habit to be the first in the meeting room? Is it your habit to maintain the messiest of desks, or the neatest?

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A Simple Tool To Compare Salaries by State

Professional Resume Services

South Carolina: $141,290 becomes $155,777 when adjusted for cost of living. When you are looking at a job change there are lots of variables complicating your task. One of the challenges is getting an idea of how far your current salary would stretch in another state. Living costs can be quite different and the same dollar amount may translate into the equivalent of a nice raise — or an unwelcome pay cut. Rasmussen College has a nice tool for comparing your options.

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Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Ms. Career Girl

These states include Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The post Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Last week, Indiana Governor, Mike Pence privately signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act “RFRA” into law.

This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace

Workology

Dynamic leader brings Nephron Pharmaceuticals’ big new plant home to Columbia, South Carolina: South Carolina native brings thriving manufacturing company home. Advance Auto Parts drives 600 jobs to Raleigh, North Carolina: Corporate support center jobs will average $110,000. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

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“What is ‘after-acquired cause’ for firing?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Rockhill, South Carolina. Legally speaking, it is a legal concept that is accepted by the laws of many states, and is recognized by the courts of South Carolina. Many, but not all, states’ laws support this position by employers and, as I mentioned above, South Carolina is one of them. . Question : My friend put in a three-month notice at his job. He worked the full three months.

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NLRB Case Against Boeing Puts Obama on Defensive, Proves Power of Appointed Seats.

HR Capitalist

You probably missed this last April - first, some details of legal action against Boeing from the NLRB earlier this year : "In what may be the strongest signal yet of the new pro-labor orientation of the National Labor Relations Board under President Obama , the agency filed a complaint Wednesday seeking to force Boeing to bring an airplane production line back to its unionized facilities in Washington State instead of moving the work to a nonunion plant in South Carolina.

Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas

Workology

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.

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

Workology

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. If you’re headed to SHRM and you’d like all the resources necessary to make SHRM and your visit to Las Vegas a success, you’re in luck!

HR and Marketing: What HR Departments Can Learn from Murder Burger.

HR Capitalist

For a primer on geography, see this YouTube of Jim Rome dismantling the former Miss South Carolina. Murder Burger is a burger place somewhere in New Zealand (I orignally became aware of them via the gang at Sonar6 ) - which is not Australia, or really even close to Australia for all you geography-challenged ugly Americans out there. But back to Murder Burger. What we can learn from them is to write copy and market ourselves with a little personality.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Red Ventures will add 580 jobs in Charlotte, North Carolina : Online marketing company to have more than 700 employees at University City office. Medac brings 615 jobs to North Augusta, South Carolina : Company offers products and services to anesthesia-related healthcare providers. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

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Navigating Workers Compensation Claims After an Injury

Ms. Career Girl

South Carolina for example, gives employees 90 days to report an injury and 2 years to file a claim. In South Carolina that organization is the Workers’ Compensation Commission. The post Navigating Workers Compensation Claims After an Injury appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Not so long ago, in the land of Ms. Career Girl, we talked about the importance of protecting yourself from the perils of dangerous work environments.

Get Away, Girls! 7 Perfect Places for Your Next Ladies’ Weekend

Ms. Career Girl

Here are our seven best suggestions of where to go: Charleston, South Carolina. Then head to Charleston, South Carolina, where antebellum architecture, bright paint colors, horse-drawn carriages and palm trees will envelop you in that Dixie state of mind you seek. Austin’s close enough to Mexico that its culinary scene is very much south-of-the-border inspired. The post Get Away, Girls! 7 Perfect Places for Your Next Ladies’ Weekend appeared first on Ms.

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This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace

Workology

South Carolina’s Red Ventures adds 200 jobs in Indian Land : Tech company expanding headquarters for second time. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. 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.

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

Workology

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. This guide is filled with information about cabbing it in Vegas, shows to see, restaurants to enjoy and what to do when you aren’t at the HR Technology Conference.

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

Workology

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! I can’t believe are 6 weeks away from the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

CAN YOU DIE FROM TOO MUCH CAFFEINE?

Ms. Career Girl

Too much caffeine caused the death of a 16-year-old high school student from South Carolina who collapsed during class last month, according to the county coroner. The post CAN YOU DIE FROM TOO MUCH CAFFEINE? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Davis Allen Cripe died from a caffeine-induced cardiac event causing a probable arrhythmia.

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Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15

Workology

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!

Follow the Clean Tech Money: DOE and USDA Award $12.2 for Biofuel Research, Clean Urban Energy Receives $7 Million, Nuventix Receives $10 Million

Green Career Central

States where the awards were made include: California, Colorado, Illinois, Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia. The Departments of Energy and Agriculture has made awards totaling $12.2 million to 10 projects to research ways to lower the cost of growing biofuel crops. Here is a pdf list of the projects that received an award.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

Workology

North Carolina – North Carolina Industrial Commission. South Carolina – State of South Carolina Workers Compensation Commission. South Dakota – South Dakota Department of Labor Workers Compensation. Workers Compensation Definition.

Follow the Clean Tech Money: Proterra Receives $30 Million, JouleX Secures $17 Million, Agile Energy Raises $24 Million

Green Career Central

There are several openings for engineers in Greenville, South Carolina. A manufacturer of electrical energy storage systems and drive components for electric and hybrid buses, Proterra has received $30 million from investors. Proterra will use the funding to improve the efficiency of its factory and to test its buses. JouleX , a data center energy efficiency company, has secured $17 million from venture capitalists.

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The NLRB: Now Extracting Ransom (for Unions) From An Employer Near You.

HR Capitalist

Cliff notes appear below: "In the Boeing case, Mr. Solomon asserted that Boeing’s decision to build its $750 million Dreamliner factory in South Carolina constituted illegal retaliation against the machinists’ members in Washington for having exercised their federally protected right to strike. You have to love this one.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

APAC calling 500 for High Point center in North Carolina : Positions in customer service, sales support at the call center will be filled by July. Suminoe expands Gaffney, South Carolina plant, adds 100 jobs : Company has made automotive carpeting in Cherokee County for over a decade. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

AIG will create 230 jobs at new Charlotte, North Carolina technology center: Technology center to provide application development and management services for the insurance company. Toray expected to invest $1 Billion and create 500 jobs in Moore, South Carolina: $1 billion investment represents one of the largest initial capital investments in state’s history. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Continental opens Sumter, South Carolina plant that will employ 1600 : Tire manufacturer has hired 390 and will add another 180 jobs by the end of 2014. Dude Solutions to add 440 jobs in Cary, North Carolina : SaaS provider will begin aggressive hiring this week. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

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Can You Get Fired Because of Facebook?

Resume Bear

Photo of Bikini Clad Women Draped on a Police Cruiser Gets South Carolina Cop Fired – A South Carolina police officer has been relieved of his duties after a photo surfaced on Facebook of scantily-clad women posing on the hood of his town police cruiser. Do you know anyone who has been fired because of what they posted on Facebook or Twitter? Believe it or not, 140 characters can leave you standing in the unemployment line.

Job Search News, October 20, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Very talented, hard-working young man who is enjoying his special day in South Carolina. This is your job search news with articles and resources so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like. Leave a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative. If you have some news I need to know about, tweet me @MarkADyson ! Happy Birthday! My youngest son, “Kato!”

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How Being More Conscious Can Change Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

She has a degree in Sociology from the University of Winnipeg and now lives in South Carolina with her husband and three step kids where she works as an Access Consciousness facilitator, a job she’s been doing for the last five years. Increasing your consciousness has many benefits, especially with regards to your career.

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3 Education Career Choices with High Demand Futures

Career Alley

Rural South Carolina – Science, math, English, language arts and special education are all highly in demand across the state. MorgueFile.com. If you’ve been thinking about pursuing a career in education, now is the time.

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This Year's Final Four Proves The Value of "Well Placed" over "Top" Talent.

The HR Capitalist

North Carolina is a program one would think would be able to roll with the one-and-done model, but head coach Roy Williams has built this current roster differently. South Carolina has the youngest team of any Final Four teams. If you're watching/following the NCAA Men's Basketball Tourney this year, your bracket is shot, your team is likely gone and there's only one thing left to do. . What's that thing you ask? .

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5 Tips for Thriving in a Job Transition

Workology

Some of the states with the highest rates of job growth include Utah, Nevada, Hawaii, South Carolina, and Colorado. Job transitions , whether voluntary or involuntary, can add a lot of stress to your life if you aren’t prepared for what you’re going to face. You’ll be encountering a whole new set of people and responsibilities as you find a new job and transition into the position.

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“Can my employer simply reduce compensation promised in my offer letter?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Rock Hill, South Carolina. Question : My company recently decided to stop paying employees an $80 per month cell phone allowance, and instead decided to provide company cell phones. On the “Letter of Intent” offer that I signed it clearly says under “compensation” that I get the cell phone allowance of $80 per month. Is it legal for the company to stop paying me the allowance, or do I have a case? . Jim . Answer : Dear Jim, .

Achieving Effective Career Transitions

Career Alley

If you were downsized like displaced textile workers in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina you should be trained for the new knowledge economy. He and his wife reside in South Carolina and spend time traveling to visit and spoil their nine grand-children–two in Australia.

Give Thanks for Careers Helping People in a Disaster

Career Key

Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute, at University of South Carolina.) To celebrate Thanksgiving, Career Key has made a list below of careers and occupations that we rely on in a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy – obvious ones and those behind the scenes. All this month, please give thanks for the people who help us when we need it most. All of us live with disaster risk.

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Hiring Automation is Essential for Recruiting Your Hourly Workforce

Workology

Earlier this year I spent a couple days in Charleston, South Carolina, with the super awesome folks from PeopleMatter. Hiring Solutions Are Rooted in HR Automation. Managing the talent funnel is tough. You will never hear me argue that. Having cut my teeth in HR working in the service industry and managing, training, and hiring hourly staff, you must be equipped to handle an assortment of dare I say creative and unusual situations.

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The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

North Carolina (nc.jobs). South Carolina (sc.jobs). South Africa (za.ads.jobs). Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET. Usenet was (more or less) an online forum without frills as all you could do was post text and share files (mostly pictures). It was very low tech by today’s standards, but a LOT of people used them (mostly geeks and academia).

“If I give six weeks notice of retirement, can my employer terminate me before that?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Also, if they do let me go prior to my “retirement date,” couldn’t this be a case of illegal age discrimination? Bill. Bluffton, South Carolina. . Question: I am a regional manager for a fairly large office furniture manufacturer. I am planning on retiring in two months, when I reach age 65, and am planning to send a letter to my employer soon. I’m going to give them six weeks of notice, and ask to stay until my retirement date.

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Coping With Anxiety One Day at a Time

Ms. Career Girl

Whether we were shopping for a prom dress while on vacation in Florida or eating a meal at an unhealthy restaurant in South Carolina, I always found something to be anxious and worried about. The post Coping With Anxiety One Day at a Time appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. There's no more perfect way to begin an article on anxiety. I've been fretting about writing it since I decided I wanted to write about something that's been a lifelong partner.

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“How do I collect bonus and severance due from my bankrupt employer?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Rock Hill, South Carolina. Question : The mill I work for is in bankruptcy (Chapter 11), and objected to a large sum of bonus and severance money owed to me. I received a notice that I may object to this, and what my response must include. Do I need to get a lawyer to send a letter and, if so, what type of lawyer should I retain? I am just a 30 year mill employee that is ignorant of the law. please respond. I only have a few weeks left before the deadline. Answer : Dear Bob: .

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I was fired because of Facebook | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Photo of Bikini Clad Women Draped on a Police Cruiser Gets South Carolina Cop Fired – A South Carolina police officer has been relieved of his duties after a photo surfaced on Facebook of scantily-clad women posing on the hood of his town police cruiser.

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Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List

Workology

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. I’m sure you are too which is why I’m working to bring you the best insights into what you can expect at the 2016 Annual Conference in Washington DC this year. . WHAT IS THE 2016 #SHRMVIP PARTY & EVENT GUIDE?

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3 Things for Mid-Careerists To Consider Before a Job Change

Career Realism

She is a senior Mass Communications Major with a minor in Public Relations at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. So, you’ve been working at a company for approximately 15 years and you’re ready for a change. Carefully consider these three things before sending off your cover letter and resume to a hiring manager or recruiter at another company. Related: Career Transition For Middle-Aged Professionals. Know what you want.

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Teens: Start Your Summer Job Search The Right Way

Career Realism

She is a senior Mass Communications Major with a minor in Public Relations at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. School’s out, summer is in, and it is time to find a summer job. Where do you start? Related: How To Include Volunteer Work & Travels In Your Resume. Self Analysis Of Skills (SAS). According to Charles Mitchell, co-founder and president of All About People , the first step in finding a summer job is to complete a “Self Analysis of Skills” (SAS).

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