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Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Wanted: Telecommuting Urban Planner August 15, 2009 · 0 comments Think urban planning is strictly done in an office? I ran across this ad on Craigslist and it says “Telecommuting Okay!&#. Competitive hourly wage depending on experience. Location: Newtown, CT * Compensation: Hourly/contracting * Telecommuting is ok. 5 days ago So What If Telecommuting Did Encourage Travel?

my employer revoked everyone’s telecommuting status, my coworker copied my LinkedIn profile, and more

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My employer just revoked everyone’s telecommuting status. I work as a telecommuter and live 2 hours from the office. This bank just revoked everyone’s telecommuting status. If they’re committed to eliminating telecommuting, they can require that you move or otherwise work from their office. I’ve got a “temp to hire” job, but no details on wages, timeline, benefits, etc. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Telework Week Pledges Filled Their Tanks with $2.7 Million in Commuting Savings; Demonstrated a Nationwide Impact

Telecommuting Journal

based, full-time wage and salary workers teleworked two days per week for a year, they would collectively save $215 billion in commuting costs. bookmark or share this post More » Copyright © 2011 Telecommuting Journal. Telecommuting NewsTelework Week Recap Finds Productivity Gains, Increased Management Support, and Savings at the Pump. ALEXANDRIA, Va.,

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How To Support Employee Mental Health and Wellness

Ms. Career Girl

Many people stigmatize low-wage workers as having the most mental health needs, and long-term financial insecurity can indeed cause PTSD in some individuals. You can offer perks like telecommuting and flextime options to reduce employee stress and turnover without spending a dime.

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Build a Culture of Workplace Flexibility

Workology

Was it just last year that Marissa Mayer issued her now famous ban on telecommuting? telecommuting ban.” Changing schedules can impact an employer’s obligations under state or federal wage and hour laws, and could raise issues with collective bargaining agreements for union employers. This would include telecommuting. How time flies! Yes, all hell broke loose on February 21, 2013, when Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!

The Best Careers For Single Parents

Career Realism

As such, it’s important for single parents to find a career that both furnishes a decent wage and offers hours flexible enough to accommodate kids. However, the VA telecommutes and does all of this from the comfort of their home office. For those with a penchant and skill for design, painting, drawing, or art in general, freelance graphic design (or as a telecommuting member of a firm) can prove a lucrative outlet for that artistic impulse.

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Third Party Providers: The Job Seeker’s New Best Friend

Corn on the Job

Even those who have gone through that training often choose to outsource to companies like ADP.com because they simply don’t have the time to deal with wage payments and payroll costs. So, while working for a national firm might seem great because you’ll be allowed to telecommute, why not try your hand with your local web management firms? Here’s the thing that nobody else will tell you: the world is weird—especially for job seekers and entrepreneurs.

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Bash HR? Be Uninformed

HireCentrix

Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. FlexJobs Survey: Why People Want Telecommuting and Flexible Work. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register. Support Us. HCX Jobs. Search. Explore Articles. Category Info. Business/Client Dev & Marketing.

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I found an ad for my own job, my manager tells us to bill for hours we didn’t work, and more

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My manager says that this is to compensate for low hourly wages and vastly varying workloads, and to make everything stay under the radar–if everyone gets the benefit, no one will rat him out. And telling you to report extra hours “to compensate for low hourly wages” is pretty outrageous — the company sets the pay scale and if he takes issue with it, he should advocate for higher wages, not enlist you all in fraud. It’s five answers to five questions.

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coworkers are insensitive after a layoff, trimming down internship experience on a resume, and more

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That said, I also think that employers who offer low-wage jobs with no benefits are kidding themselves if they think they’re going to get loads of high-quality candidates who will really stick around if something better turns out. My boss will even allow me to use my office and equipment for any telecommuting type work I find, which means I can work “from home” in an actual office. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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10 tips to get the most out of your internship — Ask a Manager

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Not sure about the credits thing, but wage rules are pretty clear. And if it’s not, they can reclassify you as an employee and require the employer to pay back wages for all the work you did. So even if we are getting paid at these internships, it’s more than likely less than minimum wage. Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

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March 31, 2011 at 1:46 am The weird hourly wages you speak of are the sign that the company expresses pay in a weekly/monthly/yearly rate, and then broke it down by the average number of hours you’d be working during that period. Either that, or the wages increase with the rate of inflation or the local minimum wage.

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short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

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And if it’s not, they can reclassify you as an employee and require the employer to pay back wages for all the work you did. As long as unemployment is high, propositions like this will just lead to a wage race to the bottom… a a situation in which employees can certainly never win. Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

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bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

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Unless one is completely lacking in skills and can work part time for minimum wage. I barely survived on minimum wage plus “draw to commission&# although in one lucky month I was awarded a coffee cup that said “Sandi&# on it. Nor that a decent wage in their state may mean living in your car in your state. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics February 9, 2011 There are loads of good recruiters out there.

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do what you say you're going to do

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager do what you say you’re going to do March 10, 2011 It amazes me that this has to be said, but this should be your cardinal rule at work: Do what you say you’re going to do, by when you say you’re going to do it, or update people accordingly. Every single time. No matter how small.

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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A trust fund tax is money withheld from an employee’s wages (income tax, social security, and Medicare taxes) by an employer and held in trust until paid to the Treasury. Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

I will review your resume this week

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager want me to review your resume? March 29, 2011 Update: Due to the overwhelming response to this, this offer expired at midnight (EST) on Thursday, March 31.

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the 10 interview questions you're most likely to be asked — Ask a.

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager the 10 interview questions you’re most likely to be asked January 24, 2011 The absolute best way to kick ass in a job interview is to practice the hell out of the questions you’re likely to be asked. Well, and to be highly qualified.) Over at U.S.

2011 74

yes, you really should write a better cover letter

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager yes, you really should write a better cover letter March 7, 2011 Periodically I hear from readers who tell me that after they started approaching their cover letters differently, as I advise here , they started getting interviews.

how to stand out at a job fair

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to stand out at a job fair March 14, 2011 A few months ago, I attended a bunch of job fairs to search for candidates for some jobs I was hiring for.

answering questions from your old employer after you've moved on

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These days of telecommuting I don’t think it matters much. Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

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terse answer Tuesday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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As long as companies know they can ship their jobs to third-world countries for third-world wages without penalty, wages in the IT field will probably stay depressed as they are now. Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

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book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager book review, other people’s families, and mango sticky rice April 5, 2011 There’s a very nice review of my e-book over at YouShouldOnlyKnow , a blog I have long adored, run by Erica Manney. Who I think I first discovered when she commented here, maybe?

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should you include a short-term job on your resume?

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager should you include a short-term job on your resume? March 21, 2011 If you were only at a job for a few months, should you include it on your resume? The answer, as is so often the case, is: It depends. Head on over to U.S.

2011 66

10 mistakes you're making on your resume

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 10 mistakes you’re making on your resume March 28, 2011 Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I list 10 common mistakes that you might be making on your resume. Yes, you. Go read it. Posted in resumes Over at U.S.

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something cool and free for you

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager something cool and free for you February 15, 2011 I’m really impatient.

2011 64

things that aren't good ideas #78

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager things that aren’t good ideas #78 March 22, 2011 The reader who received the cover letter excerpted below described it as “things that make your heart break,&# and I have to agree. Don’t do this.

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how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to fire an employee with a bad attitude January 3, 2011 A reader writes: I have an employee who has been doing her job OK but has a bad attitude and is dragging everyone down.

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is allowing smoke breaks unfair to non-smokers? — Ask a Manager

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The OP referenced hourly wage, shift work at a restaurant. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager is allowing smoke breaks unfair to non-smokers? January 6, 2011 A reader writes: How do I determine where the line is between enforcing policy and being a jerk? Example: my workplace (a restaurant) has no policy for smoke breaks.

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referring a friend for a job? not so fast… — Ask a Manager

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager referring a friend for a job? not so fast… January 3, 2011 A job opens up at your company. You have a friend who’s job-searching. Yay, get your friend a job and get to work with someone you like! Not so fast.

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does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager does company’s silence mean I didn’t get the job? January 6, 2011 A reader writes: I recently interviewed for a job, and didn’t get it.

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? March 14, 2011 In response to the previous post on job fairs , a commenter asked: I have attended my alma mater’s industry-specific career fair the past few years. I’ve done most of the things you list in your article and gotten feedback that my resume is great. BUT all the company reps refer me (and everyone else) to their company’s site.

interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself?

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To not risk the chances of getting a professional federal job because I was afraid of being fired from a minimum wage job doesn’t seem worth risking my health in retrospect. Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself?

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Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader — Ask a.

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader January 24, 2011 Here’s a story I’ve been wanting to tell for a while — and it has a moral too, about how social media can help you get a job!

how to tackle your budget process when you're “not a math person”

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

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I will totally get you a job. — Ask a Manager

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager I will totally get you a job. January 11, 2011 I can print a letter of praise once in a while without it being obnoxious, right? I hope so, because I really liked this letter: I was laid off in June and have floundered job search-wise since.

2011 57

don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager don’t send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions for job applicants December 30, 2010 I’m hiring college students for several internships right now, which means that the candidates are a mix of really impressive/prepared and really … not.

2010 57

when's the right time to ask for a raise?

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager when’s the right time to ask for a raise? April 4, 2011 When’s the last time you asked for a raise?

2011 54

1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 1,000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence) February 3, 2011 This is my 1,000th blog post!

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Get an Ask a Manager mug … or mousepad!

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Get an Ask a Manager mug … or mousepad! February 24, 2011 Ask a Manager mugs are here! Mousepads and stickers too. There would have been shirts, but I’m incapable of manipulating the graphic properly to make it look right on a shirt. But mugs are where it’s at anyway.

2011 54

Valentine's Day round-up

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Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Valentine’s Day round-up February 14, 2011 In celebration of Valentine’s Day, here’s a round-up of some past posts that involved romantic relationships — some good, some bad, and some really weird.

2011 54

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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He’ll have essentially one job (and get to telecommute) while I have many additional jobs. Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied? About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions February 20, 2011 It’s short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions.

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am I wrong to be insulted by this rejection letter?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager am I wrong to be insulted by this rejection letter? March 16, 2011 A reader writes: I received the following rejection: Thank you for applying for our CRM position. We appreciate your interest in our work and enjoyed the chance to review your resume. Our committee has now reviewed all the applicants and you were not selected for the interview process. Their decision in no way reflects upon your excellent skills and abilities.

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