Posts tagged "employer"

Tips for Negotiating an Employment Package

Tips for Negotiating an Employment Package
The multiple interviews you have had with hiring managers and potential co-workers go on for months and then one day the phone rings and it’s the hiring manager or someone from the human resource department calling you with a job offer. It has been a long process and you are excited about the job which... Read more »

Have You been Sexually Harassed at Work?

Have You been Sexually Harassed at Work?
Illinois makes sexual harassment in the workplace illegal. But what is considered sexual harassment? Where do we draw then line on what constitutes just bad behavior from sexual harassment? And when does it become an issue? In my mid-twenties, I was working in commercial real estate as a broker. I was the only woman in... Read more »

(3) Job Hunting Tips You Need to Know

(3) Job Hunting Tips You Need to Know
  Still looking for a job?  Tired of what you are doing and want to change careers?  Stuck working two jobs to make ends meet?  If you are in any of the above situations, it’s time to reset you job search and come up with a better plan! I asked my friend and colleague, Debi... Read more »
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The End of Affordable Healthcare In the U.S.?

The Affordable Care Act as part of the newly passed Healthcare Bill wasn’t meant to undercut employer health plans for most people in the U.S. for coverage.  Pushed through Congress by President Obama who passionately believes that everyone should have health insurance, the new law promised to save the people that have existing health care... Read more »

Injured on the Job? Know Your Rights for Workman's Compensation

Injured on the Job? Know Your Rights for Workman's Compensation
Scaffolding accident on construction site With employees in this tough economy working longer hours with less staff there is a greater chance of getting injured on the job.  Workers have rights for injuries under the Workman’s Compensation Act that was established in the late 1920′s to limit the liability for employers on injured employees. It... Read more »

No "Golden Parachute" for Workers: Manage Your Own Career

No "Golden Parachute" for Workers: Manage Your Own Career
There was a time in the job market when employees worked at the same company for their entire career.  They were taken care of with generous benefits, company paid health insurance, eminent promotions, a pension and a retirement party, with a gold watch for a gift. IBM, Kraft, and Jenner and Block were the places... Read more »
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U.S. Bancorp hires in Chicago: Have the skills needed?

Looking for a job these days for a job hunter is all about networking. There are people being hired as you are sipping your Starbuck’s coffee reading my blog (keep on reading)!  With large corporations like Boeing and IBM posting solid gains in profits in the first quarter, corporations are accelerating their search for talented employees.  ... Read more »

Smart Tips for getting a Job: A better approach

Smart Tips for getting a Job: A better approach
Your Career Coach-Terri Lee Ryan It’s time to take a new approach to your job search in this intensely competitive job market filled with many more job candidates than jobs.  You’ll need to be creative in what company you chose to contact, how you reach out to a hiring manager and when you contact them.... Read more »

Is it Time to Start Your Own Business? Maybe.

Robin & Mark LeVine Business advisors say the road to economic recovery is through the success of small businesses.  In this sluggish job market they are the first to hire employees before major corporations, like Kraft, IBM, Apple and AT&T.  Small businesses do lead the way out of a recession, but if small businesses still... Read more »
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eBay supports small business owners: Time to start your own on-line business?

eBay supports small business owners: Time to start your own on-line business?
eBay likes and supports small business owners.  Are you exhausted by your job search in this relentless economy?  As a weary job hunter is it time to look for a new career?  Take a close look at eBay, which has an impressive business model for entrepreneurs.   Established in 1995, eBay is celebrating its 15-year... Read more »