On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Secretary Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations, which will automatically extend overtime pay protections to over 4 million workers within the first year of implementation. This long-awaited update will result in a meaningful boost to many workers’ wallets, and will go a long way toward realizing President Obama’s commitment to ensuring every worker is compensated fairly for their hard
Within twenty seconds of meeting a prospective employer, that employer either rated you a 100 and you can only go down from there or they rated you a zero and you have to struggle to get higher. It is a binary decision. You are either yes or no in twenty seconds and you haven’t even said a word.
Interesting article in Forbes by Jacquelyn Smith In the market for a new job? You’ve probably been urged to “pursue your passions,” “leverage your network,” “tailor and tidy up your resume,” “do your homework,” and “dress for success”—among other things.
Before jumping at a counteroffer, think long and hard. Ask yourself this – If you were worth X dollars yesterday, why is your company suddenly willing to now pay you Y dollars today? Accepting a counteroffer can have numerous negative consequences. Consider these top 10 reasons to say “no” to a counteroffer:
Ever walk out of an interview and wonder, “Why didn’t I say this?” Worse, were you ever in an interview and while you’re trying to concentrate on the new line of questioning your mind keeps racing back to your failed response to a question three questions ago? And it is especially frustrating if it was a seemingly dumb question like, “If you were an animal, what type of an animal would you be?”