Last week’s discussion was about using your phone at work. This week is about being “on-call” – where you might have to use that phone to call in to see about work that day. There are at least two kinds of “on-call” status. The obvious one is where you might be called at any time,Continue reading “On-call? But Sometimes You’re Left Just Holding the Phone?”
Monthly Archives: February 2019
Using your Phone for Work? Who’s paying the bill?
Whether you’re driving or working at a desk, your employer might have chosen to ask you to use your phone as an everyday tool. Do you have to use your phone to clock in or out from work? Or to go on or off breaks? How about to communicate with clients of your employer throughoutContinue reading “Using your Phone for Work? Who’s paying the bill?”
Bag – and Clothing – and Jacket Checks – Holding You Up?
Last week it was ‘Background Checks.’ This week it’s about ‘Bag Checks.’ Where you work, before you go on a meal break, or when you leave work, do you have to go through a bag check? Do they look in your bag, or make you take off a jacket or coat and hat or cap,Continue reading “Bag – and Clothing – and Jacket Checks – Holding You Up?”
Background Checks – Read the Fine Print
Probably each time you’ve applied for a job, you’re asked to sign a package of documents. It may even be online, where you’re simply asked to ‘docusign’ what you see on a screen. If you can, you might want to consider asking to obtain a complete copy of everything you sign. If possible, you mightContinue reading “Background Checks – Read the Fine Print”