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A. Job Searches – Finding Your New Place to Earn a Living New!!

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Next Step 1 “Seeking a New Job” Letter to Send to Family, Friends and Colleagues.
When seeking a new job, it is important that you use the most efficient and effective means of getting re-employed. Our clients have found this Model Letter to be among the best of the ways. It shows you (i) what to say, (ii) how to say it, and even (iii) who to say it to. Includes “Follow Up Model” – to Send each 2-3 weeks. Highly recommended.
$62.75
Reference 2 Request for Positive Reference Letters from Former Managers or Colleagues, with Three Suggested Samples
Getting a new job requires that you create in the mind of your prospective employers an impression of great value to them. The best way to do that is to get former clients, managers and colleagues to say, one way or another, “This person was a great value to me.” That’s called a reference letter, and this is how you make it easy for others to give you one. “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$77.75
New Job 1 Cover Letter Submitting Your Resume
A simple, yet memorable and effective Cover Letter for submitting your resume to a prospective employer. Contains alternative clauses for various circumstances: responding to an advertisement; upon suggestion of a mutual acquaintance; upon request of a friend or mentor.
$27.75
New Job 8 50 Good Reasons to Explain Your Last Departure
Our MOST POPULAR checklist. It’s often difficult to explain why you would leave your last job without having a new one lined up. Here are 50 Good Reasons to offer an interviewer or to put into a job application. Each is a substantive reason that anyone can understand, and few would question.
$77.75
New Job 2 Thank You Letter after Interview; Later Follow Up
An elegant, brief, yet effective “Thank You” letter following a job interview. Intended to convey your strong interest in the position, and encourage a prompt call-back and eventual job offer. Includes a Follow Up letter for your use if you have not heard back within two weeks of interview.
$39.75
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B. References and Recommendations – To “Open the Door”

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Reference 1 Model Letter to HR, Former Managers and Former Colleagues To Discourage Potential Negative References
This Model Letter addresses one of the greatest and most common concerns of job seekers: that former managers, colleagues may provide negative references if contacted. This letter effectively and professionally reminds those who might be inclined to damage your job-search prospects that, if they do, they will likely be held personally accountable. “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$72.75
Reference 2 Request for Positive Reference Letters from Former Managers or Colleagues, with Three Suggested Samples
Getting a new job requires that you create in the mind of your prospective employers an impression of great value to them. The best way to do that is to get former clients, managers and colleagues to say, one way or another, “This person was a great value to me.” That’s called a reference letter, and this is how you make it easy for others to give you one. “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$77.75
Reference 3 Request for “Departure Statement” from Your Employer During Severance or After Departure – With Sample
Job Searches require good reasons for your departure. Each of your interviewers may ask you the reason for your departure. Having a “Departure Statement” (which provides a positive ‘spin’ on your departure) can only help you land that job. Being able to provide such a letter to potential employers will give you both an advantage, and additional confidence, as well. Though most employers have policies against providing reference letters, they are increasingly provided, if requested, especially during severance negotiations. “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$67.75
New Job 14 “Friendly Warning” to HR to Give Neutral Reference
When job-searching, and you know that your background is about to be checked, you might consider “reminding” HR in a “friendly way” that (a) it has agreed to give a neutral reference, (b) it should remind others of that, too, and (c) those calling for references JUST MIGHT be friends or former colleagues of yours. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$67.75
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Next Step 2 Request for “Value Proven Letter” to Clients, Colleagues and Subordinates.
Interested in career advancement and job security? Who isn’t? To be competitive, you need to market yourself. Assembling a small “portfolio” of notes, letters and memos from others with whom you have worked – what we call “Value Proven Letters” – is a great way to market your own value to your boss, prospective employers, and even potential new customers. This set of 4 Model Memos shows you how. They show you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$72.95


C. Interviews and Resumes – Getting Your “Foot in the Door”

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Next Step 1 “Seeking a New Job” Letter to Send to Family, Friends and Colleagues.
When seeking a new job, it is important that you use the most efficient and effective means of getting re-employed. Our clients have found this Model Letter to be among the best of the ways. It shows you (i) what to say, (ii) how to say it, and even (iii) who to say it to. Includes “Follow Up Model” – to Send each 2-3 weeks. Highly recommended.
$62.75
New Job 1 Cover Letter Submitting Your Resume
A simple, yet memorable and effective Cover Letter for submitting your resume to a prospective employer. Contains alternative clauses for various circumstances: responding to an advertisement; upon suggestion of a mutual acquaintance; upon request of a friend or mentor.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate New Job Package.” See below.
$27.75
New Job 2 Thank You Letter after Interview; Later Follow Up
An elegant, brief, yet effective “Thank You” letter following a job interview. Intended to convey your strong interest in the position, and encourage a prompt call-back and eventual job offer. Includes a Follow Up letter for your use if you have not heard back within two weeks of interview.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate New Job Package.” See below.
$39.75
New Job 8 50 Good Reasons to Explain Your Last Departure
Our MOST POPULAR checklist. It’s often difficult to explain why you would leave your last job without having a new one lined up. Here are 50 Good Reasons to offer an interviewer or to put into a job application. Each is a substantive reason that anyone can understand, and few would question.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate New Job Package.” See below.
$77.75
New Job 10 Model Response to Interviewer or Recruiter When Asked for Your Salary Expectation
Salary is not all that matters in a job offer. When you are asked for your salary expectations, it is wise to note that your expected salary may depend on other aspects of the job offer, including title, bonus, benefits, equity, whether you must sign a non-compete, etc. This Model Response shows you what to say, and how to say it. It can be spoken, or written, depending on the circumstances.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate New Job Package.” See below.
$42.75
New Job 11 Thank You Letter after Rejection Received
Everyone has been turned down for a job, but very few people have the good sense, the savvy and the spirit of determination to send a “Thank You” note to interviewers after receiving notice of rejection. Why do so? For many good and compelling reasons, most of all because it often works to keep you in mind if the chosen candidate does not accept the job or does not work out, or if a new position opens up. Don’t get mad, don’t get sad . . . Get hired. And this can only increase your chances of that happening. Here’s “What to say, and how to say it.”™ New!!
$34.95
New Job 21 163-Point Master Guide and Checklist for Interviews
There’s a lot to remember to do, and to do right, in the interview process, from what to wear, what to bring with you, to what to say if you hear you did not get the job. This 163-Point Master Guide & Checklist contains everything you probably thought of, and everything you probably did not think of. As Ben Franklin Said, “Fail to Prepare, and You Prepare to Fail.” New!!
$82.75
New Job 24 25 Great Excuses to Attend a Job Interview
Who hasn’t been there?: working for one employer and having an interview with a prospective employer. here are better and worse excuses to give to be out of the office for this purpose. Gives you examples o use, and ideas to adapt to your circumstances. There is nothing like it available Shows you “What to say, and how to say it.”™ New!!
$72.75
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New Job 6 Advising Interviewer(s) Not to Contact Your Employer
Leaving one job and starting a new one can be a nerve-wracking experience. You want to do all that is necessary to help yourself get the job you want, without unnecessarily risking the job you have. This letter – advising your interviewers not to contact your present employer without your prior consent – is perhaps the most important step in that process.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate New Job Package.” See below.
$37.75
New Job 12 Two Model “Internship-Wanted” Cover Letters
Getting your “foot in the door” when you have no connections, no experience, and have not invented a flying machine, sure is hard. With so many young folks
vying for so few internship opportunities, you need something to stand out from the crowd. These two “Internship-Wanted” cover letters for your resume are winning examples – one even gaining worldwide acclaim. Here’s how to say what you need to say. New!!
$32.95
New Job 22 “Overqualified” Applicant Submitting Resume
With more older people continuing to work longer in their lives, and the consolidation of industries, more and more applicants find themselves being called “overqualified,” and thus not the right candidate for even an interview. Here is our “best way past” that dilemma: a resume’-transmitting letter that “head-on” addresses the employer’s primary concerns. It has helped many of our clients, and may well help you, get at least that first meeting, or interview. This Model Letter shows you “What to say, and how to say it.”™ New!!
$87.75


D. New Jobs – Job Offers: How to Get and How to Respond

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New Job 3 Confirming Basic Terms of Job Offer by Employer
An Action Letter for your use in confirming the basic terms of a job offer you have received, and to create a written record to avoid later disagreements, differences in memory, or potential employer bad faith. In a later dispute, it may prove very valuable to have to present back to your employer, or in a lawsuit or arbitration proceeding. Even if your employer doesn’t give you anything “in writing,” this is how you can put something “in writing” yourself.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate New Job Package.” See below.
$47.75
New Job 4 Memo to HR to Clarify “Benefits and Burdens”
An Action Memo for your use in gathering critical information about the benefits, restrictions, policies and rules you will benefit from, and be subject to many of the benefits and conditions you will encounter in a new job. Will you be required to sign a non-compete agreement on your second day? Will you be denied all benefits until you are employed three months? You might be in for a nasty surprise. It’s better to find out before you accept the job, not after you start.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate New Job Package.” See below.
$32.75
New Job 5 Model Response to Offer Letter
Offer Letters (sometimes called “Welcome Aboard” letters) seem short, simple and to the point. However, most Offer Letters are quite the opposite: they are often deceptively written, in that they contain (a) employment “risks” that are carefully hidden, and (b) what we call “wiggle room” that can be used to deny you employment “rewards” that you are counting on. This Model Memo shows you how to address and correct the most common problems in Offer Letters. UPDATED!! Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate New Job Package.” See below.
$72.75
New Job 7 Master Checklist of Employment Negotiation Items
A Comprehensive Checklist to ensure you don’t fail to raise, request or resolve an issue of importance to you before you “shake hands” on the terms and conditions of a new job. Remember: “If you don’t ask, you don’t receive.” Remember, too, that “If you don’t think of it, you won’t ask for it.”
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate New Job Package.” See below.
$67.75
New Job 9 Job Offer Accepted, Then Withdrawn by Employer
Requesting Payment for Monetary LossesIf you have experienced the withdrawal of a Job Offer, after you have accepted it, and in the interim relied on it to resign from your present job, or relocate, or take other actions, this is the Model Letter you need to respectfully but effectively request your almost-employer help you cover your significant losses.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate New Job Package.” See below.
$72.75
New Job 11 Thank You Letter after Rejection Received
Everyone has been turned down for a job, but very few people have the good sense, the savvy and the spirit of determination to send a “Thank You” note to interviewers after receiving notice of rejection. Why do so? For many good and compelling reasons, most of all because it often works to keep you in mind if the chosen candidate does not accept the job or does not work out, or if a new position opens up. Don’t get mad, don’t get sad . . . Get hired. And this can only increase your chances of that happening. Here’s “What to say, and how to say it.”™ New!!
$34.95
New Job 13 Six Important Elements to Suggest be Incorporated Into an Expected Job Offer Letter
When interviewing, and you believe, or are told, that an Offer Letter is being prepared, it may be wise to proactively request that six important elements be included: (1) a “seamless transition,” (2) a “defined role,” (3) “commitment” in the relation, (4) “equivalence” in compensation, (5) “flexibility” regarding telecommuting, and (6) “reasonability” as to restrictions. This Model Memo explains each, and shows you “What to Say and How to Say It,”™ and how to explain each to your prospective employer. Geared more for the executive and management level, but applicable to everyone. New!!
$67.95
Next Step 1 “Seeking a New Job” Letter to Send to Family, Friends and Colleagues.
When seeking a new job, it is important that you use the most efficient and effective means of getting re-employed. Our clients have found this Model Letter to be among the best of the ways. It shows you (i) what to say, (ii) how to say it, and even (iii) who to say it to. Includes “Follow Up Model” – to Send each 2-3 weeks. Highly recommended.
$62.75
Job Issues 5 Response to Request You Sign a Non-Compete Agreement
You have just been offered a great job . . . but it requires that you sign a “non-compete agreement.” You find yourself in a quandary: the non-compete seems to say that, if you leave this job for any reason, you can’t work in your industry for a full year. What are you going to do to pay the bills during that time? How should you respond? This Model Memo shows you how.
$77.75
Job Issues 32 Model Memo Requesting an “In-The-Meantime” Clause or Agreement
If you are offered a “deferred goal” from your employer, such as a Partnership, vesting of stock, forgiveness of a debt or repayment obligation, or bonus, but will not receive it until some date in the future, it is extremely wise to request that, if due to no fault of your own, the opportunity is taken away from you unexpectedly, you still receive the equivalent in cash or other “alternative goal.” That is what we call an “In-the-Meantime” clause. Most employees do not, and for many an unexpected intervening circumstance or event results in their extreme disappointment. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$72.75
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New Job 14 “Friendly Warning” to HR to Give Neutral Reference
When job-searching, and you know that your background is about to be checked, you might consider “reminding” HR in a “friendly way” that (a) it has agreed to give a neutral reference, (b) it should remind others of that, too, and (c) those calling for references JUST MIGHT be friends or former colleagues of yours. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$64.75
New Job 16 Two Model Memos to Protect Your “B.O.B.” (Book of Business)
In New Job Negotiations your client and customer relations are your “stock in trade,” because those relations are what enable you to bring revenue to any company that may hire you. And every company wants more revenue. Can you protect yourself from inadvertently giving them to an employer, and unknowingly lose your ability to continue those relations? Yes, you can, if you are not careful. These two memos provide samples of how you can ask to either (a) keep them, no matter what, or (b) get paid for them, if you cannot keep them. NEW!!
$82.75
New Job 15 Requesting a Sign-On Bonus (or Other Upfront Payment)
When offered a new job, it is quite common to request, and then to receive, an upfront payment for various reasons. Most commonly it is to (a) make up for bonus, commissions or equity lost due to the transition, (b) make whole for expense to be incurred in relocation, or (c) address a lower salary or the loss of income of your spouse or partner entailed in making the anticipated move. So long as the request is respectful, reasonable and based on a solid rationale, it is often successful. This Model Letter offers six such rationales, and shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$79.75
New Job 17 Model Letter To Explain a Previous Workplace Lawsuit to a Prospective Employer
There are many among us who have sued a former employer and for this reason face an additional burden in landing a new job. One way to address the problem is to do so “head on,” that is, to try to defuse the issue preemptively in a letter sent to your interviewer(s) or hiring manager(s) addressing the issue when you send your resume. Or, alternatively, to have one ready. With 7 solid explanations and assurances that should help. New!!
$72.75
New Job 18 Job Offer Accepted, Then Declined by Employee
It happens every now and then: you accept a new job offer, and then something arises that changes your mind. It could be (a) a counter-offer, (b) learning new information, or (c) a simple change of heart. Whatever it is, you need to withdraw your acceptance with as much grace and as little “burning of bridges” as possible. It’s not going to be easy, but this Model Letter will make it easier. It shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$77.75
New Job 20 Request for a Renewal Notice Provision
If you have an employment agreement, or are in the process of negotiating one, asking for a “Renewal Notice” provision is wise – for both employee and employer. It provides that, when the existing or prospective employment agreement is coming to an end, the two parties will address the issue of Renewal, extension or expiration head on, with transparency and professionalism, so that neither is left “high and dry.” This Model Letter shows you how to ask for this provision, or as we often say, “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$77.75
New Job 23 Request for Guarantee of Start-Up Employer’s Obligations by Parent Company or Investors
If you are considering a job offer from either a start-up company, or another employer that entails an unusual degree of risk to job security or fulfillment of its compensation obligations, it may be wise to consider asking for a guarantee. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$82.75


E. Climbing the Ladder – From Asking for Raise/Promotion to Credit for Creations

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Job Issues 4 Memo Requesting Raise or Promotion
One of the more sensitive tasks in the employment relation is asking for a raise or promotion. Should you be forceful? Should you be careful? What is the right balance? This Model Memo shows you how.
$52.75
Job Issues 6 Memo to Set Your Bonus Expectations with Your Boss
Your one best method to getting the annual bonus you deserve is to (a) ask for it, (b) ask for it at the right time, and (c) ask for it in the right way. This Model Memo can be used as a good example for your own memo.
$62.75
Job Issues 7 Model Equity & Benefit “Inventory”
Over the years we have found that many clients fail to keep careful record of valuable equity and benefits, and related conditions and dates. That can result in significant, though avoidable, losses; it’s like throwing money out of a window. Here’s our form to help you prevent that, for you and your family’s protection.
$39.95
Job Issues 15 Two Letters Requesting Agreement That Employee Will Have Rights to Creation
When employees produce written or other “creations” related to their work, the law provides that the “creation” is the property of the employer. However, employers and employees are free to agree that the employee may own, or share, the “authorship” and “ownership” rights. These two Model Letters show you how to request ownership or sharing of such rights, and contain simple letter-agreements to use for that purpose.
$67.75
Job Issues 23 Memo Requesting Consent to Do “Side Work” on Your Own Time
More and more employees need to work “on the side” to make ends meet. Could your doing so – even on the weekends – get you fired? The safest path forward is to first request your employer’s written consent. Here’s how.
$52.75
Job Issues 28 Memo for Requesting a Bonus
It’s not easy asking for a bonus. This Model Memo offers you a professional and effective way to do so. It offers 12 alternative reasons why you should be paid a bonus, including (1) why it is good for your employer, (2) why you deserve it, and (3) how it will serve to both incentivize you and retain you at the company, which are the three real reasons bonuses are paid.
$49.75
Job Issues 32 Model Memo Requesting an “In-The-Meantime” Clause or Agreement
If you are offered a “deferred goal” from your employer, such as a Partnership, vesting of stock, forgiveness of a debt or repayment obligation, or bonus, but will not receive it until some date in the future, it is extremely wise to request that, if due to no fault of your own, the opportunity is taken away from you unexpectedly, you still receive the equivalent in cash or other “alternative goal.” That is what we call an “In-the-Meantime” clause. Most employees do not, and for many an unexpected intervening circumstance or event results in their extreme disappointment. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$72.75
Job Issues 37 Memo to Manager(s) Seeking Protections When Private Equity Investors Approach Ownership
If your employer is soon to get Private Equity investors or owners, you can expect a lot of changes soon, including lowered salaries and compensation, reduced benefits, a freeze on hiring and promotions, and installation of new leadership with short-term perspectives. What can you do? You can request protections for yourself before these things take place. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$77.75
Job Issues 39 50 Great Expressions of Workplace Gratitude and Appreciation
The idea is simple, yet powerful: expressions of gratitude and appreciation are, in themselves, much appreciated, and strengthen the multiple bonds at work, with managers, with colleagues and with subordinates. Here are 50 great suggested expressions. All you have to do is to once in a while go through the list, and find one or more that can be authentically sent to someone in your work life. Over time it will build your reputation, strengthen your bonds with others, and motivate the best in all, as well. Why not? New!!
$42.75
Benefits 1 Request for New, Restored or Improved Benefit
The number one place that many employers look to when trying to cut costs is employee benefits. More and more, they are become less and less. If you are not happy with your employer-provided benefits, there is nothing wrong with asking for a (i) new, (ii) restored, or (iii) better benefit. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ COMING SOON!!
$72.95


F. Compensation And Collecting Monies – Getting Paid What You Deserve

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Raise 1 Request for a Raise – with 15 Great Reasons
We recommend that requests for raises be made in-person, at a meeting requested for that purpose. It is a wise, respectful and effective step to forward to the meeting participant(s), in advance, your good reasons for your request. This affords them an opportunity to think before the meeting, ask questions at the meeting, and possibly even come to the meeting with an answer, hopefully a positive answer, at that. This Model Memo provides 15 Great Reasons for your raise request. Like all of our Model Letters and Memos, it shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ NEW and Already a Very Popular Item!!
$82.75
Raise 2 Two-In-One: (i) Request for a Meeting to Discuss a Raise; (ii) Thank You after the meeting
We view raise-requests in four simple steps: (i) request a meeting to discuss; (ii) before the meeting, present your best “arguments”; (iii) a “Thank You” for the meeting; and polite confirmation of any promises or assurances. These two short memos represent Steps (i) and (iii). Simple, straightforward and to-the-point. “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$37.75
Job Issues 6 Memo to Set Your Bonus Expectations with Your Boss
Your one best method to getting the annual bonus you deserve is to (a) ask for it, (b) ask for it at the right time, and (c) ask for it in the right way. This Model Memo can be used as a good example for your own memo.
$62.75
Job Issues 7 Model Equity & Benefit “Inventory”
Over the years we have found that many clients fail to keep careful record of valuable equity and benefits, and related conditions and dates. That can result in significant, though avoidable, losses; it’s like throwing money out of a window. Here’s our form to help you prevent that, for you and your family’s protection.
$39.95
Job Issues 9 Memo Requesting Monies Not Yet Paid by PRESENT EMPLOYER
What do you do if your employer doesn’t pay you what you are owed, due to oversight, differences in calculation, or some other reason? Don’t get angry, don’t get fired; instead, get moving, in a smart way. Here’s how to make a respectful, effective request for monies due you by your present employer.
$51.95
Job Issues 28 Memo for Requesting a Bonus
It’s not easy asking for a bonus. This Model Memo offers you a professional and effective way to do so. It offers 12 alternative reasons why you should be paid a bonus, including (1) why it is good for your employer, (2) why you deserve it, and (3) how it will serve to both incentivize you and retain you at the company, which are the three real reasons bonuses are paid.
$49.75
Job Issues 29 Model Anonymous Letter to Your PRESENT EMPLOYER Requesting Overtime Pay
Though it is a federal law that almost all employees are due time-and-a-half their usual rate of pay for working any hours over 40 in a workweek, many employers do not comply with the law. If your current employer does not pay you overtime you are due, this Model Anonymous Letter should get you the overtime pay you deserve, without the retaliation you fear.
$59.95
Job Issues 30 Model Letter to Your FORMER EMPLOYER Requesting Overtime Pay Not Paid to You
If you believe a former employer did not pay you overtime pay you were due, this Model Letter shows you how to prepare and send an effective request. Includes calculations of liquidated damages, interest, and mentions possible legal fees and court costs.
$59.95
Job Issues 32 Model Memo Requesting an “In-The-Meantime” Clause or Agreement
If you are offered a “deferred goal” from your employer, such as a Partnership, vesting of stock, forgiveness of a debt or repayment obligation, or bonus, but will not receive it until some date in the future, it is extremely wise to request that, if due to no fault of your own, the opportunity is taken away from you unexpectedly, you still receive the equivalent in cash or other “alternative goal.” That is what we call an “In-the-Meantime” clause. Most employees do not, and for many an unexpected intervening circumstance or event results in their extreme disappointment. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™
$72.75
Post-Employ 1 Demand for Unpaid Employment Compensation To FORMER EMPLOYER
A formal demand letter for use after employment to demand compensation of any kind not paid on time. This Model Letter can be used to demand unpaid salary, earned bonus, unreimbursed expenses, or any other unpaid item. This Model Letter may, itself, motivate your former employer to “pay up” what is due. If not, and you have to go to your state’s Labor Department or court, your having “demanded” the money in this way will assist you in your collection efforts.
$56.75
Post-Employ 7 Demand for “Post-Resignation Pay” [When Terminated upon Giving Notice]
Did you give your employer two weeks notice (or more), and then get immediately terminated? Do you feel you are due the two weeks (or more) pay and benefits? If so, this is the Model Letter for you. Many people have used this letter with success. Though no guarantee is included, this letter usually works, and has found to be a good investment by many.
$59.95
Post-Employ 13 Requesting Payment for Accrued But Unused Vacation Time – With 12 Great Reasons
If you have left your former employer and have not been paid for accrued but unused vacation time, it is always wise to ask that it be paid to you. This Model Letter offers 12 Great Reasons to support your request, and – like all our Model Letters – shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ [Note: Not to be used if you have previously signed a waiver of claims, but can be used if you have been asked to sign a waiver of claims, but have not yet signed It.] New!!
$67.75
Comp 1 Commission Plan Changed – Requesting Flexibility in How It Affects You
Each year we are contacted by clients whose commissions plans have placed new rules on when and how commissions are earned and often, too, reduced in payout. The question is this: “Is there anything I can do?” Our consistent answer is, “Yes.” This Model Memo shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It”™ when asking that your Commissions Plan be implemented, interpreted and applied in ways that are more favorable to you. New!!
$72.95
Comp 2 Memo for Requesting Commissions Earned when Commission Plan has been Changed Retroactively (Most Commonly late, after Year Has Begun)
It is very common for employers to change their Commission Plans at the beginning of the year. Unfortunately, it is also common for employers to be late in doing so, and then implementing their new Plans retroactively, which many feel is unfair, and demotivating, to say the least. Here is a non-confrontational memo to request those commissions earned and due under the “old” plan, or an alternative “reward” to Minimize the disappointment and disincentive. New!!
$72.75
Comp 3 Memo Proposing a Retention Bonus or Arrangement
In many circumstances, most commonly just prior to a merger, (a) the employer has a special need to retain key talent and/or legacy knowledge, and (b) the employee has a special need for job security or its “cousin,” financial security. These two needs are commonly satisfied by a “retention bonus or arrangement,” sometimes called a “stay put plan.” Here is how you can request one, without seeming to be threatening or hostile. New!!
$87.75
Severance 2 Requesting Additional Severance
Don’t believe you have been offered sufficient severance, considering your circumstances and service to your employer? That would not be surprising, because over time employers have reduced the amount of severance they offer. This model memo is the kind of memo we suggest all of our clients use in order to request additional severance. Recently Updated!!
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Severance Package.” See below.
$87.75
Severance 7 Model Memo to Employer Requesting Vesting of Unvested Options After Termination Without Cause
Losing your job is a very painful and frightening experience. In rather rapid fashion, and often due to no fault of your own, you lose your (a) employment relation, (b) regular income, (c) valuable benefits, and (d) daily friendships. Why in the world would being fired, downsized or laid off also require losing a very valuable class of income that you earned over years of hard work, dedication and loyalty? Just makes no sense. Here is how you can “undo” the damage.
New!!
$87.95
UnempBen 1 Requesting Employer’s Assurance It Will Not Contest Unemployment Benefits Application – With 10 Great Sample Reasons
The most common question asked by clients who have recently left or lost their jobs: “Will I get Unemployment Benefits?” This Model Letter serves to reduce the anxiety, insecurity, fear and risk of being denied Unemployment Benefits by (a) sharing the reasons you are eligible, and (b) requesting that your former employer provide written assurances it will not contest your Unemployment Benefits application. Includes 10 Great “Sample Reasons.” New!!
$62.75
Comp 4 Memo Requesting Changes to Retention Bonus Agreement
Should you be offered a Retention Bonus, it is almost certain you will be asked to sign a Retention Bonus Agreement. If you are, you likely have the leverage to request clarifications be made to the agreement, to protect and promote your interests. This model memo includes the eight most common changes people request, and shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$87.75
Comp 5 Memo Responding to a Disappointing Bonus
If you have received a disappointing bonus, you can respond respectfully and effectively to seek (a) reconsideration, (b) alternative “rewards” and/or (c) ideas about how you might avoid disappointment next year at “bonus payment” time. This model memo makes the pitch in a very respectful and effective way, and includes 12 suggested “alternative rewards” you might ask for. It shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$82.75
Comp 9 Letter Requesting Equity from Private Equity-Owned Employer
Quite often Private Equity-owned employers use grants or promises of “equity” in the form or shares, interests, units, or similar words to attract and retain talented individuals to work for them. Often, too, such employers justify lowering salaries and benefits to existing employees by the promise of a part of the “pot of gold” at the sale of the company. However, sometimes some valuable employees are not offered equity “awards.” These people must make a respectful request to get such an “award.” If you are one of these people, this Model Letter is meant for you. It shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$82.75
Comp 10 Model Memo and Addendum Responding to Offer of Ownership Interests in New or Young Company
To attract and retain the best employees, many employers offer ownership interests – LLC units, restricted stock, “phantom stock,” stock appreciation units, etc. To employees, this represents the possibility of gaining financial security. However the “legal papers” that are usually required to be signed commonly (a) permit reduction in compensation, (b) offers no job security, (c) makes the ownership interests easily forfeited or of very little value, and (d) includes non-compete restrictions. Thus, the “dream” can end up being a nightmare. This Model Memo and Addendum helps employees in this circumstance reduce the risks and raise the rewards. It provides clauses to request be inserted into the required “legal papers.” “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$127.75
Comp 11 Two Memos: (1) During Retention Period, Requesting Increase in Retention Bonus; (2) To Next Employer, Requesting Sign-On Payment to Address Retention Bonus Loss.
If you have signed a Retention Bonus Agreement, and you are offered a great new job, you can both ask your present employer to increase the bonus amount, and ask your prospective employer for a sign-on payment to make up for your Retention Bonus loss. If you are in this situation, this Model Letter is meant for you. It shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ Coming Soon!!
$92.75
Expense 1 Request for Ongoing Reimbursement of Work-Related Expense
With increasing frequency, employees are working from home and on-the-road, and are incurring unreimbursed expenses for such things as cell phone use, internet connection, auto use, home office expenses (such as printer ink cartridges) and even postage. These can add up over time and put a real dent in your wallet. This Model Memo shows you how to request ongoing reimbursement of these items. “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ NEW!!
$77.75
Expense 2 ANONYMOUS Request for Ongoing Reimbursement of Work-Related Expense
Some employees want and deserve ongoing reimbursement of expenses of working from home and on-the-road, but are fearful of being retaliated against for making the request. For these employees we offer a different approach: an ANONYMOUS request addressed to either Senior-most Management or the company’s Board of Directors ON BEHALF OF ALL EMPLOYEES IN THIS SITUATION. “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ Coming Soon!
$77.75

G. Bonus – Proposing, Increasing, Expressing Disappointment, etc. New!!

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Comp 7 Memo Requesting a “Sign-On” Bonus
When you are “unique and special human capital,” you are in high demand. If so, you may very well have the leverage to request a “sign-on” bonus. Combining that leverage with a wisely worded request just may get you the additional monies you want and deserve. This model memo makes the pitch in a very respectful and effective way, and includes 6 great rationales to support your request. It shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ Coming Soon!
$82.75
Job Issues 28 Memo for Requesting a Bonus
It’s not easy asking for a bonus. This Model Memo offers you a professional and effective way to do so. It offers 12 alternative reasons why you should be paid a bonus, including (1) why it is good for your employer, (2) why you deserve it, and (3) how it will serve to both incentivize you and retain you at the company, which are the three real reasons bonuses are paid.
$49.75
Job Issues 6 Memo to Set Your Bonus Expectations with Your Boss
Your one best method to getting the annual bonus you deserve is to (a) ask for it, (b) ask for it at the right time, and (c) ask for it in the right way. This Model Memo can be used as a good example for your own memo.
$62.75
Comp 5 Memo Responding to a Disappointing Bonus
If you have received a disappointing bonus, you can respond respectfully and effectively to seek (a) reconsideration, (b) alternative “rewards” and/or (c) ideas about how you might avoid disappointment next year at “bonus payment” time. This model memo makes the pitch in a very respectful and effective way, and includes 12 suggested “alternative rewards” you might ask for. It shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$82.75
Comp 3 Memo Proposing a Retention Bonus or Arrangement
In many circumstances, most commonly just prior to a merger, (a) the employer has a special need to retain key talent and/or legacy knowledge, and (b) the employee has a special need for job security or its “cousin,” financial security. These two needs are commonly satisfied by a “retention bonus or arrangement,” sometimes called a “stay put plan.” Here is how you can request one, without seeming to be threatening or hostile. New!!
$77.75
Comp 4 Memo Requesting Changes to Retention Bonus Agreement
Should you be offered a Retention Bonus, it is almost certain you will be asked to sign a Retention Bonus Agreement. If you are, you likely have the leverage to request clarifications be made to the agreement, to protect and promote your interests. This model memo includes the eight most common changes people request, and shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$77.75
Comp 6 Memo Requesting a Pro Rata Bonus When Leaving
When you leave a job – especially if you are laid off – you have every right, a good reason, and a lot to gain by requesting a pro-rata portion of the bonus you had been earning while employed. The trick is to make the request the right way, and use the best rationales. This model memo does just that. It shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ Coming Soon!
$82.75
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H. Performance Reviews And PIP’s – Effective Responses

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PIP 1 Model Response to Receiving a PIP
[Visitors: This is the same item as our Job Issues 1]
You are brought into a room, told your performance is unsatisfactory, and that you have sixty days to totally improve. You feel violated, powerless and angry. You don’t know what to do. This Action Memo gives you the form in which to challenge a Performance Improvement Plan. This is the most common reason visitors come to our Blog, and this is the most popular Action Memo in our Sklover’s “Private Library.”
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate PIP Package.” See below.
$87.75
PIP 2 Model Second Response to Use if First Response Does Not Work
[Visitors: This is the same item as our Job Issues 16]
Sometimes, an employee’s first efforts to “Push Back” at a Performance Improvement Plan do not accomplish the goal of having it removed or changed. For these people, we offer this second “PIP” Model Letter, intended to raise the issues to a higher level of authority at the employer. Most commonly this is ether the CEO or the Board Members, who have greater authority – and responsibility – for matters of misrepresentation and fraud, which false PIP’s generally are.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate PIP Package.” See below.
$77.75
PIP 3 152-Point Step-By-Step Guide and Checklist for a PIP
This is our unique guide to Pushing Back at a PIP. Each of the 152 points is a lesson learned in representing others in the PIP process. It’s like having a “PIP Coach” at your side.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate PIP Package.” See below.
$87.75
PIP 4 Three Model Memos Requesting Feedback from (i) Clients, (ii) Customers and (iii) Colleagues for Use as PIP Pushback
PIP’s are often based on a false presumption of poor performance. Who would know better about your actual performance than your clients, customers and colleagues? We often suggest seeking feed-back from these folks to help push back at a PIP. These three Model Memos do just that.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate PIP Package.” See below.
$47.75
PIP 5 Final Effort to Achieve Delay in PIP Process or Conclusion to Permit Time for Job Search or Other Preferable Solution
When prior efforts to “push back” at a Performance Improvement Plan (“PIP”) don’t yield the desired results, we suggest a final, last-ditch effort to delay its conclusion to enable more time to (a) stay on payroll and benefits, (b) find a new job, (c) obtain a transfer, (d) negotiate an exit package, or (e) achieve some other preferable goal. This memo embodies the “never stop trying” principle we always advocate. New!
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate PIP Package.” See below.
$77.75
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Perform. Review 1 Before Performance Review: Memo to Make it Best Possible
Why wait until after your performance review is presented to react to it? It’s a far better idea to proactively ensure that your review is the most positive, and least negative, possible. Here is how you can do that.
$67.75
Perform. Review 2 After Performance Review: Model Performance Review Rebuttal
Here is exactly what you need to respond to a problematic Performance Review. It shows you what to say, and how you need to say it, whether your Performance Review is (a) factually incorrect, (b) missing important information, (c) improperly motivated (as examples, personal feelings, discrimination or retaliation), (d) without any notice, (e) overly subjective, or otherwise in error, this is the Model Memo you need.
$87.75
Perform. Review 3 After Performance Review: Requesting Performance Review Rebuttal Procedures and Forms
Many employers require Performance Review Rebuttals use only certain procedures and forms. Some require you send your Rebuttal to certain people and obey certain deadlines. Others have no strict requirements. Before you respond to your Performance Review, you must find out. This model memo does this for you. New!!
$47.75
Perform. Review 4 141-Point Master Guide and Checklist for Performance Reviews
This Master Guide and Checklist puts everything at your fingertips, from “a” to “z” from (1) Before Your Performance Review Meeting ( “Your Chance to Enhance”), (2) During Your Performance Review Meeting (“Your Three Objectives”) and (3) After Your Performance Review Meeting (“Your Robust Rebuttal”). This is a constant Top Seller!
$92.75
Perform. Review 5 Model Letter Thanking Manager for Performance Review
Your manager has a lot of responsibilities. He or she is a human, and so will remember those who (a) appreciate their good work, and (b) express that appreciation. Show your manager you appreciate the effort, candor and caring that went into your performance review, and he or she just might show you better assignments, better bonuses, and perhaps even better performance reviews in the future. Just one page, but a springtime favorite. New!!
$44.75
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Job Issues 45 Post-Investigation Push-Back Memo For Use When Your Complaint is Found “Without Basis”
If you submit a complaint to your employer of Retaliation, Discrimination, Harassment or other improper misconduct, chances are that (a) the “Investigator” will dismiss it by concluding there is “no basis” for it, and (b) you will feel frustrated, demoralized and bitter. This memo shows you how to “Push Back” in the most effective way. Though it is geared toward a complaint of retaliation, it is easily modifiable to address dismissal of a complaint of discrimination, harassment or other misconduct. Shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$84.95


I. Discrimination / Bullying / Retaliation – Discrimination, Harassment, Bullying, Retaliation

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Subject, Name and Description

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Discrim 1 Model Complaint of Age Discrimination To HR and/or Management
The law makes Age Discrimination in employment illegal. However, the law is quite clear in that it will not, and cannot, help you unless you first file a Complaint with your employer (HR and/or Management) objecting to the way you have been treated. This Model Complaint contains all of the necessary elements of what a Complaint of Age Discrimination should include, and shows you how to write what needs to be written.
$77.75
Discrim 2 Model Complaint of Gender Discrimination To HR and/or Management
It is plainly illegal to make decisions at work regarding hiring and firing, and everything in between, on the basis of gender. Yet, it is not difficult to find entire departments, agencies, companies, industries and professions oriented and dominated by one of the genders. If you feel that decisions regarding your hiring, advancement, compensation, benefits, retention, treatment or termination have been affected by your gender, this is the model letter that can help you reverse and remedy the situation.
$67.95
Discrim 3 Model Complaint of Race Discrimination To HR and/or Management
Sadly, race discrimination has not been eliminated from the workplace. For reasons unknown, this scourge on society continues to plague us, and continues to deny us both (a) substantial contributions of many talented people, and (b) the proven advantages of diversity. If you believe decisions regarding your hiring, advancement, compensation, benefits, retention, treatment or termination have been affected by your race, consider the use and adaptation of this model letter to assist you in stopping that, and obtaining appropriate remedy. New!!
$67.95
Discrim 4 Model Complaint of Disability Discrimination To HR and/or Management
Those with disabilities – which are defined in the law as limitations on major life functions – are often chosen for layoff when times are difficult, or suffer other job-related decisions, based on the discomfort others may feel with them, or doubts others may have about them. This is illegal. If this has happened to you, to exercise your legal rights you need to begin the process by filing a Complaint with your employer or its HR Department. This model memo, when adapted to include your own facts, events and circumstances, can be used to start the process, as a first step to obtaining appropriate remedy. New!!
$77.75
Discrim 5 After Complaint Filed, After HR or Legal Has “Found” No Discrimination, Memo to CEO
You get up the courage to file a Complaint of Discrimination with HR. Then you wait for weeks. Finally, you get a phone call that “We found no evidence of discrimination.” What do you do now? This Model Memo to the CEO lays out the problem, and insists on his involvement in finding a remedy. Otherwise, you have little choice but to file a formal discrimination complaint with a federal or state human rights agency. It shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$82.75
Job Issues 2 Memo Report/Complaint of Discrimination, Harassment, Hostility to HR or Legal
It is firmly established in the law – even confirmed by the United States Supreme Court – that an employer cannot be held responsible for discrimination, harassment or hostility if the affected employee did not report what happened . . . and there is a record of that report. For this reason it’s critical that an employee complaint be put into writing, so that the fact that it was transmitted, and exactly what was reported, can be confirmed. This Model Memo can help you do just that. Updated and Revised!!
$62.75
Job Issues 3 Memo Confirming Meeting with HR/Legal after Your Reporting Discrimination
For those who report discrimination, harassment or hostility to their employer’s HR or Legal Team, it is important to prepare and maintain a written “history” of developments regarding your complaint. This Memo provides a good model for this purpose.
$47.75
Job Issues 8 Memo Objecting to Retaliation on the Job
Sadly, more and more employees who report financial wrongdoing, or who object to harassment or discrimination, or who participate in investigations of illegality, suffer retaliation for doing so. If this happens to you, it is important to object, in writing, and to do so effectively. This model memo shows you how.
$72.75
Job Issues 12 Defending Yourself if Accused of Hostility, Harassment or Discrimination
Being accused at work of being hostile, harassing or discriminatory can happen to anyone, with devastating results for your job, career and reputation. For this reason it is very important that you respond in a positive and proactive way to any such allegation. This memo provides several possible “defenses” and language that might, or might not, be applicable to your situation. Even if not applicable to your situation, this is a good model to adapt and follow in its way of addressing this difficult and dangerous situation.
$72.75
Job Issues 20 Pre-Emptive Anti-Retaliation Letter (“PEARL”) to Board Chair
The truly best way to avoid becoming the victim of retaliation at work is to raise the issue pre-emptively, that is, (a) before you file a complaint or take any other action that might lead to retaliation, (b) to the highest level of authority. It says to the victimizers “You are being watched.” This model letter shows you how.
$52.75
Job Issues 24 Anonymous Complaint about Bully Boss
Bully Bosses are often intimidating, humiliating and corrosive to the body and soul. This Anonymous Model Letter – with instructions for transmitting – is intended to both stop the abuse and prevent possible retaliation. It is intended to be transmitted to higher-ups, as well as the local prosecutor, and is the “Best Way to Beat the Beast.”
$67.95
Job Issues 45 Post-Investigation Push-Back Memo For Use When Your Complaint is Found “Without Basis”
If you submit a complaint to your employer of Retaliation, Discrimination, Harassment or other improper misconduct, chances are that (a) the “Investigator” will dismiss it by concluding there is “no basis” for it, and (b) you will feel frustrated, demoralized and bitter. This memo shows you how to “Push Back” in the most effective way. Though it is geared toward a complaint of retaliation, it is easily modifiable to address dismissal of a complaint of discrimination, harassment or other misconduct. Shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$84.95


J. FMLA / Disability / COBRA / Illness

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Job Issues 10 Memo Requesting FMLA Information, Forms, Procedures
The Family and Medical Leave Act (known as “FMLA”) is a federal law that gives most employees a right to take time off to care for loved ones, and return to that same (or an equivalent) job. It’s a very useful law, but kind of complicated, too. Many people ask us, “Where do I start?” This memo shows you how.
$47.75
Job Issues 14 Filing Complaint of FMLA Violation/Retaliation to Human Resources
The Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) gives employees the valuable legal right to take unpaid time off from work to take care of themselves or their loved ones; It also guarantees they will be returned to their jobs, or equivalent ones, once they return. This model letter is a model Complaint for violation of FMLA rights – either denial of leave, interference with legal rights, failure to return to prior position, or retaliation for invoking FMLA’s protections.
$55.75
Job Issues 42 Model Memo: I am Not Returning After My FMLA Leave
of Absence (contains Resignation):

Often, for many different reasons, employees do not want to return to their employment after their FMLA Leaves of Absence are over. It can be a touchy situation, and a tricky thing to “navigate.” There are better, more effective – and “safer” ways to go about it. Like all of our Model Letters, this Model Letter shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.” New!!
$82.75
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Job Issues 25 Request for Accommodation for Disability
Every person either (a) has a disability, (b) has had a disability, or (c) will have a disability. That’s life. Fortunately, the Americans with Disabilities Act (or ADA) provides that almost all employees are entitled to reasonable disability accommodations at work. Unfortunately, there is no form or established way to successfully make this request. This Model Letter takes care of that problem for you.
$67.75
Job Issues 27 COBRA Election Notice
COBRA is a federal law that provides very valuable rights. However, you must take steps – on a timely basis – to protect and take advantage of those rights. This Model Letter provides both a sample completed COBRA Election Notice, and a blank form you can simply fill in and transmit. Don’t delay, and don’t lose out.
$44.75
Medical 1 Model Notification of Illness or Injury, Requesting Information, Forms, Procedures and Deadlines
It is a fact of life: sooner or later every employee becomes ill or injured. This raises many issues, and many legal interests to protect, including: (1) Is paid sick time available? (2) Will time taken off be paid or unpaid? (3) What benefits and insurance are available to help you? (4) Will your privacy be maintained?, (5) Will it be held against you?, and many, many others. This model memo, when adapted to include your own facts, events and circumstances, is a great resource to get you the information you need, and the protections you need, against possibly resulting discrimination or retaliation. New!!
$77.75
FMLA 1 Five Email Memos for Use When “Totally Frazzled” and Applying for a FMLA Leave of Absence
Five Handy Emails: (1) To Manager Regarding Taking a Few Days Off; (2) To Manager, Advising that FMLA leave is being taken; (3) Email to Colleagues who may Contact You To See How You Are; (4) To HR (and Insurer) Requesting FMLA Leave of Action Start Date and End Date; (5) To HR (and Insurer) Requesting Critical Information on Payments, Benefits, etc. A Helpful Package of Email Memos that show you “What to Say, and How to Say It”™ during the FMLA Leave of Absence process. New!!
$47.75
Ultimate “Totally Frazzled” Package Memos to Assist You If “Totally Frazzled” from Work Contains these 9 Items, All in One:
FMLA 1: Five Important Email Messages re: FMLA Leave [To Your Manager, Colleagues and HR]
Job Issues 10: To HR, Requesting FMLA Forms
Job Issues 2: Formal Complaint of Discrim, Harassment, Bullying
Job Issues 25: Requesting a Disability Accommodation
Severance 4: Preemptive, Proactive Request for Severance
Resign 3: Involuntary Resignation Letter
Next Step 1: Memo to Family and Friends re: Seeking a New Job
New Job 7: Master List of Employment Items to Negotiate
New Job 8: 50 Good Reasons to Explain Why You Left Your Job
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$277.95
COBRA 2 Memo Requesting “Subsidized” COBRA as part of Severance Package (Same as Model Memo Severance 9)
Almost everyone in the U.S. who resign from a job, and those who lose a job due to no fault of their own, is entitled to remain on the employer’s healthcare plans, provided the employee pays for the cost of those premiums. However, many employers are willing to – if asked – subsidize that cost of healthcare premiums. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It”™ Coming Soon!!
$72.75
Job Issues 45 Post-Investigation Push-Back Memo For Use When Your Complaint is Found “Without Basis”
If you submit a complaint to your employer of Retaliation, Discrimination, Harassment or other improper misconduct, chances are that (a) the “Investigator” will dismiss it by concluding there is “no basis” for it, and (b) you will feel frustrated, demoralized and bitter. This memo shows you how to “Push Back” in the most effective way. Though it is geared toward a complaint of retaliation, it is easily modifiable to address dismissal of a complaint of discrimination, harassment or other misconduct. Shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$84.95


K. Pregnancy & Maternity

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Subject, Name and Description

Price

Maternity 1 Pregnancy – Giving Notice to Your Boss (With 18 Points to Consider Mentioning)
It takes forethought and care to tactfully and successfully address any workplace circumstance out of the ordinary. Pregnancy – and how it might affect your job, duties, compensation, promotions, and career – is just such a circumstance. This Model Memo both shows you how to give notice of pregnancy, and at the same time address 18 points that may be relevant – or even crucial – to you. As do all of our Model Memos, it shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It”™. New!!
$82.75
Maternity 2 Pregnancy – Requesting Reasonable Workplace Accommodations; With 18 Suggested Accommodations
Regarding how employers must accommodate pregnant employees is rapidly evolving – and for the better. Simply put, while no person is entitled to different or preferential treatment due to her or his gender, as a society we want, need and value healthy moms and healthy children. This Model Memo provides a list of 18 such reasonable accommodations you might request, and like all of our Model Memos and Letters, shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It”™. New!!
$82.75
Maternity 3 Advising Manager of Out-of-Home Activity During Maternity Leave
While on Maternity Leave, must a new Mom stay at home? That is, is she prohibited from doing things such as attending seminars, appearing at trade conferences, taking a course, visiting with relatives, and the like? There are potential pitfalls with doing so, and unnecessary limitations entailed in not doing so. This Model Memo shows you how to advise your Manager that you are going to do so, and provides the sound rationales for your decision to use your Leave of Absence for your needs. New!!
$77.75
Maternity 4 Model Memo: I am Not Returning After My Maternity Leave (With 18 Great Sample Reasons)
Often, for many different reasons, employees do not return to their employment after their Maternity Leaves are over. It can be a touchy situation, and a tricky thing to “navigate.” There are better, more effective – and “safer” – ways to go about giving Notice of Not Returning, and reasons to give for your decision. Like all of our Model Letters, this Model Letter shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It”™. New!!
$87.75
Maternity 5 Model Memo: Complaint of Pregnancy Discrimination To HR
No matter how much managers might love children, they can at times find it very difficult and problematic when their employees become pregnant. That’s because an employee’s pregnancy can disrupt the usual flow of things, and require significant accommodations. If you believe you, your job, your compensation or your career has suffered because of your present or past pregnancy, this is a sample formal complaint to file with HR. Like all of our Model Letters, this Model Letter shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It”™. New!!
$82.75
Maternity 6 150-Point Master Checklist for Pregnancy and Maternity Leave
Pregnancy and Maternity Leave are times of great transition, personally, at home, and at work. We offer this 150-Point Master Checklist to assist you in (a) helping you remember all that you need to remember, (b) not forgetting anything, and (c) suggesting some of the things you may not have thought of. We consider this to be the very best there is, anywhere. New!!
$92.75
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L. Expatriate Assignments

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Subject, Name and Description

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Expat 1 Model Memo for Employee Considering Expatriate Assignment Requesting Important Protections, Clarifications, Assurances
Being asked to consider an Expatriate or Overseas Assignment? This Model Memo shows you how to request the most important basic protections. We offer the 16 most common requests, and good explanations for why each is requested. Don’t leave home without it! New!!
$84.75
Expat 2 Letter From Expatriate/Relocatee in Untenable Circumstances To CEO and Board of Directors
As an expatriate or “relocatee,” you may find yourself and your family stranded and/or abandoned in a different country or region, despite your employers’ repeated assurances that no such thing could possibly ever happen. This Model Letter is designed to address that very urgent situation, and its significant needs.
$77.75
Expat 3 138-Point Master Guide and Checklist for Employees Contemplating Expatriate Assignments
Everything you may not think of asking. To our knowledge,no other Guide and Checklist like this one exists. It represents the solution to the many mistakes our clients wished they had not made when they accepted an expat position. New!!
$117.95
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Expat 4 Model Memo and 25-Point Addendum for Senior-Level Expatriate Assignments
Expatriate assignments may be extraordinarily rewarding and memorable; they are also potentially risky and traumatic. The difference is in the planning and execution. This Model Memo and 25-point Addendum is a good part of the Senior-Level Executive’s Planning for expatriate assignment success. Contains 25 points addressing the unique concerns of senior-level executives. New!!
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M. Misconduct & Workplace Violence [New!] – “Defend Yourself & Report Danger”

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Misconduct 1 Defending Yourself Against Allegation of Abandonment or Neglect of Duties (Two Models)
This is one of those allegations that are considered “misconduct,” and could lead to (a) job loss, (b) no severance, (c) no unemployment benefits, and (d) no COBRA coverage. Here are two Model Memos to adapt to your facts and circumstances.
$72.75
Misconduct 2 Defending Yourself Against Allegation of Chronic Absenteeism or Lateness (Two Models)
This is one of those allegations that are considered “misconduct,” and could lead to (a) job loss, (b) no severance, (c) no unemployment benefits, and (d)no COBRA coverage. Here are two Model Memos to adapt to your facts and circumstances.
$72.75
Misconduct 3 Defending Yourself Against Allegation of Dishonesty at Work (Two Models)
This is one of those allegations that are considered “misconduct,” and could lead to (a) job loss, (b) no severance, (c) no unemployment benefits, and (d)no COBRA coverage. Here are two Model Memos to adapt to your facts and circumstances.
$72.75
Job Issues 12 Defending Yourself if Accused of Hostility, Harassment or Discrimination
Being accused at work of being hostile, harassing or discriminatory can happen to anyone, with devastating results for your job, career and reputation. For this reason it is very important that you respond in a positive and proactive way to any such allegation. This memo provides several possible “defenses” and language that might, or might not, be applicable to your situation. Even if not applicable to your situation, this is a good model to adapt and follow in its way of addressing this difficult and dangerous situation.
$57.75
Job Issues 22 Addressing a Conflict-Of-Interest at Work
Every now and then a conflict-of-interest (real or perceived) arises at work. A conflict-of-interest is a fact, circumstance or relation that “tugs your heart and mind in two different ways.” As examples, a daughter may be hired by the same department her father works in. Or a mother may sell supplies to the company her son runs. Here’s the best way to address a conflict-of-interest at work.
$39.95
Misconduct 4 Defending Yourself Against Allegation of Insubordination at Work (Two Models)
Insubordination, one type of workplace misconduct, is the (i) willful (ii) failure to (iii) follow an (iv) appropriate directive of a (v) superior. As you can see, there are several ways to defend yourself from an allegation of insubordination, for which you can lose (a) your job, (b) severance, (c) unemployment benefits, and (d) COBRA coverage. Here are two Model Memos, to show you what to say, and how to say it, to adapt to your facts and circumstances.
$72.75
Misconduct 5 Defending Yourself – Allegation of Improper Touching of Colleague (Two Models)
Whether characterized as in anger or in lust, this particular allegation could easily lead to (a) job loss, (b) loss of severance, (c) denial of unemployment benefits, (d) denial of COBRA coverage, and even problems at home. Here are two Model Memos to adapt to your own particular facts, events and circumstances.
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Misconduct 6 Defending Yourself Against Allegation of Conflict of Interest at Work (Two Models)
This is one of those allegations that are considered “misconduct,” and could lead to (a) job loss, (b) no severance, (c) no unemployment benefits, and (d)
No COBRA coverage. Here are two Model Memos to adapt to your facts and circumstances.
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Misconduct 7 Misconduct Defending Yourself Against Allegations of Use of Company Property (Two Models)
This particular allegation – use of Company Property for Personal Purposes – is particularly vexing, as it is often innocuous in fact but damning in effect. In fact, it is sometimes referred to as a kind of “theft.” Ouch! And, too, it is sufficient to deny you earned but unvested equity, unemployment benefits and your reputation. These two models should assist your efforts to dispel the cloud of suspicion, and prevent your losses.
$72.75
Misconduct 8 Defending Yourself Against Allegation of Personal Use of Company Credit Card (Two Models)
This is one of those allegations that are considered “misconduct,” and could lead to (a) job loss, (b) no severance, (c) no unemployment benefits, and (d) No COBRA coverage. Here are two Model Memos to adapt to your facts and circumstances.
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Misconduct 9 Defending Yourself Against Allegation of Violation of Company Policy(s) (Two Models)
This is one of those allegations that are considered “misconduct,” and could lead to (a) job loss, (b) no severance, (c) no unemployment benefits, and (d) No COBRA coverage. Here are two Model Memos to adapt to your facts and circumstances.
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Misconduct 10 Defending Yourself Against Allegation of Use or Sharing Confidential Information (Two Models) This is one of those allegations that are considered “misconduct,” and could lead to (a) job loss, (b) no severance, (c) no unemployment benefits, and (d) No COBRA coverage. Here are two Model Memos to adapt to your facts and circumstances.
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$72.75
Job Issues 31 Model Memo to Employer Insisting on Protection From Potential Workplace Violence
Sadly, violence in the workplace is becoming more frequent each year. By law, the first duty of every employer to every employee is to provide a workplace safe from injury and harm. If you have a concern about possible violence in your workplace, this Model Memo shows you what to say, and how to say it, to ensure your employer (a) promptly (b) takes all necessary steps to protect you, and (c) takes all necessary steps to make your workplace a safer place in the future. It also addresses any concern you may have about retaliation for making your request.
$67.95
Job Issues 13 Response to Allegations of 14 Kinds of Misconduct
This Model Letter provides both a framework and specific defenses to 14 different – yet common – allegations of employee misconduct: Abandonment of Duties; Absenteeism, Chronic Lateness; Bypassing Chain of Authority; Conflict of Interest; Criminal Conduct Outside Work; Dishonesty; Exceeding Authority; Improper Touching; Insubordination; Misappropriation of Funds; Personal Use of Company Equipment; Personal Use of Company Credit Card; Rudeness to Client or Customer; Violation of Company Policy. Shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
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N. Other On-the-Job Issues – If It’s Not in Another Section, It’s Probably Here

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Job Issues 11 Requesting Review of HR File
You may have a legal right to review (and copy) your HR file. (A state-by-state review of the law can be found in our Newsletter/Q&A Library.) Even if you do not have a legal right to do so, you have every right to submit a respectful and convincing letter asking to do so. This Model Letter shows you how.
$37.75
Job Issues 15 Two Letters Requesting Agreement That Employee Will Have Rights to Creation
When employees produce written or other “creations” related to their work, the law provides that the “creation” is the property of the employer. However, employers and employees are free to agree that the employee may own, or share, the “authorship” and “ownership” rights. These two Model Letters show you how to request ownership or sharing of such rights, and contain simple letter-agreements to use for that purpose.
$67.75
Job Issues 18 Master 88-Point Checklist – When Facing the Merger or Sale of Your Employer
One of the riskiest workplace situations you will face is the upcoming merger or sale of your employer. Chances are that, no matter which company is the purchaser or “dominant merger partner,” lots of layoffs will follow. Here is our 88-Point Master Checklist to help you gain a degree of control, calm and Confidence to successfully negotiate and navigate the experience.
$72.75
Job Issues 19 Letter From Expatriate/Relocatee in Untenable Circumstances To CEO and Board of Directors
As an expatriate or “relocatee,” you may find yourself and your family stranded and/or abandoned in a different country or region, despite your employers’ repeated assurances that no such thing could possibly ever happen. This Model Letter is designed to address that very urgent situation, and its significant needs.
$77.75
Job Issues 21 Model Forms and Package to File for I.R.S. Informant Award
In recent years the U.S. federal government has run up huge deficits. To address growing problem, some people think the U.S. government should cut spending. Other people think the U.S. government should increase taxes. But nearly everyone thinks the billions of dollars not collected from those who cheat on their taxes should be collected. A new program called the I.R.S. Informant Program has been established to award Informants by paying them 15% to 30% of the tax collected as a result of information provided. In April, 2011, one accountant from Philadelphia was awarded $4.5 million for reporting his employer. Here’s a guide to doing the same with your employer if you wish.
$67.95
Job Issues 22 Addressing a Conflict-Of-Interest at Work
Every now and then a conflict-of-interest (real or perceived) arises at work. A conflict-of-interest is a fact, circumstance or relation that “tugs your heart and mind in two different ways.” As examples, a daughter may be hired by the same department her father works in. Or a mother may sell supplies to the company her son runs. Here’s the best way to address a conflict-of-interest at work.
$39.95
Job Issues 31 Model Memo to Employer Insisting on Protection From Potential Workplace Violence
Sadly, violence in the workplace is becoming more frequent each year. By law, the first duty of every employer to every employee is to provide a workplace safe from injury and harm. If you have a concern about possible violence in your workplace, this Model Memo shows you what to say, and how to say it, to ensure your employer (a) promptly (b) takes all necessary steps to protect you, and (c) takes all necessary steps to make your workplace a safer place in the future. It also addresses any concern you may have about retaliation for making your request.
$67.95
Job Issues 32 Model Memo Requesting an “In-The-Meantime” Clause or Agreement
If you are offered a “deferred goal” from your employer, such as a Partnership, vesting of stock, forgiveness of a debt or repayment obligation, or bonus, but will not receive it until some date in the future, it is extremely wise to request that, if due to no fault of your own, the opportunity is taken away from you unexpectedly, you still receive the equivalent in cash or other “alternative goal.” That is what we call an “In-the-Meantime” clause. Most employees do not, and for many an unexpected intervening circumstance or event results in their extreme disappointment. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$72.75
Job Issues 33 Model Memo Requesting an Indemnification Letter
In many workplace situations, employees are asked by their employers to take on responsibilities outside their usual duties that entail an increased degree of personal risk. Two common examples are (i) serving on the Board of Directors of a subsidiary or affiliated company, and (ii) permitting the use of the employee’s name and photo in commercial ads. In these and other situations, it is common and prudent to request an “Indemnity Letter” or “Indemnification Letter,” which is a promise to pay your damages and legal expense if sued related to this new responsibility. Contains suggested language for such a letter, too. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
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Job Issues 34 Model Memo Requesting Telecommuting or Flex-time
For many employees balancing work and personal lives can be made a whole lot easier by varying either (a) where the employee works (telecommuting) and (b) when (flex-time.”) More and more employers are seeing the advantages of these variations on the usual work place and work time, including (a) retention of valued employees, (b) lower costs of office space, and (c) increased productivity. If telecommuting or flex-time seem attractive to you, here is how to ask for it, that is, “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$67.75
Job Issues 35 Sample Sworn Affidavit for Use in Resolving Disputes
An Affidavit is a set of written statements that does three important things: (1) lets you tell your “story” of what took place when disagreement exists about that, (2) gives you greater credibility in doing so, and (3) prevents your employer, HR or Legal from claiming ever claiming you did not tell them something, or did not make a certain thing clear. Simply put, they are quite effective when faced with a workplace dispute. This is a sample that shows you the usual Sworn Affidavit “format,” with instructions for getting it signed in front of a Notary Public.
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Medical 1 Model Notification of Illness or Injury, Requesting Information, Forms, Procedures and Deadlines
It is a fact of life: sooner or later every employee becomes ill or injured. This raises many issues, and many legal interests to protect, including: (1) Is paid sick time available? (2) Will time taken off be paid or unpaid? (3) What benefits and insurance are available to help you? (4) Will your privacy be maintained?, (5) Will it be held against you?, and many, many others. This model memo, when adapted to include your own facts, events and circumstances, is a great resource to get you the information you need, and the protections you need, against possibly resulting discrimination or retaliation. New!!
$77.75
Job Issues 36 After Filing Complaint, Requesting Separation and Protection from Further Abuse or Retaliation
After filing a Complaint against a colleague or Manager for bullying, hostility, discrimination or harassment, you may fear that the mistreatment might worsen, or another form of retaliation might take place. The solution: a formal request for Separation and Protection from the Victimizer. This Model Memo Shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ [Under Revision]
$67.75
Job Issues 38 Two Model Memos to Manager Requesting Relief from Too Many Hours
More and more employees are finding themselves overworked and frazzled because they are required to work just too many hours. The experience can cause serious problems for your health, your emotions and your family. But you can always do your best to “navigate” your way to more reasonable hours, and here are two Model Memos that show you how. The first is a relatively “gentle” memo to your manager, and the second is a bit “firmer” one to your manager and Human Resources sharing your decision to protect your health. Not adversarial, not confrontational, but effective. New!!
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Job Issues 40 Request for Reimbursement for Cost of Legal Review of Agreement Your Employer Asks You to Sign:
It happens all the time: you are presented with a new, updated or revised agreement of some sort by your employer’s Human Resources department, and told you need to sign it. You don’t understand the legal words and phrases. But why must you spend perhaps hundreds of dollars for a lawyer? Why isn’t it treated as a reimbursable business-related expense? Here’s the way to ask HR to “foot the bill.” New!!
$42.75
Job Issues 43 Two Model USERRA Notices – one for Pre-Military Service, one for Post-Military Service.
The Federal USERRA law gives those who plan to engage, or who have engaged, in military service, special legal rights to benefits during that service, reemployment upon return, and other benefits, such as seniority. Don’t miss out. Use these Two USERRA Notices to protect your rights, interests and advantages under this law. New!!
$82.75
Job Issues 45 Post-Investigation Push-Back Memo For Use When Your Complaint is Found “Without Basis”
If you submit a complaint to your employer of Retaliation, Discrimination, Harassment or other improper misconduct, chances are that (a) the “Investigator” will dismiss it by concluding there is “no basis” for it, and (b) you will feel frustrated, demoralized and bitter. This memo shows you how to “Push Back” in the most effective way. Though it is geared toward a complaint of retaliation, it is easily modifiable to address dismissal of a complaint of discrimination, harassment or other misconduct. Shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
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O. Filing Complaints and Whistleblowing – Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, FMLA, etc.

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Job Issues 2 Memo Report/Complaint of Discrimination, Harassment, Hostility to HR or Legal
It is firmly established in the law – even confirmed by the United States Supreme Court – that an employer cannot be held responsible for discrimination, harassment or hostility if the affected employee did not report what happened . . . and there is a record of that report. For this reason it’s critical that an employee complaint be put into writing, so that the fact that it was transmitted, and exactly what was reported, can be confirmed. This Model Memo can help you do just that.
$62.75
Job Issues 3 Memo Confirming Meeting with HR/Legal after Your Reporting Discrimination
For those who report discrimination, harassment or hostility to their employer’s HR or Legal Team, it is important to prepare and maintain a written “history” of developments regarding your complaint. This Memo provides a good model for this purpose.
$39.95
Job Issues 14 Filing Complaint of FMLA Violation/Retaliation to Human Resources
The Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) gives employees the valuable legal right to take unpaid time off from work to take care of themselves or their loved ones; It also guarantees they will be returned to their jobs, or equivalent ones, once they return. This model letter is a model Complaint for violation of FMLA rights – either denial of leave, interference with legal rights, failure to return to prior position, or retaliation for invoking FMLA’s protections.
$55.75
Job Issues 21 Model Forms and Package to File for I.R.S. Informant Award
In recent years the U.S. federal government has run up huge deficits. To address growing problem, some people think the U.S. government should cut spending. Other people think the U.S. government should increase taxes. But nearly everyone thinks the billions of dollars not collected from those who cheat on their taxes should be collected. A new program called the I.R.S. Informant Program has been established to award Informants by paying them 15% to 30% of the tax collected as a result of information provided. In April, 2011, one accountant from Philadelphia was awarded $4.5 million for reporting his employer. Here’s a guide to doing the same with your employer if you wish.
$67.95
Discrim 1 Model Complaint of Age Discrimination To HR and/or Management The law makes Age Discrimination in employment illegal. However, the law is quite clear in that it will not, and cannot, help you unless you first file a Complaint with your employer (HR and/or Management) objecting to the way you have been treated. This Model Complaint contains all of the necessary elements of what a Complaint of Age Discrimination should include, and shows you how to write what needs to be written. $67.95
Discrim 2 Model Complaint of Gender Discrimination To HR and/or Management It is plainly illegal to make decisions at work regarding hiring and firing, and everything in between, on the basis of gender. Yet, it is not difficult to find entire departments, agencies, companies, industries and professions oriented and dominated by one of the genders. If you feel that decisions regarding your hiring, advancement, compensation, benefits, retention, treatment or termination have been affected by your gender, this is the model letter that can help you reverse and remedy the situation. $67.95
Discrim 3 Model Complaint of Race Discrimination To HR and/or Management Sadly, race discrimination has not been eliminated from the workplace. For reasons unknown, this scourge on society continues to plague us, and continues to deny us both (a) substantial contributions of many talented people, and (b) the proven advantages of diversity. If you believe decisions regarding your hiring, advancement, compensation, benefits, retention, treatment or termination have been affected by your race, consider the use and adaptation of this model letter to assist you in stopping that, and obtaining appropriate remedy. New!! $67.95
Discrim 4 Model Complaint of Disability Discrimination To HR and/or Management Those with disabilities – which are defined in the law as limitations on major life functions – are often chosen for layoff when times are difficult, or suffer other job-related decisions, based on the discomfort others may feel with them, or doubts others may have about them. This is illegal. If this has happened to you, to exercise your legal rights you need to begin the process by filing a Complaint with your employer or its HR Department. This model memo, when adapted to include your own facts, events and circumstances, can be used to start the process, as a first step to obtaining appropriate remedy. New!! $67.95
Job Issues 36 After Filing Complaint, Requesting Separation and Protection from Further Abuse or Retaliation
After filing a Complaint against a colleague or Manager for bullying, hostility, discrimination or harassment, you may fear that the mistreatment might worsen, or another form of retaliation might take place. The solution: a formal request for Separation and Protection from the Victimizer. This Model Memo Shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ [Under Revision]
$67.75
Job Issues 45 Post-Investigation Push-Back Memo For Use When Your Complaint is Found “Without Basis”
If you submit a complaint to your employer of Retaliation, Discrimination, Harassment or other improper misconduct, chances are that (a) the “Investigator” will dismiss it by concluding there is “no basis” for it, and (b) you will feel frustrated, demoralized and bitter. This memo shows you how to “Push Back” in the most effective way. Though it is geared toward a complaint of retaliation, it is easily modifiable to address dismissal of a complaint of discrimination, harassment or other misconduct. Shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
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P. Retaliation [New!] – If Harmed for Standing Up or Doing Right

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Job Issues 8 Memo Objecting to Retaliation on the Job
Sadly, more and more employees who report financial wrongdoing, or who object to harassment or discrimination, or who participate in investigations of illegality, suffer retaliation for doing so. If this happens to you, it is important to object, in writing, and to do so effectively. This model memo shows you how.
$72.75
Job Issues 20 Pre-Emptive Anti-Retaliation Letter (“PEARL”) to Board Chair
The truly best way to avoid becoming the victim of retaliation at work is to raise the issue pre-emptively, that is, (a) before you file a complaint or take any other action that might lead to retaliation, (b) to the highest level of authority. It says to the victimizers “You are being watched.” This model letter shows you how.
$52.75
Job Issues 14 Filing Complaint of FMLA Violation/Retaliation to Human Resources
The Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) gives employees the valuable legal right to take unpaid time off from work to take care of themselves or their loved ones; It also guarantees they will be returned to their jobs, or equivalent ones, once they return. This model letter is a model Complaint for violation of FMLA rights – either denial of leave, interference with legal rights, failure to return to prior position, or retaliation for invoking FMLA’s protections.
$55.75


Q. Non-Compete’s and Related Restrictions – Avoiding, Navigating, and Defending Against Them

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Non-Compete 1 185-Point Master Guide & Checklist to Non-Compete’s
This Master Guide & Checklist takes you step-by-step through everything you need to know about Non-Compete’s. There is nothing like it, anywhere. Eleven Sections: (a) General; (b) Before Employment; (c) During Employment; (d) After Employment; (e) Understanding; (f) Negotiating; (g) When Looking for New Jobs; (h) Preparing for a Dispute; (i) If Accused of Violating; (j) Fight Outside Court; and (k) Fighting in Court.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Non-Compete Package.” See below.
$107.75
Non-Compete 2 Model Letter: Will I Be Required to Sign a Non-Compete For this New Job (And, If So, May I See a Copy)
This Model Letter says in rather elegant fashion precisely what its two names imply. When you receive a job offer, and information regarding compensation, benefits and perquisites, it is only prudent to make this critical inquiry.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Non-Compete Package.” See below.
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Non-Compete 3 Model Letter: Response to Request You Sign a Non-Compete
You have just been offered a great job . . . or you believe it will soon be offered to you. However, it requires that you sign a “non-compete” agreement. You find yourself in a quandary: the non-compete seems to say that, if you leave this job for any reason, you can’t work in your industry for a full year. What are you going to do to pay the bills during that time? How should you respond? This Model Letter shows you how.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Non-Compete Package.” See below.
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Non-Compete 4 Model Memo: Disclosing Your Non-Compete to a Prospective Employer; Requesting Support if Dispute Arises
It is always a concern: will a prospective employer decide not to either interview me or hire me because I have signed a non-compete? This Model Memo shows you when and how to disclose your non-compete agreement, and to ask for the employer’s “support” in the event a dispute arises with your former employer.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Non-Compete Package.” See below.
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Non-Compete 5 Model Letter: Proactive Attempt to Prevent a Potential Non-Compete Dispute (For a Former Employee who has Found a Job for a Competitor)
“I have a non-compete, but I want to work for a competitor. What should I do?” The answer is almost always to proactively seek a resolution with your former employer before a dispute occurs. This Model Letter shows you how.
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Non-Compete Package.” See below.
$87.75
Non-Compete 6 Model Letter: Response to Attorney’s Cease and Desist Letter Alleging Non-Compete Violation
Receiving a “Cease and Desist” letter alleging that you have violated a non-compete agreement can be an upsetting experience. Usually, they come from a lawyer, and are quite menacing. The overall message – stop working for your new employer, or else be sued – is daunting, to say the least. Facing the possibilities of an expensive lawsuit and potential loss of your job is more than enough to really upset you. How should you respond? This Model Letter is the answer. Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Non-Compete Package.” See below.
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Non-Solicit 1 Model Letter: Response to Request Non-Solicitation Agreement Be Signed
Whenever a non-solicitation agreement is presented for you to sign, you should (1) understand it represents a limitation on your ability to work in the future, and (2) do your best to limit its possible negative effects on you. This memo shows you how to do just that. It contains the 16 most important things to ask for, and shows how to ask for them. Written for a person who just received a job offer, but is applicable to anyone asked to sign a non-solicitation agreement, at any time, in any context. New!!
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Non-Solicit 3 Seven Brief Letters to Former Clients During Non-Solicitation Period to Maintain the Relation
If you signed a non-solicitation agreement, for a certain Period of time you cannot solicit their business. But you sure can communicate with them, to keep your relation “alive and warm” during that time, so long as you do not “solicit” their business. These Seven Brief Letters show You how to do just that. New!!
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Non-Solicit 4 Response to Cease and Desist Letter alleging Violation of Non-Solicitation Obligations
Every now and then, an employer comes to believe that an employee has not lived up to his or her Non-solicitation obligations. If this happens to you, and you have been careful not to engage in a violation, this response letter may be just what you need to “push back” effectively and successfully. Shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.” Coming Soon!!
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Post-Employ 15 For Former Employee: Have I Signed Any Agreements That Restrict My Activities in the Future?
Many former employees don’t know whether they have signed agreements that say, for examples, they cannot (a) work for a competitor or a customer (present or prospective), (b) solicit business from a customer (present or prospective), (c) solicit or hire a former colleague who is or was an employee of the former employer, or even (d) go into business on their own in the same industry. How can you find out? Ask, but very carefully, without “tipping off” the former employer of exactly which restriction you are concerned about. This Model Letter shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.™” New!!
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R. Dispute Resolution – Responding to Allegations or Cease & Desist Letters, Settlement, Mediation, Arbitration

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S. Resigning – From Involuntary Resignation to 100-Point Checklist

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Resign 1 Two Alternative Resignation Letters
We present two alternative resignation letters for your use. First, a short version, to satisfy the minimal requirements of courtesy. Second, a mid-length version to address issues of incomplete projects, compensation due, and future communications. These are offered as a “package” because you may want to use parts of each in your own resignation.Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Resignation Package.” See below.
$44.75
Resign 2 Master 100-Point Pre-Resignation Checklist
Perhaps the most popular Item on our Private Library. You can make many mistakes of “omission or commission” in voluntarily resigning. These 100 things to do, not to do, and to consider doing in the resignation process, reduce the chances you will make a mistake.Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Resignation Package.” See below.
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Resign 3 Involuntary Resignation
If you resign from your job, you may be losing out on many valuable interests, including prorated bonus, severance, vesting of stock or stock options, and even unemployment insurance. However, if you are “involuntarily” resigning due to an intolerable situation at work, these interests – and others – may be yours to keep. This Model Letter shows you how. Updated and Revised
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Resignation Package.” See below.
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Resign 4 To HR Before Exit Interview
Employees who are asked to attend an Exit Interview should be very careful about both (a) what they say, and (b) what they sign. Departing employees should use this opportunity to their own best advantage, to “tie up” some very important “loose ends” that could become troublesome in the future. This model letter helps you do both by addressing 15 important concerns of the departing employee.Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Resignation Package.” See below.
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Ultimate Resignation Package Buy the “Ultimate Resignation Package” – All 4 Items above for just $192.75 (a 28% discount)
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Resign 3 Involuntary Resignation
If you resign from your job, you may be losing out on many valuable interests, including prorated bonus, severance, vesting of stock or stock options, and even unemployment insurance. However, if you are “involuntarily” resigning due to an intolerable situation at work, these interests – and others – may be yours to keep. This Model Letter shows you how. Updated and Revised
Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Involuntary Resignation Package.” See below.
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Resign 5 Follow-Up Letter to Involuntary Resignation
Involuntarily Resigning has two general purposes: (i) to give notice you are leaving and the facts that make your resignation entirely involuntary; (ii) to ask that you be treated as if you were laid off without cause, that is, be given such things as unemployment benefits, vesting of equity, voiding of any non-compete agreement, and severance. The first goal is almost automatic; your letter does just that. The second goal is not as easy, and may require a second letter. This is that second letter. What to Say, and How to Say It.™ New!!Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Involuntary Resignation Package.” See below.
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Resign 6 Master 119-Point Checklist for Involuntary Resignation
Involuntary Resignation is a stressful time, but a time you need to think of, and remember, an awful lot of different things to do, and how to do them. This Master 119-Point Checklist will do that for you, and should ease your anxiety by a few degrees, or more.Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Involuntary Resignation Package.” See below.
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Resign 7 Letter to Unemployment Benefits Agency: Why Involuntary Resignation Deserves Eligibility
Sometimes – to protect yourself, your health, your Integrity and your family – you just have to leave a job. For these circumstances we invented the idea of “Involuntary Resignation.” But a resignation might make you ineligible for Unemployment Benefits. This Model Letter is designed to supplement your Unemployment Benefits Application to explain why, in your circumstances, your “Involuntary Resignation” should NOT disqualify you from benefits, but instead make you eligible. New!!
$77.75


T. Severance – Asking for More Time or Money to 94-Point Checklist

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Severance 1 Request for More Time to Review and/or Sign Severance Agreement
Most severance agreements give employees 21 days to review, sign and return it to the employer. Some severance agreements provide 45 days, some only 10 days. It is very common that employees need more time to consider how to respond. This Model Memo shows you how best to request more time.
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$44.75
Severance 2 Requesting Additional Severance
Don’t believe you have been offered sufficient severance, considering your circumstances and service to your employer? That would not be surprising, because over time employers have reduced the amount of severance they offer. This model memo is the kind of memo we suggest all of our clients use in order to request additional severance. Recently Updated!!
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Severance 3 Requesting “Departure Statement”/Reference Letter
After termination comes the new job search. Each of your interviewers may ask you the reason for your departure. Having a Reference Letter, or “Departure Statement” (which provides a positive ‘spin’ on your departure) can only help you land that job. Being able to provide such a letter to potential employers will give you both an advantage, and additional confidence, as well. Though most employers have policies against providing reference letters, in the severance process you can negotiate for one. Use this memo to do just that.
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$47.25
Severance 4 Proactive, Pre-Termination Request for a Severance Package
There are circumstances in which – even though you have not been fired, downsized or laid off – you can ASK to leave and still receive a severance package. It is a matter of having a good reason to suggest such an arrangement, connecting it to your departure, and asking in the right way. This Model Memo serves as a model to make such a request.
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Severance 5 Master 94-Point Severance Negotiation Checklist
Being “severed” from your employment requires that you attend to many different decisions and details during a time of high anxiety. Our 94-Point Master Checklist for Severance provides you a “roadmap” for getting done what needs to get done, including points to negotiate, with minimal confusion, anxieties and worries.
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Severance 6 Model Memo to Employer Requesting “Survivor Demotion” instead of Layoff
Quite often, employees receive notice – sometimes formal, sometimes informal – of a likely or impending layoff. For some employees – especially those approaching retirement or vesting, or in particularly job-scarce industries – a demotion may be preferable to a layoff. What we call a “Survivor Demotion” has now been successfully requested by several of our clients, to their considerable benefit and happiness. If you are interested, this Model Memo shows you what to say, and how to say it. Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Severance Package.” See below. New!!
$67.75
Severance 7 Model Memo to Employer Requesting Vesting of Unvested Options After Termination Without Cause
Losing your job is a very painful and frightening experience. In rather rapid fashion, and often due to no fault of your own, you lose your (a) employment relation, (b) regular income, (c) valuable benefits, and (d) daily friendships. Why in the world would being fired, downsized or laid off also require losing a very valuable class of income that you earned over years of hard work, dedication and loyalty? Just makes no sense. Here is how you can “undo” the damage.
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Severance 8 Model Letter to Severance Plan Administrator Appealing “Arbitrary and Capricious” Denial or Lower Amount of Severance Benefits
Sometimes it seems “The severance plan says “You deserve to receive severance of ‘X’ but your employer is saying “Sorry, you are only getting ‘Y,’” where Y is less than X or Y equals zero. In that situation, you have a right to appeal such an “Arbitrary and Capricious” decision. This Model Letter, like all our model letters and memos, shows You “What to Say, and How to Say It.”
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Severance 9 Memo Requesting “Subsidized” COBRA as part of Severance Package (Same as Model Memo COBRA 2)
Almost everyone in the U.S. who resign from a job, and those who lose a job due to no fault of their own, is entitled to remain on the employer’s healthcare plans, provided the employee pays for the cost of those premiums. However, many employers are willing to – if asked – subsidize that cost of healthcare premiums. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.” Coming Soon!!
$72.75


U. Unemployment Benefits – From Getting Former Employer’s Cooperation to Winning at Appeal

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UnempBen 1 Requesting Employer’s Assurance It Will Not Contest Unemployment Benefits Application – With 10 Great Sample Reasons
The most common question asked by clients who have recently left or lost their jobs: “Will I get Unemployment Benefits?” This Model Letter serves to reduce the anxiety, insecurity, fear and risk of being denied Unemployment Benefits by (a) sharing the reasons you are eligible, and (b) requesting that your former employer provide written assurances it will not contest your Unemployment Benefits application. Includes 10 Great “Sample Reasons.”
$62.75
UnempBen 2 132-Point Master Checklist for Unemployment Application and Hearing/Appeal
Unemployment Benefits are a kind of “lifeline” in turbulent times. Unfortunately, how the system “works” can be quite confusing. This 132-Point Guide & Checklist provides a good deal of the clarity you need to safely and smartly “navigate” the Unemployment Benefit system, from Application to Appeal.
$62.75
Resign 7 Letter to Unemployment Benefits Agency: Why Involuntary Resignation Deserves Eligibility
Sometimes – to protect yourself, your health, your Integrity and your family – you just have to leave a job. For these circumstances we invented the idea of “Involuntary Resignation.” But a resignation might make you ineligible for Unemployment Benefits. This Model Letter is designed to supplement your Unemployment Benefits Application to explain why, in your circumstances, your “Involuntary Resignation” should NOT disqualify you from benefits, but instead make you eligible. New!!
$77.75
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V. Post-Employment Concerns – From Asking for Unpaid Monies To Cease and Desist Defaming You

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Post-Employ 1 Demand for Unpaid Employment Compensation
A formal demand letter for use after employment to demand compensation of any kind not paid on time. This Model Letter can be used to demand unpaid salary, earned bonus, unreimbursed expenses, or any other unpaid item. This Model Letter may, itself, motivate your former employer to “pay up” what is due. If not, and you have to go to your state’s Labor Department or court, your having “demanded” the money in this way will assist you in your collection efforts.
$56.75
Post-Employ 2 Request for Reference Letter with Three Model Reference Letters
To get an interview, or at an interview, it’s a great advantage to have positive, powerful reference letters. Experience shows that, if you submit a “first draft” to a mentor, teacher or colleague, you’re much more likely to get the reference letter you want. Here are two different versions we recommend, along with a brief and polite “transmittal” letter to the person to whom you are sending your request.(See also Severance 3, above)
$47.75
Post-Employ 3 To Employment Attorney Seeking Info for Possible Retention
Sooner or later, most employees have a need to consult with, or hire, an employment attorney. This Model Letter helps you determine if a particular employment attorney or law firm is the right one for you and your concern or case by requesting information on experience, billing practices, and other relevant considerations.
$37.75
Post-Employ 4 Model Email NDA Memo
This is an informal email memo intended to give your valuable idea, opportunity or proposal some measure of protection when you are sharing it with people for purposes of discussion and consideration. Commonly called an “Informal NDA,” or Non-Disclosure and Use memo.
$44.75
Post-Employ 5 Cease and Desist Use of Name and Photo
Former employer still using your name, picture, biography or other information on their website, marketing brochure or license applications? If so, it’s important that you put a halt to that practice as soon as possible. Otherwise you may be involved in their disputes, and could have problems with future employers. Here’s a good “Cease and Desist” letter designed to help you steer clear of such problems.
$59.75
Post-Employ 7 Demand for “Post-Resignation Pay”
[When Terminated upon Giving Notice]This is an informal email memo intended to give your valuable idea, opportunity or proposal some measure of protection when you are sharing it with people for purposes of discussion and consideration. Commonly called an “Informal NDA,” or Non-Disclosure and Use memo.
$59.95
Post-Employ 8 Expressing Concern of Post-Employment Bad-Mouthing
Are you concerned that someone at your former job is bad-mouthing you? Do you have the feeling your job hunt is being sabotaged? If so, then this Model Letter can help you put a halt to it. It is designed to be both respectful and effective, and in addition to a halt to bad-mouthing, it seeks a letter from your former employer confirming positive employment qualities, with a sample “Good Employee” letter attached.
$82.75
Post-Employ 9 Cease and Desist – Former Employer Interference
If a former employer is trying to disrupt your new job, and saying or writing bad things about you in an effort to disrupt your new employment relation, you need to put him or her on formal warning, and register a demand to stop. This letter provides a model to do just that.
$57.75
Post-Employ 10 Model Letter Requesting a “Bridge to Retirement”
If, because of job termination, you might lose out on significant retirement-related payments or benefits, whether pension, medical, stock or otherwise, there is a way that you may be able to prevent the loss. That is by requesting a “Bridge to Retirement.” If you try, you have nothing to lose, and everything to gain. Here’s “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$87.95
Post-Employ 11 Requesting Consent to Use Portfolio Materials in Job Hunt
Those who make a living in the creative fields have to show samples of their work during the interview process. They include graphic artists, fashion designers, copywriters and visual merchandisers. Those who cannot do so are at a very substantial disadvantage. Though public, non-confidential information is not legally protected, that would not necessarily put a halt to legal efforts against those who use portfolio material without permission. This Model Letter asks the right questions, offers the right assurances, and makes the right requests in the right way. New!!
$47.75
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Post-Employ 12 Repayment Obligation Forgiveness – for Tuition, Relocation, Sign-On Bonus, etc. – with 18 Great Reasons
If your employer provided you with tuition assistance monies, relocation assistance monies, sign-on bonus, or a perhaps even a short-term loan, and you agreed to pay it back if you left the company within a certain period of time, and you have now left, this is the Model Letter for you. A well-drafted and reasoned letter that contains 18 Great Reasons your repayment obligation should be waived and forgiven. New!!
$87.75
Post-Employ 13 Requesting Payment for Accrued But Unused Vacation Time – With 12 Great Reasons
If you have left your former employer and have not been paid for accrued but unused vacation time, it is always wise to ask that it be paid to you. This Model Letter offers 12 Great Reasons to support your request, and – like all our Model Letters – shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.”™ [Note: Not to be used if you have previously signed a waiver of claims, but can be used if you have been asked to sign a waiver of claims, but have not yet signed It.] New!!
$67.75
Post-Employ 14 Response to Former Employer’s Debt Collection Agency
At times, at the end of employment, a former employer believes that a former employee owes it money. This may be for (a) sign-on bonus, (b) educational benefits, (c) alleged overpayment of wages, (d) unpaid loans, or other reasons. To avoid time and expense, some employers try to collect what is due them by sending the alleged debt to a collection agency. If you get a “demand” letter from such a company, you have substantial legal rights . . . but you need to write back to exercise those legal rights. This Model Letter shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.™” New!!
$82.75
Post-Employ 15 For Former Employee: Have I Signed Any Agreements That Restrict My Activities in the Future?
Many former employees don’t know whether they have signed agreements that say, for examples, they cannot (a) work for a competitor or a customer (present or prospective), (b) solicit business from a customer (present or prospective), (c) solicit or hire a former colleague who is or was an employee of the former employer, or even (d) go into business on their own in the same industry. How can you find out? Ask, but very carefully, without “tipping off” the former employer of exactly which restriction you are concerned about. This Model Letter shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.™” New!!
$82.75
Post-Employ 16 After Leaving a Job (by Termination or Resignation) – Requesting Return of Withheld Contact Information
Almost always, when employees are leaving a job, under any circumstances, employers do their best to make sure the employee cannot, and does not, take with them business contact information. There are, though, circumstances in which employees have a right to that information. To address this, short of a lawsuit, a respectful and reasonable memo to a senior manager is the best way to go. This Model Letter shows you “What to Say, and How to Say It.™” New!!
$82.75
New Job 14 “Friendly Warning” to HR to Give Neutral Reference
When job-searching, and you know that your background is about to be checked, you might consider “reminding” HR in a “friendly way” that (a) it has agreed to give a neutral reference, (b) it should remind others of that, too, and (c) those calling for references JUST MIGHT be friends or former colleagues of yours. This Model Memo shows you “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
$64.75


W. Your Next Life Chapter – Agreements for Consulting, Independent Contractor, Partnership, Employment and Non-Disclosure of Ideas

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Next Step 1 “Seeking a New Job” Letter to Send to Family, Friends and Colleagues.
When seeking a new job, it is important that you use the most efficient and effective means of getting re-employed. Our clients have found this Model Letter to be among the best of the ways. It shows you (i) what to say, (ii) how to say it, and even (iii) who to say it to. Includes “Follow Up Model” – to Send each 2-3 weeks. Highly recommended.
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$62.75
Sample Agreement 1 Consultant
It’s more common than ever for those between jobs, or in semi-retirement, to take on temporary assignments as Consultants. And many find that Consultancy is a nice way of life. If Consultancy is in your future, here’s a Sample Consultant Agreement, to be adapted with your particular facts, services, clients, etc., to get you started on your way.
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$49.95
Sample Agreement 2 Independent Contractor
Instead of being an employee for one employer, many people find that they prefer to sell their services and earn their living by being independent. If you do, it is important to establish the “rules” of that relation, in order to avoid costly disputes. These two Model Independent Contractor Agreements – one a one-page “short form” and the other a six-page “long form” can serve as guides to preparing your own independent contractor agreement.
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Sample Agreement 3 Partnership
If you are planning on going into business with others, it is prudent to have a written agreement, so as to (a) make sure you are on the “same page,” (b) don’t have changes in memories, and (c) are protected from “changes in heart.” There is an old business saying that “No one can hurt you as much as your partners.” Use this Sample Partnership Agreement as a basis of an agreement for your partnership and as a first step to a long and successful relation. It has 47 of the most useful provisions, and is written in Good Old Plain English. New!!
$49.95
Sample Agreement 4 Executive Employment
It’s not common for an executive to need to supply his or her own employment agreement; the employer almost always has its own attorneys provide an initial draft. Still, (a) executives do sometimes need to propose their own agreements. Additionally, executives sometimes ask for a “sample” employment to either (b) compare with the draft they have received, or (c) review for alternative ideas and language. This Sample Executive Employment Agreement can be used for all those purposes.
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Sample Agreement 5 Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement (“NDA”)
When sharing a unique opportunity, great idea, or business proposal with someone else, what’s to stop them from “stealing” it by using it themselves, or divulging it to someone else who might use it without you? Preventing such risks when seeking business affiliates is the purpose of having both sides sign an “NDA” before the opportunity, idea or proposal is shared. This is a good, reasonable and fair agreement.Purchase it separately, or as part of our “Ultimate Next Life Chapter Package.” See below.
$39.95
Sample Agreement 6 Entrepreneur’s Confidentiality Agreement
If you plan to start a business, and to do so you submit information, ideas or data to another person or company to evaluate, you want to protect your information from their use or their giving to others. If you are an entrepreneur, or are thinking of becoming one, this is the sample agreement for you.
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Sample Agreement 7 Consulting Agreements – 23 Suggested Items to Insert Into Company’s “Standard” Agreement (With Transmittal Memo)
Almost always, companies prefer that a consultant sign the company’s own “standard” consulting services contract. You can be near certain that it is in many ways “slanted” against your interests and certainly weighted in favor of the company’s interests. This item is a list of the 23 clauses we most often request be inserted into Consulting Agreements, drafted in “plain English” so that everyone knows What they say, what they mean and what they accomplish. Said a bit differently, “What to Say and How to Say It.”™ New!!
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