Our Topics, Below, Flow Naturally from Interviews/Job Search . . . to . . . Job Loss/Resignation

A. Beginning and Building the Employment Relation

1. Interviews, Recruiters & Resumes
2. Job Offers and Offer Letters
3. “At Will” Employment
4. Salary and Bonus
5. Commissions and Misc. Comp.
6. Stock, Stock Options, “Equity”
7. Benefits, Perq’s and Retirement
8. Agreements – In General
9. Contract Clauses – Specific
10. For Those Under 25
11. Raises and Promotions
12. Private Equity Employment
13. Job Security

B. Legal Rights & Protections

14. Discrimination and Harassment
15. FMLA and COBRA
16. Disability and Pregnancy
17. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages
18. Ownership of Creations
19. Parenting & Working – Rights & Wrongs
20. Addiction, Law and Work
21. Illness, Injury and Cancer – What to Do Coming Soon!!

C. Issues that Arise at Work

22. About Human Resources
23. Performance Reviews
24. Performance Improvement Plans (“PIP’s”)
25. Retaliation and Whistleblowing
26. Non-Competition Agreements
27. Non-Solicitation, No Poach & Garden Leave
28. Trade Secrets and Confidentiality
29. Defamation and Disparagement
30. Expatriation and Relocation
31. Conflicts of Interest
32. Misconduct and Bad Behavior
33. The Hours You Work

D. Workplace Disputes

34. Privacy and Publicity
35. Reputation Repair
36. Bullying, Hostility & Violence
37. Disputes – Avoiding Them
38. Disputes – Resolving Them
39. Arbitration and Mediation
40. Dealing with Attorneys
41. Collecting Money You Are Owed

E. Leaving and Losing Your Job

42. Resigning from Your Job
43. Involuntary Resignation
44. Fired, Downsized or Laid Off
45. Severance Negotiating
46. Repayment Obligations
47. Retention Bonuses and Agreements

F. Next Steps

48. Why Did You Leave? – Your Response
49. References and Recommendations
50. Unemployment Benefits
51. Going Out on Your Own
52. Independent Contractors
53. Sklover Career Strategies
54. Test Your Employment-Negotiating IQ
55. The Future of Work
56. Freelancers Coming Soon!!

G. Intro to Sklover Working Wisdom

57. Employment Info and Insight
58. Key Words & Phrases
59. Workplace Negotiation Pointers
60. Inspiration, Encouragement and Keeping Faith
61. Build Your Brand . . . Monthly