Dear J.T. & Dale: My company has a lot of turnover. This week, another guy up and quit with no notice. Now his job is my job. This is the third time it’s happened. I asked for some incentive, and they offered me a small raise. I took it, but I honestly feel underpaid. Is there something …
Insurance giant Geico continues to expand its Tucson customer-service operations, with plans to add more than 230 positions by the end of the year.
Ask boss what skills and qualifications you lack.
A concise guide to the mess going on in the Middle East
Dear J.T. & Dale: My company is moving, and the new office is going to add 20 minutes to my commute. I’m willing to make the switch, but I feel that my company should compensate me. Can I ask for a raise to cover the cost of the additional drive? — Jason
Five years after the recession, the benefits trust fund is insolvent.
Dear J.T. & Dale: I referred my friend to a job at my company. She got an interview, but she didn’t get picked. When I asked why, the hiring manager was blunt and said she didn’t dress nicely and the black nail polish she was wearing was offensive. Now my friend is asking for feedback, a…
Dear J.T. & Dale: I have worked for three companies in which I knew for sure that there was a company spy or snitch who told tales, trying to curry favor with the boss. Can you give me advice on this? — Tony
Road trips don’t have to span hundreds of miles. As the traveling season approaches, Tohono Chul Park has created a vacation-themed art exhibit that celebrates the magic and discovery of summer vacations.
Here are some events in the Tucson area in honor of Memorial Day:
Green Valley Republican Damien Kennedy filed official paperwork to run for Congress in District 3.
Dear J.T. & Dale: For two years now, I’ve been trying to get back into the marketing/advertising field. I have a bachelor’s of science in marketing and got a job out of college at the company where I was an intern. Two years ago, I got fired and took a job as office manager for a law fir…
Job seekers can meet with dozens of companies looking for employees at the Greater Tucson Job Fair this morning.
Dear J.T. & Dale: My boss is practicing age discrimination, and I can’t stand it. Someone is retiring, and my manager’s comment was, “Finally, we can get some young blood in here.” Since then we’ve had incredible candidates in their 40s and 50s apply, but my boss keeps saying they
Dear J.T. & Dale: I’ve been told by my college’s career center to put an Objective statement at the top of my resume. However, online I have read that hiring managers don’t like that. Who’s right? — Lee
The issue of compensation benefits for public safety employees has become a point of contention between Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik and the Tucson Police Officer’s Association.
The question isn’t whether property taxes are going up in Pima County, the question is by how much.
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Enterprise is hiring trainees, interns
Dear J.T. & Dale: I once worked on the business side of things, then moved to the information technology side. After 15 years in IT, I want to go back to the business side but am finding it difficult. Using my network, I have gotten a number of meetings. But when people look at my résumé…