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What Do You Need to Know About Non-Compete Agreements?

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What is a non-compete agreement and how does it work?

Non-compete agreements were created to protect businesses from losing information that was vital to their bottom line if employees took jobs with competing companies.

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Non-Compete Agreements: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself

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Non-compete agreements are created by employers to prevent employees from taking their talents to a direct competitor. The agreement is usually part of the overall employment contract, though it might be an individual document, and is often for a pre-determined period of time.

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Should I Sign a Non-Compete Agreement?

If you’ve spent any time in the workforce, you know how intimidating it can be to be asked to sign a non-compete agreement. Many employees dread just the idea of being asked to sign one because they create so many “fuzzy” areas. Not to mention the fear of not being allowed to find another job in your industry, should you need to leave the one you currently hold, is downright frightening.

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Is There a Way around My Company’s Non-Compete Agreement?

Non-compete agreements are fairly common in the business world, but not every company uses them in the same manner. In some cases, employers expect unreasonable promises from employees. You might feel uncomfortable committing to a non-compete, assuming it will limit your professional opportunities. What should you know if your employer asks you to sign a non-compete agreement?

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