Category Archives: Salary

Keep the Negotiations Positive

The other day I wrote about how Negotiations are Expected for most job hires that require previous work experience. I discovered this is a hot topic as many readers shared their regrets about not negotiating when they had the opportunity.  An … Continue reading

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Why Negotiations are Expected

In my work with clients who are moving into their second/third/fourth jobs and who have several years of relevant work experience under their belts, I am often asked if negotiating an offer is permissible. I believe it is not only … Continue reading

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Asking for What you Want

“You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you just might find, you get what you need.” – Mick Jagger and Keith Richards One of my favorite songs and a classic line (one that was even … Continue reading

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January = Promotion?

Do you know the month when most in-house promotions occur? From the title, you guessed it, January.  A recent LinkedIn study revealed that most promotions occurred in the year’s first month – although the stranglehold January used to have promotions … Continue reading

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Helpful Career Guides

Do you want to know how to ask for a raise?  How about recovering from a bad performance review?  Of maybe you want to know how to best use your time during a layoff or furlough. CareerJournal.com, the career-oriented version … Continue reading

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$3000

$3000 is a good chunk of money, nothing to sneeze at but is it enough to choose one job over another?  Possibly if everything else in comparable between offers, but over the course of a year, $3000 equates to about … Continue reading

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Job Offer Scams

The other day, I was on the phone with a recent graduate as he relayed his story about a scam that he was caught in through a job posting.  As with anything, hindsight is 20/20 and the warning signs were … Continue reading

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