Salary Advice
Ask the Salary Expert: When and How to Negotiate a Signing Bonus
Negotiating can often be difficult and unpleasant for many. But if your financial situation is dire and you desperately need money, it becomes even more tenuous. So what do you do when a company finally shows interest, ...
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HARD Goals: Secrets to Getting From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
Think back to the accomplishment of which you're most proud. Chances are there were great difficulties you worked to overcome, making it that much sweeter. Mark Murphy, author of "Hard Goals: The Secret to Getting From ...
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Salary Negotiation Tactics Are Good, Gimmicks Are Bad
Mapping out negotiation strategies and having a plan prior to a job interview is a good thing. Preparation will always be key. But there is a fine line between strategy and gimmickry. Jack Chapman, our resident salary ...
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Is Your Accent Hurting Your Career?
Is the letter "R" absent from your vocabulary? Do you have "cawfee" instead of coffee every morning? While your family and friends might think that accent is cute, the truth is your bosses and the people making hiring ...
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Salary Talk Episode 14: Work and Home No Longer Balance, They Blend
Rudy Karsan, CEO of Kenexa, talks to Aaron and Wendy about the significant implications engagement has on employees and businesses. With smartphones and the Internet, the days of punching a time clock and leaving your ...
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How to Negotiate Relocation Assistance With an Unwilling Employer
You've found your ideal job, aced the interviews and now they've come through with a job offer. The only problem is this new job is 1,500 miles away and you'll have to move there if you want it. Moving costs can be ...
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How to Get Around Salary Boxes on an Online Job Application
You've seen them and you hate them. The box you come up against during an online job application that makes you specify a salary requirement with a numeric value. Despite all the experts telling you not to talk salary ...
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Salary Talk Episode 13: How Introverts Can Get Noticed and Get Ahead at Work
Are you shy at work? Timid? Is your fear of group meetings and public speaking overwhelming? If so, you might be an introvert and your shy nature and aversion of the spotlight is likely holding you back from that raise ...
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Salary Talk Episode 10: Why Women Don't Negotiate
We all know men are paid more than women on average. But part of the reason for that is women negotiate far less often than men. Linda Babcock, author of "Women Don't Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation--and ...
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How to Get a Raise When You're Underpaid and Overworked
We've all been there. You're doing your job and covering for someone else. But instead of getting recognized for the extra effort, it seems all you ever get is guff. We've all had to do more than our fair share to pick ...
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