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Aaron Gouveia

Aaron Gouveia has worked as the Content Manager of Salary.com since 2011. Prior to that, he was an award-winning journalist at several prominent New England newspapers.

Articles By Aaron Gouveia

  • Why Americans are Too Scared to Negotiate Salary

    Fewer Americans are negotiating salary, which could potentially be costing workers hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of their careers, according to our newest survey results. Read more...

  • How to Get Your Way in Business and Life

    Grant Cardone, the author of "Sell or Be Sold: How to Get Your Way in Business and Life," is this week's guest on Salary Talk and he sells sales -- and with good reason. Even those who don't think they are salesmen in their current jobs … Read more...

  • 7 High-Growth Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree

    No one is devaluing college or higher education. But somewhere along the line learning a trade and making a living off skilled labor became a bad thing. But it's not. Read more...

  • 7 Bad Work Habits That Masquerade as Virtues

    While everyone knows and has plenty of criticism for the 7 Deadly Sins, Breeden talks about the 7 Sacred Cows and how they shine a light on the hidden traps that lie between good intentions and great results. His hypothesis will challenge … Read more...

  • 2013 Wasting Time at Work Survey

    We understand the considerable amount of irony involved in taking time out of your workday to read an article about wasting time at work, but our annual Wasting Time at Work survey results are out and they're pretty interesting. Read more...

  • 9 Jobs That Let You Work from Home

    Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, caused quite a stir this week when she told her employees they would no longer be allowed to work at home. But regardless of which side of the debate you find yourself on, we've got some great jobs that lend … Read more...

  • 11 Reasons Your Co-workers Hate You

    Maybe it was something as huge as taking all the credit for a game-changing business idea, or something as small as chewing gum too loudly at their desks. But whatever the reason, we all have coworkers we absolutely hate. And some of us are … Read more...

  • Do Americans Have a Love Affair with Office Romance?

    Whether it's Jim and Pam on The Office or a real life saga such as former President Bill Clinton and White House intern Monica Lewinsky, America has a certain fondness (or at least a mild obsession with) the notion of an office romance. And … Read more...

  • People Are Job-hunting Now More Than Ever

    It’s a safe bet we’ve all wanted to switch jobs at one point or another, as the decision to actively search for a better job at the start of a new year is a fairly common one – especially considering salaries only rose a total of 4% from … Read more...

  • Survey: Tattoos Hurt Your Chances of Getting a Job

    Maybe it’s a tribal arm band, the orchids on your lower back playing peek-a-boo with your coworkers, or -- gulp -- you’re wearing it on your face a la Mike Tyson. But even if it’s that cute little leprechaun on your ankle, our latest survey … Read more...