| Minding Your P's and Q's - Salary Negotiation Nuggets
by Stefanie Lomax and Tim Muma - Jan, 2013
Negotiating a salary can be a tense, anxious and uncomfortable situation for job seekers. Employers also may experience some apprehensiveness, especially if they're in a desperate situation to hire, truly want a particular candidate or end up dealing with a difficult individual. Stefanie Lomax, Director of Human Resources at Rolyn, clarifies some aspects of the negotiation discussion, giving Tim Muma us an inside look from bot...
| Nobody's Perfect - Women's Role in Gender Segregation (Pt. 1)
by Matthew Bidwell, Tim Muma and Lynn Molitor - Oct, 2012
While differences between men and women in job offers, pay and overall employment considerations has long been a hot issue, the concern and research often focuses on the employers. However, recent research also indicates a certain limitation that women either put on themselves or perceive when looking into a career or applying for a job. Ph.D. Matthew Bidwell, professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Bus...
How to make more money at work
by Miriam Salpeter - Mar, 2013
Who doesn’t want to make more money? While we’ve all heard that money doesn’t buy happiness, it’s nice to be able to decide for ourselves if it’s true or not. How can you earn more dough? You may be surprised to learn how some simple steps can make a difference in your bottom line. How to Make More Money at Work: 1. Bring it. If you’ve been at your job a long time, it’s likely you’re not making an effort to exceed expe...
A Guide to Negotiating Compensation
by Debra Wheatman - Oct, 2012
Negotiating is an art, no doubt. Done correctly it will lead to victory. Done poorly it could lead to failure. When it comes to negotiating salary and other benefits in the workplace, nothing makes people more uncomfortable. He who talks money first loses as they say. Why? Well, it’s because the minute you reference your previous salary, the other side has a distinct advantage. If you reference a desired salary, you may put yo...
7 Factors in Evaluating Job Offers
by Thomas J. Denham - Sep, 2012
Congratulations! Finally after a long job search, you have one employer's offer and are waiting to hear from others. After you have spent so much time and effort trying to get an offer, the process of evaluating the offer to see if it is right for you often takes a back seat. A well developed approach is needed at this point and you should consider the following 7 factors before making your final decision. Adjust the percentag...
Degrees of Salary Negotiation for Job-Seekers Who Can't Afford to Say No to Job Offers
by Jack Chapman - Feb, 2012
What if you can't afford to lose this job offer? Can you still negotiate for a better salary? Sure you can, but some strategies offer more risk than others. Broke. Flat broke. It happened to Donald Trump and to almost every millionaire you can think of. At one time or other they were broke, busted. But they did not give up negotiating. It can happen to you. It will make you feel that you have to take what's offered ...
Women don’t know their value in the marketplace
by John Crant - Jun, 2011
As a woman, it is extremely important to know your self-worth, especially in your career. Here is a great article in I recently read in Time Magazine about how women are still earning less than men, The 100% Solution. As a working mom I have to admit I took some offense to Donald Trump’s quote when asked about hiring working moms, he replied, “She’s not giving me 100%. She’s giving me 84%…” The article’s author says working...
College Graduates Need A Budget
by Bob Roth - Jun, 2011
When students graduate from college and begin to work and earn a salary, it makes sense for them to establish a budget. Unfortunately, that process can be both eye opening and frustrating. That is because most young adults will not earn enough money to pay for everything they think they need. “Budget: A mathematical confirmation of your suspicions.” -- A. A. Latimer The first realization will be that employees do not ...
GetHired!™ Organize Your Job Search
by GetHired!™ - Apr, 2011
Post your resume so employers can find you easily. Employers’ top strategies to finding candidates are through online job sites. Start your job search with GetHired!™ Utilizing the right resources, tools and services, we make it easy for you! GetHired!™ Resources are h...
FAQ - GetHired!™ - Salary Negotiation
by GetHired!™ - Apr, 2011
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - SALARY NEGOTIATION & JOB OFFERS Q: How does one deal with questions about desired salary? Honestly and tactfully. If early in the stages, defer this to a later time in the interview process when you’re more clear about what the position entails and what its responsibility level would be. Once you know the position, it’s time to synthesize the researc...
GetHired!™ Guide Chapter 8 - Job Offers & Salary Negotiation
by GetHired!™ - Mar, 2011
JOB OFFERS & SALARY NEGOTIATION A job search isn’t a simple race to find a job. You’ve have to find the right job. At some point, you’ll need to evaluate a job offer or multiple job offers to decide on your future plans. Of course, this is an important decision in both your career and your life and should be approached carefully. Though it is common practice among many companies, ask for ...
Get Started with GetHired!™
by GetHired!™ - Mar, 2011
Are you ready to GetHired!™? We’ve created a collection of resources to help – everything from checklists, examples, how-to’s and templates to help you get hired. If you are looking to learn more about job search or have your questions answered, we’re happy to help! Register to gain access to exclusive content to help with your job search! Learn from “how-to” articles on t...
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