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Posted June 12, 2015 by

Recent Grads! Reasons Why You Must Master the Art of Negotiation

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Young business people negotiating in a meeting room. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Whilst everyone can benefit from a look at their budget; cutting a few costs here and there will not make a fundamental difference to your financial well being. The easiest and fastest way of doing this is to obtain a substantial rise in your salary. If you are fortunate enough to receive a $5,000 rise in your twenties and can afford to invest it, you can turn this small amount into over a million by the time you retire. (more…)

Posted September 11, 2014 by

8 Answers to Common Salary Negotiation Questions

Jim Hopkinson

Jim Hopkinson, Salary.com contributing writer

Salary negotiation can be a complicated, confusing, confidence-rattling experience. There are lots of questions to be answered, and in nearly every situation, part of the answer is “it depends” — on number of years in the workplace, what the salary level is, what the job and industry are, and how much leverage you have. (more…)

Posted September 09, 2014 by

7 Signs It’s a Good Time to Ask for a Raise

Aaron Gouveia

Aaron Gouveia, Salary.com contributing writer

Everyone wants a raise. Everyone thinks they deserve a raise. But no one wants to ask for a raise.

One can hardly blame people for being hesitant – asking for more money is no easy task. Essentially you’re asking your boss if he/she thinks you’re worth investing more money in, and no one wants to deal with feelings of rejection of worthlessness should the answer be no. But the fact remains, even some who deserve a raise don’t get it. And why is that? Because too many people don’t ask themselves if it’s the right time to ask for a raise.

Here are some important signs to look for that tell you it’s a good time to ask for more money. (more…)

Posted August 20, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, Recent College Graduates? Don’t Ask These 10 Questions

Recent college graduates interviewing for jobs should not ask these 10 questions found in the following post.

You’ve spent the last 45 minutes sitting in a job interview; the hiring manager is about to wrap up. And right then, the hiring manager asks: “Do you have any questions for me?” You were prepared. But you lock up! In an effort to think on your feet, you blurt out, “How much does this

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Posted July 10, 2014 by

Why & How You Must Let Go Of Your Old Self and Become a Go-To-Guy At Workplace

A young businessman wearing shirt with "go" to motivate people

A young businessman wearing shirt with GO to motivate people. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Is it your dream to become an indispensable unit to your Hospital or any organization for that matter? Or, is it just the envy that you experience when you gaze your eyeballs at the one they call- The Go-To Guy…?

In either of the cases, don’t let that animosity get the best of you, because you could be that Go-To Guy too if only you try harder. Wonder, how? Well, it is fairly simple than you could ever imagine….

Ever wondered, what makes a Go-To Guy the most sought after person? Is it his aura exuding a unique charm that magnetizes others towards him? Or is it fairly something else? The answer to that is pretty simple: resourcefulness. Yes, it is his resourcefulness that makes everyone at the workplace, be it his doctor, nurses or other colleagues, instinctively seeks him when a complicated problem arises. (more…)

Posted July 10, 2014 by

Just Starting Your Career with an Entry Level Job? Avoid These 5 Career Mistakes that You Will Regret Later

Now that your career has begun with an entry level job, it is important think to about the decisions you make moving forward.  Make sure to avoid these five career mistakes you will regret later found in the following post.

Featured: Featured Do you ever feel like you’re constantly trying to do better at your job so you can get a promotion or a raise? That you’re constantly running on only a few hours of sleep and a large vanilla latte? Focusing only on short-term goals can cause you to make hasty career decisions

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Posted June 20, 2014 by

5 Ways to Succeed at Your First Professional Job

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Road sign with first job on an arrow. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Summary: Get the most out of your first professional job by staying in the present, giving your very best effort, and recognizing when it’s time to move on.

As you step into your first professional job, keep in mind that that’s exactly what this is: your first. Of many. And as with so many other aspects of life, there’s only one first. Even if we can’t remember old significant others, past birthdays, or the addresses of the places where we used to live, we all remember our first real job. And most of us are grateful for the lessons we learned and the valuable mistakes we made during that challenging early chapter. (more…)

Posted May 20, 2014 by

3 Fears You Can Overcome on Entry Level Jobs

Young professionals, are you afraid of anything concerning your entry level jobs?  Perhaps, it has to do with any of the three fears mentioned in the following post, which can be overcome.

It’s perfectly logical to cling to things we love. Most of us are not natural gamblers when it comes to taking risks with our safety, our future and our relationships. When we associate something with our sense of security, it can seem impossible to put that thing at risk — even if the potential harm might be minimal and the

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Posted May 06, 2014 by

Want to Make More Money on Your Entry Level Job? 6 Ways to Increase Your Salary

Are you wondering what can you do to get a raise on your entry level job?  Learn six ways to increase your salary in the following post.

In this tight economy, many young workers passively accept that any raises coming their way will likely be at the end of the year during review time. Others, fearing that even asking will put them on the firing line, will go as far as to find another job and use that

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Posted March 11, 2014 by

The “How to” Concerning Body Language on Recent College Graduate Jobs

When working on recent college graduate jobs, it’s important to understand body language.  In the following post, learn the “how to” of body language for certain situations in the workplace.

Did you know humans can produce over 250,000 facial expressions? And can adopt over 1,000 postures? That our eyes account for 82% of the way we process the world around us? This emphasis on visual stimuli, and how we intrepret the facial expressions and posture of others, makes it extra important to be aware of how our body language is

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