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Posted August 01, 2013 by

10 Things You Should Negotiate Other Than Salary

Sara Sutton Fell

Sara Sutton Fell, Salary.com contributing writer

You’ve gone through several rounds of interviews and have finally landed the job of your dreams. The problem is; your dream job doesn’t come with a dream salary.

But before you pass on the position, there are many non-salary benefits that you can negotiate. Combined, they might make your potential position seem quite palatable. The good news is these benefits come at a low — or no — cost to your company. Here are the top ten benefits that you can and should ask for during the negotiation process. (more…)

Posted March 02, 2012 by

Must Interns Be Paid?

Stephen Colbert testifying before Congressional committee on Super PAC financingWhether an employer must pay an intern for their work depends on the experience they will receive. Although the Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to pay at least the minimum wage to employees, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has developed six criteria for identifying which learners/trainees may be unpaid. Note that the DOL’s use of “learner/trainee” is equivalent to the commonly used term of “intern.”

The six criteria are: (more…)