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Posted May 18, 2015 by

A Graduate’s Guide to Negotiating Your First Salary

Smiling woman having job interviews and receiving portfolios

Smiling woman having job interviews and receiving portfolios. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Congratulations! Whether you’ve just graduated or you’ve had a couple months to contemplate the degree you’ve earned, completing a college career is no small task. And for many, it’s just the kind of warm-up you need for a successful job search. In my years counseling young professionals, I’ve helped many prepare for every step of their journey in landing the career they love. That’s formed the basis for this negotiation guide: (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 September 16, 2013 by

Job Offers Are Not Always Negotiated By Employees

While job seekers may put a lot of effort into their job searches, they may not necessarily think as much about negotiating upon receiving job offers. Did you know that nearly half of workers accept offers without negotiation? This is understandable since many people just want to find employment.  The following post takes a closer look at this issue. (more…)

Posted July 11, 2013 by

Employees Value Vacation Time; Willing to Sacrifice Benefits

While many workers appreciate their jobs, it never hurts to take some time off.  Some employees are even willing to give up benefits to do so, according to the following post.

Half of all workers who receive paid vacation time in the nation’s top 10 largest cities would be willing to sacrifice a workplace benefit in exchange for more paid time off. However, despite their desire for more free time, most employees don’t even use the vacation time they already receive. (more…)

Posted December 04, 2012 by

7 Ways To Manage Employee Holiday Time Off

CollegeRecruiter.comThe holidays are a busy time of year for most people, including employers.  Their employees will want some time off, so how do employers manage this situation without hurting their businesses?  Learn some tips in the following post.

Business owners don’t have to see red during the holidays as long as they manage their staff right. At no other time of the year do companies have to field multiple requests for time off. Handle it wrong, and it could cripple the business at an otherwise busy time of year.

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7 Ways To Manage Employee Holiday Time Off