Advice for New Recruits: Should You Ever Say Yes to a Lower Salary?

Do you always need to get top dollar?

We are conditioned to the notion that it is imperative to always earn top dollar at our job.  However, while salary is undeniably important, there are several instances where money salary-pendulum-calculator-with_salary_in-number-screen

Excessive Executive Pay in Spotlight, But Scrutiny Fails to Change Comp Practices

There are few business activities the news media seem to delight in exposing as much as “excessive executive compensation.” But recent research shows that these types of headlines, however alarming to public and investor relations departments, don’t change how corporations actually behave.

“Most companies don’t seem […]

Negotiating Salary and Job Offers

by Linda Rolie

Job seekers frequently seek answers to employment-related questions on a variety of career transition topics. The following information will help you feel confident about some salary negotiation strategies to apply that will get you the salary […]

Negotiating Tips

by Deb Schmidt

PREPARE —

  1. Know what you’re worth both in the industry and within your organization.
  2. Determine what you hope to accomplish from this negotiation.
  3. Make sure you’ll be talking to the decision-maker and learn everything you can about that individual.

SET GOALS AND LIMITS —

  1. Goals […]

WHAT TO DO ABOUT SALARY HISTORY & SALARY REQUIREMENTS?

By Gwen Harrison

Employers and recruiters often ask for a “resume with salary history” or a “resume with salary requirements.” Many job seekers think that means the salary history or requirements should go in the resume, or that a salary […]