Women versus Men in Job Interviews and Salary Negotiations

Job Advice Blog

For both genders, anxiety before the interview may be present, but studies show that women handle it better. And women are more prone to do mock interviews with those colleagues and friends more than men are. [.]. Interview Skills by Alex Freund career advice gender difference interview preparation men vs. womenWomen adapt more proactively than men do. Women seek social support from colleagues and friends more than men do.

How to Negotiate a Salary

On The Job

But now you’re about to take on one of the most difficult tasks in this job search journey: Negotiating a salary. Also, the salary you negotiate now will be the one chance you have to set yourself up for better salary boosts at this company and your income at future employers.

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How to Answer Weird Interview Questions

On The Job

By now, most job applicants know that when they get an interview, they need to prepare. Some of the most common interview questions go something like this: What are your greatest strengths? I don't like these kinds of interview questions because, well, they're stupid.

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5 Tips On How To Negotiate Your Salary

Dumb Little Man

Do you feel uncomfortable and don’t know how to negotiate your salary? But the reality is that “75% of people who ask for a pay rise, get a rise”, based on PayScale’s Salary Negotiation Guide. An increase in your salary will not come overnight.

Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Admins Part 4

Practically Perfect PA

Following on from Monday’s blog here are another five interview question and answers specifically for assistants. What are you looking for in terms of salary? Good luck to anyone out there that is going for an interview soon, I hope the Q&A’s have helped.

5 things PAs should consider before accepting a new role

Practically Perfect PA

So you’ve aced your interview and you’ve been offered the job. If you didn’t ask this question during the interview process, you can always ask to speak to your potential employer again to get a view of the culture. salary and reward.

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Résumé + Interview = A Job

Job Advice Blog

It’s a competition for sure, and only, say, five résumés might be considered for invitations to face-to-face interviews. The Interview Congratulations! Landing Expert is a premier career-coaching service with the objective of preparing job seekers for interviews.

Is job hopping the only way up the career ladder for assistants?

Practically Perfect PA

Apparently, being loyal to one company doesn’t necessarily pay off (both in terms of salary and promotion) and moving from one role to another in pretty quick succession is becoming less frowned upon. Here are a few of my thoughts… Salary increase.

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3 Keys to Getting a Job When You're Overqualified

On The Job

But when you apply for jobs where employers believe you are overqualified, you greatly diminish your chances of getting a call for an interview. Finally, it's really important you've given a lesser salary or job title some real consideration.

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Preparing for the Interview

Laughing all the Way to Work

I had an interview at 11, but I was busy with my job, my father was in the hospital and I was trying to arrange an engagement party for my daughter. I finally decided that they would just have to take me as I was because I didn't have the time to do everything I knew I should be doing to prepare for this interview. They mustn't have noticed my grey roots or wrinkled suit, or I completely wowed them with my skills and humour, but this definitely was not the way to go to an interview!

How to Answer "Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?"

On The Job

Job interviews can be stressful, but as I've said before, the more you prepare for them, the more stress you can eliminate. Part of that preparation is understanding there are going to be standard interview questions and even a few weird ones.

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10 questions to ask a recruitment agent

Practically Perfect PA

How do you select the candidates that go forward for job interviews? I have spent my hours chasing recruitment agents for example to find out if my CV was forwarded, if there was any feedback following an interview and if I actually got the job.

Is Job Hopping Losing Its Stigma?

Office Dynamics

” Driscoll added, “Professionals considering job moves should evaluate not only salary but also where they will have the greatest opportunity to build skills and advance their careers.” MENLO PARK, Calif.,

Interview Question and Answer Series: #4 Questions YOU can ask in the interview

Laughing all the Way to Work

So many people recommend asking questions at an interview. A good interview is one that turns into a conversation, with them asking questions of you, but with you also asking questions of them. You can either write some questions down as the interview proceeds and ask them at the end of the interview or you can ask them after you have answered their question. You need to play it by ear in the interview. What are some of the questions you can ask?

Interview Question and Answer Series: #1

Laughing all the Way to Work

I don't remember my first interview, although I do remember my first job and my first paycheque. I was a junior secretary at a large bank and my salary was $137 every two weeks. In the late 70s and early 80s, jobs were plentiful and I never considered when I went on an interview that I wouldn't get the job. I think in my day going on an interview was different from today. Today the competition is tight and to get the job you need to have interview savvy.

Two-for-One Sale: Get Your Interview Tips Now!

On The Job

No one sends me a resume that says, "I'm looking to work for a financially shaky firm, in a dead-end role, at a lower salary, doing tasks that I have no knowledge of or experience with." -- Anne Howard, Lynn Hazan & Associates "When you write the cover letter and tailor the resume, be sure to reference the job posting and be specific in your response to what they’re seeking. I sent out a HARO request the other day asking for input on resume do's and dont's.

How to Keep Your Best Employees From Leaving

On The Job

So not only do they risk losing key information to a competitor, they lose the time and talents of workers who are costly to replace – often up to 20% of that person’s salary. In a new book, “The Stay Interview,” author Richard P.

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The 4 Most Difficult Interview Questions

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise The 4 Most Difficult Interview Questions By The Professional Assistant on Friday, November 23, 2007 Filed Under: Job Seeking A re you going in for an interview for that dream job? Here are 4 of the most difficult interview questions that companies will ask and ways to tackle them: Where do you see yourself in X number of years? What kind of salary are you looking for?

The Good and Bad of Freelancing

Small Business Labs

There are no set salaries, no limits on how to direct one's efforts. But we also interview lots of people who see the bad of freelancing outweighing the good and prefer traditional employment.  Every so often we need to remind ourselves that freelancing is neither just good or bad. We need to do this because most media coverage present freelancing and independent work as either really good or really bad.

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The Pricing Battle: Charging for Your Time or Charging for Results/Value

Productive & Organized

Wiser interviewing Dan Crask and me on the topic.   In a typical employer/employee model, this is similar to someone that is on a salary.    The salaried employee gets paid X per month regardless of how many hours he/she works. 

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How to Market Yourself During A Career Search

Dumb Little Man

Once you know your USP, it needs to be highlighted throughout your resume and interviews. There are several online tools you can use to discover the average salary for the type of position you seek. It’s also a good idea to brush up on interview skills and make sure you’re ready to impress. See Also: 6 Interview Hacks That Are Sure To Land You The Job.

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17 Worst Resume Mistakes

Dumb Little Man

If you have so much to tell your prospective employer, you can add a few points during the final round of interview where the employers are interested in listening to you. Salary information. If you have held some past jobs during your college days and are planning to include the salary you were paid, stop it right there. Salary comes later, much later. Employers do not prefer employees who are only and all about salary.

Top 5 Uncommon Jobs In The US And How To Get Them

Dumb Little Man

The average salary of SAG-Aftra union members is around $53,423. Anesthesiologists take the top spot with the highest salary averaging over $246,000 per year. When he retired, he was on a salary of $150,000. After that, you’ll need to go through a week-long interview process. When I was in high school, my careers adviser said I should become a mailman.

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7 Mobile Applications To Help You Find A Job

Dumb Little Man

Depending on the industry, salary, location and date, you can apply directly through the app. Glassdoor also has a section for frequently asked questions you should be aware of during the interview. Thanks to today’s technology, there are now countless job search apps that can greatly improve your job hunting experience. They make the process really convenient. You can look for a job whenever and wherever you are.

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A PA’s guide to confidentiality

Practically Perfect PA

And increasingly, PAs are asked in job interviews how they approach the issue of confidentiality. In many cases, you’ll know about promotions, salary changes, redundancies, acquisitions and mergers before anyone else.

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Results of the 2014 Solopreneur Survey: Quality of Life is Up, Expectations are Up, Facebook is Down

The Solopreneur Life

Earnings spectrum (salary plus profit): at the low end of the spectrum, 37.3 Q uality of life improved for solopreneurs in 2014, solopreneurs have high expectations for 2015, and Facebook has fallen out of favor. Those are among the key findings in The Solopreneur Life 2014 End-of-Year Survey.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Should You Tell How Much Money You Make?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, February 17, 2010 Should You Tell How Much Money You Make? And yes - people do talk about salary.

5 Things You Should Know About a Company Before You Accept Their Offer

Productivity Bits

With room for advancement comes salary increases. How does the company handle salary increases? Personal Development accepting a job offer dissect a job offer employment questions things to ask during job interview things to consider before accepting a job offerCopyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. Y ou’ve just received a phone call offering you a job.

Is it ever OK to tell someone how much you make?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Someone asked me the other day what my salary was. Years ago we were taught never to reveal our salary. I was so excited about getting a steady salary that I wrote the amount in my calendar on each payday. When my boss noticed what I had written, he took me aside and told me that I should never write my salary down for others to see. I think it is to the employer's benefit that we don't discuss salary. revealing your salary How much do you make?

Real-World Experience Pays Off

On The Job

Students are interviewed before being offered positions. It teaches them how to promote their qualifications, interview with an employer and present themselves in a positive and professional manner.

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How to Save Your Startup by Hiring the Right People

Dumb Little Man

Just ask the following questions during the interview: What are your hobbies? Hiring a candidate who doesn’t fit your company culture can cost your business between 50-60% of the person’s annual salary, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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Should You Work With a Spouse?

On The Job

I recently interviewed a couple who not only run a company together, but advise other couples on how to do the same. Look at items such as setting salaries, hiring and firing employees, managing workers and tasks, getting insurance, marketing your skills and even planning the work space.

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The Indispensable ‘Get’

Daily Writing Tips

Next month I will get my first raise in salary. Here are a few more uses of get : Don’t get so nervous when you have an interview. I’ve been amusing myself lately by eavesdropping on people, listening for the use of the word get.

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First Day at Work? How to Make a Good Impression

Dumb Little Man

Your job interview is over and you are confidently getting ready for your first day at work. – Faster promotion to higher positions and salary rise. Try to remember what others were wearing when you came for a job interview. You already succeeded when your resume passed a stringent screening process and when you aced your job interview.

It's All About Flexibility

Small Business Labs

 We did this because almost everyone we interviewed described balance as having a flexible work schedule.   A recent survey by Mom Corps as reported by Business News Daily found that nearly half of the repondents would give up an average of nearly 10 percent of their salary for a more flexible work schedule. About 5 years ago we quit using the term "work/life balance" in our work and starting using "work/life flexibility" instead.

Assistants Have Space on the Dream Team

Office Dynamics

We sat down with Holly Regan, Managing Editor for Software Advice for an interview on her findings. Psychological Profiles of the Dream Team; Where does the assistant fit? Holly assisted on conducting research about the Psychological Profiles of the Dream Team.

Why feeling like an impostor is good for you

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

These findings were subsequently confirmed in interviews conducted by Susan Pinker. “Despite accolades, rank, and salary the women felt like phonies.” “You’re not really an adult at all. You’re just a tall child holding a beer, having a conversation you don’t understand.” .

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How to Turn a Part-Time Job Into a Full-Time Gig

On The Job

Don't just consider the salary," Lauby says. If you're in an interview for a full-time job and you hear about a skill that you don't have and it's keeping you from getting the job, then now is the time to get it since you have time on your hands," she says.

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7 Job Search Secrets You Must Know

On The Job

Among his suggestions: Don’t be the first interview. The strongest contenders for a job are often those interviewed last, because they’re recalled easier by hiring managers. Try to find out if anyone else has been interviewed when they call you for an appointment.

Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views (April 2017)

Eat Your Career

Read the article here >> 3 Reasons to Never Skip Salary Negotiation When Accepting a New Job. By the time you make it through the rigorous interview process and finally land an offer, the temptation to scream, “Yes!

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