6 College Courses That Can Get You High Salaries

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Thus, on the portal for finding jobs and employees, they have studied for five years the dynamics of the demand for professions and the growth of salaries, creating a rating of the most paid professions in 2020. The average annual salary is $143,000.

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5 Tips On How To Negotiate Your Salary

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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. To negotiate your salary successfully, Open Colleges recommends knowing when your next performance review is and use that period to demonstrate you are a great asset to the team.

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5 reasons to learn a foreign language to further your career

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In today’s global society being bilingual is one of the most advantageous skills you can have. Learning a new language takes time and dedication, but the development of smartphone technology has brought new opportunities to fit learning into your daily routine. Language apps such as Duolingo allow you to learn new words and phrases while on the go, such as during commutes or lunch breaks. Foreign language learning can also boost the cognitive function of your brain.

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Avoid Decision Fatigue: Learn The Steps for Effective Delegation

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Learning the steps for effective delegation can help you refocus on your long-term goals. Small businesses can struggle to compete with the salaries and benefits offered by larger companies, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to find the right people. Replacing a single employee can cost nearly a quarter of their annual salary. Start by considering each employee’s skills and match their strengths to the tasks at hand.

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The Learning Tree: Books, Blogs and Podcasts that Changed Me

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Business / Management Building a Story Brand , by Donald Miller Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance , by Alex Hutchinson Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make $1000 a Minute , by Jack Chapman Never Split the Difference , by Chris Voss Principles: Life and Work , by Ray Dalio Rising to Power: The Journey of Exceptional Executives , by Ron A. Last Updated: 2020.11.05 There are far too many books out there than any of us have time to read and fully digest.

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The Skills You Need to be Great Boss

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Being a manager can be rewarding and could be key to your garnering a better salary and more opportunities. That means you show leadership abilities such as good communication skills, an ability to stay focused on getting things done and a desire to help others to succeed, he says. Another big error: Assuming that just because you have top-notch skills in a certain area that you'll be a good manager. Hone your communication skills.

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The Pros and Cons of Getting an MBA

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The average salary of an MBA graduate hovers around $106,798 or £80,000. You’ll get a unique view of every business aspect including everything from economic decision-making skill development and marketing principles to financial management. The distance learning MBA program usually offers a lot of flexibility when it comes to learning at your own pace and around your own schedule. Improves Your Communication Skills.

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OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE

Office Dynamics

She helped us understand how creating and developing a lasting business connection takes time and skill, and delivered unique tools for surmounting awkward moments, starting conversations effortlessly, and the art of follow up. The two are not only very different skill sets but are not in any way interchangeable. OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE. This article is part 2 of our conference recap. if you missed part 1, you can read it here. .

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Creating Job Security for The Executive Assistant

Office Dynamics

BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. They are at the top of the administrative career ladder in their company, make a really nice salary, like their executive and have their job down pat. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis. Speaking of continued learning – check out this video! It’s an excellent idea for continued learning and it will melt your heart! More in this BIG Learning Series: Why Continuing Education Is Important.

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Uh-Oh: You May Not Be Worth What You Thought

On The Job

According to a JobFox survey, some median annual salary ranges dropped $10,000, compared to a month ago. You want a job to increase your knowledge and skills, and make you even more marketable in the future. This helps set the groundwork for a salary bump before your annual review. Recent schooling always looks good on a resume, and many companies cannot offer higher salaries unless you meet certain educational or training requirements.

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Job Security for The EA

Office Dynamics

BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. They are at the top of the administrative career ladder in their company, make a really nice salary, like their executive and have their job down pat. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis. Speaking of continued learning – check out this video! It’s an excellent idea for continued learning and it will melt your heart! More in this BIG Learning Series: Why Continuing Education Is Important.

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Build Your Workplace Reputation Every Day

Office Dynamics

BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. They are at the top of the administrative career ladder in their company, make a really nice salary, like their executive and have their job down pat. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis. Speaking of continued learning – check out this video! It’s an excellent idea for continued learning and it will melt your heart! More in this BIG Learning Series: Why Continuing Education Is Important.

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How does an executive assistant maintain job security?

Office Dynamics

BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. They are at the top of the administrative career ladder in their company, make a really nice salary, like their executive and have their job down pat. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis. Speaking of continued learning – check out this video! It’s an excellent idea for continued learning and it will melt your heart! More in this BIG Learning Series: Why Continuing Education Is Important.

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The War On Grad School

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Some students don’t see the increased student loan debt as a big deal when their potential salary options nearly double after completing their graduate degree. Those holding Graduate degrees in the following fields can see a high difference in their wages: Financial services sales agents have an $80,000 increase in salary. Physicians assistants have a $29,000 increase in salary. Education administrators have a $23,000 increase in salary. Career Goals Learning

2018 127

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: What Can We Learn From the Bad Job.

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Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, August 26, 2009 What Can We Learn From the Bad Job Market? An article in todays Wall Street Journal talked about the cycle of "boom and bust" and what we can learn from it in todays economy. But that brings up another point besides my sometimes dubious purchases -- what have we learned from the "boom or bust" of the job market?

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When a Demotion Makes Sense

45 Things

It makes you angry that your skills are being underutilized and that you’re in a job that won’t help you get ahead. You’re peeved that you are working alongside those with fewer skills or less experience – when in a sane world you would be managing them! Because believe it or not, you can learn valuable lessons from any job – lessons that could actually help you develop a more successful career. drop in salary demotion less pay career advice lose promotion Anita Bruzzese

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What can assistants expect in 2013

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We must learn how to use this technology and be comfortable enough to suggest new and innovative ways to help our managers get the most from their chosen devises. Salary and financial reward . This is the same for assistants and we should be seeking salary increases if we are taking on extra work. One thing is for sure, assistants will begin to fully realise that their skills can be matched to a variety of roles and positions.

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5 Ways to Be a Value-Added Employee

Office Dynamics

While traveling gets old after a while and is tiring, I love what I learn when I go on site into an organization. I’ve been doing this for 28 years and I never grow weary of learning, experiencing, and coming home feeling rewarded! Even if your organization has a salary freeze this year, keep doing your best.

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A Guide On Career Advancement for Male Nurses

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Showcasing Your Skills for Patients and Peers. Also, if you have a particular skill, tell your patients about it. If your patients know that you possess exceptional skills, it will make them more confident in your ability. Online nursing programs employ highly skilled educators who will provide you with an exceptional learning experience. In the virtual classroom, you’ll learn the critical thinking skills that you need to succeed as a skilled nurse practitioner.

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the fisher price concept

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection the fisher price concept On August 2, 2010, In Career Coaching by Judi Perkins , By The How-To Career Coach 0 Thanks to Fisher-Price, as babies we learn a concept that we seem to forget by the time we’re adults: you can’t put a square peg in a round hole.

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Are Professional Certifications Worth It?

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The simple answer is this: I am a firm believer in the importance of lifelong learning. Recommended Resource: Straight Talk About Salaries (Recorded Webinar). Possessing it demonstrates expert-level mastery of the skills required to leverage systems like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. However, what they are really paying for is not the certificate itself—it’s the value a person can bring to the organization when they have these skills.

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Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views (Nov. 18, 2016)

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Are you’re interested in enhancing your leadership skills or just expanding your personal and professional horizons? LEARN MORE HERE >> New Features!! It asks for your job title, employer, current salary and years of relevant work experience. It might be an interesting tool for salary negotiations. This post is part of a (recently re-launched and re-named) series in which I share some of my favorite Internet finds from the past week. Enjoy! From Yours Truly.

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Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views (Nov. 18, 2016)

Eat Your Career

Are you’re interested in enhancing your leadership skills or just expanding your personal and professional horizons? LEARN MORE HERE >> New Features!! It asks for your job title, employer, current salary and years of relevant work experience. It might be an interesting tool for salary negotiations. This post is part of a (recently re-launched and re-named) series in which I share some of my favorite Internet finds from the past week. Enjoy! From Yours Truly.

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17 Worst Resume Mistakes

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If you aren’t confident with your written skills, have a good editor go through your document. 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. Your resume is intended to show your professional skills and why you are the best fit for the job opening.

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Free Coaching Call: May 2013

Eat Your Career

How to increase your salary. Are you ready to elevate your professional skills, achieve your career goals, and experience more satisfaction at work? If you want to get ahead in today’s workplace, you have to keep your skills razor sharp. Learn about the Career Academy here >> . In case you missed it, I held my “quarterly” free coaching call earlier this week.

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How Long Should a Job Search Take?

Eat Your Career

Therefore, if you’re expecting to earn an annual salary of $60,000, you should plan for a 6-month job search. However, if you have a strong resume, a robust network, and good interview skills, you could land something sooner. You can learn more about my Job Search Accelerator Coaching Program here. This is a question I get quite frequently in my monthly “Ask the Career Coach” sessions. It’s not surprising; people who are in the midst of a job search are always anxious.

2018 160

10 Answers You Should Know Before Your Job Interview

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Your employer doesn’t want to know how much you weighed, when you were born, when you learned to tie your shoes or how much you had to drink last night. could say, “I’d like to be employed in a small company like this one, where I can learn, contribute, and advance.” . Give a positive reason, such as you left to take advantage of another opportunity that was better suited to your skills. . What salary do you want for this job?

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Résumé + Interview = A Job

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection Résumé + Interview = A Job On May 15, 2010, In Interview Skills by Alex Freund , By Alex Freund 0 The formula expressed in the title sounds so simple yet for some is difficult to achieve. I only recently learned that there are pros out there who could have been helping me all along.

3 Steps to Getting That BIG Raise at Work

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In most instances, this will come in the form of raises to your salary. In this article, we’ll discuss how to craft a compelling ASK which you can use to maximize your salary increase. This past year I used these techniques to increase my base salary by 10%! Learning the soft skills taught in this classic book will surely be of benefit to you in many life and work situations.

2017 173

The Top Traits of Highly Effective Leaders

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These are the traits of highly effective leaders and they can be learned. Would it surprise you to learn that 65% of workers say they would choose a better boss over a higher salary? Are you ready to take your leadership skills to the next level? Learn more about the habits of highly effective leaders below! What is leadership?

2019 125

Saving Half of Income: 5 Steps to Effortlessly Save Money Every Month

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Well, here’s the big secret: Although learning to save doesn’t require hours of vigorous training, like Kung Fu, it does require a fair deal of practice and discipline. Because more than an ingrained habit, savings must be a mastered skill. Salary : 8 – $10 – $80 – $ – $. Step 4 – Hone your skills. Time to test your new set of acquired skills. “Payment Successful”. That’s it. Gone forever.

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12 Clever Ways You Can Earn Money From Your Computer Today

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If you love helping people learn, an online tutor can be a fantastic job to do what you love. The average salary for a freelance writer in $24 per hour. You’ll want skills in software, typography, Adobe Photoshop, web design, and technology. In today’s digital world, working from home has never been more accessible. At-home jobs are the perfect opportunity for those who have kids or those who have trouble finding employment locally.

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Improving the Job Market With Big Data

Small Business Labs

job posts have detailed descriptions about the nature of the work, skills required, location and approximate salary, but the job seekers—the sellers—generally do not create profiles that describe themselves." Interesting article from John Horton at oDesk  on the Digitization of the Supply Side of the Labor Market. It covers the growing role labor supply sites such as LinkedIn and oDesk are playing in making job markets more efficient.

2012 143

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

And yet assistants help file digital documents and manage calls through their cell phones, so the skills required for these tasks haven’t completely gone away. She received the biggest salary of her lifetime with all kinds of perks. I can attest, though, that this executive assistant has never stopped learning, growing, and staying fresh. Our company, Office Dynamics, focuses on developing interpersonal skills.

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The big PA questions – what do you think?

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Are we being supported sufficiently by businesses in relation to undertaking training and other external courses to improve our skill set and to enable/encourage us to keep abreast of technological advancements. Are we paid the right salary for the work that we do. I think the main challenge we face as PAs is receiving recognition for our job and getting the correct salary. What additional skills do I need to add to enable my support to be more comprehensive?

2016 132

A Story of Inspiration for all Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Being a World Class Assistant, Gillie took her CWCA credentials, career portfolio, and everything else she had learned in that class in Las Vegas and within one month found herself being offered a great position in another large organization. After her live World Class Assistant course, she continued to learn from my webinars , books, Monday Motivators , and online courses. Before the day ended, the CEO offered her the job with a six-figure salary plus stock options, plus, plus!

Getting buy in from the boss

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It is imperative to be proactive about self-promotion in order to showcase your skills, achievements and personal brand. Highlight WIFM (what’s in it for me) and help them to see that you will gain skills and knowledge that will be essential for future growth. Will you share your learning with other Assistants thus increasing the ROI? Salary Increase. “Succeeding in business is all about making connections. Business is all about personal contact.

2017 163

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

Productive & Organized

  In a typical employer/employee model, it is the same model that we learned in our first minimum wage job show up and work and get paid for the time put in.   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.    The focus is on the skill that person brings to the table and the expected results.

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How to Start a Proofreading Business At Home

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You will need to support yourself for some time, purchase professional tools and pay salaries if you want to hire more employees to work for you. Polish your skills. As a proofreader and an editor, you will have to work hard not to lose your skills in the midst of all the marketing campaigns, networking and other business issues that are not particularly related to the actual proofreading. Work on your people skills. Learn how to deliver the best client service.

2017 162

Bad Career Advice: Promotions Are Always Positive Career Moves

Eat Your Career

Plus—here’s the good news—that minimal increase in salary will be completely wiped out by taxes. You could end up doing entirely different work and the tasks at which you’ve become so skilled may fall to another. Many people find that accepting a promotion pulls them away from the work they love and the skills they’ve honed. For some, it’s an opportunity to expand their comfort zone and learn new things. Congratulations!

7 Ways to Live Within Your Means

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Unfortunately, this lifestyle is not possible with a limited salary. Learn how to cook. So from now on, learn to cook even just the simplest of dishes to have more spending money for the weekends and be healthier as well. Choose DIY projects that can help you save money and those that are within your skill level. Financial gurus often talk about living within your means. You hear it all the time but do you know what it truly means? Have you figured out how to do this?

2017 172

A Detailed Guide On How To Manage Money Effectively

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Why is it important to learn how to manage your money? If you badly want to get out of debt or if you want to build a fortune and provide a better life for your family, you have to learn how to use money to your advantage instead of letting money take control over you. The most successful people are the ones who continue learning so it is important that you invest in your continued education, too. Are you struggling with your finances regardless of how much money you earn?

2018 155

Stop Saying "When I Was Your Age"

On The Job

One of the most vulnerable groups of employees are the experienced workers with their higher salaries and richer benefits. If you don't understand how to use some of the latest hi tech stuff, learn. Tags: older workers recession proof jobs layoffs of older workers keeping skills current avoiding layoffs This is a frightening time for everyone in the workplace, when fears abound about what latest economic downturn will result in layoffs.

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