Salary Negotiation 101

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As you can see in the picture below, we had to put on this awesome getup in order to tour a 450,000 square foot manufacturing facility, and what … Continue reading Salary Negotiation 101 → Millennial Corner Career Tips JTL Services Salary Tara LeFevre

Hitting the salary cap

Practically Perfect PA

Everyone was placed in a salary band depending on their experience and their skills. Except support staff who were placed in lower salary bands or slotted in somewhere that sort of fitted what they did. My salary was good and I was happy with my lot.

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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.

Study: Self-Employed Have Higher Lifetime Earnings Than Salary Workers

Small Business Labs

Key quote: Manso finds that entrepreneurs experience only slightly higher lifetime earnings variance -- that is, risk -- than people who go the salaried route. Key quote from the academic study: self-employed workers experiment with new ideas when they leave the salaried workforce to become self-employed. It's long been accepted as fact in academic and government circles that the self-employed earn less than people with traditional jobs. 

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. Women adapt more proactively than men do. Women seek social support from colleagues and friends more than men do. 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. women

Salary Negotiation 101

Job Advice Blog

The post Salary Negotiation 101 appeared first on JTL Services Inc. Millennial Corner Career Tips JTL Services Salary salary and negotiation tips Tara LeFevreYesterday, my managing partner/mom Tara LeFevre and I went on a trip about an hour and a half down the road to visit two of our clients. As you can see in the picture below, we had to put on this awesome getup in order to tour a 450,000 square foot manufacturing facility, and what […].

Can An Employer Legally Verify Salary History?

Dumb Little Man

As of 2015, American employers are still enjoying a substantial pool of overqualified candidates to choose from, and this has not stopped them from keeping the upper hand with regard to salaries and compensation. To this effect, verification of salary history has become a sort of hiring strategy, and it is legal to a certain extent. The post Can An Employer Legally Verify Salary History?

4 Ways to Get a Bigger Paycheck

On The Job

Grimm says part of the problem with the continuing wage gap is that women often don't receive the same starting salaries as their male colleagues at the beginning of their careers because they aren't as likely to negotiate for more money. Do you make too much money for what you do?

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Can You Dock An Employee’s Salary Pay If They Don’T Work 40 Hours?

Dumb Little Man

According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, you can’t dock the pay of salaried employees if they work less than 40 hours per week. Salaried employees are considered non-exempt, so you’ll need to pay them their agreed-on flat salaries according to their work contracts. <strong>FLSA-Exempt Certain professions also have applied minimum salary […]. The post Can You Dock An Employee’s Salary Pay If They Don’T Work 40 Hours?

A Recruiter Makes Predictions About the Job Market

On The Job

Some other advice and predictions from Romaine: • Salaries won't recover soon. how can i get a raise pay salary recruiters career advice relocation job market Anita BruzzeseI think trying to predict the future is a little like trying to.er.predict the future. It's not easy.

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Revealing Salaries Favored by Young Workers

On The Job

Should we be discussing salary with our kids? Tags: reveal salary income disparity The New York Times Suze Orman salaries share salary In a live radio interview last year about my book , the host asked me: "So, Anita, how much do you make writing your syndicated workplace column?" Thankfully, you couldn't see my reaction, because I have a feeling my face sort of resembled a landed halibut.

6 Low Paying College Degrees to Avoid

Dumb Little Man

It’s obvious that salary prospects for different college degrees vary. The Economic Value of College Majors report by Georgetown University and Kiplinger’s list of low paying degrees shed light on how great the difference in salary really is.

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Salary Negotiation for the Focused Professional

Office Dynamics

One of my favorite career experts, Alexia Vernon, shares some tips on negotiation for the salary you deserve on New Day Northwest. Stat: 20% of American career women will never negotiate for more money in their careers.

How important is office culture?

Practically Perfect PA

Our lovely friends over at Career Moves recently conducted a survey to find out how important salary is when looking for a new role. Here is Sarah with more details… Do we just want a good salary? But interestingly, in the results of our survey, salary did not come out on top.

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When a Demotion Makes Sense

On The Job

drop in salary demotion less pay career advice lose promotion Anita BruzzeseIf you’ve ever been unemployed, you know the joy that comes from finally getting that job offer.

5 things PAs should consider before accepting a new role

Practically Perfect PA

salary and reward. I put salary and reward last because although it is important (it made my top 5 after all!) But, once you get past the salary you need to live comfortably there are other considerations because it can be hard to stay in a role you hate despite the pay being good.

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Don’t Quite Your Day Job – 6 Tips to Launching a Startup

Dumb Little Man

View your day job differently The salary you earn at your day job, is more than likely the revenue that is funding your startup.

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How to work from home and not become a vegetable!

Dumb Little Man

They are paying me a great salary but it is a ‘work from home’ opportunity: I wonder ‘how that works out in the long run’! Working from home can be easy or difficult – it all depends on our belief.

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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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Tech Jobs Moving to the Midwest

Small Business Labs

cities are more expensive than outsourcing overseas, rising salaries and costs overseas is making outsourcing there less of a bargain. companies have long moved work overseas to save money. But a long emerging trend of moving work to lower cost areas of the U.S.

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After 22 excellent years, I’ve reached the salary cap–so, now what?

Office Dynamics

by ALICE BUMGARNER, MODERATOR on MARCH 14, 2012 2:47PM. in ADMIN PRO FORUM. Question: “I have been with my firm as a legal secretary, purchaser, database manager, etc. for 22 years. I have always received excellent reviews and raises.

Are Men Or Women More Successful At Saving For Retirement?

Dumb Little Man

From the most powerful positions to the highest salaries, the world of wealth has been a boys’ club since the first drachma was minted in ancient Greece. These women prove that a low salary doesn’t have to dissuade you from saving for retirement. Take advantage of higher salaries.

7 Ways to Stop a Panic Attack Instantly

Dumb Little Man

In reality, I was lonely, couldn’t pay my rent, and was drowning in student loan debt with my meager new grad salary. I remember the first time I suffered from a panic attack. I was 21 years old, had just graduated from college, and lived in first real apartment.

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7 Employee Retention Strategies You Should Start Using

Small Business CEO

The problem is that most managers see retention as a compensation issue – incentives, salaries, benefits, etc. Ever noticed how every smart entrepreneur refers to their employees as a team? That’s because they know the value the right people bring to their companies.

6 Ways How Twentysomethings Can Start to Save

Dumb Little Man

For example, if you put in 6 percent of your salary, they may add in 50 percent of that 6 percent for a total of 9 percent of your income going toward retirement. ● One way to increase how much you save is to put all salary raises into your retirement account.

Should You Tell Others What You Earn?

On The Job

Over the years there has been great discussion about whether companies and employees should be more transparent over salaries. For one reason, it’s easier to gain the upper hand in salary negotiations if employees are in the dark about what others are earning.

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3 Keys to Getting a Job When You're Overqualified

On The Job

Finally, it's really important you've given a lesser salary or job title some real consideration. When you're out of work, it's tempting to apply for anything just to be able to get a job and pay your bills.

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4 Ways to Get the Boss to Give You What You Want

On The Job

If you’re only thinking about your salary, then you’re setting yourself up to fail,” he says. In other words, your salary pays your bills, but doesn’t build your career.

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Use of Contract Labor by Sole Proprietors Surging

Small Business Labs

  Over the same period salary and wage expense increased only 10.7%. The IRS recently released the 2013 data on sole proprietors. This data covers business receipts, deductions, and net income reported by individual taxpayers on Schedule C of Form 1040.

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Take Notice! Why You Should Take Workplace Signs Seriously

Small Business CEO

These signs are ever-present, they don’t take holidays, they speak the universal language of images and they don’t take a salary. Almost all workplaces have at least a few signs around to remind employees and visitors to stay safe, as well as to advise them how to do it.

Awesome Perks You Can Offer Your Employees

Small Business CEO

So, obviously, you’ve set up a comprehensive salary and benefits package. You want your employees to love working for you. You offer paid time off to take care of sick kids, more than enough vacation time, on-site daycare, the works. Those are all great.

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10 Steps to Survive a Business Disaster

The Small Business Blog

d) Arrange payment of salaries for appropriate staff. In business, it sometimes pays to take a risk. But in the face of natural disasters, like floods and fires, or criminal activity like cyber hacking, your Recovery Procedure Plan needs to be as safe as houses.

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6 Elements of a Perfect Work Environment

Small Business CEO

A perfect work environment is not just about getting salary on time. Happy people are better workers. According to one study, happy people are 12% more productive at work.

How to Refer to Monetary Amounts

Daily Writing Tips

How should references to amounts of money be styled? The key to answering that question is context. Casual, isolated references, as well as approximations, are generally spelled out, as in the examples below: “I’m just putting in my two cents’ worth.”.

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

On The Job

Really, what the hiring manager is seeking is someone who is interested in learning and growing in the company, not someone who just wants to warm the chair and collect a salary.

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How to Answer Weird Interview Questions

On The Job

Don't ask about salary or benefits in an initial interview). 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? What are your biggest weaknesses?

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Taxation – Quote of the Week

The Small Business Blog

“President Herbert Hoover returned his salary to government. His idea caught on and now we’re all doing it.” ” – Sam Ewing, US author. This quote is fairly tongue-in-cheek but at its heart there is an undeniable truth that the rewards of working have been somewhat diminished by over zealous taxation. Not only will your business… Read the full article here: Taxation – Quote of the Week on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Inspiring Business Leaders: 5 of the Most Influential Women

Office Dynamics

The AAUW report also highlights the salary differences for women of color. These 5 influential women are inspiring business leaders.

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Do You Know What "Success" Means for You?

Dumb Little Man

Perhaps you think success is obvious … it means making a good salary, being healthy, and having a happy family life. But what exactly is a “good salary”? Unless you’re clear on exactly what a “good salary” means to you, it’s going to be hard for you to be satisfied.

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The big PA questions – what do you think?

Practically Perfect PA

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. The main questions that I ask myself on a daily basis are regarding qualification, career development, salary and value.

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