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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Salary Negotiation 101

Job Advice Blog

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

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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 […].

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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. 

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How to Negotiate a Higher Salary (Even if you Feel Uncomfortable)

Dumb Little Man

Do you know anyone who is a master of negotiating their salary? So the good news is: if you negotiate your salary decently, you will probably get that raise. Note that salary negotiation is not something that people are born with – it can be […].

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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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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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.

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Why you need to use tech to help you with your business travel management

Practically Perfect PA

And that in most companies, travel spend is often the second largest expenditure after salaries? Did you know that business travel is a $1.3 trillion dollar market?

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

On The Job

People have very strong opinions about whether its OK to talk about salaries, so when this survey from Glassdoor.com crossed my desk, I knew I had to explore it further. People don’t want the boss or human resources to think they’re not grateful to have a job if they question their salary.

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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?

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The California Creative Economy

Small Business Labs

Key quote from the report: "In certain sectors, self-employment is more common than wage and salary employment. self-employed persons in Los Angeles County for every salaried worker. self-employed persons in Los Angeles County for every salaried employee."

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Don't Forget That Even in This Job Market, You Can Still Negotiate a Job Offer

On The Job

if you know from your research that the salary is not competitive. Tags: how to negotiate negotiate get more money negotiate with employer negotiate a salary career advice can i negotiate should i negotiate negotiate job offer Anita Bruzzese

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. This helps set the groundwork for a salary bump before your annual review. If an employer isn't offering you the salary you desire, ask for training opportunities -- either in another department, or to attend an industry event where you'll not only learn something, but make valuable professional contacts.

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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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8 Signs Your Company May Have Received Government Bailout Money

On The Job

When asked about salary transparency, the CFO laughs so hard he wets himself. Tags: bailout Tiger Woods salary transparency TARP cirque du soleil tom cruise katie holmes government bailout money There have been many requests for a piece of the bailout pie from lots of companies, including Hustler magazine and the guy from "Girls Gone Wild."

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I’ve Stared Into the Abyss…and Seen a Lot of My Friends

On The Job

And here's a press release from JobFox : "While the value of the dollar is shrinking, many job seekers - including in-demand technology specialists - must accept new positions at lower salaries than they did just a month ago." Tags: technology specialists recession proof jobs pay raise business outlook how can i AJR career Anita Bruzzese networking job outlook JobFox jobs salaries business If you’re not worried, you’re not paying attention. Bad times are here, folks.

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Is Your Job Title Hurting Your Career?

On The Job

Some of your criteria may be based on salary, location, company culture or perks. Or, they think the title doesn't really matter -- they just want a better salary and more vacation time.

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Use of Contract Labor by Small Businesses Continues to Grow

Small Business Labs

  Over the same period, spending on salaries and wages (meaning traditional employees) rose from $73.7 The IRS released their 2016 tax data on sole proprietors. 

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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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Do You Give Your Time Away?

Simple Productivity Blog

But if you are a salaried employee and work more than your scheduled hours, you are giving your time away to your employer for free. Do you give your time away? Of course not, you think.

2014 208

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.

2015 285

Top Jobs You Can Get With A Math Degree

Dumb Little Man

The expected starting salary for this job is around $45,000-$50,000. Starting salary for new accountants is around $53,000. Expect a starting salary at around $60,000. It’s difficult to project pay for such a diversity of positions but in the financial field, you can expect a starting salary at around $60,000. As a loan officer, starting salary can be expected at around $40,000. Depending on where you live, you can expect a starting salary at around $95,000.

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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.

2014 283

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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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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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.

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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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.

2015 206

The War On Grad School

Dumb Little Man

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. Physicians assistants have a $29,000 increase in salary. Education administrators have a $23,000 increase in salary.

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

Eat Your Career

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.

2016 141

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.

2014 156

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.

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Want Your Small Business to Make Big Ripples in the Business World? Try this.

Tips From T. Marie

Turns out, the average salary at the company is around $48,000.00, which means the majority of employees are going to see a substantial increase in their income.

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9 Serious Signs You’re Next To Be Fired

Dumb Little Man

Delay or reduction in your salary. A delay or reduction in your salary might happen as a result of three factors. If it is the first, Human Resources would be looking to decrease workers and if you did not receive your salary, this is a definite sign that your job is in peril.

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