6 College Courses That Can Get You High Salaries

Dumb Little Man

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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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. I was placed in a low (not rock bottom but not particularly high) salary band with other assistants and admin type people. My salary was good and I was happy with my lot. That was until 2 years into the job and I had reached the top of my salary band.

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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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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 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.

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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. 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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How Much Personal Loan Can You Get on 30,000 Salary?

Small Business CEO

If you are an individual with a monthly salary of about Rs 30,000, here is what you need to know about what determines your personal loan and how much personal loan you can receive. … The post How Much Personal Loan Can You Get on 30,000 Salary?

What is Data Scientist’s Salary?

Small Business CEO

The high salaries are due to the fact that organizations have noted that data scientist vs. data analyst are great assets to the organizations as they are used to make smart decisions for the organization depending on the data they have collected and analyzed. According to several studies, they have shown that the average salary of a data scientist is about is $113,436.… … The post What is Data Scientist’s Salary?

How to Interpret MBA Salary Data

Small Business CEO

Looking at those numbers, it’s easy for one to expect that putting in the time and effort to get an advanced business degree is the first step on the path to a six-figure salary. … Human Resources MBA graduates MBA programs MBA salary data It should come as no surprise to anyone that earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree opens the door to a new realm of opportunities.

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 […]. The post How to Negotiate a Higher Salary (Even if you Feel Uncomfortable) appeared first on Dumb Little Man If you want to be financially savvy, you can’t just rely on saving.

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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. 

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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Accelerating your Assistant career path and progression

Practically Perfect PA

It could be that you define success as having a fantastic salary, amazing job title, or office [.]. Career development Advice for Executive Assistants Administrative professional career development career path Executive Assistant Personal Assistant progression salary negotiation you and your careerThere are so many events, webinars, publications, blogs out there that talk about accelerating your Assistant career path and progression.

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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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How to Negotiate a Salary

45 Things

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. So how do you negotiate the right salary for a new job? Before your first interview, you should have done research on comparable salaries.

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. I hope you enjoy the tips she shares – good for not only women but men too! Alexia is also a fellow Vegas Young Professional and past Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence speaker.

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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. However, at my last review, I was told I was getting to the cap for legal secretaries. I’m at a loss … I work anywhere from 40 to 45 hours a week (at my regular pay for 37.5 hours).

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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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How do you measure your career success?

Practically Perfect PA

It could be that you define success as having a fantastic salary, amazing job title, or office all to yourself. There are so many events, webinars, publications, blogs out there that talk about career success for Assistants. Career success comes in many shapes and forms and, let’s face it, is an entirely personal definition. It […].

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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. Compared to majors in STEM and healthcare where the entry-level salary starts at $43,000 and $41,000 respectively, the majors below earn less, and the gap continues to widen long after graduation.

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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. 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.

2008 100

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? Business travel spend in general is massive, but it doesn’t stop there; the amount of time spent organising business travel is substantial too. We all know just how […].

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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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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 If you've ever been out of work, you know the feeling when the job offer finally comes. You want to scream, cry, kiss the feet of the hiring manager and dance in the streets.

4 Ways to Get a Bigger Paycheck

45 Things

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. I tell them to get the job then talk about salary again in a year," he says. Many employers will believe you are threatening to leave if you don't get the salary you request even though that may be the furthest thought from your mind.

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A Recruiter Makes Predictions About the Job Market

45 Things

Some other advice and predictions from Romaine: • Salaries won't recover soon. Some companies cut salaries 10% or more when the recession hit, and with salary increases averaging less than 2%, Romaine says don't count on starting a new job with a big pay jump over your previous position unless you're in high demand like workers in IT. how can i get a raise pay salary recruiters career advice relocation job market Anita Bruzzese

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When a Demotion Makes Sense

45 Things

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. But that elation may be tempered by the fact that the job pays less than your previous one, or is certainly lower on the career status level than you desire. According to an Urban Institute research, job seekers have taken positions that pay 16 percent less than what they earned before the Great Recession.

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How Long is Normal to Go Without a Raise?

Eat Your Career

Is it a problem to have the same salary for 5 years or more? Hiring companies always want to see that you’ve progressed in your previous employment, and a rising salary is one sign of progression. Plus, your current salary is generally seen as a “starting point” for salary negotiations with other employers. In my monthly Q&A sessions, I commonly receive a lot of questions about raises. This one comes up frequently: How long is “normal” to go without a raise?

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

45 Things

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. Its an interesting topic I explored for my recent Gannett column: The workplace has been turned upside down in the last year because of the recession, and it appears it has even changed our attitudes regarding an often taboo subject: talking about our salaries. And yes - people do talk about salary.

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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? The Career Moves Office Support team recently sent out a Salary and Insights Survey, which produced some surprising results. Interestingly, only a 3rd of respondents are actually happy with their current salary and benefits package!

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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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Proof of Income: How to Use a Paystub and More to Buy A Home

Small Business CEO

To purchase a house at that price, you needed a salary of at least $61,123 to pay your monthly bill of $1,426.21. However, you need more than a salary. Buying a house is a big step.

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8 Signs Your Company May Have Received Government Bailout Money

45 Things

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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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. The essential guideline to holding down a day job while successfully building your own startup business is to remember the simple fact, that it’s your day job that is currently keeping you afloat not holding you back. The fear of the unknown is very real, but at the same time very liberating and exciting.

2015 219

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. The communication arts also had a high number of self-employed workers relative to salaried employees: In 2015, there were 0.6 self-employed persons in Los Angeles County for every salaried employee."

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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. We may get a work from home opportunity without even asking for it; or we may actually ask for it thinking that – it comes with lot of freedom. But lot of freedom comes with fear of inaction, boredom and isolation. Our thoughts determine: how we measure the success in our life?

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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. The post Do You Give Your Time Away? appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. More great content can be found on the site at SimpleProductivityBlog.com., or you can find me on Twitter ( @SmplProdBlog ) and Facebook ( Facebook.com/SimpleProductivity ). Productivity

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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. If the rewards and salary do make a big difference, but the role isn’t great, make sure you can cope with the pressure that can come from not particularly enjoying your job.

2016 177

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. I didn’t job hop for an increase in salary, it was always for other reasons, but with every new role I did get a pay rise. Hi, I’m Nicky Christmas and I am a job hopper. There, I’ve admitted it.

2016 176

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. I was a country girl living in the big city. On the outside, my life looked like the textbook definition of perfection.

2015 158

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. Women set aside 7 percent of their salary for retirement—nowhere close to what they need. Most experts recommend saving between 10-15 percent of their salary for a comfortable nest egg in retirement years.

How To Write A Demand Letter For Personal Injury Without Hiring A Lawyer?

Dumb Little Man

While this financial arrangement can appear favorable for the plaintiff, depending on the nature of your claim and the complexities involved in negotiating a suitable settlement, your lawyer’s take-home salary can equal out to be $500 an hour or more. The cost of filing and settling a personal injury lawsuit can be surprisingly high. After you have accounted for the cost of your legal counsel, you may be expected to pay thousands of dollars in exchange for representation.

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I’m a Bored Executive Assistant – Is It Time to Move On? – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

I’m over 50 and may not get a match in salary (I’m highly compensated). Ask an Admin was created by Office Dynamics to help administrative professionals with their problems through the help of their peers. We don’t always have an answer to each individual’s problem but we know some of you might. Please read the question and comment below. EA with Brains asks: How to approach this situation?

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