Salary Negotiation

  • Five Steps for Successful Salary Negotiation

    Five Steps for Successful Salary Negotiation

    Selena Dehne, JIST Publishing People wallow a lot in the world of work. You don't have to look far to hear people grumbling that they don't get paid as well as they should or that their employer skimps on benefits like vacation time, a 401(k) or bonuses. Too often, people have these frustrations because... Continue Reading

  • Young, Single Women Earn More Than Their Male Peers

    Young, Single Women Earn More Than Their Male Peers

    According to a new report from the research firm Reach Advisors, U.S. women who are single, childless, between the ages of 22 and 30, and live in large cities earn on average 8% more than their male counterparts. In Atlanta and Memphis, the differential is as high as 20% and in New York and San Francisco it is... Continue Reading

  • Salary Negotiation: Answering the Money Question for Beginners

    Salary Negotiation: Answering the Money Question for Beginners

    The more money we can make, the better... right? But let's be realistic. You're fresh out of college. Don't expect to get paid the "big bucks" during your first or second job. In fact, if your financial situation affords it, go for the job that's going to provide you with the experience you need moving forward... Continue Reading

  • 5 Big Myths of Salary Negotiation

    5 Big Myths of Salary Negotiation

    How do you make sense of all the salary negotiation tips out there? Sometimes they don't quite add up. "Be tough." "Be flexible." "Tell 'em what you want." "Don't be too obvious." Who's right? Stacey Carroll, HR expert and director of education at online salary database PayScale.com took some time to bust some... Continue Reading

  • Inside Salary Negotiation Secrets from HR

    Inside Salary Negotiation Secrets from HR

    Most people would agree that the most difficult part about landing a new job is the salary negotiation. It can be an uncomfortable conversation, but it has huge impact on your financial future. Wouldn't it be nice if you could get a sneak peek into what's going on inside the head of the HR rep on the other side... Continue Reading

  • How to Negotiate a Better Employment Contract Than Conan O'Brien

    How to Negotiate a Better Employment Contract Than Conan O'Brien

    It looks like Conan O'Brien may have reached a settlement with NBC and his last night as host of The Tonight Show will be on January 22. It's a shame when you realize that perhaps the whole fiasco could have been avoided if Conan had negotiated a more precise contract. When Conan signed his contract, he never... Continue Reading