Salary Negotiation

  • Liz Weston: How to Make More Money Now [Video]

    Liz Weston: How to Make More Money Now [Video]

    Now that the economy is improving a bit and more companies are hiring, many of us are allowing ourselves to dream about climbing out of debt, getting a job, and maybe even saving for retirement again -- instead of relying on savings to just get by. This is where an expert like Liz Weston comes in, to help... Continue Reading

  • Ultimate Guide to Salary Negotiation

    Ultimate Guide to Salary Negotiation

    Many people don't negotiate job offers because they fear that asking for more will damage the relationship with the hiring manager. But negotiating effectively is not about being aggressive or giving ultimatums. It is about working collaboratively to get what you want while satisfying the needs of the hiring... Continue Reading

  • Salary Negotiation Tips for Women

    Salary Negotiation Tips for Women

    According to recent census data, on average women with a bachelor's degree still earn close to $20,000 less than men with same level of education. Many wonder why this is the case, especially now when the number of women in college outnumber men. AOL Jobs recently interviewed Jennifer W. Allyn, managing... Continue Reading

  • The Best Time to Negotiate Salary is Before You Land the Job

    The Best Time to Negotiate Salary is Before You Land the Job

    Most people realize the interviewing stage is the last time you'll probably have influence on the amount of your salary. Once hired, your salary is dictated by policy coupled with company and individual performance. Although this is a common fact, many job seekers lose sight of this during the critical... Continue Reading

  • 15 Tips For Better Salary Negotiations

    15 Tips For Better Salary Negotiations

    Almost all job seekers have been in a situation where they realize after they accept a position that they could have asked for more. Yet many people are not comfortable negotiating their salary and employment package because they fear they will be perceived as aggressive and will damage the relationship they... Continue Reading

  • 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