Tag: starting salaries

  • 8 Highest-Paid College Degrees In 2012

    8 Highest-Paid College Degrees In 2012

    College students pick their majors for any number of reasons - interest in a particular field of study, ability to get a job post-graduation, amount of education or training needed, and more. Another factor students often consider is how much they might earn once they enter the workforce. While it's hard to... Continue Reading

  • Are Women Asking Too Little or Men Asking Too Much?

    Are Women Asking Too Little or Men Asking Too Much?

    It seems we have a long way to go when it comes to gender equity on the job. A recent Canadian study found that women entering the workforce have have much lower career expectations than men. In fact, women anticipate both smaller paychecks and longer waits for promotions. The study found that women predict... Continue Reading

  • Should You Lower Your Salary Expectations?

    Should You Lower Your Salary Expectations?

    How to tell if you're being realistic about what you should be earning Everyone is pinching pennies these days, including employers. Hiring freezes, lower salary offers to new hires and smaller raises for existing employees have become commonplace. The unfortunate effect of all of this, is that many workers will... Continue Reading

  • Starting Salaries Start to Slip

    Starting Salaries Start to Slip

    By Geoff Roth If you're a recent college graduate and have been fortunate enough to land a job, that is good news. But, there is a bit of a black cloud around that silver lining. According to a new survey, the average starting salary for new college grads slipped this year, down 1.3 percent from last year. --... Continue Reading