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An Easy Formula for Answering the Most Important Job Search Question

Steve Dalton | Posted 04.10.2015 | College
Steve Dalton

Imagine you are dining in a restaurant with a friend, and your friend suddenly begins to choke on a piece of food, grabbing for her neck. What do you do? Did you say the Heimlich Maneuver? Hopefully so. The Heimlich's simplicity makes it easy to recall during extremely stressful situations.

Negotiating a Job Offer? 15 Rules From a Harvard Business Professor

Dan Lyons | Posted 05.24.2014 | Business
Dan Lyons

So you've been through a few job interviews and now you're down to brass tacks -- you're negotiating the offer. This can be complex, tricky business, and costly, too, if you don't do it well. But complexity also creates opportunities, at least for people who have done some homework. Deepak

How do I bring up relocation expense on my job interview?

Liz Ryan | Posted 07.04.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

Dear Liz, I have a second interview for a Director job next week, and at the first interview I didn't say a word about relocation. I had just finishe...

Don't Take a Job, Make a Job

Julie Kantor | Posted 06.12.2013 | Small Business
Julie Kantor

A year ago I had a 'blink' moment and decided to join the private sector and build again. It had to be something that would also make a difference or I would likely fail in selling it. It had to be awesomely entrepreneurial.

The Job Offer You've Been Waiting For

Misha Lyuve | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business
Misha Lyuve

You can do The Job at all times anywhere, whether you sit in a cubicle or a corner office, work for a corporation or self, standing in line in Starbucks or putting your kids to bed, taking out the garbage or having a drink at a party.

How to Write a Help Wanted Ad

Liz Ryan | Posted 02.06.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

The era of soul-crushing, talent-hating job ads and mojo-repelling recruiting systems is coming to a close, and not a moment too soon.

6 Things To Consider When Accepting A Job Offer

The Daily Muse | Posted 11.13.2011 | Women

Scoring an offer means you’ve made it through the toughest part of the job hunt. All the applications, research, and thank-you notes have paid off...

She Landed the Perfect Job, but Couldn't Land the Title

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

A Vice President of Operations at a Fortune 1000 retailer restructured herself out of her job. The retailer had been hurting and the VP decided it wa...

Can I Quit Before I Start the Job?

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

There is no ethical or etiquette problem involved in quitting a job you haven't even begun yet. It's another thing to quit the job on the third day or second week of work.

They Made Me an Offer but They Don't Like My Start Date?

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

If your new manager's department is so poorly run that three more days without your presence would be so devastating, what could you possibly learn from him?

Keeping an Employer Warm While Awaiting Another Offer

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

One company may come forward with an offer faster than the second company will schedule their interview. How do I tactfully stall the one process and speed up the other to give myself more time to make a decision?

How Deep a Salary Markdown for Changing Industries?

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

Here's the thing: they're going to hire the best person they can find for the job, right? You can open up the salary conversation with some discussion about just who's getting the job offer.