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How to Avoid These Three Major Negotiation Mistakes

GoGirl Finance | Posted 03.25.2015 | Money
GoGirl Finance

Whether you're new to job-hunting or a seasoned pro in your field, negotiation can feel stressful and uncomfortable for just about everyone.

What To Do When Your Manager Turns You Down for a Raise

Kim Keating | Posted 03.17.2015 | Women
Kim Keating

You finally decided to ask for a raise. You have been doing well in your job and your accomplishments over the past 12 months speak for themselves. So, you gather your labor market data, rehearse your talking points, and set up a time to speak with your manager. Everything seems to be going well, until your boss tells you "sorry, that's not possible right now."

#ExceptionalCareers Series: What You Shouldn't Be Afraid to Do in Negotiations

Sanyin Siang | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Sanyin Siang

People on the other side of the table appreciate the honesty. No one has the time to second-guess or read minds. You owe it to yourself and your employer to be honest.

7 Things Women Can Do Now to Achieve 50/50 Gender Equality at Work

Dayna Steele | Posted 03.06.2015 | Business
Dayna Steele

There is an old saying, "Women hold up half the sky." We should be holding up half of the corporate world as well.

Here's Proof You Don't Need A 6-Figure Salary To Be Happy

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Money won't necessarily make you happier -- but a new study suggests your chosen profession might. Using data collected for the Cabinet Office's 20...

5 Illinois Colleges Whose Graduates Earn the Most Money

Reboot Illinois | Posted 04.01.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

One of the biggest reasons students choose to go to college is to learn the skills necessary to get a high-paying job. Earnings potential can even be a main factor in deciding where to go to school, in addition to academic programs, athletic attractions and extra-curricular opportunities.

5 Reasons Why You Should Negotiate Your Salary, Every Time

40 Percent and Rising | Posted 03.23.2015 | Women
40 Percent and Rising

Negotiating your salary shows your employer that you are capable, confident and comfortable with what you have to offer. Those skills are the ones your employer will value when it comes to increasing your level of responsibility, trusting you with clients and promoting you.

Asking For A Raise Actually Works Most Of The Time

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

If you ask for a raise, you have a pretty good chance of getting one.

4 Things You Must Do to Get the Salary You Deserve

Karen Frankola | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Karen Frankola

Hiring managers expect you to negotiate and some will think less of you if you don't. The chances of you being seen as overly aggressive are much less than you imagine. You can also use this advice when negotiating for an annual raise or even a retirement/severance package.

5 Ways You Can Earn a Passive Income on the Internet

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 01.12.2015 | Technology
Alex Ivanovs

Ever since the web became a thing, one of the hottest discussion topics has been "how to make money online", a phrase that you and your friends have seen at least a couple of thousand times, if not a little more.

The No-Problem Problem

Ilene Fischer | Posted 12.30.2014 | Women
Ilene Fischer

Is Microsoft finally getting serious about making its workforce welcome to women and minorities?

12 Invisible Rules To Bend, Break Or Ignore To Have The Career You Want

Janet Kestin | Posted 12.13.2014 | Women
Janet Kestin

Are women afraid to take risks? Many people would say yes. Others would just say we go about it differently from men.

5 Myths Women Are Told About The Workplace

Dee Poku-Spalding | Posted 12.06.2014 | Women
Dee Poku-Spalding

I got to a really good place in my career. And then, reality set in. I plateaued, I had no personal life and I was exhausted by the late hours and the daily grind of navigating corporate culture.

Poorer States Have Best Paid Megachurch Pastors

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 09.09.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Large churches in the South tend to pay their senior pastors the highest salaries, a new survey finds. That’s one of the conclusions on chu...

How To Discover Your Market Value And Get Paid What You're Worth

Mindy Crary | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Mindy Crary

Stock options are used to reward longevity and loyalty, while salary is the benefit you get for doing your day-to-day job. Don't forego a salary negotiation because your employer offers a stock benefit.

The EU's Anti-Austerity Hypocrites

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Steve H. Hanke

According to the coalition, its members simply cannot impose further spending cuts. They assert that their budgets have been cut to the bone. This claim is ludicrous.

The Art of Offer Negotiations: 5 Steps to Salary Success

Skiddy von Stade | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Skiddy von Stade

You may believe applying for jobs, landing interviews and producing outstanding references are the toughest of job search challenges. However, it's what happens after you land a job that presents the real test.

Should Teammates Get Equal Pay?

Adam Grant | Posted 09.17.2014 | Sports
Adam Grant

Why is pay equality good in some settings but bad in others?

LeBron James: The Negotiation King?

Kim Keating | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Kim Keating

LeBron has shockingly decided to "head back home" to Cleveland. And no matter your feelings on the situation, there are a lot of valuable lessons about setting your goals and knowing your worth that can be learned from Mr. James.

Why Goals Are Landmarks Meant to Be Passed, Not Reached

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Like reading a map, we look for two things -- where we are now, and where we want to go. We then connect the two dots with a path that guides our direction. Once we get to where we're going, the map gets tossed back into the glove box. But in life, our destination doesn't define the end of a trip, only a stop over. What then?

Pay Up or Lose Out

Erin Daruszka | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Erin Daruszka

Fair compensation and gender salary gaps are much-talked-about topics. For employers, paying employees fairly is a tough topic to handle. How do employers treat employees fairly, while still creating a culture of pay for performance?

Adventures in Online Dating: Should You Reveal Your Income?

LearnVest | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
LearnVest

There are some women who only date guys with salaries in the high six-figures, but I am not one of them. Actually, my mother chastises me for dating men of modest means. And, to be honest, meeting a guy who makes six figures makes me think, Oh, he's out of my league.

3 Lessons I Have Learned Since Graduating

Julia Neumer | Posted 08.09.2014 | College
Julia Neumer

Leaving school for the real world can be a daunting prospect, and for good reason. However, this is an incredible time in your life, with the opportunity to begin a new career and get started building your resume as a professional. Be confident in yourself and your abilities, and there is no stopping you.

Survey Shows Fundraiser Pay Is Dropping, But Experts Aren't Buying It

The Chronicle Of Philanthropy | Posted 05.21.2014 | Impact

Experts questioned the accuracy of a new survey showing that the median salary of American fundraisers fell 8.5 percent last year to $65,000, saying t...

On-Ramp Internships: Opportunity or Exploitation?

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 05.28.2014 | Women
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

By paying these experienced mothers less than market value, we denigrate the importance of skills required of a mother. No mother can succeed at her maternal role without learning to work while completely exhausted, to multitask, to enlist the help of others, and to solve problems.