As women have become more ambitious over the years, it seems that the weekly Sunday brunch is as much about gossiping about men as it is about our careers. How late were you at the office this week? Who are you networking with? What job are you applying for?
The recession has permanently shifted our job market for the worse. While the majority of jobs lost during the recession were in the middle-income range, the jobs that have since come to replace them are lower-paying hourly wage positions.
The truth is, if you do it the right way, negotiating your salary actually makes you more attractive to your employer. When you use the right phrases and mindset, you can convince your boss to give you a raise -- and he'll be happy to do it.
In an article in The Wall Street Journal, Susan Gregory Thomas cites the Bureau of Labor Statistics when she writes that 40 percent of American women are the breadwinners for their families. Are you an alpha wife? Here are some tips:
Perhaps the best way to summarize pay secrecy is to say that it has become an old-fashioned, obsolete management practice that has a much larger downside than upside. It is time for organizations to enter the world of pay transparency.
Those who get tips as a normal part of their jobs often have the ability to write their own raise. It is one of the advantages to what are often seen as low-paid service jobs. Here are some of the ways that tipped employees boost their income.
Despite worries about sagging consumer confidence and shrinking paychecks, business leaders seem unconcerned about the declining standard of living of middle class America, or about the growing number of American families slipping into poverty.