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

Janet Kestin | Posted 10.13.2014 | 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 10.06.2014 | 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.

Report: Rent Prices Shut Out Minimum-Wage Workers In Every State

Posted 03.27.2014 | HuffPost Home

Think the rent is too damn high? Well, it actually is. No matter where you live in the country, a new report says that no full-time worker making mini...

Self-Employment: The Answer for an Aging Workforce and a Sluggish Economy?

Kevin E. Cahill | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Kevin E. Cahill

Is self-employment the answer for an aging workforce and a sluggish economy?

Your Kids' First Job: Rags to Riches

Neale Godfrey | Posted 05.05.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

How much of a factor should money be in your children's choice of a career? It's not the first thing they should be thinking about. Work is how they're going to spend a very large portion of the rest of their life. But, on the other hand, they want to be able to buy the occasional iPad.

Learn to Recognize and Savor All Forms of Career Success

Monique Valcour | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Monique Valcour

You need to develop the awareness and adaptability to notice, appreciate, and exploit opportunities to enjoy career success in all its different forms, even if the most explicit forms of recognition aren't currently available.

Negotiating Your Salary Without Playing Hardball

Adam Grant | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

According to conventional wisdom, the best way to boost your salary is to get an offer from a competing employer with a higher salary. But if you've already decided where you want to work, and you're not well along the way with other employers, it's disingenuous to start interviewing elsewhere, not to mention a waste of your time.

Lilly Ledbetter: Celebrating a Champion Still Fighting for Us

Deborah J. Vagins | Posted 03.31.2014 | Women
Deborah J. Vagins

ast night in his State of the Union, the President said he would use his executive authority to expand opportunity for more American families, and that type of action is exactly what we need now to advance pay equality for all workers.

Women Entrepreneurs Are Pretty Happy -- Here's Why

Colleen DeBaise | Posted 03.29.2014 | Women
Colleen DeBaise

The rigid corporate model doesn't accommodate the needs of women, who remain by far the biggest caretakers of children and the elderly.

Why Talking Openly About Money Is Crucial, Not Crass

Jennifer Dziura | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Jennifer Dziura

Most of us talk about our sex lives with at least one person we're not having sex with. Yet many of us do not talk about money with anyone at all.

Getting the Salary You Deserve

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business
Gurbaksh Chahal

Surveys show that at least 40 percent of people do not attempt any kind of salary negotiating in their own behalf. If this is you, you could be missing out on a huge income stream year after year.

The 3 Most Important Tips for Women on Negotiating Salary

Carrie Hammer | Posted 03.17.2014 | Women
Carrie Hammer

We as women are often peacekeepers and people pleasers at work. It is often difficult for women to step out of the female archetype of "nice" when negotiating for a promotion, salary, or new role. Here are three things to remember.

Ladies, Turn Your Resolutions Into Gold

Kim Keating | Posted 03.15.2014 | Women
Kim Keating

Negotiating can be awkward and many people (managers and employees) avoid it like the plague. But it doesn't have to be uncomfortable, and for many, if you don't raise the issue of compensation, your manager surely won't.