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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.

Kathryn Sollmann: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Working at a Non-Profit

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Moving from one industry to another can be difficult, but the move from a corporation to a non-profit is a cultural shift. When you find the right fit you'll be in the position to help your own career -- and many others in need.

A Million Dollar Opportunity for Mothers

George Halvorson | Posted 02.09.2014 | Education
George Halvorson

We can now predict with a high level of accuracy by age three which children will be able to read.

Proposal To Curb CEO Pay REJECTED

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

(Refiled to add dropped word "is" in 4th paragraph) * Outrage over rising income inequality behind proposal * Initiative...

Visualizing the Yearly Salary of Professional Athletes, NBA Players Average $5+ Million a Year

VisualNews.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
VisualNews.com

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Meaningful Work Doesn't Always Mean Compromising on Salary

Aubrey Bach | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Aubrey Bach

Figure out what it is about a possible career path that you really find rewarding and don't assume that you get bonus points for smaller paychecks and you might stumble upon a career path that makes the world a better place and pays the bills.

Why You Should Really Ask For A Raise

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business

Negotiating for a 4-percent raise every three years can boost your earnings by $1,037,773 over a 45-year career, researchers at career website Salary....

Go Bonus: It's More Important Now Than Ever

Ed Lawler | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
Ed Lawler

Some organizations have already converted salary increases to bonus payments. But quite a few are still procrastinating, perhaps with the hope that inflation will give them more of a chance to give larger pay increases that are based on performance.

The Tipping (Jar) Point

Jack Amiel | Posted 11.13.2013 | Business
Jack Amiel

In the last two decades, management and corporations have done better and workers have done worse. By way of the jar, bosses have found a way to keep their prices low, their profits high and pass part of their staffing costs onto consumers.

What Your Manager Fears Most When You Ask for a Raise

Kim Keating | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business
Kim Keating

If you are being underpaid compared to others doing similar work or you could get a higher salary elsewhere, you have a valid argument for requesting an increase.

Internet-Powered Jobs Transform Impoverished Youth into Lifelong Workers

Charu Adesnik | Posted 09.29.2013 | Impact
Charu Adesnik

Let's put this into perspective: When we talk about underserved populations in developing countries, we are talking about people who are living on less than $3 a day. They may have never had a formal job and most likely have, at most, a high school education. They don't have a bank account, they may live in a slum, and they may not have enough money to eat three meals a day.

Better Ways to Look for a Job and Ask for a Raise

Brazen Life | Posted 08.25.2013 | College
Brazen Life

Securing the career you want at the pay you deserve is already a difficult task. By incorporating some data hacks into your job search, you can "tip the scales" in your favor.

Women Want Equality, Not Parity

Hadley Heath | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Hadley Heath

It's limited resources, not gender, that typically holds us back from getting what we want, whether it's a corner office in the C-Suite, an additional shift at Wendy's or an extra week of vacation each summer.

The 1-Minute Method for Negotiating Like a Boss

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Whenever we think about our goals in terms of potential gains, we automatically (often without realizing it) become more comfortable with risk and less sensitive to concerns about what could go wrong.

Bank CEO Pay Jumps Again

AP | By CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Top bankers keep getting bigger paydays. The median pay for bank CEOs jumped 22 percent in 2012, according to a repor...

People With These Names Are Likely To Make More Money: Study

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.07.2013 | Small Business

While longer names may sound more sophisticated, shorter first names are the ones that lead to a bigger paycheck, according to a new study that co...

Does the Glass Ceiling Exist or Do We Often Times Create Our Own?

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 07.03.2013 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

After five years of service, I was denied a promotion and salary increase with an explanation of "why should I pay her more for what she already does"? This set off a spark in which I began to think.

Women and Salary Negotiations

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Pursuing a job can be challenging and exciting at the same time. When and how to negotiate salary is a common concern for many candidates.

The Secret To A Higher Salary

Quartz | Brooke Allen | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business

Quartz: Twenty years ago, I developed a powerful approach to negotiating that goes beyond “win-win.” It involves starting by offering the most ...

Women: Negotiate Your Way to $1 million, One Salary at a Time

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 06.09.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Ladies, Do you want to increase your lifetime earnings by up to $1 million? "Negotiate your salary," states the popular book Women Lead. However wom...

9 Things NEVER To Say When Asking For A Raise

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business

If you thought getting up the courage to ask for a meeting with your boss to talk salary was the hardest part, you were wrong. Once you step into t...

Women in the Middle East Take Control of Family Businesses

Rahilla Zafar | Posted 06.02.2013 | World
Rahilla Zafar

During Dubai's financial crisis, unlike many other companies, Diamond Line didn't let any staff go or try to renegotiate lower salaries.

Is Telling Your Friends to Ask for More Money the New 'You're Too Good for that Guy'?

The Levo League | Posted 04.30.2013 | Women
The Levo League

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?