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22 06, 2016

How to Negotiate a Raise

How to Negotiate a Raise If you have been reluctant to sit down with your boss and request the raise that you feel you deserve, you’re not alone. Almost 60 percent of workers are hesitant to have this conversation with their employers. Before you schedule time on your calendar and your boss’s, you will need to do the prep work in order to maximize your success rate during negotiations. Below are some tips that will make this uncomfortable task more manageable for all parties involved. Timing is imperative. Scheduling this conversation ahead of time is a good opportunity to [...]

25 05, 2016

More than Money: How to Choose the Right Job

More Than Money: How to Choose the Right Job The salary of a job offer is usually the most eye catching, persuasive element in a person’s decision to accept a job offer. More recently, there has been a shift in what drives employee happiness and productivity. Money is no longer the sole motivator of employees and companies are starting to observe this shift in the trends. Work-life balance is on the radar a new point of importance when deciding if a job is a good fit for you. You will be spending around 40 hours per week on this [...]

5 05, 2016

Land a Job Using Social Media

Social media has been a sensitive subject in the job search process when we think of how potential employers could be screening our profiles to determine if we’re a good fit for their company. While the realization that our private lives aren’t so private during our job searches is quite sobering, don’t let it deter you from leveraging the benefits of social media to land you a job and new career path. Here are a few ideas to help you boost your professional social media presence. Inject your personality into your profile. Yes, your qualifications, certifications, work experience, and education [...]