How to Overcome Your Fear of Negotiation

Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, recounts a story of how she negotiated her salary with Mark Zuckerberg in her 2013 best selling book on women, work and leadership, Lean In. She says that when it came time to consider the offer from the Facebook CEO, she related her negotiation back to the … Continue reading “How to Overcome Your Fear of Negotiation”

Analyze These Benefits Before Accepting a Job Offer

When you are looking for a job, it can sometimes be difficult to look at an offer objectively, especially if you have the pressure of bills to pay. This lack of objectivity often leads us to consider only the salary offer and not the overall benefits package. Once you get started with a company and … Continue reading “Analyze These Benefits Before Accepting a Job Offer”

How To Improve Your Chances Of Getting A Pay Rise At Your Job

Do you feel like you have put in your time, demonstrated your skills, improved in your job over the past few years and deserve a raise? Unfortunately, wanting a pay raise and getting one are two different things. On top of that, broaching the subject of a pay raise with your boss is not an … Continue reading “How To Improve Your Chances Of Getting A Pay Rise At Your Job”

2 Things to Keep in Mind When Negotiating Your Salary

Whether you’re starting a new job or aiming for a promotion at your current company, you know very well that you would and should be negotiating your salary. But the question is, how? Here are the two most important things to keep in mind when you’re going to negotiate. Before the negotiation: Know your value … Continue reading “2 Things to Keep in Mind When Negotiating Your Salary”

How Freelancers Can Get Consistent Cashflow With The Replenishing Retainer

Getting paid is the number one concern I hear from freelancers.   And, either you deal with this issue up front in your contracts, or later when you deliver the work product and your client doesn’t pay on time, or at all. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a system to ensure that you get paid … Continue reading “How Freelancers Can Get Consistent Cashflow With The Replenishing Retainer”

10 Best Tips to Negotiating Your Next Salary Like A Boss

Talking about money is hard *yeah, I know* But what is more difficult and nerve racking is the discussing how much you want to earn during an interview. No matter how prepared you are for your interview and I guess you are, once it comes to the issue of discussing what you want to earn, … Continue reading “10 Best Tips to Negotiating Your Next Salary Like A Boss”

Now It’s Time To Ask For A Raise

Are you thinking about asking your boss for a raise? If yes, have you considered your chances of getting it? Why your boss should give it to you at all? If you have not addressed these questions, take a look at the infographic below this introduction to see what should be done to make sure … Continue reading “Now It’s Time To Ask For A Raise”

7 Things to Consider Before Signing That Employee NDA

Inevitably, in your professional career, your employer will require you to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement to protect their confidential and proprietary information. You may even be presented with one in a job interview, with little time to reflect and think. Don’t panic, it’s all a part of doing business. Consider these 7 important tips before … Continue reading “7 Things to Consider Before Signing That Employee NDA”

How to Handle and Negotiate A Counter-offer

  A very important part of salary negotiation is the counter-offer, a tool which can be leveraged by both the employer and the candidate to come to an acceptable amount of compensation which is neither greater than the industry standards nor lower what the candidate actually deserves. While quitting a job is not always the … Continue reading “How to Handle and Negotiate A Counter-offer”

Feeling Undercompensated? Negotiating for a Raise in the Medical Field

Working in the healthcare industry can be lucrative, but there will come a time when you feel as if they’re no longer getting what they deserve. In fact, a survey by Medscape shows that more than half of physicians and primary care providers think they’re not properly compensated, which often results in low morale and … Continue reading “Feeling Undercompensated? Negotiating for a Raise in the Medical Field”