5 Negotiation Tips when Looking for Your First Job

The process of landing the first job is the rite of passage for many young people living in the modern world. As such, it generates a large amount of emotions, worries and expectations, since it will affect both your present life and your future career. This is why it’s important to find a job that … Continue reading “5 Negotiation Tips when Looking for Your First Job”

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Take a Job Offer

It’s natural to get excited when you’re offered a job. But keep in mind that jumping too quickly at an offer might be a bad move. If you feel like you should take the job because another opportunity might not come along soon, or the effort you put into submitting an application and going through … Continue reading “Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Take a Job Offer”

5 Phrases You Should Never Use During Salary Negotiations

Looking for a job can be pretty tough. You land a good offer, and you think you’ve overcome the challenging part, until you find yourself in an interview — led by the head of human resources. What are you thinking in terms of salary? This is one of the toughest interview questions, and figuring out … Continue reading “5 Phrases You Should Never Use During Salary Negotiations”

Tips For Negotiating The Desired Salary At A Job Interview

Talking about money is one of those topics that are difficult to discuss in job interviews .  Knowing when to approach the subject and how to negotiate it is a skill that requires practice and preparation, according to Mashable. There are many reasons why we have a job, among them the passion for our profession, the desire … Continue reading “Tips For Negotiating The Desired Salary At A Job Interview”

5 Different Ways to Ask for a Raise

Even though you might have been happy with your position and your salary when you first took your current job, you might be ready to move up the ladder. Perhaps you have put in a lot of hard work and feel that you deserve a little bit of financial compensation for it, or you might … Continue reading “5 Different Ways to Ask for a Raise”

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”