Category Archives: Salary Negotiation

Preparing For A Performance Review

Performance appraisal. Your annual review. This once-a-year process usually involves a self-assessment as well as feedback from a manager. If this is your first appraisal at your company, find out how it’s typically handled — and what it involves — … Continue reading

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5 Salary Negotiating Mistakes to Avoid

Discussing salary requirements with a potential employer can be nerve-racking. Ask for too much and you may not get the job. Ask for too little and you may miss out on a substantial amount of money. Knowing how to avoid … Continue reading

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FAQs About Job Offers: Part Three

Question: I interviewed with a company yesterday and they mentioned that a background check is a standard part of their hiring process. I’m worried what a background check will reveal. What should I do? Answer: Don’t wait until you’ve been offered the … Continue reading

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FAQs About Job Offers: Part Two

It’s a good problem to have, but still a problem – what do you do if you let your current boss know you’re accepting a new position, and they tell you they don’t want to lose you? Question: I was … Continue reading

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Negotiations: Not just about the money

You’ve made it! You’re at the final round of interviews. The big question is–should you negotiate? According to Harris Interactive’ s 2013 study for Career Builder of 2,076 hiring managers and resource professionals , forty-nine percent of workers will not … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear the Salary Negotiation

It goes without saying that this part of the interview process is the most nerve-wracking for job seekers. The single most common reason I’ve heard cited for this is that candidates are afraid that negotiating will eliminate them from consideration. … Continue reading

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Q&A: Working in an Association – HR’s Perspective

When it comes to salary, benefits, and getting hired, people in Human Resources are a wealth of information. Recently, I contacted Joy Lynn Hyer, SPHR, to get her insights on these topics. Joy Lynn is Compensation/Survey Analyst for the Management … Continue reading

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