Tag Archives: Employment

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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Avoid Social Media Pitfalls in the Job Search

More than 73% of U.S. adults use social networks, and by 2016 the number could reach 4.3 billion, according to Radicati Group Inc., a market research firm. Employers have taken a liking to the popularity of social media, including platforms … 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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Dispelling the Myths of Working in the Association Industry

Imagine what you could do if you had access to a “secret sector” of jobs suited for graduates, career changers, and executives. The idea may seem far-fetched or too good to be true, but the association industry is one such … Continue reading

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Mix and Match to Find Your Dream Job

I often joke with my husband – an author of three Civil War books – that we could do a joint book tour. The target audience? People who want to find a job in a Civil War association. While it … Continue reading

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Career Lessons Learned

Edited article as posted on Chuck’s Blog. Click HERE for the original. Regardless of if you are a seasoned C-level executive, a first time job seeker, or an entrepreneur, there are plenty of lessons to be learned throughout your career … Continue reading

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“The CEO” Provides Daily Job Search Advice

Edited article as posted on Employment Crossing. Click HERE for the original. Looking for a job isn’t always easy, however, with the right job search methods; it does not have to be that difficult.   According to A. Harrison Barnes, “The … Continue reading

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Do You Ever Really Quit An Association?

Maybe it’s the shared “fighting for a cause” environment, but employees that move on from associations tend to feel like alumni. This isn’t unique to the association world, but I have noticed it seems to be more common than in … Continue reading

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Job Search Networking Tips For 2012

Edited article originally written by Laura Raines http://www.ajc.com/business/12-job-search-tips-1291030.html As we ring in the new year, executive job seekers will find new opportunities in the 2012’s job market as well. According to the December Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, employers anticipate a … Continue reading

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