Tag: salary

Would Knowing Everyone’s Salaries Demotivate You?

There’s been a lot more talk about the “need” to openly share ones salary with the world. This is particularly coming from the more liberal leaning folks, suggesting that knowing what others are paid will lead to more equal pay for equal work (among other things). But is it truly the right thing to do? …

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6 Tips to Save Money After Landing Your First Job

Just landed your first full-time job after college? Even if you’re on a decent salary, you can still end up in debt or with little to show for it. From new clothes to high-tech gadgets, it can be tempting to blow your hard-earned cash. But if you manage your money well and learn how to …

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Should You Discuss Your Salary With Coworkers, Friends, and Family?

Growing up, I had a wise old man (John) that I golfed with, that would frequently give me small bits of wisdom in random conversations throughout our 18 holes. One day he sat down with my friend and I, after a long round, and said, “Charlie and Nick…two things you never discuss with people. #1 Religion and #2 …

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How to Write a Resume That Gets Read

Several months ago, my wife was looking for a new job in her field of social work. I was amazed to see how easily she was able to land interviews and get job offers. I was equally impressed to find that she attributed much of her success to effectively writing a cover letter and resume …

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Why Now May be the Best Time to Negotiate Your Salary

Have you recently thought: “when is the best time to negotiate my salary?” Do you do it right before you boss leaves for vacation? After the quarter’s earnings call? On a full moon? When exactly is the best time to ask for a raise? While all of the above may help you in determining the …

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