At some point in your career, you may find yourself wanting a salary increase. But do you know the right way to ask for a raise? According to Mercer’s 2014/2015 US Compensation Planning Survey, the average raise in base pay Continue reading The Magic Question: How Do I Ask For a Raise?
You’ve applied for a job, and gone through the interview process. Finally, you’ve heard the words you’ve been waiting for, “We’d like to make you an offer.” Now the salary negotiations begin, and being a good negotiator is not only Continue reading Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows
On June 23 2014, President Obama, along with the White House Council on Women and Girls, the Department of Labor, and the Center for American Progress, hosted a Summit on Working Families. The goal of this summit was to find new Continue reading The President’s Plan to Make Life Easier for Working Families
During his State of the Union address in January, President Barack Obama called on Congress, business owners and local representatives to take action to raise the national wage floor. The magic number? $10.10. Or rather, a 14% increase from the Continue reading The 14% Conundrum: Raising the Minimum Wage
Let’s get one thing out of the way at the start, almost no one likes negotiating salaries – not HR people, not hiring managers, and certainly not job seekers. The process can be embarrassing, time-consuming, heart-breaking, and very costly if Continue reading The Fine Art of Salary Negotiation