11 Things Besides Salary You Can Negotiate

Even the word “negotiate” can spark panic and anxiety. We place a lot of pressure on ourselves when… Continue reading “11 Things Besides Salary You Can Negotiate”…

Keep Calm and Carry On

“Someone who has Nerves of Steel thinks when times are tough. They make decisions efficiently; they push their emotions aside, and so their decisions are not overly affected by them.” James Bond never panics.   Continue reading “Keep Calm and Carry On”…

When to Negotiate Salary

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Ms. Moody: I need advice. This situation is very premature, but the interview that I went on seemed promising and I would like to know the answer in case the situation does arise - now or in the future. Continue reading “When to Negotiate Salary”…

Explaining the Wage Gap

very year on National Equal Pay Day, activists recognize the point in the year that women’s pay catches up with her male equivalent. In 2015, Equal Pay Day will fall on April 14. The PR gimmick is designed to bring attention to the fact that women still earn about 78 percent of what men earn, decades after entering the workforce in significant numbers. Continue reading “Explaining the Wage Gap”…

Think Like a High Earner

under-earners are often vague about money issues, or ambivalent about earning high salaries.  Her under earner’s quiz includes self-evaluation statements such as “I often give away my services (volunteering, working more hours than I’m actually paid)”, “It’s so hard to ask for a raise (or raise fees) that I just don’t do it,” and “Recognition and praise are more important to me than money.” Continue reading “Think Like a High Earner”…

How to Negotiate Anything Fearlessly

Negotiating a job offer is one of the scariest moments in your job search, ironically, since it’s also the much hoped for culmination of your journey. Donaldson’s Wish-Want-Walk method is designed to put everyone at ease as they approach a negotiation. It’s even more effective because of the simplicity of its design. Continue reading “How to Negotiate Anything Fearlessly”…