Is 2019 Your Year to Work from Home?

Our partners at Flexjobs tell us that millions of workers are considering flexible jobs that allow them to work from anywhere. You may be surprised to learn that some of the opportunities they'll find pay six figures. Continue reading “Is 2019 Your Year to Work from Home?”…

How to Ask for a Raise

Asking for a raise can be a daunting task, which is why many hesitate to ask for what they think they deserve, especially if they are new to the workforce. However, a recent study found that 70% of people who ask for a raise get one. So while asking for a raise can be a stressful experience, take comfort in knowing the odds are in your favor. Continue reading “How to Ask for a Raise”…

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”…

Love and Money in the Interview

“What salary are you looking for?” Everyone hates the question. Everyone. Talking about salary is awkward for most jobseekers, and for good reason. If you mention a figure that’s too low, you leave money on the table if you get the offer – and that’s the best case scenario. Continue reading “Love and Money in the Interview”…

Negotiating Salary

I had a client who had a great interview out of state. So great, in fact, that the recruiter called him before he left the city to offer him the job. When the final offer letter came, the salary was just below the ‘low $40,000 range’ mentioned in the interview. He liked the job; liked the company, but didn’t know how to open the negotiation without losing the offer.” Continue reading “Negotiating Salary”…

Money, Freedom and Time

Mark McGuinness, a creative entrepreneur, says that a creative person needs three things to be happy: Freedom – to do what you want, when you want and how you want it. Not just in holidays and spare time – but also doing meaningful work, in your own way. Money – to maintain your independence and fund your creative projects. Of course you want a nice place to live, but you’re not so worried about a bigger car than the guy next door. You’d rather spend money on experiences than status symbols. Time – to spend as you please, exploring the world and allowing your mind to wander in search of new ideas. Continue reading “Money, Freedom and Time”…