Should I Take THIS Job?

Depending on your situation, any opportunity might look appetizing in the moment. It takes a self-aware and confident person to turn down a good offer to wait for the great offer. But what actually constitutes  a “great” offer? At first glance, a brand name like “Amazon” or a bump in salary might seem like enough. …

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Nail the Negotiations

“If you don’t ask, the answer is always ‘no‘.”  This is a good mantra for life, and a critical mantra for salary negotiations. If you want to maximize your starting compensation, while also maintaining a positive relationship with your new Manager, you need to understand the dance. Let the Games Begin Salary negotiations start once …

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Why Negotiate?

If you don’t ask, the answer is always, “no”. This blog could end with that, however, there are a few other compelling reasons to negotiate a job offer before you accept. I’m always a little surprised when job seekers settle for the initial offer.  When asked why, the most common reasons for not negotiating include: …

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