How to get $50,000 more than your coworker

I talked to a network technician who is supervising a few others. He is earning just over $100,000 in salary. The techs under him are stuck at $50,000 to $65,000 in salary.

So what’s the difference? He knows what is valuable to his company. Every week his job reviews always include a list of the [...]


What can I do to double my income?

Here is the truth no politician, few economists, few teachers want to tell people, and that few people want to hear: certain jobs are only worth a certain, maximum number of dollars per hour, whether you’ve been there doing it for one year, ten years, or thirty years. Longevity does not necessarily merit more money [...]


Beat the job boards – 4 ways to get a call

How do you get people to pay attention to your resume when there are 100 others just like it?

You can’t. You have to be different.

The best way to be different is to be obviously well qualified. Another great way is to prove, not just say, that you have a great attitude. You [...]


How to get your pay above $125K

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. (George Bernard Shaw)

I talked in depth with salespeople earning over $200,000 per year. I asked, “How did you get into the position where you won’t [...]


3 reasons to procrastinate in your job search

Think about all the schoolwork, studying, and commercial work you have procrastinated and gotten done at the last minute. How much time did you save by having your back to the wall? [...]


A Korean Attitude

Now, if you trust in yourself and believe in your dreams and follow your star, you’ll still be beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren’t so lazy“ [...]


How to deal with a senile, blind, unthinking, incompetent boss — like yours

If you can get your boss to repeat what you say, there is still only a 50-50 chance he understood or thought about what he repeated. There is only a 10% chance he will remember it in a week. Harsh? No. Guys who get PhD’s in education will agree.

Have you ever felt like [...]


The 4 things high wage earners do, some for only 40 hours per week

It is not just know the “4 Do’s” to earn a lot of money.

Do it.

Do it right.

Do the right thing.

Do it right now.

One of my managers told me, “Bryan, you don’t work hard enough. I put in 60 or 70 hours a week. Even if I’m just in here [...]


How to get your boss to focus on production, not hours.

Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties. (Doug Larson)

“If I stay late and am only filing microfiche, I’m being more productive than you. Bryan, you need to put in more hours.” That is how my manager convinced me he knew nothing about productivity. I also learned [...]


Your resume should twinkle

Boredom gets many resumes thrown away.

What makes a resume boring is that you write it like a job description instead of an advertisement. Boring resumes hide the most important information. They are written the way HR forces managers to write job descriptions. Let me show you what I mean.

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