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 [...]
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 [...]
It never seems fair when you get a cost-of-living raise or less. But there is usually a reason.
Here are 11 reasons you may not be getting what you think you deserve.
Job offer? Will you take it?
Don’t turn it down because the pay is $2000 too low Don’t take it because you get a 30% pay raise
If you only think of what is happening short-term, you will make a lot of bad decisions.
This article goes into a lot of the things you should [...]
I help people get paid enough. I’ve gotten a few people 50% pay raises. [...]
The return of signing bonuses and paid relocation are strong signs of the strength of the job market.
This article goes beyond our local experience. We are seeing the same thing. There is a greater tendency to offer a relocation package and/or a signing bonus when a skilled employee takes a job. Our strength is [...]
I found a great job for someone and was told”
“If I leave, deliveries will stop, sales will stop, and a lot of people will be out of work. I’m going to have to turn down this job. I owe it to my boss and coworkers to see them through these hard times.”
It’s not how much you make, it’s…. okay, so it is how much you make.
Have some fun and compare what you make to the rest of the world. It can be an eye opener when you play with minor variations in titles.
www.careerjournal.com is a great place to go looking for good jobs. Monster [...]
Talk about bad hiring interviews. Here is what happened to the founder of Apple.
So we went to Atari and said, ‘Hey, we’ve got this amazing thing, even built with some of your parts, and what do you think about funding us? Or we’ll give it to you. We just want to do it. Pay [...]
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger, the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger – but recognize the opportunity. (John F. Kennedy)
Why make a quick decision about a job offer?
You have gone in for 3 sets [...]