No, $82,500 plus free healthcare.
We’ll pay $85,400 plus healthcare plus 401k matching.
Recruiters hate it. Job hunters love it. I’m insane for telling you about it.
2 or 3 simultaneous job offers can be exciting and pay well. How do you get people making offers to keep raising the salary and benefits? Luck is only part of [...]
The survey says that most people are scared to negotiate salaries.
Read here about the worries and hope that people REALLY feel when negotiating salary.
This story relates directly to your job search, phone calls, interviews, writing your resume, and getting a job offer.
Complete panic, worry, and unhealthy fear were created by my 17 year old daughter as she graduated from high school. In an hour she was going to get her wisdom teeth removed. She’d kill me if I [...]
Well, almost 10 myths. I would say myth #5 is a myth. See my column for today.
The others are pretty good if taken in context that some companies just do not negotiate.
Read the 10 myths here.
Alice came in and told us she wanted $110,000 per year minimum or she wouldn’t even consider another job. We tried to get her to be reasonable. Because of her previous salary, $95,000 or less was much more reasonable. As recruiters we decided to send her anyway. When it got to negotiations the company was [...]
Are you too stinkin’ meek to get a job, a raise, or a promotion?
One PhD student conceived, executed and documented an experiment that was amazing. He also finished several other lesser experiments. A week later the professor who supervised his PhD program came back from a trip and said, “You’ve come up with some wonderful [...]
One of our candidates was offered six weeks of vacation and personal time per year. It wasn’t a matter of begging, pleading and negotiations. It was just offered. To tell you the truth, I’m not sure she did anything special in the interviews. She was just worth it to the company that hired her.
I got a call from three business analysts from one international company in the same month. Each of them wanted to leave. The first thing cited was their low salary. When I said, “You can get a different job, but you will have to take at least a $10,000 per year pay cut,” they backed [...]
So why DO women earn less than men?
I have a healthy skepticism of social surveys and experiments. This paper takes a good look at questions like:
Do women negotiate as much?
When are men or women most likely to negotiate?
What if the job is sports related?
What if you explicitly say you can negotiate?