Month: November 2018

How to Negotiate Your Salary: Advice from 8 Managers

“Be prepared before making that step and know exactly what it is that you are asking for and why you are asking for it. Take documentation to substantiate what you are asking for and approach it as more of a...

/ November 25, 2018

7 Benefits You Should Negotiate

When negotiating salary there will be times when companies are unable to meet your salary requirement. This can be due to many factors including strict budgets and legacy employees. When base salary can’t be negotiated, ask to review the benefits package and...

/ November 25, 2018

10 Simple Email Scripts To Win a Salary Negotiation

Many candidates feel awkward about asking for a higher salary. Many say they may come off as greedy or risk losing the job offer, but also because they do not know their true market value, so this leaves them at...

/ November 23, 2018

Salary Negotiation 101: How to Ask For the Salary You Deserve

I’ve made every mistake in the job search process… I once misspelled my name on hundreds of resumes sent to potential employers (true story!).  Knowing when to ask and what to say in terms of salary should never be a mistake...

/ November 21, 2018

Brag, Borrow, and Steal – Explaining Past Job Performance

The most common statement to get any interview started begins with 4 magical words.  “Tell me about yourself.”  Within 10 seconds, studies show most interviewers have already decided how they feel about you.  Then, they spend the whole interview either...

/ November 21, 2018

How to Explain Job Gaps

It’s probably the most awkward, squirm-inducing question you can be asked while on a job interview. You know it’s coming, but that doesn’t make it any easier. “I noticed you had some gaps in employment. What were you doing during that...

/ November 21, 2018

Sell Yourself: 10 Ways to Win a Salary Negotiation

10 Ways to Win a Salary Negotiation Do you want 8% raises twice a year, instead of 3% raises once a year? The war for candidates has never been stronger, unemployment stands at 3.7 % — a ten year low...

/ November 20, 2018