• How to Present a Job Offer to Your Boss—with Hopes of Getting a Counter Offer
    There’s debate about whether or not using another job offer in an attempt to squeeze a counter offer out of your current company is the best way to climb the corporate ladder (hint: it's probably not), but plenty of people choose to go that route.
  • Be Careful Not to Negotiate Yourself Out of an Offer
    Salary negotiation is a challenging process. You do not want to negotiate yourself out of an offer, so you need to make sure…
  • How to Ensure you were Given an Appropriate Offer
    While the job offer will certainly provide a nice boost of confidence, it might not be right for you. It’s crucial to garner the skills necessary to evaluate job offers. How can you tell if an offer is right for you? Let’s find out.
  • What to Do If a Job Offer Falls Through
    It doesn’t happen often, but it does happen. A company offers you a job, but before you can start your first day, the offer falls through. Whatever the reasons (if any), you have to start your job search all over again. Here’s what to do.
  • How to Decline an Offer (But Leave the Door Open)
    Congratulations! You got the job offer. But something isn’t quite right. Here’s how to decline an offer while leaving the door open for the future.
  • Negotiate Your Dream Offer with These 6 Tips
    Your success in obtaining the job of your dreams will be realized in large part by showing that you and your employer are indeed joined at the hip in a journey toward mutual success. Your pitch is essentially “help me help you.” Toward that end, negotiate your dream offer with 6 these tips in mind.
  • What You Can Offer Instead Of A Holiday Bonus
    Holiday bonuses are a time-honored tradition—but they're not always the right option for your company. Whether your budget is tight or you don't want to deal with the tax issues associated with bonus pay, you might be looking for alternatives. Here are a few employee appreciation ideas you can of...
  • Nonprofits Offer Diverse Opportunities to Make a Difference
    Are you looking for more meaning in your work? And are you willing to live on lower compensation than you could earn in the corporate world? Then you might consider a career with a not-for-profit organization.
  • 5 Reasons Why Candidates Aren’t Accepting Your Job Offer
    After several rounds of interviews with potential hires, you've finally found an ideal candidate who expresses an interest in the position. You get excited thinking about nailing down the final details in your next conversation to seal the deal. Instead, you're shocked to find your offer is polit...
  • How to Turn Down a Job Offer You Already Accepted
    After a long and trying search, you were finally offered a job, which you eagerly accepted. But then things changed. Maybe another company called with a better offer, or you decided to go grad school, or your partner accepted a dream job in another state. Whatever the case, you’re going to have t...
  • What Are Tuition Reimbursement Programs? And Should You Offer Them?
    Aside from the financial exchange, though, does helping employees with education costs help the company? The answer appears to be “yes.” Here’s why.
  • How to Respond to An Unusually Low (Or High) Job Offer
    Your third job interview is winding down, and your future boss finally makes a financial offer. But the salary is much lower than you expected. Or (good problem to have) the salary is much higher than you ever dreamed. What you do next can make a huge difference in your long-term finances. Here a...
  • Should You Take that First Job Offer or Wait for Something Better?
    You’ve been waiting to hear back from several different employers. And of course, the first offer you get is from the one you were least excited about. So, what do you do when you’re expecting an offer from Company Dream Job but, in the meantime, you get a call from Company Pretty Good asking you...
  • 6 Perks You Don’t Want to Miss Negotiating in Your Job Offer
    While your salary is certainly important, it isn’t the only thing you should consider when negotiating your job offer. In fact, sometimes the benefits you can build into your employment contract can have more value than the monetary amount of your paycheck. Even if you’re being offered an extraor...
  • How To Negotiate Your Start Date—And Other Parts Of Your Offer
    You just got a job offer. But there’s a problem. They want you to start in two weeks, but you don't want to start for another month. What should you do? Here are our tips on how to negotiate your start date in your job offer.
  • 5 Things You Need To Know Before Accepting A Job Offer
    You’ve probably had to investigate hundreds of potential opportunities, send out dozens of resumes, beat out a hundred other qualified applicants, and impress during several nerve-racking interviews to get this job offer. But before you accept, you have to ensure the new position will support you...
  • How to Turn Down a Job Offer When it Isn't Perfect
    When you’re looking for a new job, you’re bound to apply to certain places that are less than perfectly suited for you. Whatever the case, you could find yourself offered a job you really don’t want to take. Awkward, right? So how do you get out of this sticky situation gracefully? The following ...
  • How to Offer Training and Development to Show Employees You Value Them
    There are big benefits to your business when you offer training and development to your employees. Engaged employees are more productive and less likely to leave. Here’s how to offer training and development to show your employees you value them.
  • Why You Should Think Twice before Accepting an Offer with a Competing Company
    Sometimes you should think twice before accepting an offer with a competing company. Experts say hopping to another job that isn’t right either could lead to career suicide.
  • 5 Nontraditional Things It's OK to Negotiate In Your Job Offer
    You have one more potential hurdle to cross before you accept your job offer—negotiating your compensation package. Salary is clearly the big-ticket item people focus on. You shouldn't dismiss this figure, but keep in mind there are other valuable perks you can pursue. Here’s what you should be n...