• Ask Yourself These 6 Questions Before Asking for a Raise
    Knowing when to ask for a raise can be a bit of a dilemma. Time it right, and your supervisor may see your request as a savvy, confident business decision. Time it poorly, however, and your supervisor may see your request as greedy, tone deaf, or even insulting. This can make things uncomfortable...
  • What To Expect When You’re Not Expecting A Raise
    What do you do if your employer has decided to forego companywide raises this year? Despite the economy being relatively healthy compared to recent years, that’s a reality you should brace yourself for. Still, not getting a raise this year doesn’t mean your hands are tied. There are still a few t...
  • Answer, Negotiate, And Potentially Avoid Dreaded Salary Questions
    "What is your desired salary?" Having trouble answering interview questions about your potential salary? We’ve got you covered.
  • 8 Signs You Should Be Earning More
    You’ve always felt like you should be earning more, but you never knew if you were right. Wonder no longer. Here are 8 telltale signs that you are not earning as much money as you should be.
  • How to Leverage a Job Offer from Another Company to Earn You More Money with Your Current Employer
    You have the offer, but what if your current company counteroffers--and for more money? Find out how to leverage a job offer from another company to earn more money with your current employer.
  • 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...
  • If These 4 Things are True, It's OK to Ask for a Title Change
    When it comes to promotional opportunities, most people think of a raise. Additional pay is always nice, but have you considered your job title? The job title you have now can directly impact your paycheck later. If these four things are true, it's OK to ask for a title change.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • What Do You Do When You Find out a Coworker is Making More Money than You Are?
    Maybe you caught a glimpse of a pay stub as you chatted with a cubicle mate, or perhaps a stray document forgotten at a copier caught your eye. You’ve found out an unpleasant truth: a coworker is making more money than you are. What should you do with this information?
  • What Are the Benefits of Having a Workplace Mentor?
    A good mentor will be able to assist you in both your personal and professional development—essentially, helping you realize your full potential. Here are some of the benefits of having a workplace mentor.
  • Employee vs Employer Wants: What’s Fair?
    When your wants are at odds with your employer’s wants, you may feel powerless. But you really aren’t. Find out how to turn “unfair” into “fair” in a variety of workplace scenarios.
  • How Coronavirus Will Change Your Next Job Hunt
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the United States lost 701,000 jobs in March, raising the unemployment rate from 3.5 to 4.4 percent.
  • How to Advocate for Your Needs with Your Boss
    When talking to your boss, your approach can make all the difference. There are certain ways to respectfully—and successfully—share your wants with your employer.
  • Should You Quit Your Job Before Reeling in a New Job?
    Should You Quit Your Job Before Landing a New Job? This is a tricky decision that many employees face. Read our take.
  • 5 Things We Learned About the Job Market in 2017
    The overall U.S. economy continued to grow throughout 2017, making it a hot market for job seekers, but downright lukewarm for salary increases and other compensation.
  • What to Expect When Making a Mid-Career Move to a Startup
    You are done with corporate. You have spent half your career in a slow-churning grind, one cog in a gigantic machine. And you’re thinking a startup may inspire and reinvigorate your career.
  • What We Learned About The Job Market In 2018
    Believe it or not, 2019 is just around the corner. Before we welcome in a new year, let’s take a moment to look back at what we learned about the job market in 2018 and make some predictions about which trends will continue in the coming months.
  • 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...
  • Are You Getting the Benefits You Deserve?
    Job-seekers tend to focus on salary first and foremost, but your paycheck is only part of the equation. Benefits account for nearly 31 percent of a private-sector employee's compensation package and 37 percent of a public-sector employee's. Are you getting the benefits you deserve?