There are certain employees who are worth their weight in gold, and there are others who should be thrown to the curbside. Which are you, you ask? The more cherished employee, of course, reflects a higher value to the employer. The latter of the two shows up for work, completes the job, and no more.
With the economy shrinking, many job-hunters are looking for a new career that pays well — and they need to find one that’s not going to disappear. Robin Ryan, career coach and author of “60 Seconds and You’re Hired,” says, “I look at where you can make good money, where employers are looking for people
Many people fail to understand the process of salary negotiation. It is not simply demanding more money for your services. Communication, preparation, trust, a mutual understanding of each party’s position and willingness to compromise are the key ingredients of successful negotiations. In the end both parties must believe they have reached an agreement that serves
When we talk about “negotiating”, most of us think that there is always a financial factor involved. That’s true, but there is something more: respect and value. The fact that we might not have the seniority/experience does not mean our ideas are not good. Did Mark Zuckerberg have 10 years of experience when he created
Employers benefit from having both formal performance review and compensation review cycles. Many companies have a semiannual performance review cycle. One of the two reviews often coincides with the normal annual salary review while the other is used sparingly for special or off-cycle salary adjustments. This formal process is helpful because it allows the employer