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Negotiate Your Worth

Too often we fail to negotiate our worth. Only 57% of men negotiate their salaries, while only an alarmingly 7% of women negotiate theirs. This equates to leaving big bucks on the table. With a 3% annual salary increase, you could lose an average of 20K every five years. Whether you’re ready to ask the boss […]

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Salary: Take a Cut to Make the Cut?

Whoa now. What am I talking about here? A salary cut? Am I crazy? Please hear me out. Everyone is focused on money first and opportunity second. This is not always the smartest approach to your dream job or career happiness. If you really want to work for a person, perhaps a temporary salary cut […]

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Annual Salary Survey

Recently, Parade Magazine published their Annual Salary Survey highlighting what people earn in various occupations. While it was interesting to learn that a baker averages around 30k a year (similar to a medical support assistant), it was also a startling reminder that so many people “doing good” for others are barely making a living. Take […]

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Salary Calculator for In Between Careers

When you’re considering a job offer, a salary calculator is a great way to determine what’s a fair offer.  It also helps you get a bead on what you deserve when it comes to moving up from your current position. But what if you’re in between careers? When Careers Change. With the ups and downs in […]

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Always Be Prepared For Salary Negotiation

Recently, I facilitated a book discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller Lean In. Based on the conversation, the topic of “negotiating” was a big hit. Everyone wanted more. This is also true for my clients. No matter their gender, age, or profession, when asked if they want coaching on this topic, it’s always a resounding “yes”—especially […]

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