Blog Posts in February, 2015

  • How to Make the Most of Salary Negotiations

    Salary negotiations are notoriously difficult. In fact, many employees forgo negotiating all together and simply accept what’s offered to them. The difficulty often occurs because employees generally don’t know what they should ask for or how to go about asking for it. Whether you are accepting a new position or simply seeking a raise in your current role, here are some ways to help you make the ...
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  • Get What You Want in Writing Before You Sign the Contract

    Your company or your boss makes a verbal promise about payment terms, severance agreements, and other important factors related to your employment. However, time can change everyone’s memory, and intent. A promise that means one thing could be remembered completely differently years later as a lucrative severance package turns into no severance package. Thus, it is always critical to put key terms ...
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  • Making HR Work for You

    If you’re an executive and have direct reports, you should make sure you have your company’s HR department on speed dial. As much as you may be tempted to handle complicated employee problems on your own, HR is there to help. Not only can HR help make sure your employment practices comply with existing law, but HR can also help you navigate various employment issues with ease. When should you ...
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