6 Strategies for Getting the Highest Possible Salary from a New Job

Bad Credit and Getting a Job

Negotiating salary, bonuses, benefits and other job perks can be an enormously stressful experience when you’re already looking for new job opportunities. Unfortunately, people who are unemployed or unhappy in their current jobs tend to under-sell themselves in hopes of getting a better opportunity elsewhere as quickly as possible. In fact, a 2018 study found just 39% of people tried negotiating higher salaries for their last new job offers – and women generally tend to negotiate less than men, according to the survey. But, are you getting the highest possible salary? 6 Ways to Get the Highest Salary But you shouldn’t accept a lower salary or make a lateral job move if putting in a little extra effort could mean … Read more

Should You Work For Yourself? Things You Should Consider

Being an entrepreneur is a goal that many people hope for, especially with success stories like Mark Zuckerberg in the news. It seems so simple to make all your dreams come true just by coming up with the right idea and becoming your own boss. However, what the news rarely shows you are the tough decisions and the struggles that success stories go through before they’re financially set. So, the question remains. Should you work for yourself? There are many things that you must consider before you make that leap. The economy has improved, but it is still in relatively bad shape. If you currently have a job or stable career, you’re still considered lucky by millions of people. But … Read more

What to Do Right Now If You Hate Your Job

What to Do Right Now If You Hate Your Job

It is a hard thing to get up every morning when you hate your job. Far too many Americans are stuck in jobs they hate, dead-end jobs, or work where they aren’t fulfilled. According to a recent study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), only 29% of workers age 31 to 61 years-old say that they are very satisfied with their job. That’s a lot of other people in the workforce who either hate their job or just thinks that it is okay. So, what can you do if you hate your job? There are a few things you can do or moves that you can make to help position yourself to either transition to a new job … Read more