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    10 Questions to Ask When Negotiating Salary

    10 Questions to Ask When Negotiating Salary
    By Dona DeZube | Monster Finance Careers Expert  What you ask for during a salary negotiation doesn’t just influence how much you earn -- it also tells your future employer whether you’re good at negotiating, which is a skill you can put to work for the employer once you’re hired. Negotiating salary doesn’t come naturally to many Americans, says Matthew ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +39
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    Go From a ‘Nobody to Somebody’ In The Job Market

    Go From a ‘Nobody to Somebody’ In The Job Market
    How to go from a ‘nobody to somebody’ in the job market Everyone knows that the recession makes the job market much more competitive, but most college graduates are not doing all they can to make themselves stand out. Employers are flooded with resumes on a daily basis and as many of them are similar, hiring decisions are difficult to make. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +35
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    13 Types of Bosses and How to Make Them Love You

    13 Types of Bosses and How to Make Them Love You
    Along with paychecks, deadlines, and overtime, bosses are one of the things you just can’t avoid in the workplace. But how to identify these strange characters and deal with them? Don’t go it alone — it’s a jungle out there. We show you how! [page] The Robot Distinguishing characteristics: An empty desk, no family pictures. What they do: All business, all ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +30
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    Keep it Simple: What to Wear to Your Interview

    Keep it Simple: What to Wear to Your Interview
    Now that you’re wearing that beautiful, warm smile, let’s look at the rest of what you’re wearing. Guess what? You don’t necessarily have to go out and buy a $400 outfit to be dressed appropriately for an interview (unless you want to, of course). Maybe all you need to do is invest $5 in getting those dress slacks pressed or having ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +26
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    Factors to Consider in Evaluating a Job Offer

    Factors to Consider in Evaluating a Job Offer
    Many career professionals suggest that after the interview you review what you learned about the position and the company. The Position * Why is it available? * How long has it been open? * What happened to the previous employee? * What would your specific responsibilities be? * Are the goals set for the position realistic and attainable? * Can you ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +25

13 Types of Bosses and How to Make Them Love You

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Along with paychecks, deadlines, and overtime, bosses are one of the things you just can’t avoid in the workplace. But how to identify these strange characters and deal with them? Don’t go it alone — it’s a jungle out there. We show you how! [page] The Robot Distinguishing characteristics: An empty desk, no family pictures. What they do: All business, all ... Full Story