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4 Things You Absolutely Must Do in Your Salary Negotiation

4 Things You Absolutely Must Do in Your Salary Negotiation

Keep these tips on hand the next time you’re interviewing for a new job or angling for a raise. by Pavithra Mohan Countless job seekers and employees still struggle with negotiating salaries and advocating for themselves. But let’s say you’ve worked yourself up to asking for a higher salary. You could still be missing out...

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Has Your Career Become Your Whole Identity?

Has Your Career Become Your Whole Identity?

by Janna Koretz Dan*, a partner at a major Boston law firm, was due at the office, but instead, he was curled on his bathroom floor, unshaven and in his pajamas, crying into a towel. It began slowly, in a meeting with a particularly pushy client, when a thought bubbled up in his mind: “Why...

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Class of 2019 Highest Paying Jobs

Class of 2019 Highest Paying Jobs

The Class of 2019 is getting ready to enter one hot job market. And grads with a background in slicing and dicing data have an edge. Data scientist was the highest-paying entry-level job last year, according to Glassdoor research. Young adults in this field earned a median annual base salary of $95,000. That’s higher than...

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This is how you should answer “What are your strengths?”

This is how you should answer “What are your strengths?”

It’s one of the most common interview questions. These are the answers that hiring managers say they are looking for. One of the most common questions candidates are asked during a job interview is “What are your strengths?” Having a firm knowledge of what you can offer a potential employer will help you sell yourself,...