How to ask for a pay raise? That’s the question that always come up one time or another during your career. May be you think you are underpaid, or your skills and responsibilities have grown, or you simply need more money. Here are some tips on doing your research, preparing for salary negotiation, negotiating techniques, … Read more How to Ask for a Pay Raise
Whether you’re a college student trying to put yourself through school, a stay-at-home parent who would like to bring in some extra income, or a professional who has recently seen wages or hours cut, part-time jobs can really help to bridge the gap between your current income and your needs. However, many traditional part-time jobs … Read more 5 High-Paying Part-Time Jobs
We are currently in a time when too much emphasis is placed on grades. Far too many graduating seniors believe that good grades lead to good jobs which leads to a good life. However, there are many other attributes necessary for success. What is success? This post isn’t about equating $200,000 a year and success. … Read more 10 Characteristics Necessary for Success (Mr. Rogers Style)
A few weeks ago I received an email. In the email I was asked to give a reference for two individuals who were applying for the same job. That’s not really unusual, right? We’ll, here’s the kicker. (I hope this doesn’t get too complicated …) One of the key decision maker’s daughter and I are … Read more 9 Job Hunting Tips For Facebook Users
Ever wonder why some people can never do wrong? I have been observing successful people around me, and experimenting with different ideas. Here are the seven traits that I’ve found work well for me in many situations. I think they will make you richer and more successful in many ways. 1. Successful people know what … Read more Seven Traits of Successful People
It always pains me to see good people stuck in jobs that are obviously well under their capabilities. On the opposite end, how some people ended up with their great jobs occasionally surprise me. This made me think about my own career, and wondered if luck has anything to do with getting a good job? … Read more Getting a Good Job is a Matter of Luck?
When I mentioned that I failed to get into a medical school, Jonathan of My Money Blog said, “The main thing is that if you go into medicine for the money, you’ll be much less likely to succeed and the money won’t be worth it.” I fully agree with his comment and it reminds me … Read more The Three Stonecutters