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Posts tagged with "negotiations"

  • Academic Careers ,

    Handling the Salary History Question

    Anyone who has been on the job market for any length of time knows the anguish experienced when a potential employer asks for a salary history as well as a C.V.  Author and career blogger Eve Tahmincioglu offers advice for dealing with this vexing requirement, and while there’s no easy answer, there are ways of… Read More
  • Alan Kotok , ,

    Defining Your Unique Talents

    Career coach Sital Ruparelia had a post last month on his blog about defining your unique talents. Ruparlia defines unique talents as your natural abilities plus your unique way of expressing those abilities. By identifying these unique talents, Ruparelia says, you can start defining what makes you different and better from other job hunters, which… Read More
  • Americas ,

    Salary Negotiations, Recession-Style

    Alexandra Levit, the Wall Street Journal’s careers columnist, offers advice this week on salary negotiation, geared to tough times. Levit stresses the importance of getting the best possible salary deal upon hiring. In this economy, she observes, “raises are small and promotions are often slow in coming…” But, in this econom… Read More