When to Negotiate Your Salary
In our last blog post, we have shared several effective tips on how to approach salary negotiations process and how to be effective in such negotiations. However, there is one more question we haven't covered in regards to the aforementioned topic - when one should negotiate a salary increase. Obviously, one has got more chances to secure...
Salary Negotiations Tips
Sooner or later most people will face salary negotiations. It usually happens either when you are interviewed for the job or during a performance review. In both cases, most job seekers and employees feel uncomfortable to talk about it because they understand it is important, but they are not sure how to get what they want out of such neg...
Career Advancement Tips
You can hardly find a soldier who doesn't dream of becoming a general one day. The same with other professions. Every employee dreams of becoming a supervisor, manager, director or even a business owner. The question then is how to achieve such a goal? Unfortunately, there is no magic pill that will help you in a minute get what you want....
Why The Wrong People Get Hired?
If you have ever been in the situation when a company has chosen some other candidate over you it is likely you felt something like "You've made the wrong choice, guys!" or "How in the world you could have chosen that person for the position?". While in some cases it is hard to stay objective as it is you who failed and you could feel tha...
Joining the Start-Up: Is It Worth it?
You might have heard that joining a business start-up can be a great opportunity in the career of any job seeker if the start-up itself will turn out to be successful. On the other hand, if it fails you will lose time, energy, and ultimately your job. The perspective of joining a start-up is very attractive to most people; it is no surpri...
Difference Between Your Resume and Online Profile
Including online tools in your job hunting tactics is a smart thing because one can hardly find a reputable company that doesn't check social network accounts of the candidates. Moreover, more and more organizations search for candidates online. Therefore, job seekers create their online career profiles in order to tell the world that the...
Focusing on Your Career Goals
There is a huge difference between the careers of people who set specific professional goals and those who don't care about bothering themselves with such things. So if you have career success in your plans you better set specific goals you will be trying to achieve. It will help keep you right on track as well as provide an opportunity t...
When Should You Quit?
In our last blog entry, we have talked about quitting your job. It is normal when you face a situation when you want or have to quit, but it is extremely important how you do it because it can either help or seriously damage your professional reputation. However, we have realized that we missed one important aspect - we never said anythin...
How Not to Quit Your Job
Every experienced employee have faced the situation when he/she had to quit. Every job seeker will eventually face this challenge too. The question is how to do it nicely. Many people ask whether there is a standard procedure or anything an employer would expect from an employee who desires to quit. Well, it seems like today everyone choo...
Career Growth: Is It Happening?
There always should be a place for self-analysis. In the fast-paced environment we live in today people sometimes have to stop for a moment and reflect whether they are on the right track. It doesn't really matter where you work or where you live. Because everything happens so fast today we just kind of follow along with what seems to be ...