Wage negotiation: money v total package

- career coaching, economics, Employment, Professional CV, salary, salary negotiation


Tweet Wage negotiation: money v total package As it is coming up to Christmas – first mention of that word on this blog this year – I thought it would be a good idea to have a few “seasonal” blog entries. Some will be socially observational, some will be new years planning – but all […]

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Investment Banking Pay

- Employment, politics, recruitment, salary, sunday thoughts


Tweet Investment Banking Pay With the publication this week of the Walker Review, the issues which came to drag the global economy, and particularly the British economy, down into recession have been revisited by the media, particularly when Walker himself gives a huge pointed sign to them that they should. One of Walkers main conclusions […]

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Employment Agency offer

- economics, Employment, Job Advert, Job Application, Job Interview, Job Interview Questions, job search, salary, salary negotiation


Tweet Employment Agency offer Sharon asks: I saw an interesting permanent job online and applied for it. The agency gave me a call and asked me if the salary would be a problem. I said no but why? They say that they offered the job to another candidate and he refused it because of the […]

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Job posting doesn’t include a salary

- Employment, Job Application, Job Interview Techniques, Minimum Wage, salary, salary negotiation


Tweet Salary Negotiation photo credit: bionicteaching Joe asks: If a job posting doesn’t include a salary is it OK to ask what it is before a first interview? In answer: It depends on how desperate you are for employment, and also could be an employer “test” for applicants – particularly for those in sales. You […]

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What “number” to put in salary requirements section of an Online Application

- Job Interview, salary


Tweet Kathy, a CPRW at The Write Resume asks: a client wrote me an email and told me how frustrated he was when filling out the “salary requirements” section of online applications. These systems would not allow for an answer such as “open” or “negotiable” – they wanted an actual dollar figure. Given today’s poor […]

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