Salary Negotiating Just Because

Professional Resume Services

If you’ve done your homework and realize that the salary offer is too low for your level of education and experience, you should at least try to negotiate a higher salary. However, negotiating your salary just because you think you should can hurt you in a number of ways.

Get Ready! The Layoffs Continue.

Careers Done Write

Bureau of Labor Statistics , employers carried out 1,434 mass layoff actions in January 2012 that affected 129,920 employees. Do you think a layoff could be as devastating as a hurricane? According to the U.S.

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Increase Your Chances of Keeping your Salary Post Layoff

Career Key

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 Increase Your Chances of Keeping your Salary Post Layoff Want to land on your feet post-layoff? According to new research discussed in this New York Times article , many laid off workers take years to recover and get back to their previous salary and most, on average, will not return to their pre-layoff incomes. Increase Your Chances of Keeping your Salary Post.

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Why layoffs are a jobseekers best friend

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips Why layoffs are a jobseekers best friend 06.

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5 Ways to Avoid a Layoff

Career Alley

Difficult economic times often result in major layoffs. That then begs the question, how does the average worker avoid a layoff? In addition to keeping one’s reputation pristine within a company, there are several other ways an employee might avoid a layoff.

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Attention Recent Layoffs – Especially Folks from Hewlett-Packard

Career Realism

Which leads me to the following… Why not give layoff victims a choice in outplacement services? Unfortunately, as you can imagine, that kind of insider information about a layoff isn’t easy to get ahold of – and understandably so.

7 Things You Must Immediately Do If You Suspect A Mass Layoff


Business firms around the globe are scrambling to cut down their overhead costs, and manpower salary is usually one of the most obvious targets for their downsizing measures. Employee salary and benefits are a constant and rather large expense in the budget of companies.

What to Do When Asked About Your Previous Salary

Jennifer Anthony

→ What to Do When Asked About Your Previous Salary Posted on April 13, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Jennifer Anthony Score! You meet with the boss, and all goes favorably until you are asked the dreaded question, “Tell me about your salary history.”

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For job security, save one month’s salary

Cube Rules

You’ll never remove the risk of a layoff. Related Posts 5 bedrock rules for starting your job search 5 personal finance actions to do before 2010 4 Ways Career Management is Personal Finance 4 benefits of practicing a layoff Personal finance excellence is now a required Cubicle Warrior skill Zemanta. You know what the best defense is for the risk of getting laid off? One year’s take home pay in the bank. Job security is a myth.

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6 Ways to Catapult Your Job Search After a Layoff

The Undercover Recruiter

If there’s one lesson the recession has made painfully clear, it’s that no one is immune from layoffs. Here are six tips to get over a layoff and back on the job: 1. It takes more than luck to overcome a recent layoff.

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How to Reduce the Salary of Exempt Level Employees


Some smaller companies have had to “bite the bullet” and reduce the salaries of their exempt level employee s. Doing so is an alternative to common corporate payroll and wage expense reductions like furlough , layoffs, and reduced work hours.

my internship is giving me back pain, asking for a raise during layoffs, and more

Ask A Manager

Asking for a raise for a promotion in the middle of layoffs. However, there was no discussion of an increase in salary during our initial discussion. But with this reorganization came a quite a few layoffs, and I hate admit it, but I don’t want to seem ungrateful for the opportunity. You absolutely should ask for a salary that reflects the market value of your new role and the increased contribution you’ll be making. It’s four answers to four questions.

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? This Checklist is Key to Leaving Any Company Successfully


The 25-point layoff success checklist that tells you what to do when you're laid off. Some companies are ruthless with layoffs, locking you out from their computer network and walking you to the door as soon as notification has been given. 25 actions to achieve layoff success.

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TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud? | Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog

Jennifer Anthony

Posted on February 10, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud? 2 Responses to TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud?

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Justify your salary–and your job–by adding value

Catherines Career Corner

Takeaway: Dodging the layoff bullet has never been easy. The post Justify your salary–and your job–by adding value appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. Career Career help Empowerment Innovation Jobs Self-Development All about Jobs Be Proactive Career Advancement Job Knowledge Justify your salary--and your job--by adding value Recruitment and Selection

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I distributed layoff plans without permission, new job says I can’t take a previously okayed trip, and more

Ask A Manager

I found my company’s layoff plans on the copier … and distributed them. That said, I wouldn’t assume that this will change their layoff plans or that it will result in raises. Those aren’t usually things that happen just because people learn about layoffs being planned (in fact, I’d say raises are probably fairly unlikely right now, but who knows). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. There are several changes happening at my current workplace.

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cutting the salary of a low-performing new hire, I lied in an interview, and more

Ask A Manager

Cutting the salary of a disappointing new hire. She asked for a higher salary than entry-level, which we were okay with giving based on her experience. Essentially, we regret paying her the higher salary and feel that she isn’t worth it. It’s not fair — you agreed to a salary when you offered her the job, and she may have left a previous job and/or turned down other offers because of the salary you offered her. It’s five answers to five questions.

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my boss puts incompetent coworker in charge when he’s away, explaining what I’ve done since my layoff, and more

Ask A Manager

A job candidate’s desired salary is far outside our posted range. One applicant, who seems qualified for this position, wrote in her cover letter that her salary requirements are in the range of $55-60k, which is between $10-20k higher than was clearly listed in the job announcement. Either way, I wouldn’t move forward with her without clarifying this, since you don’t want to waste your time or hers if you’re too far apart on salary.

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5 Effects of Hiring With a Ferrari Taste on a Honda Budget

The Undercover Recruiter

As a 3 rd party recruiter who has been in the industry for a while, I can tell you countless stories where my clients wanted someone who had 10 years of experience but wanted to offer a starting salary of entry level candidates.

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should I ask for a lower salary, my boss wants me to inflate people’s performance ratings, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I ask for a lower salary? Even with a smaller salary, I’ve always been comfortable in my life and am not greedy. When I was hired, my boss agreed to my salary expectations. As such, I did not ever ask for a raise and made sure to never complain about my salary, even though I heard gripes from my colleagues regarding discontent with theirs. I feel the salary issue may have been one of the causes on why I was one of the first to go.

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“Want a Raise? – Here’s How to Ask”

Sklover Working Wisdom

“At the end of my salary, there’s always a lot of month left.”. workers reported being dissatisfied with their salary. If you want to find them, there are so many reasons to avoid requesting a raise in salary. Raising your salary in your present job can also justify a higher salary in your next job, for “salary history” is a question raised in nearly every job application and in nearly every interview.

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a friend is aggressively trying to get a sales lead from me, I was offered a new job but they won’t tell me the salary, and more

Ask A Manager

My fear is if I accept officially without any salary and bonus documentation, my company could easily not pay me anything extra. Timing my resignation when we have upcoming layoffs. However, our department is facing a round of layoffs that are happening in early July. Should I tell my manager that I plan on leaving before the layoffs happen? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? The problem is, of course, no salary range was listed on the job description. And in my field, titles don’t necessarily translate into salary.

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managing someone my fiance had a conflict with, following up on a promised salary review, and more

Ask A Manager

I noted you discussed stating whether a position was purposely short however does this hold true for layoffs? I look like a job hopper because my first two positions resulted in layoffs and both under the two-year mark. My offer letter promised to review my salary in six months, but it didn’t happen. When I tried to negotiate the salary, I was told that it would be reviewed In six months. It’s seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go….

The Ladders Resume Writing Service – Scam or Not? | Jennifer.

Jennifer Anthony

Posted on November 4, 2009 by Jennifer Anthony by Jennifer Anthony Designated Resume Rockstar Update 2010: More from the ‘Ask the Headhunter’ blog – TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud?

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The Truth Behind Passive Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

I know things happen that are out of our control, from layoffs to ownership changes to being caught in the wrong situation. Matching salary and a 401k just doesn’t do it for passive candidates.

Why I Always Followed up with People Who Didn’t Sign Severance Papers (General Releases)

Evil HR Lady

True layoff–he’d done nothing wrong–his position had been eliminated. He’d been with the company a long time and was highly paid (his salary was more than twice my full-time equivalent salary and I was well compensated), and he was entitled to at least a year’s worth of severance. (It While layoffs are devastating and terrible for most people (but not all), I’m proud of the work I did in this job.

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Do You Need a Career Backup Plan?

Professional Resume Services

Having a few months of salary saved up can provide some time and flexibility to find a new job without having to rush into one. You don’t want to be blind-sided by a layoff and not have an updated resume. There’s no better feeling than a sense of security when it comes to your job.

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Being Laid Off? Know Your Rights As An Employee

Career Realism

Know Your Rights While layoffs have become quite common in all industries today, many employees do not know that the law safeguards their interests and welfare. Final pay may not include severance pay for the layoff. The agreement defines the terms of layoff as well as a release clause.

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How To Find Out If Your Company Is About To Lay You Off

Resume Bear

In 2001, there were about 2,000 mass layoffs and plant closures which were subject to WARN advance notice requirements and which affected about 660,000 employees. Employees entitled to notice under the WARN Act include managers and supervisors, hourly wage, and salaried workers.

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The Best Ways to Make Extra Money on the Side

Ms. Career Girl

Today’s depressed economy, layoffs coupled with inflated living expenses, makes it increasingly difficult to pay the bills. Quite often, hourly rates are better than those in salaried position.

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5 Interview Hacks That Will Give You An Edge (No Confidence Required)

Career Realism

If there’s a situation like a layoff that you know will come up, the best approach is to broach it in person, without being asked, preferably frame the outcome as a learning experience, and move on. Refuse to share salary details.

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Think Your Job is Killing You? It Actually Could Be.

The Job Quest

The economic downturn did hit hard, and sometimes layoffs/company closures are inevitable — even in today’s recovery period. Unfortunately, some companies just expect that salaried employees should work 60-70 hours/week with no extra compensation.

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my boss emails and texts me at all hours

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a salaried employee. You may also like: helping an unhappy boss, being ordered to bring in a doctor’s note, and more telling a coworker about possible layoffs, boss texts me constantly when I’m not at work, and more how to tell an employee to dress more professionally my boss emails and texts me at all hours was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Is it ok for my boss to text me and email me all the time, even late weekends?

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Should I Stay Or Should I Go? 3 Ways To Know If It’s Time To Quit

Ms. Career Girl

You’re going to have to pay attention to the signs of layoffs, lack of business, merging departments, extreme policy changes, upper-management playing musical chairs, etc. Your salary is great, but what are you giving up in the process? The post Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

Losing a Job is Never Easy: Just Ask Ann Curry

Career Solvers

She is being reassigned, she will still command a nice salary, and her new role will surely include some amazing perks. Be clear on why people are selected for a layoff and explain the business circumstances surrounding the layoff.

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Stack Ranking: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Cube Rules

How well your manager can defend and promote your great accomplishments in the room with other managers trying to knock that work down so they can defend their people and preserve their ratings and rankings to get their portion — or more — of the salary and bonus budget. In companies with stack ranking of employees, managers do the ranking with every review cycle — and sometimes more often in chaotic situations (read: when layoffs might happen). photo: avrene.

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5 Interview Hacks That Will Give You An Edge (No Confidence Required)

Career Realism

If there’s a situation like a layoff that you know will come up, the best approach is to broach it in person, without being asked, preferably frame the outcome as a learning experience, and move on. Refuse to share salary details.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Working in Government Jobs

Career Alley

Layoffs are very common in the private sector while this is very unlikely in the government sector, even if the economy slows. Moreover, the hike in salary is also steady and fixed in advance.

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The Best Ways to Make Extra Money on the Side

Ms. Career Girl

Today’s depressed economy, layoffs coupled with inflated living expenses, makes it increasingly difficult to pay the bills. Quite often, hourly rates are better than those in salaried position.

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