Should You Quit Before a Layoff?

Evil HR Lady

I was verbally told they want to keep me and hoped to put me at another branch in town at the same salary but lesser position. Because my salary is the same, under our policies I am not eligible for a severance package. The post Should You Quit Before a Layoff?

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How Do I Quit My Own Startup or Side Hustle?

Ms. Career Girl

” No matter what the reason, it is in fact possible to quit our own startup. If I quit, who runs this thing? Depending on the size of the company, there may be quite a few people who are interested in our jobs. If we quit, we need to do so with the intention that we’re going to replace that income somewhere else. If we own the whole company and there is enough money to pay a CEO salary AND a distribution back to us — wonderful.


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Negotiate Your Salary Offer? Three Stories

Hiring Technical People

I often asked in the phone screen when I knew I wanted to bring someone in, “The typical salary for this job is this range: x- y. I read this post, Why I Did NOT Negotiate My Salary , and it resonated with me. The company bases the offer on the colleague’s current salary, not what the job is worth. This colleague is quite happy. On the other hand, don’t assume you can negotiate your way to some crazy-high salary either.

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

Ms. Career Girl

3 Ways To Know If It’s Time To Quit appeared first on Ms. I was always striving for something else, and sometimes after I said, “I quit!” With that said, here are 3 real reasons to say, “I quit!”. Your salary is great, but what are you giving up in the process? If management or your HR department has not taken proper action to assist you in remedying the situation, it’s time to quit or take legal action. The post Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

A Simple Tool To Compare Salaries by State

Professional Resume Services

One of the challenges is getting an idea of how far your current salary would stretch in another state. Living costs can be quite different and the same dollar amount may translate into the equivalent of a nice raise — or an unwelcome pay cut. Salary by State: Where Can You Really Earn The Most? The way the Salary by State tool works is simple. Salary change jobs cost of living adjustments salary by state salary calculator

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Things to Consider Before You Quit Your Job and Go Freelance

Ms. Career Girl

Before you quit your job and strike out alone as a freelancer, consider the following 10 questions and see how easily you answer them: Do you know what you’re worth? In your current role, you know your worth: You likely have a yearly or hourly salary, and perhaps additional health benefits, that add up to an amount that supports your lifestyle. The post Things to Consider Before You Quit Your Job and Go Freelance appeared first on Ms.

What You Should Accept and Not Accept About Their Salary Offer


You open it with great anticipation, which is then followed by the most deflating feeling possible… the salary isn’t quite what you hoped. You were hoping they would knock your socks off and be able […] The post What You Should Accept and Not Accept About Their Salary Offer appeared first on WorkAlpha. Job Offer Salary Expectations Salary Negotiations You find the job listing, you nail the job interview, and then comes your moment of glory, the job offer.

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Why Your Employees are Quitting (And What You Can do About it)

Undercover Recruiter

Why Your Employees are Quitting (And What You Can do About it) Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Becca Ferguson benefits employee retention Maximillion Salary wellbeingYou’ve got yourself a talented team of people that are skilled in their jobs – of course, you don’t want to lose them. Employees are the most valuable asset to your business and a high turnover of them can cripple your business.

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Forecast for 2013 U.S. Base Salary Increases Remain Stable

Resume Bear

employees can expect median base salary increases of 3 percent in 2013, according to research released today by Hay Group. These increases are consistent with forecasts for base salary increases reported for the previous two years. “With the economy continuing to grow slowly, it is not surprising that salary increases have followed suit,” said Jeff Blair, Hay Group’s U.S. Base Salary Increases Remain Stable appeared first on Resumebear Online Resume.

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“What Salary Do You Seek?” The Four Smartest Responses

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: About 15 years ago, I interviewed a candidate for a position with my firm who simply refused to tell me the salary – or even the salary range – he was seeking. When he said “I am not prepared to discuss that,” I was quite taken aback. When I finally did offer him the job, it was at a salary lower than I would otherwise have offered him, because, it seemed to me, he just didn’t care. These Four Smartest Responses to “What Salary Do You Seek?”

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Quickly Increase Your Salary at a New Job

Professional Resume Services

Salary negotiations are always tricky. The worst part is that while this is going on you almost have the new job but not quite. When the economy is poor that makes salary negotiation even more difficult; there may be several great candidates vying for the position. You have to get through this sticky situation to be hired. You know what you are worth, but the company may not be willing or able to pay it. Breathe easy– there is a medium ground to this problem.

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Enough Is Enough: How to Know When it’s Time to Quit Your Job


One Forbes study found that over 42 percent of Americans quit their jobs because of stress. It could be that you’ve been long overdue for a raise or don’t feel as if you’re making the proper salary for your position. The “I’ll quit next month” mentality can often lead to dissatisfaction and unhappiness down the road. Quitting a job can be terrifying. Whatever your reasons are for quitting your job, be assured that they are good reasons. Are you ready to bail?

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5 Questions: Should Amazon Employees Take the Company Offer (10K, 3 Months Pay) to Quit?

The HR Capitalist

I’ll give you $10,000 and 3 months of pay if you quit today and do something else. . If the whole “we’ll pay you to quit” sounds familiar, it was the rarified air of the HR culture darling, We loved Zappos back in the day for a variety of things, including their offer to pay new hires to quit early in their tenure. The Zappos offer to pay you to quit was child’s play. 2-3 “yes” answers: You shouldn’t quit your day job.

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2 Reasons Why Surveying Employees Salary Doesn’t Work

The Undercover Recruiter

Human Resource professionals spend billions of dollars every year gathering job compensation data using traditional salary survey methods. A quick Google search reveals there are 722,000 job-survey sites and 209,000 salary surveys in its database. Some are formal surveys from trade associates and the government, and others aren’t quite so regulated. Either way, salary surveys. 2 Reasons Why Surveying Employees Salary Doesn’t Work.

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15 Tips For Better Salary Negotiations

Jennifer Anthony

Yet many people are not comfortable negotiating their salary and employment package because they fear they will be perceived as aggressive and will damage the relationship they have tried so hard to build during the interview process. When negotiating, don’t be the first one to name a salary; if you request less than they were planning to offer, they won’t offer you more. Negotiate A Great Salary In Tough Times ( Filed under: career advice , salary.

6 Things That Happened When I Quit HR


Two years ago I quit my job as an HR Director. You can’t call anyone you used to work with and complain about the place you just quit like a normal ex-employee. I was really tired of making the same crap salary year after year and begging for raises. If you think you should quit HR, you probably should. I don’t want to go back. At least I don’t think I want to go back. I don’t think about it all to be honest.

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How To Stretch Your Salary When You’re Stuck

Professional Resume Services

Sometimes your salary isn’t paying quite enough to cover all you wish it could. The problem isn’t automatically solved by a higher salary; it is solved by controlling the way you spend what you earn. What are you willing to sacrifice to keep that steady salary or those benefits? You aren’t “stuck” with that salary, you have chosen to stay in the position for a reason.

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Salary Negotiating - Earn What You Are Worth

Careers Done Write

Even if this isn’t quite the level you are targeting in terms of a compensation package, this doesn’t mean you need to settle for less than you are worth. Your salary negotiating strategy is critical to ensuring you are compensated in a manner in accordance with your level of expertise. To successfully negotiate salary, you must define and appropriately convey compelling rationales during the interviewing process. Interview Tips salary negotiations

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Quitting

Career Realism

Whether it’s the long hours, lack of recognition, bad pay, lack of management, or some other reason, there are a whole lot of people around the country who regularly think about quitting their job. Although low wages are a big factor in people quitting their jobs, just as many people want to hand in their resignation due to hating their job or boss. If you feel like layoffs, pay decreases or salary freezes are on the cards then it might be time to look at moving jobs ASAP.

How to Quit a Job – The Ultimate Guide to Leaving a Company Gracefully


You are now reading the most comprehensive guide on the planet on How to Quit a Job. If you find this resource on quitting a job useful, please share it and tell a friend! How to Quit a Job: INTRO. Quitting a job is one of the most stressful career transactions in existence. Oh…let’s take a quick timeout and look at a few ways on how to NOT quit a job! Career Advice How to Quit a Job How to Quit Your JobCongratulations!

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Who Quits Their Job in This Economy?

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Monday, June 21st, 2010 Who Quits Their Job in This Economy? You may be wondering why so many are quitting their jobs in what is still a volatile economy, but the reality is that people quit their jobs despite economic indicators for a variety of reasons. Here are some of the reasons employees tell me they quit their jobs or are seriously considering resigning.

Quitting Your Job to Start a Business – 10 Things You Need to Know

The Undercover Recruiter

As an employee, you hold a single position and, in exchange for your work, you are paid a salary every two weeks. On the other hand, if you were to quit your job and open a business, you would not receive a steady paycheck, though would have the ability to make a significant income while enjoying creative freedom. If you’re going to quit your job to open a company, you’re going to have to pick the right industry to venture into. The grass is always greener.

Key Steps to Winning at Salary Negotiation

Careers Done Write

After all, it is not quite as enjoyable as the Thanksgiving table. If you identify a position that you think is appropriate, but the salary is unacceptable, that doesn’t mean you need to walk away. A simple request to reevaluate the job duties and the correlation to the starting salary will help you encourage the hiring manager to take another look at the compensation. He who speaks salary first, loses.

quitting would destroy my company, I gossiped about a coworker, and more

Ask a Manager

Negotiating salary when a job has less work from home than originally stated. When she asked my salary range, I told her what I know to be in-line with the area and my needs, and she said that my range falls within their salary range as well. It’s five answers to five questions.

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The Day I Quit My Job to Pursue My Passion: 6 Tips on When to Resign

Personal Excellence Blog

I handed this to my boss in Jul 2008 and quit on Sep 30, 2008. Are You Thinking of Quitting Your Job? Perhaps you’ve been contemplating quitting. Lately, many of my clients have been telling me how they’d like to quit their jobs, possibly to pursue something different. How do one decide when to quit their job? Today, I share 6 pointers on when to quit your job, especially if you’ve been thinking of leaving.

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How to Answer Salary Questions in Your Interview

The Undercover Recruiter

One question that often makes people feel uncomfortable at interview is ‘what salary are you looking for?’…or How to deflect the salary question. I’m quite open and slightly flexible on salary as the opportunity to add value and to be valued is important to me. I’d rather not commit to that quite yet. By silencing yourself quite abruptly, you are forcing the other person to talk and it shows you are in control.

4 Things to Do When Quitting Your Job to Make Yourself Shine

Career Solvers

He said, “In that case, I quit!” If you have any hesitation, then you are really in a salary negotiation, not a departure. career management quitting a job resignationThis is a guest post by Jason Sanders, Vice President of Executive Search at Ivy Exec , a web-based recruiting company that combines next generation technology with human power to deliver customized hiring solutions targeting high caliber professionals to help place them in executive jobs.

How to Prepare for a Salary Negotiation

Position Ignition

Have you been meaning to ask for a pay rise but aren't quite sure how best to go about it? Salary negotiation is a tricky subject which is why we've put our heads together to produce 2 comprehensive eBooks to help you through this situation. We've created one eBook specifically to help people going for a new job with the aim of making sure that you start that job on the salary that you want and deserve: Get Paid Right, From the Start. Do you think that you deserve higher pay?

6 Reasons to Quit Your Job


Given the current state of the economy, it might seem crazy to even contemplate the idea of quitting your job. Below are six of the most common reasons: With wages and salaries stagnating, more people are taking this opportunity to go back to school for more education. However, one way to give yourself leverage in a salary negotiation is to obtain a graduate degree. This might be the simplest and best reason of all to quit your job. Tips At work find job quitting job

what to say when you negotiate salary

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I just went back over your archive for salaries and read all the posts regarding initial salary negotiation. I am willing to negotiate for a salary increase during the hiring process, but I’m nervous about saying the right thing. Could you suggest a couple of phrases that have seemed really good in your experience for asking for more money in salary negotiations? Actually, those aren’t quite the phrases you want to use. salary

Why You Should STOP Being Afraid Of Negotiating Salary

Career Realism

Consider these recent statements I received from job seeking clients regarding salary discussions: “He asked what salary range I wanted. I wasn’t expecting to discuss salary and hopefully I didn’t bomb that part.”. Or this one: “I HATE the salary history stuff!”. Related: Recruiter Reveals 7 Salary Negotiation Strategies. Recruiter: “What are your salary requirements?”. You: “Is there a salary range for the opening?”.

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

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← How to Make a Perfect Plan For Your Job Search How to Make Sure That Your Resume’s Formatting is Perfect → TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud? Posted on February 10, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud?

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Sales Associate Job Description: Salary, Duties, Skills

Working in sales can be quite rewarding and there is often an abundance of open positions available at any given time. Are you hiring for the position of Sales Associate? Or maybe you are currently looking for a sales associate position? However, sales associate positions aren’t always the easiest positions to fill. It’s very important to build up a resume

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how do I quit when my boss won’t speak to me?

Ask a Manager

Once my coworkers and I started sharing more about salaries, we discovered glaring inequities. my coworkers keep pressuring me to leave early how do I quit when my boss won’t speak to me? A reader writes: Let me preface this by saying, I love my job and I adore my coworkers.

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Nearly 1 In 5 Workers Say They Would Quit Their Job For More Of This

Career Realism

According to the survey, nearly 1 in 5 poor sleepers would quit their current job for a year of perfect sleep. Specifically, more than 26% of employed respondents said they'd call it quits at work for a year of perfect sleep. The older the generation, the more they seem to prioritize work-life balance over salaries. You may be willing to sacrifice your job for the right reason. But would that reason be getting enough sleep?

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Leaving Your Job? Safeguard Your Reputation!

Ms. Career Girl

People leave jobs for many reasons: to get a better salary. Featured News Work leaving your job quitting your jobLeave a strong reputation behind. To take the next career step. To get away from a terrible boss (#1 reason!). Whatever the reason, when you leave a job, your reputation in that company and with those co-workers will be heavily impacted by the way you leave. Follow these steps to safeguard your reputation once you are gone. Why should you bother?

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Ready To Work For Yourself? 3 Things You Must Do BEFORE You Quit Your Day Job!

Ms. Career Girl

You can save money from your current salary, any clients you have on the side and from living a little more frugally. Once you’re savings or money earned from side jobs equals your current monthly salary you should be good. For the first time, many baby boomers (aka your parents) and their twenty something kids are finding themselves in the same boat. There’s was a time when going to college and getting a degree pretty much meant you’d have a career and make great money. Oh my !

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should we cut the salary of a disappointing new hire?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: We hired an employee almost two months ago who seemed to have quite a lot of experience in our field (which is rare in our city). 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. You may also like: how to find out what salary you should be making how should I ask candidates their salary expectations?

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HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?

The HR Capitalist

Due to high turnover, Defendant filled these spots like the NFL keeps a practice squad, waiting until someone quit or was fired, but in the interim working many hours in restaurants performing non-exempt duties without being compensated for overtime hours worked. Ah yes. The time honored tradition of the management trainee position. You know it, you love it. You recognize the value. But are you legal when it comes to classifying those trainees as exempt? Sigh - I know.

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can this salary negotiation be saved?

Ask A Manager

That said, when the offer was made, I asked for time to think about it and came back with a request to discuss the salary as “I was hoping to be closer to $XX” — which was $6,000 over what they offered. (I But now I’m not only concerned about #1, but I can’t quite figure out how to get back to a happy place for both parties, since I’m a little appalled and they’re offended. salary

Sustainability Careers: Five Career Tips from GreenBiz Sustainability Salary Survey

Green Career Central just published their second annual “GreenBiz Salary Survey 2011.” For those in smaller companies, the satisfaction is still quite high at 79%. If you want to learn about salary trends in the world of sustainability, take a look at the second part of the report – starting on page 16 through the end of the document.

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How to ask for a salary increase


Due to the poor economy millions of people are out of a job and even more have seen their salaries reduced. While it may seem that now would be the worst time ever to ask for a salary increase, there are ways to ask for one which could increase your chances of it being accepted. To have your salary increase accepted there are various tips you should follow. Simply asking for a raise is quite vague and it could result in you receiving a nominal increase in pay.

Why Now Might Be The Perfect Time To Quit Your Job

Career Realism

QUIZ: Should You Quit Your Job? Now might be the perfect time to quit your job because the world is in the midst of a major revolution in the way we work. Salaried jobs are becoming few, far, and in-between as they’ve been replaced by contract gigs, and employers no longer have any loyalty to their employees whatsoever. The post Why Now Might Be The Perfect Time To Quit Your Job appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

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