Category Archives for Salary & Job Offers

How to respond to a lowball job offer

How to Respond to a Lowball Job Offer (Sample Emails)

If you’re wondering what to do when you get a lowball job offer and most importantly, how to respond, then this article is for you. I’m going to share how you should negotiate and respond to a lowball job offer with examples, which mistakes to avoid, and more. Let’s get started… Should You Accept a […]

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How to compare two job offers - which to choose

How to Compare Two Job Offers

Deciding which job offer to accept… It’s a good problem to have, but it’s not easy to compare two job offers and know which to take. This is a BIG decision that you need to get right. To help, I’m going to give you a step-by-step method for comparing two (or more) job offers so […]

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Job Offer Process - Why Job Offers Take so Long

Job Offer Process: Why Job Offers Take So Long

If you’re wondering what is the typical job offer process or why job offers take so long, this article is for you. As a former recruiter, I’m going to share what goes on in the job offer process, reasons for delays in the process, and why it often takes so much time to get a […]

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Should You Accept a Job Offer Immediately?

Should You Accept a Job Offer Immediately?

One of the most common questions I get from job seekers is, “Should I accept a job offer on the spot?” While accepting an offer immediately can be tempting, especially when you’re excited/relieved to finally have a new job opportunity, you should always wait a day or two to accept the offer instead of accepting […]

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Salary negotiation questions and answers

Salary Negotiation Questions and Answers

During any salary negotiation, you’re likely to hear the same few questions. Employers will ask about your salary expectations, your latest salary, and more. Coming up, we’ll look at all of the most important salary negotiation questions and answers you should practice. These include interview questions about salary as well as questions you may hear […]

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what to do with extra money and income each month

What to Do With Extra Money Each Month: 10 Ideas

Making money in your career is half the battle, but what you do with that extra income can make the biggest difference… …in helping you retire early, buy your dream house, or reach other big goals. And if you’ve got free money sitting around in savings accounts and checking accounts, you can put that money […]

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Good High Income Skills to Learn

9 Good High Income Skills to Learn in 2022

The best way to propel your career (and income) forward is to learn a high income skill and find employers/clients to pay you for it. You can even pivot this into launching a business in the future. It all starts with choosing the right skill, though. So in this article, we’ll cover: 9 examples of […]

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Should I Accept a Counter Offer

Should You Accept a Counter Offer?

If you’re wondering, “Should I accept a counter offer?” then you’re in the right place. In the next few minutes, I’m going to show you the pros and cons (and the hidden dangers) of accepting a counter offer. We’ll look at 4 reasons why you might not want to accept that counter offer, a few situations […]

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how to ask for a raise - examples/scripts

How to Ask for a Raise (Email and In-Person Scripts)

In this article, we’re going to cover how to ask for a raise when you are underpaid (or when you just want a higher salary), with examples and sample scripts you can follow.  We’ll also look at when to ask, because that’s equally important. (While there’s no exact best time to ask for a raise, but there […]

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what to put for desired salary on job applications and interviews

How to Answer Desired Salary Questions on Applications and Interviews

In the next few minutes, I’m going to show you what to put for desired salary on job applications, and the best answers for, “what is your desired salary?” in interviews. Let’s start with the most important rule: The best answers for, “what is your desired salary?” on applications and interviews will AVOID telling the […]

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how to make your money in your career

One Simple Trick to Earn More Money: Profit Centers vs Cost Centers

Money is one of the top considerations when making career decisions throughout your life. But are some areas of a company likely to pay far more than others? The answer is yes, and the areas we want to look for are called Profit Centers. Determining the difference between Cost Centers and Profit Centers, and then […]

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base salary vs bonus which is better

Higher Base Salary Vs. Bonus: Which Is Better And Why?

There are many opportunities to negotiate a new salary structure. You get a chance to do this every time you change companies, and also when you change roles within your company or decide to ask for a promotion or raise at work. So what should you focus on… higher base salary or bonus? I’m going to walk […]

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