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why are job titles important

Are Job Titles Important? (This Might Surprise You)

Are job titles important? The answer might surprise you. The perception of job titles is that they’re extremely important. I’ve seen people get their dream job offer in terms of salary, but they were unhappy because the title wasn’t what they wanted.  A job title doesn’t put food on the table though, does it? That’s […]

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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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when to ask for a raise - best time

When is the Best Time to Ask for a Raise?

If you ask 10 people when is the best time to ask for a raise, you’ll get 10 different answers. So is there really one best time to ask for a raise? After working 5+ years as a Recruiter, I’m going to share everything I know… including the top signs it’s a good time to ask […]

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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 ask for a raise at work. So what should you focus on… a higher base salary or bonus? I’m […]

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How to Ask For a Promotion at work

How to Ask for a Promotion at Work

Somebody asked me recently: “what are the best ways to get promoted fast at my work? And how do I ask for a promotion directly?” I’ve helped quite a few people get promotions at work (and I’ve done it myself) so I decided to put together an in-depth guide to how to ask for a […]

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