Salary Negotiation 101

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Yesterday, my managing partner/mom Tara LeFevre and I went on a trip about an hour and a half down the road to visit two of our clients. The post Salary Negotiation 101 appeared first on JTL Services Inc. Millennial Corner Career Tips JTL Services Salary salary and negotiation tips Tara LeFevreAs you can see in the picture below, we had to put on this awesome getup in order to tour a 450,000 square foot manufacturing facility, and what […].

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Salary Negotiation 101

Job Advice Blog

Yesterday, my managing partner/mom Tara LeFevre and I went on a trip about an hour and a half down the road to visit two of our clients. As you can see in the picture below, we had to put on this awesome getup in order to tour a 450,000 square foot manufacturing facility, and what … Continue reading Salary Negotiation 101 → Millennial Corner Career Tips JTL Services Salary Tara LeFevre

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5 Phrases To Help You Raise Your Salary

Dumb Little Man

If you haven’t received a salary increase for a long time, then it’s time to remind your superiors about it yourself. Scott Butcher explains how to properly ask for a salary and what arguments to give in favor of increasing it.

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5 Tips On How To Negotiate Your Salary

Dumb Little Man

Do you feel uncomfortable and don’t know how to negotiate your salary? But the reality is that “75% of people who ask for a pay rise, get a rise”, based on PayScale’s Salary Negotiation Guide. An increase in your salary will not come overnight. To negotiate your salary successfully, Open Colleges recommends knowing when your next performance review is and use that period to demonstrate you are a great asset to the team.

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Don't Forget That Even in This Job Market, You Can Still Negotiate a Job Offer

On The Job

You want to scream, cry, kiss the feet of the hiring manager and dance in the streets. It's time to negotiate. Now, some people may think that there's no room for negotiation in this job market. But if you get an offer you believe could use some improvement, it's time to move onto negotiation. if you know from your research that the salary is not competitive. Even if you're negotiating over the phone, your confidence and calm will be evident. *

4 Ways to Get a Bigger Paycheck

On The Job

In fact, I should be making more, which is why I was so interested in interviewing an expert in the art of negotiation. Women will get further by just getting another job if there isn't an event such a promotion coming along," says Bill Grimm , Rollins MBA professor in entrepreneurship and negotiation at the college in Winter Park, Fla. In other words, a woman may worry about angering a hiring manager or boss, so she won't ask for more money.

2011 163

10 Things Every Employee Should Know

Quick and Dirty Tips

From negotiating your salary to understanding what happens to benefits when you leave your job, this episode will cover 10 critical things every employee should know. . Tip #1: How to negotiate wisely. The time to negotiate your salary is before you accept an employment offer.

How Long is Normal to Go Without a Raise?

Eat Your Career

Is it a problem to have the same salary for 5 years or more? Hiring companies always want to see that you’ve progressed in your previous employment, and a rising salary is one sign of progression. Plus, your current salary is generally seen as a “starting point” for salary negotiations with other employers. career advice career advancement career management get a raiseIn my monthly Q&A sessions, I commonly receive a lot of questions about raises.

2019 143

Uh-Oh: You May Not Be Worth What You Thought

On The Job

According to a JobFox survey, some median annual salary ranges dropped $10,000, compared to a month ago. Some examples include software design/development; product management; networking/system administration; finance; and government contracts administration. This helps set the groundwork for a salary bump before your annual review. Negotiate for other compensation/benefits.

2008 100

Is job hopping the only way up the career ladder for assistants?

Practically Perfect PA

Apparently, being loyal to one company doesn’t necessarily pay off (both in terms of salary and promotion) and moving from one role to another in pretty quick succession is becoming less frowned upon. Here are a few of my thoughts… Salary increase. I didn’t job hop for an increase in salary, it was always for other reasons, but with every new role I did get a pay rise. Hi, I’m Nicky Christmas and I am a job hopper. There, I’ve admitted it.

2016 180

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

And yet assistants help file digital documents and manage calls through their cell phones, so the skills required for these tasks haven’t completely gone away. They are not paid the big bucks to manage a calendar and book flights. They are managing a lot of moving pieces.

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Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

Be prepared to negotiate if necessary. You need to reinforce that your work is under control and manage expectations. Managers ultimately want to hear about bottom lines and how you how you successfully planned and smoothly executed your teams’ success in achieving annual targets. Like everything in business, it’s about negotiation for both funds and time. Getting buy-in IS ACHIEVABLE and I managed to successfully get the following approved: Business Cards.

2017 164

So do assistants think the role has diversified?

Practically Perfect PA

Event Management, Project Management, Human Resources and Finance have become a big part of my job. Tasks and responsibilities involving heavy project management are becoming commonplace for the admin too.” I came from a background of office management & finance, I was able to take all the roles that I have had over the last 20 years and roll them into an executive assistant role. I was hired 4 years ago as the PA to the Managing Director and that was it.

2014 172

The five-day workweek is dead

Vox Open Sourced

Over the past few decades, work for many salaried employees has ballooned far beyond 40 hours a week, thanks to a combination of weakened labor laws and technology that allows bosses to reach workers at any time of the day or night.

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Should You Tell Others What You Earn?

On The Job

Over the years there has been great discussion about whether companies and employees should be more transparent over salaries. For one reason, it’s easier to gain the upper hand in salary negotiations if employees are in the dark about what others are earning. For another, they fear it will damage morale and lead to spats among workers and create headaches for managers.

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Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views (April 2017)

Eat Your Career

Read the article here >> 3 Reasons to Never Skip Salary Negotiation When Accepting a New Job. Unfortunately, far too many people give in and simply accept the offer without even attempting a negotiation. If you happen to be struggling with an imperfect manager right now, there is hope for the future. Technical competence still matters, but it’s the intangible traits that really help managers excel.

2017 100

Retained Search: The Ultimate 6-Stage Guide For Agency Recruiters

Recruit CRM

However, as a hiring manager, if you've got a bunch of niche roles that demand specific skill sets or exceptional expertise, retained search should be your go-to option.

Inspiring Business Leaders: 5 of the Most Influential Women

Office Dynamics

The AAUW report also highlights the salary differences for women of color. She negotiated a deal in which she retained e-book rights to her Potter franchise, something that had never been done before. Assertive Career Management Professional Image Self Development Trending achievement American Association of University Women business environment gender gap influential women inspiring business leaders success women women in business

2016 111

Write The Best Job Descriptions In 7 Easy Steps | Free Templates

Recruit CRM

However, the first step towards this would be having job description templates that describe the benefits and perks that come with the salary package. Once you've finished writing, get it checked by your hiring manager to see if there are any significant changes to be made.

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Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views January 6, 2017

Eat Your Career

If you missed them, take a peek here: 3 Reasons to Never Skip Salary Negotiation When Accepting a New Job. Did you know that you have the most leverage for negotiation before you get hired? Managing Multiple Managers: 3 Tips for Success. Without the right strategies at your disposal, dealing with multiple managers can leave you feeling schizophrenic!

2017 100

Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Admins Part 4

Practically Perfect PA

A lot of assistants work with just their manager so it is important to stress that you consider this to be a partnership and in effect you are working together as a team. Think about a project you have worked on that made a difference or an organisational trick you implemented for your manager that saved them plenty of time. I did work with a manager a few years ago that I struggled to get on with. What are you looking for in terms of salary?

2013 175

How To Get Your Boss To Agree To Anything You Want

Dumb Little Man

If you’re looking for a career or salary boost , you need to prove you deserve it. See Also: 5 Tips On How To Negotiate Your Salary. However, managers are busy people and if you let your boss go away without giving it much thought, it’s possible that he’ll find the idea too ambitious. See Also: 6 Ways to Recognise a Really Bad Manager. If you could change anything about your job, what would it be?

2017 105

How I Went to Part-Time Work

Simple Productivity Blog

Since I worked about 10 minutes away from home, I could manage this by working 6 hours and taking only 30 minutes for lunch. I had to re-negotiate my hourly rate, which my employer didn’t care for at all, since it was cutting into the 50% per hour profit they were making on me. You might be asked to be part-time salaried. These range from incorrect hours, to being paid time-and-a-half, to being switched to salaried full time classification without my knowledge.

2013 152

The Good and Bad of Freelancing

Small Business Labs

There are no set salaries, no limits on how to direct one's efforts. Paying out of pocket for health care (not everyone qualifies for the Freelancers Union), quarterly taxes, accounting, bookkeeping, promotion, marketing, negotiations, pre and post project management. Every so often we need to remind ourselves that freelancing is neither just good or bad.

2016 109

How do assistants get promoted?

Practically Perfect PA

Here is a brief history of my career to date – After University I landed my first job as a Team Administrator at Deloitte, after a year and a half I left to join the Institute of Chartered Accountants where again I worked as an Administrator and Assistant to a department manager. Having worked in that position for a few years I was promoted to Account Manager and then a few years later made redundant. Pin It.

5 Reasons Being Self Employed Sucks

Productivity Bits

This is especially true when it comes to finances, as many of the benefits that we take for granted were collectively bargained for through years of protest and negotiation. The most difficult part of dealing with an unsteady income is learning how to manage your money. In other words, full-time employees are granted about a month of salary for doing absolutely nothing.

2011 197

Shining a Light on Black Assistants: It’s Not Black & White

Bonnie Low-Krayman

Most (not all) of our students choose to find other words to refer to their leaders, such as manager, executive, supervisor, and leader, to name a few options. This too is another phenomenon, and quite frankly, it is exhausting to manage and deal with.

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How To Get a Promotion Without Working Yourself To The Bone

Dumb Little Man

But many of today’s hardest-working, most frustrated employees can put their failure to get promoted down to one of two simple causes: They’re doing such a good job where they are, that management doesn’t want to move them. PIE was first conceptualized by Harvey Coleman, a top management consultant who was tired of seeing wasted potential. See Also: 5 Tips On How To Negotiate Your Salary . How’s it going at work? Undervalued? Overworked? Frustrated?

2016 165


Office Dynamics

Topics included handling a chronically late executive, salary negotiation for highly experienced administrative professionals, effectively communicating across the generations, “leaning in” to balance a new family with a challenging career, making an admin network thrive, how to cultivate a strategic partnership with your leaders, navigating organizational politics, and knowing when to leave. OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE.

2014 100

Endear Yourself to the Buyer

Job Advice Blog

So, how are you going to positively influence hiring managers, human resources folks, and recruiters? With that decision, you move on to the next stage in the job search process, in which you have to get ready for the final test, which is to convince the hiring manager and others interviewing you that you are their ideal candidate.

2010 116

5 Biggest Problems Faced By Small Businesses And How To Overcome Them

Dumb Little Man

Also, as a business owner, you may have to skip taking a salary in the first few years. Well, it starts with managing your finances. Another good way to extend your cash flow is to negotiate with suppliers or vendors. For team communication, there are tools that allow chats with task management and collaborative office productivity components. They would likely offer higher salaries and unlimited benefits for the right candidates.

2017 111

Planning the Perfect Holiday Party: Guest Blog

Laughing all the Way to Work

While you're negotiating the per-person fee, consider the average salary of the office employees. Utilize suppliers that your company has used before, or has been recommended to you by a trusted coworker or management. The holiday season is one of the most exciting times of year in the office. The big holiday party gives coworkers a chance to see another side of their office mates, it's a great bonding experience, and you get to meet everyone's significant other.

The Learning Tree: Books, Blogs and Podcasts that Changed Me

The Marq

Business / Management Building a Story Brand , by Donald Miller Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance , by Alex Hutchinson Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make $1000 a Minute , by Jack Chapman Never Split the Difference , by Chris Voss Principles: Life and Work , by Ray Dalio Rising to Power: The Journey of Exceptional Executives , by Ron A. Last Updated: 2020.11.05

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4 Strategies to Help You Get More Money This Year

On The Job

The Conference Board reported in its recent annual survey of salaries that the median salary increase for 2010 for all employee groups is expected to be 3 percent – the lowest since the group began forecasting salaries 25 years ago and down half a percent from the previous year. Even top brass will take a hit – their median salaries are expected to drop two full percentage points, from 3.5 He advises when negotiating for pay, you should: Time it right.

2009 100

How to Prove that You Are Worthy of a Raise

Dumb Little Man

These questions are not meant to discourage you, but rather to help you realize where you currently stand as an employee in your manager's eyes. For additional salary negotiation tips and strategies, join Passive Panda's Free Newsletter on Earning More Photo Credit: baslow. Getting a raise is one of the quickest ways to improve upon your financial picture. A few minutes of conversation can lead to a pay increase that you will enjoy year after year.

2011 166

While in Transition, Are You Keeping Pace with Technology?

Job Advice Blog

Hiring managers are more interested in hiring someone who’s up-to-date as opposed to someone who’s been out for a while and who lacks the latest technology skills and therefore whose learning curve will be steep and possibly prolonged. Many recruiters and hiring managers take advantage of them, and so should you.

2010 109

Résumé + Interview = A Job

Job Advice Blog

Your résumé was attractive and intriguing enough to persuade a hiring manager to want a conversation with you in order to explore your candidacy for an opening, competitively with a few others. But the hiring manager has another need to satisfy–and that is whether you fit and will be committed to the company. The hiring manager’s final area of vital interest has to do with whether you seem committed to the job.

Bored to Tears at Work - Help!

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

I make an incredible salary so when I tell my husband and friends I want to explore other avenues, they think I'm crazy. I also thought about money, salary negotiation, and how I was spending my time. I have no idea what salary you make, but whatever it is, it must be above the norm or at least a lot considering how little work you do. Even if YOU are okay with a lower salary/demotion the company that hires you is most likely going to see you as a flight risk.

2014 40

Reducing Overheads Can Save A Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! 7 Comments » | Trackback | Share This 7 Responses to “ Reducing Overheads Can Save A Business &# Matt Beck Said on June 30th, 2010 at 1:36 pm I run a small web development and project management business that is 100% virtual, with only 1 full time employee (me) and a staff of freelancers who work on a project basis, which keeps my overhead low, but not non-existent.

2010 170

Answering Reader Mail: Confidential Job Hunts, Raises, Promotions & Better Projects

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

It’s such a shame that there aren’t more managers who are good mentors that help each individual grow and learn more in their roles. Granted, I understand that many managers are busy and it’s faster for them to do certain projects. You also have more negotiating leverage for a better salary and projects. This is my first admin job supporting a mid-level executive.

Answering Your Questions

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

Or there is combination of having the EA, a personal assistant, a nanny, and a whole crew of people at their service from an estate manager, accountant to lawyer that you the EA will have to interface with. If you are their #1 candidate, you have some power by how much they court you or negotiate with you. Tread carefully and speak humbly when you negotiate. I'm writing over at a new site and thought I'd share with you some of the questions I've been answering.

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The Realities of Job Hunting As A High Level Executive Assistant

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

Although your title is Executive Assistant, in reality, your job hunt will reflect that of an executive in years of experience, salary, and specialty. You may do a 30 min phone interview with 3 different HR folks and then will be asked to meet with at least one of them before meeting an array of assistants, senior level management, and your actual boss. If you say you're willing to negotiate for the right role, at least talks can continue.

Answering Reader Mail: How Long is it Fair to be a Temp for a Job?

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

It is known that age only plays a factor because the more years you have worked for a company the more expensive an employee is because of their salary, overtime, and other perks/benefits that are considered in the overall compensation package (401k matching, retirement, etc). I would ask how long the temp status was for, and negotiate a deal that makes sense for you to not have sick days, paid holidays, benefits, etc.