Hitting the salary cap

Practically Perfect PA

Everyone was placed in a salary band depending on their experience and their skills. Except support staff who were placed in lower salary bands or slotted in somewhere that sort of fitted what they did. I was placed in a low (not rock bottom but not particularly high) salary band with other assistants and admin type people. My salary was good and I was happy with my lot. That was until 2 years into the job and I had reached the top of my salary band.

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Salary Negotiation 101

Job Advice Blog

The post Salary Negotiation 101 appeared first on JTL Services Inc. Millennial Corner Career Tips JTL Services Salary salary and negotiation tips Tara LeFevreYesterday, 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 […].

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Salary Negotiation 101

Job Advice Blog

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 LeFevreYesterday, 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.

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Study: Self-Employed Have Higher Lifetime Earnings Than Salary Workers

Small Business Labs

Key quote: Manso finds that entrepreneurs experience only slightly higher lifetime earnings variance -- that is, risk -- than people who go the salaried route. Key quote from the academic study: self-employed workers experiment with new ideas when they leave the salaried workforce to become self-employed. It's long been accepted as fact in academic and government circles that the self-employed earn less than people with traditional jobs. 

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How to Negotiate a Salary

On The Job

But now you’re about to take on one of the most difficult tasks in this job search journey: Negotiating a salary. Also, the salary you negotiate now will be the one chance you have to set yourself up for better salary boosts at this company and your income at future employers. So how do you negotiate the right salary for a new job? Before your first interview, you should have done research on comparable salaries.

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What is Data Scientist’s Salary?

Small Business CEO

The high salaries are due to the fact that organizations have noted that data scientist vs. data analyst are great assets to the organizations as they are used to make smart decisions for the organization depending on the data they have collected and analyzed.

How to Interpret MBA Salary Data

Small Business CEO

Looking at those numbers, it’s easy for one to expect that putting in the time and effort to get an advanced business degree is the first step on the path to a six-figure salary. … Human Resources MBA graduates MBA programs MBA salary data It should come as no surprise to anyone that earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree opens the door to a new realm of opportunities.

Accelerating your Assistant career path and progression

Practically Perfect PA

It could be that you define success as having a fantastic salary, amazing job title, or office [.]. There are so many events, webinars, publications, blogs out there that talk about accelerating your Assistant career path and progression.

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Revealing Salaries Favored by Young Workers

On The Job

Should we be discussing salary with our kids? Tags: reveal salary income disparity The New York Times Suze Orman salaries share salary In a live radio interview last year about my book , the host asked me: "So, Anita, how much do you make writing your syndicated workplace column?" Thankfully, you couldn't see my reaction, because I have a feeling my face sort of resembled a landed halibut.

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Women versus Men in Job Interviews and Salary Negotiations

Job Advice Blog

For both genders, anxiety before the interview may be present, but studies show that women handle it better. Women adapt more proactively than men do. Women seek social support from colleagues and friends more than men do. And women are more prone to do mock interviews with those colleagues and friends more than men are. [.]. Interview Skills by Alex Freund career advice gender difference interview preparation men vs. women

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Salary Negotiation for the Focused Professional

Office Dynamics

One of my favorite career experts, Alexia Vernon, shares some tips on negotiation for the salary you deserve on New Day Northwest. Stat: 20% of American career women will never negotiate for more money in their careers. I hope you enjoy the tips she shares – good for not only women but men too! Alexia is also a fellow Vegas Young Professional and past Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence speaker.

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Answering Reader Mail on Salary, Finding Great Talent

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

The most popular question on this column is about salary and this is the answer I wrote: How much can the best executive assistants earn in a year? The salary of an EA depends on what city you work in, how big your company is, and a zillion other factors that come into play just like any other job. Hello New and Returning Readers, I have a column at jobstr.com under Hollywood Executive Assistant. The latest 2 questions I answered over there are below.

Answering Reader Mail: Can an EA salary support a family?

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

I believe you can raise a family on an EA salary whether alone or with a significant other. Do a great job and learn to negotiate to a better salary or when you job hunt after you've gained a lot of experience. Take note on any outstanding kudos you got from your bosses and know your salary worth compared to the rest of the industry. “I was wondering if as a career EA, you can make enough to support a family.

After 22 excellent years, I’ve reached the salary cap–so, now what?

Office Dynamics

by ALICE BUMGARNER, MODERATOR on MARCH 14, 2012 2:47PM. in ADMIN PRO FORUM. Question: “I have been with my firm as a legal secretary, purchaser, database manager, etc. for 22 years. I have always received excellent reviews and raises. However, at my last review, I was told I was getting to the cap for legal secretaries. I’m at a loss … I work anywhere from 40 to 45 hours a week (at my regular pay for 37.5 hours).

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The Long Term Shift to Contract Labor by Small Businesses

Small Business Labs

Spending on salaries and wages grew from $73.7 the spending on traditional employee salaries and wages from 2010 to 2018. Data from the IRS shows that sole proprietor small businesses spent $69.2 billion on contract labor in 2018 (the most recent data available). 

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4 Ways to Get a Bigger Paycheck

On The Job

Grimm says part of the problem with the continuing wage gap is that women often don't receive the same starting salaries as their male colleagues at the beginning of their careers because they aren't as likely to negotiate for more money. I tell them to get the job then talk about salary again in a year," he says. Many employers will believe you are threatening to leave if you don't get the salary you request even though that may be the furthest thought from your mind.

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A Recruiter Makes Predictions About the Job Market

On The Job

Some other advice and predictions from Romaine: • Salaries won't recover soon. Some companies cut salaries 10% or more when the recession hit, and with salary increases averaging less than 2%, Romaine says don't count on starting a new job with a big pay jump over your previous position unless you're in high demand like workers in IT. how can i get a raise pay salary recruiters career advice relocation job market Anita Bruzzese

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The Workforce is on the Move…and so is Compensation

Bonnie Low-Krayman

employees will keep their current salaries if they relocate to a lower-cost zone. . Once remote roles are identified, it is critical to establish policy around the market data used to determine pay rates and salary structures for the organization. .

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A True Partnership: Olympia Dukakis and Bonnie Low-Kramen

Bonnie Low-Krayman

This includes salary but also having the contents of a hotel mini-bar removed and some of the excess furniture too. Olympia Dukakis & Personal Asst. Bonnie Low-Kramen on the set of “Over the Hill” in Australia, 1991.

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When a Demotion Makes Sense

On The Job

drop in salary demotion less pay career advice lose promotion Anita BruzzeseIf you’ve ever been unemployed, you know the joy that comes from finally getting that job offer. But that elation may be tempered by the fact that the job pays less than your previous one, or is certainly lower on the career status level than you desire. According to an Urban Institute research, job seekers have taken positions that pay 16 percent less than what they earned before the Great Recession.

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Top 10 Best Financial Resources for Women

Bonnie Low-Krayman

If you need help negotiating your new salary, read this article I wrote first. By Bonnie Low-Kramen. The pandemic has hit everyone hard and when it comes to finances, and it has hit women especially hard as many had to leave the workforce either temporarily or permanently.

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Is it ever OK to tell someone how much you make?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Someone asked me the other day what my salary was. Years ago we were taught never to reveal our salary. I was so excited about getting a steady salary that I wrote the amount in my calendar on each payday. When my boss noticed what I had written, he took me aside and told me that I should never write my salary down for others to see. I think it is to the employer's benefit that we don't discuss salary. revealing your salary How much do you make?

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Should You Tell How Much Money You Make?

On The Job

People have very strong opinions about whether its OK to talk about salaries, so when this survey from Glassdoor.com crossed my desk, I knew I had to explore it further. Its an interesting topic I explored for my recent Gannett column: The workplace has been turned upside down in the last year because of the recession, and it appears it has even changed our attitudes regarding an often taboo subject: talking about our salaries. And yes - people do talk about salary.

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How do you measure your career success?

Practically Perfect PA

It could be that you define success as having a fantastic salary, amazing job title, or office all to yourself. There are so many events, webinars, publications, blogs out there that talk about career success for Assistants. Career success comes in many shapes and forms and, let’s face it, is an entirely personal definition. It […].

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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. This helps set the groundwork for a salary bump before your annual review. If an employer isn't offering you the salary you desire, ask for training opportunities -- either in another department, or to attend an industry event where you'll not only learn something, but make valuable professional contacts.

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8 Signs Your Company May Have Received Government Bailout Money

On The Job

When asked about salary transparency, the CFO laughs so hard he wets himself. Tags: bailout Tiger Woods salary transparency TARP cirque du soleil tom cruise katie holmes government bailout money There have been many requests for a piece of the bailout pie from lots of companies, including Hustler magazine and the guy from "Girls Gone Wild."

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“EAs Need Better Press.” Agreed. Solving the EA PR Problem Once and For All

Bonnie Low-Krayman

Do the research on your salary. Given a choice, advocate for salary versus hourly compensation. By Bonnie Low-Kramen | February 15, 2021. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” Alice Walker.

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I’ve Stared Into the Abyss…and Seen a Lot of My Friends

On The Job

And here's a press release from JobFox : "While the value of the dollar is shrinking, many job seekers - including in-demand technology specialists - must accept new positions at lower salaries than they did just a month ago." Tags: technology specialists recession proof jobs pay raise business outlook how can i AJR career Anita Bruzzese networking job outlook JobFox jobs salaries business If you’re not worried, you’re not paying attention. Bad times are here, folks.

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

On The Job

if you know from your research that the salary is not competitive. Tags: how to negotiate negotiate get more money negotiate with employer negotiate a salary career advice can i negotiate should i negotiate negotiate job offer Anita Bruzzese If you've ever been out of work, you know the feeling when the job offer finally comes. You want to scream, cry, kiss the feet of the hiring manager and dance in the streets.

Why you need to use tech to help you with your business travel management

Practically Perfect PA

And that in most companies, travel spend is often the second largest expenditure after salaries? Did you know that business travel is a $1.3 trillion dollar market? Business travel spend in general is massive, but it doesn’t stop there; the amount of time spent organising business travel is substantial too. We all know just how […].

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The California Creative Economy

Small Business Labs

Key quote from the report: "In certain sectors, self-employment is more common than wage and salary employment. self-employed persons in Los Angeles County for every salaried worker. The communication arts also had a high number of self-employed workers relative to salaried employees: In 2015, there were 0.6 self-employed persons in Los Angeles County for every salaried employee."

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

Bonnie Low-Krayman

After negotiations with one organization, I ended up agreeing to the initial salary offered (knowing the position called for considerably more). A Black History Month Collaboration by Bonnie Low-Kramen and Aaisha Joseph | February 1, 2021. Thanks to Contributors Spencer Casseus, Melba J.

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Never Accept a Job Offer Without Doing These Things

On The Job

Are they offering you the salary you believe is fair? The reason I say this is because too many people take a salary offer personally. It makes much more sense to negotiate your salary when you're made the offer. Congratulations!

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Free Webinar: Discover How to Design Your Personal Career Plan – April 15, 2021

All Things Admin

A single business decision can determine where you live, what responsibilities you have, your salary, who you support – or whether you have a job at all. . There’s no such thing as a stable career. That’s Why You Need A Plan. Change can happen at a moment’s notice.

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Want to hire great people and keep them from quitting? 4 strategies that work

Ideas.Ted

You may think that your salaries are at the proper market rate because they were last year and you could hire just fine. In addition to salary, people are looking for flexibility.

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Is Your Job Title Hurting Your Career?

On The Job

Some of your criteria may be based on salary, location, company culture or perks. Or, they think the title doesn't really matter -- they just want a better salary and more vacation time. Specifically, in a look at tech jobs, it shows that "sales representative" and "sales engineer" garner bigger jumps in salary over time. The jump in salary over a decade can be as high as 55.9% -- that is a much bigger increase than the 3% annual bump you might receive in other jobs.

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10 Best Tools to Help You Land Your Dream Job [2021]

Success

Glassdoor also provides a salary estimator to understand the basic range of salaries based on your experience, occupation, education and region. They also provide a great blog with career advice plus a salary tool to help you in negotiations.

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A Non-Clinical Healthcare Career: From Economics to Administration

Small Business CEO

If you don’t have a desire to enter a clinical field, many other paths provide exceptional salaries, a rewarding working life, and many career opportunities. When people think of the healthcare sector, an image of a doctor or nurse likely springs to mind.

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Proof of Income: How to Use a Paystub and More to Buy A Home

Small Business CEO

To purchase a house at that price, you needed a salary of at least $61,123 to pay your monthly bill of $1,426.21. However, you need more than a salary. Buying a house is a big step.

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Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Arjun Lall

Recruit CRM

They charge 25% of the base salary for non-executive roles and a $5000 deposit upfront per role.

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How important is office culture?

Practically Perfect PA

Our lovely friends over at Career Moves recently conducted a survey to find out how important salary is when looking for a new role. Here is Sarah with more details… Do we just want a good salary? The Career Moves Office Support team recently sent out a Salary and Insights Survey, which produced some surprising results. Interestingly, only a 3rd of respondents are actually happy with their current salary and benefits package!

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Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Jason Chad

Recruit CRM

Back in 2001-2002 (Canada), he says recruiters had zero base salary and it was all about commissions (a little less than 50%) from the placements that they made.

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Retained Search vs Contingency Recruiting: Which One Should You Choose?

Recruit CRM

Agencies based on this model usually have their recruiters charge around 20-30% of the candidate's salary. You will also have a contingency time period in which you have to look for a suitable candidate, and your fees will be around 12-30% of your candidate's first annual salary.

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