As CEO Salaries Skyrocket More Than 25%, Financial Security Is Wavering For Workers


The gap between CEO and employee salaries continues to expand, despite overwhelming backlash from low wage employees. . million salaries while the median worker received $23,968, the report revealed. . That said, and this may be provocative, are high salaries of CEOs at Fortune 500 companies impacting what is paid to a typical worker at those firms? Mark Schell: Worker pay, in some cases, will increase especially for those skill sets most specialized and scarce.

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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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A Quick Guide to Executive Assistant Salaries


Frequently asked questions often revolve around executive assistant salaries. We looked at some data from Payscale and , which show average salaries for full-time executive assistants. Compare remote work and in-office work salaries - there’s often a difference.

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. That’s because your skills at negotiating will not only impress your new employer, but it’s expected. 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?

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3 Skills Every Leader Must Cultivate to Successfully Manage Distributed Teams


For many leaders, this means working more on their soft skills to ensure that employees are engaged, motivated and inspired—whether they’re working in the office, at home or from a third space. 3 Soft Skills Every Manager Needs to Succeed in the Future of Work.

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Women versus Men in Job Interviews and Salary Negotiations

Job Advice Blog

Interview Skills by Alex Freund career advice gender difference interview preparation men vs. womenFor 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. [.].

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The Skills You Need to be Great Boss

On The Job

Being a manager can be rewarding and could be key to your garnering a better salary and more opportunities. That means you show leadership abilities such as good communication skills, an ability to stay focused on getting things done and a desire to help others to succeed, he says. Another big error: Assuming that just because you have top-notch skills in a certain area that you'll be a good manager. Hone your communication skills.

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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. 2) What qualifications / skills should I require on a job description for a GREAT executive assistant for my small food consulting company?

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? Core Skills Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant TravelPerkDid 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.

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This Inexpensive Degree Could Kickstart A Lucrative Career


Applied associates degrees are similar to trades, as you are trained in a skill that is directly applicable to an intended job. . Applied associate degrees are two-year programs at accredited universities that train students in a particular skill for a particular job.

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A Recruiter Makes Predictions About the Job Market

On The Job

Also, staying current on certifications is key "to show your skills are fresh." 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.

2011 146

Future Of Work Consultancy CEO Says Embrace New Ways Of Working, Or Lose In The War For Talent


Sitting down with Allwork.Space’s Future of Work Podcast , Tsipursky explores how resistance to change can hurt business growth and why manager biases can impact decision-making skills. .

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When a Demotion Makes Sense

On The Job

It makes you angry that your skills are being underutilized and that you’re in a job that won’t help you get ahead. You’re peeved that you are working alongside those with fewer skills or less experience – when in a sane world you would be managing them! 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.

2012 129

Two thirds of young professionals now have a ‘side hustle’ to make ends meet

Workplace Insight

When looking into the pay of young professionals, the report suggests that almost a third of 18–24-year-olds are on a salary band of £16 – £21k. With the largest proportion (25 percent) being on salaries of £21 – £28K.

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How to Upskill Yourself to Earn More Money 


Upskilling, or the process of taking your skills to the next level at work, can be a great way to increase your value at your current company and help you negotiate a higher salary when you start looking for your next employment adventure. Low cost or free skill upgrades.

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Ford To Cut Up To 8,000 Jobs To Bolster Profits And Electric Vehicle Goals


Layoffs are expected to occur within the Ford Blue unit, which produces internal combustion engine vehicles, as well as other salaried positions. . “We have too many people ,” said Jim Farley, CEO of vehicle manufacturer Ford at last February’s Wolfe Research auto conference. .

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Why Mexico’s Richest Businessman Believes In Shorter Workweeks


Knowledge-based skills will be in high demand, leaving technology to take over tedious tasks and humans to focus on advancements that will have a significant impact on the future of work. . Mexico’s richest man believes that “ shorter workweeks are a solution to civilization shifts.” .

2022 207

Accepting a New Job? Be Sure to “Date” Before You Get Married!

Bonnie Low-Krayman

Your goal is to find the best match for your skills, talents, experience, and interests. Recruiters make an average of 25% of an Assistant’s annual salary as a commission. On a $100K base salary, that means $25,000, which is paid after an Assistant is on the job for 90 days.

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Degrees Don’t Equal Dollars: Google Exec Launched Career Certificate Program To Open In-demand, High-paying Career Fields To Everyone


The old adage that education doesn’t guarantee success seems nice in theory, but the reality is that those with a four-year degree typically have higher salaries than those without degrees. . Flesh out the skills needed for the job . Vet those skills and the curriculum .

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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. You want a job to increase your knowledge and skills, and make you even more marketable in the future. This helps set the groundwork for a salary bump before your annual review. Recent schooling always looks good on a resume, and many companies cannot offer higher salaries unless you meet certain educational or training requirements.

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The Gender Pay Gap Impacts 41% Of Women – Here’s How To Infuse Equity Into The Hiring Process


We asked Lovell how company leaders can ensure they’re doing their part in closing the gender pay gap, and she said that most importantly, leaders should commit to a culture of salary transparency. .

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


And if you’ve worked in the same position for years, you might need some brushing up on your office skills and resume building too. Grow with Google offers free online tutorials and productivity tools to bring your office software and application skills up to date.

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Job Insecurity is Taking its Toll on Freelance Workers


But that isn’t the case for everyone, especially new gig workers or those with fewer skills. . During a downturn, Win aims to diversify her salary through virtual workshops and a passive income accumulated through illustrating. . “My Freelancing can be a rollercoaster ride.

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The Real Reasons People Are Quitting by Bonnie Low-Kramen

Bonnie Low-Krayman

It costs a company 6-9 months of an employee’s annual salary to replace them. When she was hired, her manager said she would be on track for promotions and salary increases but in three years, she was overlooked numerous times.

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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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How We Need To Adjust To The Future Of Work – A personal interview with Bonnie Low-Kramen by Karen Mangia for Thrive Global

Bonnie Low-Krayman

Base salary is only one way to earn money. Higher Salaries & Other Monetary Incentives Caused by the Great Resignation ?—?In In addition to a fresh look at Job Descriptions and titles, leaders are raising salaries in order to retain high performers and attract new talent.

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A PA’s guide to confidentiality

Practically Perfect PA

In many cases, you’ll know about promotions, salary changes, redundancies, acquisitions and mergers before anyone else. For more tips on honing your skills as a PA or EA, check out our other career guides. Featured Key Skills Sponsored post admin administrators assistants Confidentiality EA Executive Assistant PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantAs a PA or EA, your ability to handle confidential subjects, issues, emails and documents is essential.

2015 192

Should You Encourage Your Team to Pursue Side Hustles?


Outside of the financial benefits, side hustles can help workers learn new skills, make extra money or pursue a dream outside working hours. Improved Employee Skills. This, in turn, gives them extra skills that could benefit your organization.

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2 in 5 Employees Say A Raise Is The Answer To Preventing Burnout


With high levels of worker burnout caused by discontent in the workplace, employers might be curious to see whether or not salary has an effect on burnout rates. . There are many reasons why workplace burnout is on the rise, and the recent pandemic has certainly exacerbated the issue. .

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5 Ways to Be a Value-Added Employee

Office Dynamics

Even if your organization has a salary freeze this year, keep doing your best. Administrative Professionals Day Administrative Professionals Week Assertive Attitude Career Management Communication Skills Conflict Resolution Meetings Problem Solving Productivity Self Development UncategorizedI’m not sure if you know that 80% of my work is onsite training for administrative office professionals so I do a lot of traveling, in fact, 100% of my clients are out of state.

2018 104

Cost of living will become biggest challenge for HR over the next year

Workplace Insight

A third of those questioned also see skills shortages (34 percent) as a significant HR challenge next year, and employee engagement (24 percent). .

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What can assistants expect in 2013

Practically Perfect PA

Salary and financial reward . This is the same for assistants and we should be seeking salary increases if we are taking on extra work. One thing is for sure, assistants will begin to fully realise that their skills can be matched to a variety of roles and positions. Skills Tasks Technology Training Training and Guidance admin administrators assistants blogging Business Executive Assistant PA Personal Assistant VA Industry Virtual Assistant

2013 192

Is Mentorship The Key To Career Advancement For Women?


When women mentor women, they create a shortcut to success in which they can help women develop leadership skills as well as the ability to advocate for themselves. . Mentors provide women with guidance on navigating their careers, advice on skill development, and ongoing support.

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Office Dynamics

She helped us understand how creating and developing a lasting business connection takes time and skill, and delivered unique tools for surmounting awkward moments, starting conversations effortlessly, and the art of follow up. The two are not only very different skill sets but are not in any way interchangeable. OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART II: PEAK EXPERIENCE. This article is part 2 of our conference recap. if you missed part 1, you can read it here. .

2014 100

Finding a Voice in the Future of Work


Beats were assigned based on skill set—something typically determined by a reporter’s existing portfolio. Hint: it goes way beyond salary and PTO. I remember it vividly, my first pitch meeting at The Columbia Missourian , the student-run newspaper at the University of Missouri.

2022 144

5 reasons to learn a foreign language to further your career

Practically Perfect PA

In today’s global society being bilingual is one of the most advantageous skills you can have. In a pool of candidates with similar skills, speaking a foreign language will probably give you the edge over the competition, even if the need isn’t the employer’s top priority. Having a second language is not only beneficial to your company, it can lead to salary increases of up to an extra 3.8%

2015 121

EA BreakThrough Story #1: from Admin Assistant to 6-Figure Work/Life Balance

Executive Assistant Breakthrough

Despite relatively low salaries, the staff was expected to give 150% effort, including extra hours of their time. Her caring nature, skills, and experience made her a fantastic administrative assistant.

2019 52

Furthering Your Education on a Budget


Still, there are ways to continue to increase your skills at work without spending a massive amount of money. If you’re going to put in the time and energy to pursue a degree, then you may need to be prepared to take your new skills elsewhere.

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How Emotional Intelligence Can Improve Your Work Life


Offices can be stressful places, and having the ability to recognize when things are getting heated and to help others de-escalate is an invaluable skill, no matter where you are in the company hierarchy.

2022 229

Shorter, More Effective Meetings

Office Dynamics

The cost of the average meeting, including salaries, expenses, and opportunity costs is estimated at $5000. Admin Assistant Training Communication Skills Organizational Skills The biggest time waster in organizations today is an unproductive meeting….and and another under productive meeting…and another.

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