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Negotiate Your Way into a Bigger Paycheck

Negotiate Your Way into a Bigger Paycheck

Negotiate your way to the pay you deserve but don't forget benefits like employer tuition assistance as well.

By Paul W. Barada
Published April 21, 2009
FICA Who? Understand your "Disappearing" Paycheck

FICA Who? Understand your "Disappearing" Paycheck

As a recent graduate you might find yourself asking, "FICA who?," while trying to understand your disappearing paycheck.

By Kathleen Carmichael, Ph. D.
Published March 13, 2009
Employee Benefits 101

Employee Benefits 101

Understand your employer's benefits program before you agree to it.

By Peter Vogt
Published March 18, 2009
What Am I Worth?

What Am I Worth?

When it comes to your salary, you have to ask yourself: "What am I worth?"

By Valerie Lipow
Published June 5, 2007
How Much Will Your Education Be Worth?

How Much Will Your Education Be Worth?

Find out how much your education will be worth once you're utilizing it in the real world.

By Susan Aaron, The Learning Coach
Published June 5, 2007
The Informational Interview: Face to Face with a New Career

The Informational Interview: Face to Face with a New Career

The informational interview puts you face to face with a new career.

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published August 4, 2008
Negotiating Job Offer for Beginners

Negotiating Job Offer for Beginners

If you want to get to a mutually agreed upon contract cordially and quickly, try the following helpful suggestions.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2014
7 Job Negotiation Strategies for Students

7 Job Negotiation Strategies for Students

You've studied too hard for too long to settle for an underpaid salary!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 17, 2014
10 Majors with the Highest Salaries for College Graduates

10 Majors with the Highest Salaries for College Graduates

Make the most of your first job -- literally.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 26, 2016
Myth or Reality? The Gender Pay Gap

Myth or Reality? The Gender Pay Gap

New study proves gender pay gap exists.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 26, 2012
Top 10 Cities for Recent College Grads

Top 10 Cities for Recent College Grads

If you’re a recent or soon-to-be college grad, look no further – the results and rankings of this list just may help point you in the right direction.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 24, 2014
Top 5 Jobs with the Widest Gender Pay Gap

Top 5 Jobs with the Widest Gender Pay Gap

While it may take a while to resolve the issue all together, it can be helpful for women to determine which industries are more likely to have broader pay gaps between genders.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2017
Top 5 Salary Negotiation Mistakes

Top 5 Salary Negotiation Mistakes

Learn what not to do when negotiating your salary.

By Bridget Quigg at PayScale.com
Published August 8, 2011
Bentley Millennial Survey Reveals Men Seen as Better Prepared for Career Success

Bentley Millennial Survey Reveals Men Seen as Better Prepared for Career Success

“While respondents see women as better prepared for their first jobs after graduating from college, respondents give men the advantage while it comes to the likelihood of overall career success.”

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 7, 2014
The 25 Best Jobs in America - 2016

The 25 Best Jobs in America - 2016

The 25 best jobs list was compiled based on the combined ranking within three categories: job openings, salary and career opportunities.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 20, 2016
Let's Get Legal: Guidelines for Paid or Unpaid Internships

Let's Get Legal: Guidelines for Paid or Unpaid Internships

Make sure you know your rights as an intern before your internship begins, so that you don’t get taken advantage of and expectations are set from the start.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 20, 2017
What Your Childhood Dream Job Pays

What Your Childhood Dream Job Pays

All-star athlete, veterinarian and astronaut: what do all of these jobs have in common? They’re common career paths that you likely dreamed of becoming as a kid.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 1, 2016
How to Ask Your Employer for Student Loan Assistance

How to Ask Your Employer for Student Loan Assistance

Does your company offer student loan repayment assistance? Find out.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 4, 2016
Study Reveals Why Millennials Are Broke

Study Reveals Why Millennials Are Broke

Millennials are making the same projected salary as they would have in the 1980s - here are the statistics to prove it.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 12, 2016
The Price of Happiness in Each State

The Price of Happiness in Each State

Money doesn't buy happiness, but it can certainly help.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 12, 2016