Back to Basics
by Kimberly Schneiderman - Dec, 2008
In this time of corporate upheaval, economic downturn, and general uneasiness, many job seekers rush to get resumes out and to set up interviews. In this rush, simple details that can make a candidate stand out among their peers are often left by the wayside. Today, we’ll review these job search basics and define why adhering to these ideas will help you get the attention you want from recruiters! Make Connecting Easy Us...
Why You Should Keep Contributing to Your 401(k)
by Douglas Bolter - Dec, 2008
A down market is no time to pull your money out or cut contributions. With the way the market is behaving, you may be tempted to pull money out of your 401(k) right now or greatly reduce your contributions. If you’re considering such a move, please reconsider it. Don’t stop saving for retirement. Even if you think you’re wealthy enough to forego putting money in your 401(k), you may end up seriously shortchanging your re...
by Marshall Brown - Nov, 2008
Q: I am starting to interview for a new job and haven’t negotiated for a salary in a long time. Any suggestions are appreciated. A: Here are a few key tips which I recommend to my clients. Good luck in your negotiations and your new job! 1. Do your homework. Do research on the salary so you know what you expect for the position you are seeking. Use resources like ASAE’s Compensation and Benefits Report, other associati...
Myopia on Wall Street and Congress - And The CEO Compensation Pay Puzzle
by Eva Jenkins - Oct, 2008
Million-dollar compensation packages for financial CEO’s with poor performance records that will be paid due to loopholes in the Congressional bailout of Wall Street are a waste of money and human capital. CEO’s who are walking away from the Wall Street meltdown are being rewarded with million-dollar compensation packages while the American taxpayer shoulders the financial responsibility of protecting companies, workers, an...
by Beth Gilfeather - Sep, 2008
A discussion about salary is no minor detail! It not only has a direct effect on the level of offer made, it can literally make or break a person's candidacy with a company. There are some definite rules to salary negotiation that every candidate should know. So keep the following ten commandments in mind during the interview process and also follow my detailed advice in a prior post on what to say when posed with a salary que...
Is it Time to Consider Adapting Skill-Based Pay?
by Joe Giordano - Sep, 2008
Skill-based pay is an alternative to the traditional employee performance appraisal system that rewards employees with an increase in pay rate as they demonstrate the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and expertise. It allows companies to establish a direct link between employee compensation and work related skills. The basic concept of skill-based pay is the identification of predefined sets of skills, knowledge, tasks, an...
Show Me the Money!
by Barbara Safani - Aug, 2008
Do you want to negotiate a salary increase this year but are unsure of how you would justify it? Here are some strategies you can implement now to build a strong case for the raise you want in the future. Document your accomplishments regularly throughout the year Keep track of all the projects you manage. Upon completion of each assignment, write a note to yourself detailing your contribution and how your efforts helped t...
How to Change Careers and Not Go Broke
by Annemarie Segaric - Aug, 2008
Is money keeping you from changing careers? If you're like most would-be career changers, various money fears are keeping you stuck in your current position. The thing about money is that it holds so many layers of meaning for so many of you. People let money hold power over them. It keeps people from making decisions - big and small - because of preconceived faulty notions about it. What are your perceptions about ...
A Retirement Planning Timeline
by Douglas Bolter - Aug, 2008
30 … 40 … 50 … as time goes by, make sure you accelerate your planning. When should you start saving for retirement? When do you really need to get serious about planning your retirement transition? Well, it depends on many factors. But along the timeline of life, there are certain things you might consider doing at certain ages. Your retirement planning can begin early in life, and remember that today is never too late. ...
Five Saving Secrets - Put Away Now to Enjoy When You Retire
by Douglas Bolter - Aug, 2008
Are you saving for the future? People often come to me asking for financial advice. Some want to know how to invest or diversify the money they’ve saved, but others admit to me they’re just not sure HOW to save. If you’ve been meaning to save more for the future, but aren’t sure how to begin, don’t panic. You’re in good company. Many Americans (even those in higher income brackets) live paycheck to paycheck with little ...
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