You read that right. I started a negotiation being offered $80,000 for a job, and mutually agreed upon $168,000 by the time we were done. In the non-profit sector, to boot. Let me tell you how. This post discusses salary negotiation strategies, how to discuss salary, and how to confidently negotiate your salary.Read More
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Think about a goal you set for yourself recently. What do you know about that goal? Too often, we set goals without knowing enough about what we need to really make it work. This post explores the importance of SMART Goals and how to set them, common obstacles you might face when trying to meet your goals, and a collaborative opportunity to receive resources and support in your goal setting and achievement!Read More
Employee motivation is a key indicator of long-term organizational success. Managers can strategically use a deeper understanding of motivation to ensure their company is a place that employees love to stay. This post looks at five employee identities—Achievers, Activators, Accommodators, Believers, and Dreamers—and what makes them leave a job they would otherwise love.Read More
When job searching, it’s important to set goals for yourself and create a plan for success. However, just saying “my goal is to get a new job,” isn’t going to get you anywhere. You need a structure with details, so you can take action and accomplish what you want—in short, you need a SMART goal. This post explores what SMART goals are, why they are important, and how they can be effectively leveraged in your job search.Read More
LinkedIn is a major resource when you’re job searching. However, for you to take full advantage of LinkedIn in your job search, you need to treat it as more than just a virtual resume. In this post, I outline three simple strategies for leveraging underutilized areas of your profile to attract recruiters, engage your network, show your personality, and ultimately use linkedin to find a job.Read More