Career

Better Than Interest: 10 Ways to Earn Money From the Bank

6 months ago degostar 0
You’ve probably heard the old joke; when asked why he robs banks, the criminal says, “Because that’s where all the money is!” While there is a lot of money there, becoming a bank robber probably isn’t the wisest way to get it. But collecting interest won’t do much for you either. The average interest rate Read More

A Guide to Juggling Multiple Job Offers and Coming Out on Top

8 months ago degostar 0
For those who have never had more than one job offer in hand simultaneously (or an offer and an interview process rolling), this topic alone may make you roll your eyes. Because, come on, who doesn’t want to have multiple suitors clamoring for you? Please. However, for anyone who’s been in this boat (or who’s Read More

How to Negotiate Salary: 37 Tips You Need to Know

8 months ago degostar 0
ASK YOUR QUESTION HERE Whether we’re starting a new job or gunning for a promotion at our current one, we all know that we should be negotiating. Or do we? A survey by Salary.com revealed that only 37% of people always negotiate their salaries—while an astonishing 18% never do. Even worse, 44% of respondents claim to have Read More

Why Your Next Big Idea Should Come From a Team

8 months ago degostar 0
Let’s be clear: It’s innovate or die out there. Ideas are the currency that buys you a starring role in today’s workplace. But too many people prioritize ownership over adoption, and watch their ideas waste away as a result. Truth is, you’ll be more effective if you work collaboratively with a team to turn ideas Read More

The Stupid Easy Change That Made Me Ask Better Questions

8 months ago degostar 0
During an average workday, I ask a lot of questions. I mean a lot. I’ll be the first to admit that there’s nothing inherently wrong with that. However, recently I had a somewhat brutal “aha!” moment: I’m really not that great at asking questions. What do I mean? Here’s what my typical question looks like: Should Read More

The Out-of-Office Message You Need When You Have to Take a Sick Day

8 months ago degostar 0
It’s decided—you can no longer come into the office without coughing up a storm and falling asleep while standing up (who would of thought that’s possible?), so you’re going to take a sick day. Thank goodness! Because honestly, nobody wants to be around a sick person. Before you log out for several hours—and after you’ve squared everything away with Read More

A Newly Unemployed Person’s Guide to Severance Pay

9 months ago degostar 0
If you’ve been laid off or let go due to reasons that had nothing to do with your performance, you may be wondering how severance pay actually works. Or, more accurately, when you get it. But just who receives it and how much is received isn’t black and white; in fact, the “rules” surrounding this post-employment compensation Read More

The Best Way to Break Down Complex Ideas So Anyone Can Understand Them

9 months ago degostar 0
You’re sitting in a conference room with all the big bosses. They’re meeting to discuss the annual budget, and it’s your job to pitch them your case for more money for your team. The problem? While you’re quite confident everyone has a vague idea what your department does, you’re not nearly as confident that everyone Read More