Yearly Archives - 2016

January 2016

How to: Negotiate the Best Salary Offer for Yourself

What’s the slowest way to lose $600,000? On average you could stand to lose $600,000 over a lifetime by not properly negotiating your salary, according to lifehacker.com.  This is based off of a 40 year career when asking for $5,000 more than your initial offer. Below is how to negotiate the best salary offer: 1) Be Enthusiastic. Let the employer know how gracious you are for the job offer and that you would love to work with their company. It is important...

4 Benefits of a Continuous Candidate Pipeline

According to compensationforce.com, an average turnover rate for all industries is 15.7%.  Depending on your industry, this could either be higher or lower.  Most companies must hire a baseline of candidates each year to keep their company the same size. Below are our 4 benefits of a continuous candidate pipeline:   1) Shorter hiring period. According to Thewallstreetjournal.com it takes 27.3 days to fill a job opening. This is the highest in 15 years and almost double the amount of time it took...

5 Ways your Local Library can help with your Job Search

55% of Philadelphia households do not have internet access according to technical.ly/philly. Local libraries have many benefits for those who do not have internet access as well as those who do. Below are 5 ways your local library can help with your job search: 1) Free work space. For those without a home office, a library can be a quiet refuge for doing a focused job search.  In addition, libraries provide free internet and computer access, if you sign up for...

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