Mistakes to Avoid When You Negotiate Salary NYC

Mistakes to Avoid When You Negotiate Salary

Salary negotiations is a critical part of the job search process. You want to negotiate salary from a position of strength. There are some common mistakes you should avoid when you negotiate salary for your next job. Making a good salary can give you the freedom to do so many things. It can help you pay off debt, travel more, save for retirement or a rainy day and stop worrying …

How To Find Out If You Are Well Paid NYC

How To Find Out If You Are Well Paid

I have female clients that come to me very disturbed after finding out male colleague with the same position and similar years of work experience are paid more, sometimes significantly. It’s a really serious blow especially if you have been dedicated to a company and given 100 percent to your job. There’s so much data at your fingertips. If you do the research and educate yourself, you can determine if …

Tips for Questions to Ask About Corporate Culture

Questions to Ask During Your Job Interview

It may not feel this way, but a job interview is a two way street. They are learning more about you and your fit for the role. You should find out more about this company, what they offer you, if your values align with the company and will you will fit in with their corporate culture. After applying for so many positions and finally getting the call for an interview, …

How to Help Your Adult Kid Find A Job NYC

How To Help Your Adult Kid Find A Job

There are many ways parents can help their adult kid entering the job market in healthy ways that still allow them to maintain their independence and do it on their own. I do have client’s parents call me regarding resume writing services and interview preparation. They’re very nice people who want the very best for their children as they venture out into new careers. They want to help their kids …

Changing Careers Later In Life NYC

Changing Careers Later In Life

The average person changes careers 4 – 6 times in their lifetime, so it’s more common than people think. Changing careers may be something you contemplated one time or another but have some difficulty trying to figure out which direction to go in. Perhaps you no longer feel challenged at work or have come to the conclusion that you never really liked your job. You certainly can make a change. …

4 Tips To Save if Experiencing Job Loss

4 Tips to Save and Be Prepared If Experiencing Job Loss

You work hard and are dedicated to your company so you don’t really expect to experience job loss. Often, job loss may have nothing to do with performance. It could be a result of a merger or acquisition, operations moving elsewhere or a number of other reasons that affect your employment status. Expected or not, it’s critical to financially plan for that rainy day so to speak in the event …

Wow the Hiring Manager When Interviewing

Wow the Hiring Manager on your Job Interview

Interviewing can be nerve racking to say the least. It is probably up there in the top 10 least favorite things to do for most of us. You may have read some tips on our blog regarding doing well when interviewing. An important piece of the puzzle besides preparing your responses, is knowing your audience. If you can determine who are the key players you will be meeting with, you …

Stop Procrastinating, Find Your Dream Job NYC

Stop Procrastinating, Find Your Dream Job

It’s natural to put things off from time to time and focus more on activities that you enjoy. It’s common to avoid the tasks you may not take pleasure in. Unfortunately, there are several activities we must do that we don’t necessarily feel motivated to move forward with. Procrastinating can sometimes be associated with fear of change. You are in a job that you know is going nowhere, you look …

What You Might Overlook in Your Professional Resume

What You Might Overlook in Your Resume

Your resume is your number one, I repeat number one marketing tool in your job search. Having said that, did you give your resume the attention it deserves? If you can answer that question yes, with 100 percent certainty, you are on your way to getting the job you want. If you hesitate, then it’s time to get back to the drawing board and give your resume the thoughtful time …

Tips to Get Hired Over 40

Tips for Job Searching Over 40

So, you are over 40 years old and want to put your best foot forward competing in the job market to get hired. You have a wealth of experience and a great deal to offer your next company. Perhaps you are excited about this new chapter, perhaps a bit nervous. That’s understandable but you must keep in mind, a company can benefit a great deal from your experience. So how …