Winning the Salary Negotiation: Negotiating the Pay you Deserve

Salary negotiations are a challenge for most workers. Striking the right tone, being confident without being cocky, and crafting the business case for why you deserve more is a career skill in itself. Follow this link to learn more from …

Ask Alexis | How Should I Behave in a Salary Negotiation?

Dear Ask Alexis, So, I’m pretty sure I’m going to get the job (wohoo!) but I need some negotiating advice. If I get an offer, how should I behave during salary and benefit negotiations? Help! Sincerely, Cautiously Optimistic *** Loving …

Salary Negotiation

Congratulations! You got a job offer. Should you negotiate that offer? People in new careers out of college and even graduate school may feel so relieved and grateful that they may not even think about negotiating their first offer, especially …

4 Lines That’ll Catch You Off Guard During Salary Negotiations (and How to Prepare)

You want to be prepared for your upcoming salary negotiation, so you plan to research the standard pay range and practice asking for what you want. Those steps are certainly valuable, but they’re not enough. Too often, people lose money …

Negotiating Your First Salary

Negotiating Your First Salary, By MoneyGeek Team Last Updated: 9/13/2021 Talk about an uneven playing field: Every year, freshly minted college grads are unleashed on the job market – with little work experience and no expertise in negotiating pay packages. …

3 Strategies for Answering “What Are Your Salary Expectations?” in an Interview

When you’re in the middle of a job interview, a question like “What are your salary expectations?” can make you panic. You don’t want to say something too high and price yourself out of a job you want or need, …

Interview Q&A | “What’s Your Current Salary?”

If you’ve been on at least a few interviews (or even if you’ve just filled out a few online applications), then you are most likely familiar with this question: “What’s your current salary?” And, oh, the agonizing over how to …

Job Selection including choosing between Multiple Offers

It is not uncommon for top candidates to receive multiple offers at once or receive one offer while still in the interview process with other companies. I asked our career counselors the following question: If a student were in the …

Behavioral Interviews

It’s important to start with a truth I have figured out in my 10+ years of being a Career Counselor: No one is innately good at behavioral interviews.  When students are struggling with the job search process, career counselors will …

Exactly How to Respond to a Job Offer via Email (With Examples)

If that job offer you just got signals a happy end to your search, you might immediately want to text all your friends, pop the bubbly, and cue the imaginary marching band to mark the sheer magnitude of this moment. …