3 10, 2019

How to answer: What salary are you looking for?

By |2019-10-17T03:52:44-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Interviews|

Effectively Negotiating your Salary While you may assume that salary discussion is the easier part of a job interview, according to headhunters in Philadelphia, it is the one area where candidates often flounder.  In any case, the salary issue can change the entire complexion of your job interview because ultimately money is a decisive factor [...]

3 05, 2018

4 Tips for Negotiating the Best Compensation

By |2019-02-28T03:30:35-05:00May 3rd, 2018|Interviews|

What are you Worth? When you find yourself in salary negotiations, circumstances will vary greatly, so good manners and common sense should trump all. However, here are some tips that apply to most situations: 1. Be patient. In other words, don’t rush the negotiating process. Many otherwise promising candidacies have been disrupted and even derailed [...]

21 03, 2017

What Are You Worth? Determining Compensation for Professionals

By |2019-01-21T05:45:26-05:00March 21st, 2017|Staffing Articles|

Attaining the Right Salary Compensation Effective May 23rd employers and recruiters in Philadelphia will no longer be allowed to ask prospective employees their current compensation. In January, Mayor Kenney signed into law the Wage Equity Law. The law was enacted to combat wage discrimination against women and minorities, a noble and worthwhile effort and cause. [...]

20 12, 2016

Should Women Be Paid Less in Philadelphia?

By |2019-01-24T12:38:20-05:00December 20th, 2016|Career Articles|

Paying Women their Worth in the Workplace Philadelphia City Council is currently considering a new bill that would make it illegal for Philadelphia employers to ask prospective candidates about their past salary. The reasoning driving this potential new law is the belief that by asking prospective job seekers about their previous salary history employers will [...]

2 06, 2016

Key Factor When Changing Jobs – Money

By |2019-08-25T17:45:24-05:00June 2nd, 2016|Career Articles, Interviews|

Four Key Elements to Changing Jobs The process of changing jobs is complex, with many variables.  Among the most common of the important factors that should inform one’s thinking are job content and challenge, opportunity (or ramp - future potential), culture, location, benefits and of course, compensation. A common sense approach to properly valuing each [...]