Monthly archive October, 2013
What Salary Should I Ask For? Can I Negotiate?

What Salary Should I Ask For? Can I Negotiate?

On my college’s LinkedIn page, a discussion is going on about salary negotiation. I start this way to do 2 things: tell you that LinkedIn is a place for you to get great information and advice from alums from your college introduce my thoughts about compensation, salary ranges, and negotiating for pay. Let the employer... ...Continue Reading
Enthusiasm Counts: Lessons from the Recruiting Front

Enthusiasm Counts: Lessons from the Recruiting Front

I completed one recruiting engagement and am hopefully near the end of a second one.  The people I put forward were the ones with visible enthusiasm for: the mission of the non-profit the position itself the idea of working for the organization how the organization and its mission related to their own life purpose or... ...Continue Reading
Build Confidence and Empower Yourself in Job Search with a Must Have List

Build Confidence and Empower Yourself in Job Search with a Must Have List

I created this list to help people zero in on what they want in a job or work.  When you know what you want, it is far easier to develop a plan to get there. This is a list of aspects of a job or work that you MUST have.  This is not “want to... ...Continue Reading
How LinkedIn Can Kick Start Your Job Search

How LinkedIn Can Kick Start Your Job Search

A client wrote that she had gotten congratulations on her new job from a couple of people, after we updated her LinkedIn profile.  Apparently, even though we disabled the notices setting, logged off, then logged back on and turned on the notices, LinkedIn somehow registered the change in the previous session and broadcast it to... ...Continue Reading