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How to Negotiate a Pay Raise

Via LearnVest By Shana Lebowitz - If you're gearing up to ask for a pay bump, you probably have a specific number in mind. And yet, if you want to succeed, you shouldn’t reveal that number right off the bat, a new study suggests. Instead, you’d be wise to present your boss with a range. In LearnVest


Business News

Rebuilding After A Breach
Business2Community
In 2014, the Identity Theft Resource Center reported that more than 85 million confidential files were compromised in data breaches. That’s 85 million customers, employees and patients who were failed by organizations they entrusted with their personal information. Those who are exposed must contact (more »)

Career Development

5 Ways to Be a Power Influencer at Work … and Still Play Nice With Coworkers
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Jessica Henderson - Let’s face it: Conflicts with coworkers can be some of the trickiest interpersonal issues to resolve. Because, unlike with friends, you don’t get to pick your office mates. And, unlike with family, you can't lean on Mom to referee your arguments. To make matters (more »)

Business News

Gauge of US economy posts slight 0.2 percent January gain
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — An index designed to predict the future health of the U.S. economy rose in January by the smallest amount in five months, indicating the economy's momentum may have slowed a bit. The New York-based Conference Board said Thursday its index of leading indicators (more »)

Career Development

How to Greatly Increase Your Awareness
Business2Community
Just a few years ago I entered into a downward spiral in my career which quickly crashed into my life and and wreaked my health. I was at a company that was failing but the worst part is that I was in a career that was sucking the joy and passion right out of me. By the time I started to hit bottom (more »)

Business News

Halliburton says it will eliminate at least 5,000 jobs
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Oil and gas drilling services company Halliburton said Tuesday that it will eliminate at least 5,000 jobs in response to falling oil prices. The Houston company said it will lay off 6.5 to 8 percent of its staff, which represents 5,005 to 6,160 employees (more »)

Career Development

Education vs. Experience: Which Commands the Bigger Paycheck?
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Emma Miller - The decision to pursue an advanced degree can be one of the trickiest career conundrums out there. After all, it isn't easy to ensure that that big outlay will eventually pay off in earnings. But now, a new study from Georgetown University sheds light on whether that grad (more »)

Interviewing

Answering Tips for “Are You Willing to Relocate?” Question
Business2Community
“Are you willing to relocate?” question can be a deal-breaker for your interview. Have you ever thought of what to answer to this question? If you directly answer no, do you know if you can still get the job or do you really need to make a major life change in order to get the job you want? Read (more »)

Job Search Advice

7 Ways to Innovate and Prove You’re Worthy
Business2Community
The terrible truth of work is that almost anyone can do anything. I don’t want to make you paranoid, but open up the UCLA Extension course catalog, a MOOC or watch a few “how-to” YouTube videos, and you get my drift. Education and skills are the easiest things to acquire.Leaving out advanced neurosurgery, (more »)

Interviewing

What Characteristics To Look For In Remote Employees (Part 1)
Business2Community
Hiring employees for remote work can be challenging. While the same channels of networking and recruiting are used to find these employees, the interviewing and training process can be radically different. The interview needs to be especially thorough, as this will be a rare face-to-face meeting, (more »)

Job Search Advice

10 Industries Where the Wage Gap Is the Worst
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Shana Lebowitz - News about the wage gap between men and women is hardly consistent. One day we hear that the chasm is narrowing as more young adults enter the workforce. Then the next we find out that the U.S. has one of the biggest wage gaps among all developed nations. To make things (more »)

Interviewing

8 Successful Bosses Share Their Favorite Curveball Interview Questions
Huffington Post
When Oprah interviews a potential hire, she knows exactly how to find out if the candidate is a perfect fit, not just for the job but for the company as a whole. Her secret? Asking out-of-the-box questions that reveal the personality behind the resume. And she's not the only business leader to employ (more »)

Job Search Advice

How To Boost Your Credibility as a Young Professional
Business2Community
As anyone fresh out of college will tell you, it’s hard to get a job in today’s market. But what’s even harder? Proving that you deserved to land the gig. As a young professional, your youth can work against you. It’s important to understand how this happens and what you can do about it. To earn credibility, (more »)

Personal Finance

Survey Says: One-Third of Americans Headed for Financial Disaster
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Anna Williams - Here at LearnVest, we're all for celebrating financial progress. So, on the one hand, we're happy to hear that 58% of Americans currently have more savings socked away than they owe in credit card debt—a big improvement over last year's 51%, according to a new Bankrate.com (more »)

Tech News

The Apple Approach: What Is a Full Stack Startup?
Business2Community
Is the deck stacked against your startup business or for it? Depends on how you decide to arrange the cards. The Full-Stack Approach Thanks to Chris Dixon of BuzzFeed, we have yet another business neologism — the “full stack startup approach.” The objective of this approach is to completely control (more »)

Personal Finance

Saving for Retirement 40 Years Out: The Increasing Trend
Business2Community
When retirement planning is mentioned, your mind probably goes to those who are close to retirement. However, the audience interested in retirement saving plans and investments is changing to just about everyone, as millennials, and even Gen Z, are now investing in their far-off future. The idea of (more »)

Tech News

Digital Wallet: The Future of Pay, and Why You Should Care
Business2Community
Dropping coins on a counter or handing over dirty, germ infested paper money may be looked at by future generations as we do towards those who used to trade goats for wheat. Digital wallets are slowly becoming the new mode of tap-and-go consumerism, making fiscal transactions seamless, transparent, (more »)

Personal Finance

Even Einstein Was Confused: Myth Busting Annuities
Business2Community
Myth 1: Even Einstein couldn’t understand how annuities work. What’s to understand? You pay in money, it gains interest and then you get more back in retirement, either in one lump sum or as a series of payments. Think of it as a reverse life insurance policy. It’s not rocket science; it’s just (more »)

Tech News

Samsung buying mobile-pay co. in bid to challenge Apple Pay
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung is buying mobile-payment startup LoopPay as the Korean phone maker steps up to challenge Apple and its payment system on iPhones. The deal strengthens speculation that Samsung Electronics Co. plans to include mobile-payment technology in its next (more »)


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