Hoping to get a big raise at your year-end review? Want to negotiate a bigger package at your new job? "Salary negotiations can be anxiety-filled on both sides but they shouldn't be," Thomas Neubauer, a managing partner with The Gap Partnership (a firm providing negotiation training), told Entrepreneur Magazine. So turn that frown upside down and learn how to negotiate with the best of them.
Here’s a secret: Almost everyone hates networking events. That may be because they bring back memories of our eighth-grade spring dance where the boys and girls split down the middle like the parting of the Red Sea. Adults at networking events tend to cluster together in groups, which automatically forces some people into the outsider role. Before you know it, you may be sitting in a chair on the sideline while everyone else is dancing.
As adults, networking events are the kind of forced-fun events that tend to feel less like fun and more like work. Many of us simply are not comfortable in an artificial environment designed to bring people together. Despite the yummy finger food and the open bar, networking events are often viewed as a necessary evil.
This article will help you understand why networking events can be so hard — and give you some pointers on how to make them better.
All Writers are not created equal. Not only are there differences in skill sets, there are also different kinds of copy that need to be written and edited. It’s true that finding a good writer is hard, but trust us, finding a good editor is also tough. While writing copy is an art (and a science for technical writers), editing is all about the science of grammar, sentence structure, and the weight and meaning of the content.
Copyeditors are both similar to and different from Copywriters. In fact, you can’t have strong copy without both a Copywriter and a Copyeditor. (Also, a Proofreader.)
This article will clear up any confusion you might have about these jobs.
Compensation is a point of contention in many employer/employee relationships. How do we price ourselves so that we stay competitive and secure in our compensation? Managing Director of Artisan's New York City office, Haris Silic, has some practical tips and formulas for helping you figure out what to charge when it comes to pay rates.
Welcome to our Ask a Recruiter Series, where our Creative Talent Representatives answer your burning questions related to job hunting, resume submission, portfolios, and more.
This month, meet Suzanne Shannon! Sue is a Senior Talent Acquisition Manager who specializes in sourcing perfect job candidates for new, exciting roles nationwide.
If job frustrations are making you take a deep, cleansing breath, you are practicing the art of mindfulness.
Mindfulness is a stress management tool that is being applied in workplaces around the world. It's a practice of living in the moment while stopping the flood of thoughts and worries that bombard a lot of us every day.
It’s become a cliché to hate your job.
Actually, that’s not necessarily true. Recent poll numbers suggest attitudes toward work have shifted:
- In 2010, a Deloitte survey showed 80 percent of Americans hated their jobs.
- In 2013, a national Gallup poll reported that unhappy employees outnumbered happy by a 2-to1 margin.
- By 2016, a Pew statistic revealed a startling finding: only 49 percent of Americans said they are happy with their job.
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