How to Negotiate Your First Salary Out of College [Free Checklist]

Posted by Cory Davis on Apr 2, 2020 1:37:38 PM

So you’ve nailed the interview, impressed your recruiter or hiring managers, and now you’ve got the job. You can stop stressing, right? Soon, but not quite - you still need to negotiate your starting base salary and benefits. This negotiation is more important than you might think and can drastically affect your earnings for the rest of your life. Successfully negotiating a high starting salary means that relatively higher raises will follow. The skills that you’ll learn in this article will teach you the basics of negotiation; a skill you can use throughout your entire life. Negotiation can be scary and uncomfortable - especially when it involves someone that’s going to be paying your bills. However, there is no need to panic. If you know your value and are well prepared, the process of negotiating your salary will be much more comfortable and your boss will notice your confidence and respect you for it.

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Topics: Interview, Job Offer, Selling Yourself, Job Research, Indeed, How To

Proper Job Interview Etiquette to Help You Make an Impression

Posted by Bethany West on Apr 1, 2020 1:58:46 PM

 

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Topics: Networking, Professional Skills, Selling Yourself

How to: Write a Successful Cover Letter 

Posted by Brooke Ward on Apr 1, 2020 1:56:49 PM

How to: Write a Successful Cover Letter 

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Topics: Job Application, Cover Letter, Professional Skills, OFJS

How to Network with Friends and Family

Posted by Megan Stocum on Apr 1, 2020 1:55:07 PM

How to Network with Friends and Family

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Topics: Networking, Professional Skills, How To

The Best 6-Step Guide to Developing a Successful Elevator Pitch

Posted by Gavin Roeder on Apr 1, 2020 1:53:56 PM

The Best 6-Step Guide to Developing a Successful Elevator Pitch 

During the job interview process, a company may ask for an elevator pitch to learn more about you! This may be in either video form or over the phone. It’s crucial that you use your elevator pitch to stand out from the competition!  Some people may find an elevator pitch confusing or even difficult to start. Showcasing yourself to a company for the first time may even be freighting experience but worry not, this 6-step guide to developing the best elevator speech is here! Just follow these steps and keep them in mind when you're ready to start creating your own elevator pitch! 

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Topics: Interview, First Impression, Selling Yourself, How To, Personal Branding

5 Ways to Beat Nerves on Interview Day

Posted by Alex Robertson on Apr 1, 2020 1:51:50 PM

5 Ways to Beat Nerves on Interview Day

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Topics: Interview, Selling Yourself, Personal Branding

How a Thank You Letter Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

Posted by Sabrina McKnight on Apr 1, 2020 1:50:31 PM

How a Thank You Letter Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

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Topics: Interview, Job Tips, Interview Follow-up, Thank You Cards

Ready, Set, LinkedIn: Creating the Perfect Profile

Posted by Danielle Malley on Apr 1, 2020 1:49:17 PM

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Ready, Set, LinkedIn: Creating the Perfect Profile.
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Topics: Networking, LinkedIn Tips, First Impression, First Step, Selling Yourself

Helpful Job Search Websites You Haven’t Heard About

Posted by Alyssa Lenac on Apr 1, 2020 1:45:37 PM

Helpful Job Search Websites You Haven’t Heard About

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Topics: Networking, Job Search, Job Research

How to: Ensure that your Resume Gets Seen

Posted by Andrea Kline on Apr 1, 2020 1:44:06 PM

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Ensure that your Resume Gets Seen

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Topics: Networking, Resume, Professional Skills

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