salary-negotiations

Most Entry-Level Jobs Require at Least Three Years of Experience… So How the Hell Does That Work?

Despite the president’s constant bragging about the steadily declining unemployment rate, the actual percentage of working-age Americans who have a job — or who are…

The Professional’s Guide to Negotiating a Better Job Title

The tech startup era has gifted us with an abundance of ridiculous job titles, including Chief Happiness Officer, Hacker in Residence and Galactic Viceroy of…

Why You Shouldn’t Lie About How Much Money You Make in a Job Interview

Recently, a number of states (Oregon, New York and Massachusetts among them) have made it illegal for a company to ask a job candidate about…

Is a Higher-Paying Job Worth a Longer Commute?

In August, human-resources consultant Tim Sackett was hired to help the employees at an automotive parts manufacturer transition to a new office. The company was…