Money Talks: Discussing Salaries with Recruiters

Your offer negotiation really starts at the very first interview with the recruiter.  An experienced recruiter will be knowledgeable about how your current compensation compares to similar people in your area of expertise. It’s important to tell the recruiter all of the details of your current compensation package, not just your base salary.  The recruiter will know their client’s preferred compensation range as well as the stretch...

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Jobs With Benefits: Informal Flexibility and Why It’s a Great Idea!

When I’ve interviewed candidates the number of times I have heard the question “Is there flexibility to work from home when I want to?” has at least doubled in the last year.  While Marissa Mayer at Yahoo famously banned working from home at Yahoo in 2013, there is still a lot of evidence to indicate that people can actually be more productive working from home and that “informal flexibility” is a great long-term retention strategy....

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