When should you ask for a raise?

When should you ask for a raise?

Ok you guys. I’ve been pretty open about the fact that I’ve made so many negotiating mistakes. I was pretty much as bad as they get. Yes, even after taking classes on negotiation. I just didn’t understand exactly what I was supposed to say and when. One of the things...
The 5 Money And Career Lessons That Led Me Here

The 5 Money And Career Lessons That Led Me Here

I’ve been lucky so far to have a varied career. I started off as a CPA for PwC auditing large banks during the financial crisis (super interesting, incredibly exhausting). I went to business school at Duke to broaden my skillset and take me in a different direction...
5 Negotiating Mistakes I’ve Made

5 Negotiating Mistakes I’ve Made

When I talk to most people about why they don’t negotiate, I get a lot of responses. It’s uncomfortable, they don’t know if they should, they don’t want to look greedy. Those can be difficult, emotional responses that are hard (but necessary) to work through. The...

4 Ways To Research Your Salary

You’ve just gotten a new job offer. Or you’ve aced your year end review and your boss has just given you a raise. You celebrate – for a moment – but then a little voice in the back of your head starts nagging, “is this how much I should be paid? Is this...
What Should You Negotiate For?

What Should You Negotiate For?

Let me ask you a question: when was the last time you negotiated? I was reading a study earlier this week where they asked men and women to recount the last time they negotiated. Before reading the results of the study, I decided to ask myself the same thing: when was...