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Salaries and Benefits: expert advice for negotiating the pay you deserve

How to discuss hourly or salary compensation, starting salaries by industry, and understanding employee benefits.

Hourly vs salary

Salary or hourly wages: Which is right for you?

CareerBuilder | October 11, 2021

The differences between being a salaried or hourly employee and the pros and cons of both.

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Money doesn't grow on trees

10 jobs that pay $50 an hour

CareerBuilder | March 26, 2021

Check out this list of occupations that pay $100,000-plus a year.

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Behind the scenes

Do employers check references if they aren't going to hire you?

CareerBuilder | January 29, 2021

Have you applied to a job or even gone on a job interview only to hear nothing back? Five common reasons why this happens and how to follow up.

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negotiating salary

Do’s and don'ts for successfully negotiating your salary

CareerBuilder | August 28, 2020

DO get the highest salary you can, and DON'T forget to do your research.

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Salary Negotiation

How to master salary negotiation

Matthew Tarpey | January 9, 2018

Negotiating your salary can have a big impact on your long term earning potential. Here's how to make sure you do it right.

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6 Negotiating Skills to Get the Salary You Deserve

6 negotiating skills to get the salary you deserve

CareerBuilder | August 4, 2017

As the cost of living rises, it can be difficult to afford life's essentials and little luxuries. If you think you deserve a higher salary, you'll need to rely on your nego...

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What’s your salary success number?

CareerBuilder | July 24, 2017

According to a CareerBuilder survey, 65 percent of full-time U.S. workers say they do not currently earn their desired salary. What is a good salary​?

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Employee perks vs higher salary

When perks are better than a higher salary

Matthew Tarpey | June 8, 2017

Find the balance between salary and perks when deciding on a job offer.

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Get a Promotion

Want that promotion? 6 tips to get you there

Your Weekly Motivation | April 24, 2017

You love your work, but you can't help thinking there must be something more than your current position.

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When – and how – to bring up salary during an interview

Debra Auerbach | December 4, 2015

Should you even bring up the topic of salary at all or wait for the employer to take the lead? And if you do raise the subject, how and when should you do it?

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