Career Dilemmas

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How to know how much money to ask for

If you’re negotiating a job offer or gunning up to ask for a raise, or just want to know what your skills and experience are worth, here are some resources for finding out.

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Four questions to ask yourself before picking a battle

Depending on your job and the type of person you are, you may find yourself picking any number of battles that might seem like really big deals at the time. But they all worth fighting?

The secret formula for finding your ideal job

The simple diagram that can lead you to your ideal job

By sketching out just a few overlapping lines on a page you can quickly map out those available jobs that closely match with your interests and talents. The bull’s eye lands on your dream job.

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Three signs that the job you’re interviewing for will ruin your life

It’s not normal or okay to dread getting out of bed in the morning. That’s why it is important to evaluate your potential employer as much as they are evaluating you.

Worried office workers

Seven clear signs that you are about to be fired

Ever get that sinking feeling that you’re doomed at work and could be about to get fired? Here are some clear signs that you are actually not just being paranoid.

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How to look for a job – without looking like you’re looking for a job

Looking for a new job while you’re currently employed can be tricky. Here are a few undercover job hunting techniques to try – and some common mistakes to avoid.

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Five things employers don’t want you to know

Finding a job can be difficult even without the stuff going on behind the scenes that you don’t even know about. Here’s what they won’t tell you.