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    1. Exactly What (Not) To Say When Negotiating Your Salary

      Exactly What (Not) To Say When Negotiating Your Salary

      “I’ve done some research, and it looks like the typical pay for somebody at my level is ________.” Keep emotions out of it. Stay data driven and fact based. “According to Salary.com [or source of your choosing], the standard rate is ________.” (Makes it about market rates, not what you’re worth. Walk into the meeting well researched.) “I typically get ________.” (Useful because it provides a frame of reference.)

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    2. 5 Questions To Avoid Asking On A Job Interview—Unless You Rephrase Them Like This\

      5 Questions To Avoid Asking On A Job Interview—Unless You Rephrase Them Like This\

      You’re in the middle of a job interview, and after running through your qualifications, now it’s your turn to ask the interviewer about the position. You’ve come prepared. Without hesitation, you launch into a series of questions that you think are well thought-out. There are a handful of things you’re hoping to learn about the company and the role, and you’re pretty sure you’re phrasing your inquiries the right way. But you might not be.

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    3. How To Answer 8 Interview Questions You Should Never Be Asked In The First Place

      How To Answer 8 Interview Questions You Should Never Be Asked In The First Place

      Sometimes, hiring managers are not HR specialists; they are simply looking for a talented person to join the team. In the quest to hire a colleague, they might ask off-putting or inappropriate interview questions. A job interview is not the time for a hiring manager to get input on his or her diversity recruitment strategy. If you’re the candidate, what should you do? It’s tough to outright correct a hiring manager or to refuse to answer–and that’s where tact comes in.

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      Mentions: San Francisco
    4. How I Finally Quit My Job At The Gap To Freelance Full-Time

      How I Finally Quit My Job At The Gap To Freelance Full-Time

      At graduation, weeks before, I’d won a big scholarship, the one that’s given to just a single student in each department. When I walked up to receive it, the MC read aloud a short blurb I’d written–something self-deprecating about how after graduation I expected to be living at home with my parents, working in retail, and trying my best to become a freelance illustrator. Self-deprecating, but as it turns out, entirely accurate.

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      Mentions: Toronto Adobe
    5. How I've Learned To Hire Remote Employees (And Not Regret It Later)

      How I've Learned To Hire Remote Employees (And Not Regret It Later)

      It’s getting more common to hear of startups composed of team members who've never actually met—in fact, I’m founding one right now. If the future of work is remote, getting there will mean figuring out how to hire people you may never be in the same room with, from countries you've never been to. For me, that challenge is already proving worth the tackling.

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    6. I Hire LinkedIn's Tech Workers--Here's What's Working And Why

      I Hire LinkedIn's Tech Workers--Here's What's Working And Why

      The top 10 skills U.S. employers are after right now? They're all technical skills, according to our latest data here at LinkedIn. And small wonder—for all the (justifiable) talk of emotional intelligence and other soft skills as hot commodities in the job market, some employers seem willing to skimp on some of those as long as it means staffing up with all the qualified UI designers and network security experts they need.

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      Mentions: Stanford
    7. Nine Words And Phrases To Avoid When You're Negotiating A Salary

      Nine Words And Phrases To Avoid When You're Negotiating A Salary

      You’re 96% sure that you're ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you’re nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you’re like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at the absolute worst moment. Doh! Don’t mess up. Don’t mess up. No matter how many times you rehearse what to say, there’s always that risk of fumbling right at the five-yard line.

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    8. Is it Time to Hire Your First Employee?

      Is it Time to Hire Your First Employee?

      It can be difficult to know when the exact right time is to hire your first employee. As an entrepreneur who has done everything solo to date, you risk making an expensive mistake that could cost you time and money in your business. Getting the hiring decision right is critical. Knowing your business, your numbers, and exactly what you need can help. There are other important considerations to making sure now is the right time.

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      Mentions: Seth Godin
    9. Fast CompanyYour Cheat Sheet To Negotiating These Five Perks With Your Next Job Offer

      Fast CompanyYour Cheat Sheet To Negotiating These Five Perks With Your Next Job Offer

      So you finally landed that big job offer. Congratulations! But don’t break open the bubbly just yet. It’s time to gear up for the tricky negotiation phase that often takes place before the deal is officially sealed. And we’re not just talking salary, either. Sure, it’s important to negotiate your base pay, because what you take home today can impact your future earnings. But remember, "Your salary is not the only ‘benefit’ from your job," says certified career coach Hallie Crawford.

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      Mentions: Denver Tokyo
    10. Your Cheat Sheet To Negotiating These Five Perks With Your Next Job Offer

      Your Cheat Sheet To Negotiating These Five Perks With Your Next Job Offer

      So you finally landed that big job offer. Congratulations! But don’t break open the bubbly just yet. It’s time to gear up for the tricky negotiation phase that often takes place before the deal is officially sealed. And we’re not just talking salary, either. Sure, it’s important to negotiate your base pay, because what you take home today can impact your future earnings. But remember, "Your salary is not the only ‘benefit’ from your job," says certified career coach Hallie Crawford.

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      Mentions: Denver Tokyo
    11. This LinkedIn Recruiter's Tips For Showcasing Soft Skills On Job Interviews

      This LinkedIn Recruiter's Tips For Showcasing Soft Skills On Job Interviews

      If you've heard a lot about "soft skills" lately, it's at least partly because employers want you to develop them. According to our Global Recruiting Trends study here at LinkedIn, more employers are rolling out "soft skills assessments" to test job candidates on the cognitive and personality qualities you don't go to school to learn: critical thinking, adaptability, learning agility, communication, etc.

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    12. 7 Simple Tips For Beating Job-Search Burnout

      7 Simple Tips For Beating Job-Search Burnout

      Job searching may be at the bottom of your "fun-things-to-do" list—but that might just be because you’ve hit the "job search wall." It happens to the best of us, and it’s pretty common. But it can be reversed! "Looking for a job is a universal source of anxiety," says Steve Dalton, author of The 2-Hour Job Search: Using Technology to Get the Right Job Faster. It’s also intimidating, he says, given that there’s a seemingly endless number of job postings at your fingertips.

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    13. Four Counterintuitive Rules For Making Smarter Hires In 2017

      Four Counterintuitive Rules For Making Smarter Hires In 2017

      In theory, hiring new people should be exciting. In practice, it rarely is. As you kick off the new year, there may be some open positions you're looking to fill. In an ideal world, the hires you'll make in 2017 will upgrade your talent pool, inject fresh blood and new energy to your team, and address a skills gap in your organization. More likely, you'll settle for someone capable but not outstanding, or possibly a second- or third-choice candidate—that is, unless you do something about it.

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