It’s Lonely At The Top: What Can We Do About Executive Bonuses?

Bashing the compensation and bonuses of executives has become a household conversation.  Seems like everyone has an opinion on the AIG bonuses…

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Staying Competitive: Tips for Interviewing in Today’s Market

It doesn’t take a PhD economist to know that supply and demand create all kinds of different outcomes.  The job market is…

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Tips on How to Approach Suspected Pay Inequity

Glassdoor’s recent analysis on the gender pay gap in the engineering sector raises important questions that should be answered by both employers…

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Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.R.s – Part Four: Rejection Fear

This is the final post of a four-part series on Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.R.s (Financial Fears, Esteem Fears, Achievement Atrophy Fears, and Rejection…

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Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.R.s – Part Three: Achievement Atrophy Fear

This is the third post of a four-part series on Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.R.s (Financial Fears, Esteem Fears, Achievement Atrophy Fears, and Rejection…

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Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.Rs – Part 2: Esteem Fear

This is the second post of a four-part series on Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.R.s (Financial Fears, Esteem Fears, Achievement Atrophy Fears, and Rejection…

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Tips for Negotiating Your Separation Agreement & Getting the Most from Severance

January layoff numbers are the worst we’ve seen in decades, which means many affected likely have not been through anything  like this…

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Employers: What size is the first shoe? Make sure it's big enough!

If first round of job cuts aren’t deep enough, there may be a second shoe. We are experiencing (as predicted earlier) another…

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Employers: Do you use the “Standing In The Shower Talking To Yourself” Test?

The ADP numbers released Wednesday that showed nearly 700,000 people came off of payrolls in the month of December was even startling to…

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Attention All In-House Recruiters: Extra Grace Required

Most recruiters don’t grow up being recruiters or end their careers as recruiters.  The work is hard and never-ending and every minute…

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Laid Off? Remember: You are Talented!

Let me start first with saying that “you are talented!” If you just lost your job through one of the layoffs occurring…

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Lay off Lessons: Are Companies Learning?

It’s been since the early 1990’s that most companies had to go through large scale, coordinated layoffs.  The internet companies went through…

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