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Bridget Quigg

Writer, editor, performer, musician and instructor Bridget Quigg is convinced that every person is a creative genius. Her goal is to get each person to believe that, too.

Website: bridgetquigg.wordpress.com

Most Recent Posts by Bridget Quigg
  • Fashion Week Salaries: How Much Do Fashion Models Make?

    Remember Michelle Obama's stunning, white, off-the-shoulder dress she wore to her husband's inaugural ball? Its designer, Jason Wu, is at Fahion Week this week, along with other top designers, showing his collection for Fall/Winter 2012. And who is wearing those fashions? Top models.

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  • Teachers' Salaries: Top Pay for Physics and Ph.D.s

    Want to inspire an awkward moment at a cocktail party? Bring up teachers' salaries. You'll ignite a hot debate, not a "let's get to know each other" conversation. People feel very passionately about how much teachers earn, yet how educated are they on the topic?

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  • Fan Face-Off: Careers in New England vs. New York

    When Giants and Patriots players finish their battle on Feb.5, the winners will enjoy some serious pay benefits. Think millions. Will their fans be as handsomely rewarded? No, but PayScale has concluded that one teams' suporters enjoy a similar and very valuable advantage: a better shot at a satisfying, stable, well-paid career in their hometown.

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  • Do You Work Like a Geek?

    One group of modern workers has developed a special reputation for caffeine addiction and junk food intake: computer geeks. These are the software developers and computer programmers who stay up all night finishing projects, only to grab a pizza and a coke for breakfast and play hours of video games to burn off steam. What is the deal with their wacky work and sleep habits? Can you relate to them?
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  • Find a New Job Using LinkedIn

    Do you have a profile on LinkedIn? If not, I highly recommend it. There are plenty of ways for professionals to use LinkedIn to grow their careers and their paychecks. Whether you’re looking to switch jobs, improve your professional network or hire fresh talent, it’s important that you get familiar with LinkedIn.

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  • Before 2012: Salary Negotiation Tips from The Salary Tutor

    What can you do before the end of the year to set yourself up for a higher salary? We asked Jim Hopkinson, author of "Salary Tutor: Learn the Salary Negotiaton Secrets No One Ever Taught You," this question. From how to prepare for a conversation with your boss to handling that initial “no,” he guides you through your must-do salary negotiation homework before Dec. 31, 2011.

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  • Most Common Post-Military Jobs

    By Bridget Quigg, PayScale

    Where can veterans find work? The answer to this question is on many people's minds this Veterans Day. Between the announcement that all U.S. troops stationed in Iraq for the war should be home by 2012, and the recent signing of the federal employer tax credit for hiring veterans, the government and employers are focused on getting our military men and women quickly integrated into the civilian workforce. 

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  • Retail Holiday Jobs at Gap

    By Bridget Quigg

    Are you looking for work this holiday season? Need a little more jingle in your pocket?

    We went out on to the streets and interviewed retail workers at some popular retail outlets - RadioShack, Gap, Sephora and more - that are hiring this holiday season. We tried to find out what it's like to work at these stores and how to get hired.

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  • What "Percent" Is Your Household?

    By Bridget Quigg, PayScale.com

    In the worldwide effort to call forth the one percent of Americans who hold a disproportionate amount of our country’s wealth, the 99 percent stay united in a single group. But, if you are hard working college grad with a steady gig, especially if you’re in a dual-income household, you might be in the top 10 percent, at least, according the 2010 U.S. census data.

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  • Top 5 Cities for Wage Growth

    By Bridget Quigg

    Do you know which U.S. metro offers you the best chance to boost your earnings? Test yourself. Finish the following sentence with the correct choice.

    Workers are enjoying the strongest wage growth in:

    a. Houston
    b. Baltimore

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