We all want to be happy in our jobs, but unfortunately, many of us have had jobs in our past or present that make us unhappy. What jobs not only pay financially, but also in the happiness department?
Regular reviews are nerve-wracking, but the good ones come with a shining light at the end of them: an increase in pay that can raise anyone's spirits. Giving out raises isn't always possible, though, which can be a huge blow to office morale. There are, however, a few other ways you can show your appreciation for your employees without spending a dime.
The debate about education continues to be a hot button topic and one of the main sources of political discourse. This Top Education Degrees infographic takes a look at government's role in education.
You might have some big ideas, but those tend to cost money and when you're just starting out, it's important to keep an eye on your budget and make sure you aren't overspending in the wrong places. Contrary to popular belief, there are easy ways to cut costs while actually boosting productivity and still ensuring the success of your company.
By Evan Rodd, PayScale.com
By now you hopefully know all about #PayChat. Here’s a little refresher, just in case you’ve been offline for the last few weeks. Every month, PayScale hosts a Twitter Chat where we address all those burning questions that can only be answered with PayScale data. Today, the topic was one that is near and dear to the hearts of many working professionals - Salary Negotiaton.
If you're a human person who has ever had a job, you've probably had fantasies of quitting abruptly -- maybe in a spectacularly cinematic fashion, involving speeches, rude gestures, and possibly an overturned desk or two. But if you're wise, you'll resist the impulse. Alas, it seems that storming off the job is never the right answer in terms of your career.
Nobody thinks being the CEO of a huge company is an easy job, so it makes sense that these bigwigs get big paychecks for their hard work. But when you compare the salaries of some CEOs to what their average workers earn, the difference can be a little mind-boggling. PayScale just published a newly updated comparison of the salaries of CEOs at the largest companies in the United States to those of their workers.