Every Friday we round up the salary trends, career stories and job news that you may have missed during the past week.
Lots of people have a tendency to second guess themselves, but it's particularly common in young women who are just starting out in their careers. In a recent post on Women 2.0, career coach Ellen Ercolini offered advice for folks who are still learning how to trust their instincts.
It's one of the most common questions received by career coaches, "What should I do with my resume to cover up the fact that I've switched jobs a lot?" The answer: don't. Turn it to your benefit.
Want to make more money? Put off getting married until later in life.
Working for Google is a dream of many, not just because of what this company has achieved in the last 15 years, but because of its enviable work culture. With 37,000 employees in 40 countries, you might wonder how Google maintains a motivating work experience throughout its entire company.
Most people claim to hate meetings, which is why it's so strange that we seem to spend such a high percentage of our lives in conferences rooms, drooling quietly while a PowerPoint flickers away on a far wall.
Starting May 1, all employees of CVS will have to agree to report their weight, body fat, and blood glucose levels or pay $50 more per month for their employee-sponsored health insurance.
By Brian Steel, PayScale.com
It's time for another #PayChat - Are you as excited as we are?! The topic is “Salary Negotiation: How to Be Prepared for The Talk." This engaging Twitter chat is scheduled for Wednesday, March 27th at 10:30a.m. (PST). Get your questions, tips, tricks and advice ready to tweet using the hashtag #PayChat, of course. During this 30 minute chat, we will talk about negotiating tips, how to research salary information, how to ask for a raise and more. Join other professionals and learn how to make the salary negotiation process less painful and far more rewarding.
Do women spend more time getting ready in the morning, and if so, is it affecting their careers? Kelsey Cruz at Levo League argues that the answer is yes on both fronts, and provides some tips for streamlining the beauty process to boost our success at work.