Is a 40K Salary Good?

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The Bureau of Labour Statistics states that the median salary for workers in the US is around $1,041 weekly, which equates to $54,132 annually.  But what if you’re not being offered that much? Should you still take a job that pays less than the industry average? What if you’re being offered almost 14k lower than …

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How To Counter Offer Salary

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Let’s paint a picture.  It’s been months since you’ve been hunting for a suitable job. Customizing your resumé and applying to tons of job posts has you exhausted. Finally, you get an interview call, and it feels like your hard work has paid off.  But wait, your heart sinks when the interviewer tells you the …

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