Sooner or later, you will have to negotiate with somebody who is in a power position. It does not matter if you’re a woman or a man, younger or older, wrong or right.
Negotiating is a way of reconciling the various visions and needs of two parties, as well as an inevitable stepping stone to an improved future.
Until the last decade or so, there was a certain path that emerging workers and career-switchers pursued automatically. Nevertheless the job market is changing and the landscape of work available is much more diverse than it was even ten years ago.
As the economy shifts, technology advances, and working in a particular physical location becomes less and less a necessity, workers now find themselves faced with ever broadening possibilities for employment, in a variety of arrangements. And they’re taking advantage of it.
A person usually holds several jobs in their career. It is usually easier to change jobs in the same field of work that define ones career. However, switching careers is more difficult and may require the person to start at the bottom of the ladder in the new career.
Read below some comparisons between Career and Job:
Before an interview, you've done your research on a company. But it's also important to research what they might have found out about you online too.
What are recruiters looking for when they conduct online searches on individuals before deciding whether to offer them interviews?
So, what will employers want to find, and what will put them off?
When an employer scans your resume for 20 seconds, what will he see? Things that are big red flags on your resume.
Securing a candidate takes time and money for employers, so a candidate that has a record of job hopping does not leave a positive impression and sways employers to move on to consider other candidates instead. Short periods of employment generally indicate that you were terminated due to lack of performance and that is not the impression you want to convey.
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