When the conversation turns to compensation, many job applicants get nervous and are reluctant to talk about the kind of salary they expect for a position. Here are the three most common mistakes -- and tips on how to avoid them.
There are many ways to give yourself the best odds when you’re looking for a job -- and just as many ways to ruin them. Here are five common mistakes that people make that keep them from getting the job of their dreams.
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College tuition continues to skyrocket year after year, while salaries for those with degrees are not rising as quickly. Many people are often led to wonder if a degree is even worth the price of tuition. There are jobs that pay decent wages without requiring an upfront investment of at least four years and several thousand dollars. It’s easy to see their point.
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