Negotiating Jobs

Hard lesson: Every day can be a job tryout

Sep 2nd, 2009 | By

The process at the Journal News in Westchester, N.Y., where journalists must reapply to keep their jobs is painful, but it has been used before.

3 strategies for building your career network

Aug 19th, 2009 | By

Career networking can occur in several ways — in person and online — even if you feel you are starting from a weak position.

Choosing among job offers: 5 strategies

Mar 3rd, 2009 | By

The most difficult career decision you might face can come when you must choose between competing offers. Unfortunately, this is most likely to happen early in a career, when you’re less experienced and have thrown out a lot of lines, trying to catch that internship or first job.

Negotiating job offers

Mar 3rd, 2009 | By

To negotiate the best job offer, do as I say, not as I do. When the Free Press asked me whether I wanted a job, I immediately said, “Yes!” (I think I yelled.) Not very cool, I know.