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Tag Archives: Salary

  • How to Strategize for More Money

    Salary is a regular topic in career and job search discussions. Many people wonder if they are getting paid what others in their field are. Some believe they are underpaid, others just want to know how to get more money. In recent years, average pay raises have been low at a… more

  • Leveraging Your Clearance to Become Your Own Boss

    Dale Davidson is the Principal Data Analyst at Custom Analysis LLC. He enjoys pies and, on a much more limited basis, pie charts. My story In 2015, I was working on-site at an IC SCIF in Northern Virginia. My client loved my work and wanted to make sure I stayed on. Th… more

  • Frightful Money Talks Unmasked

    Salary and compensation discussions can seem like a trick instead of a treat. It’s often considered taboo to talk about money, but when it comes to job search, it’s a necessary evil. So if you’re dreading more than ghouls and ghosts this Halloween season, consider our … more

  • Thoughts on Salary Research, Age Bias, Fielding Job Offers and More

    Cleared job search is not something most people enjoy. The process is fraught with difficulties on both sides. Too many job seekers also rely on what worked for them in the past. They barely update their resume and then blast it out while doing all their job search online. I se… more

  • How to Negotiate Your Salary and Benefits

    Get your full value from a potential cleared employer and negotiate the offer that makes sense for you. 1. Salary and benefits combine to form your total compensation When you’re reviewing an offer, there’s more to consider than just the salary number. While pay b… more