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The completely honest but careful way to explain why you're looking for a new job

Ramping up your job search? These recommendations will help answer the tough "why are you looking for a new job" question with confidence.

If you’re thinking of starting a new job search, here’s what to expect

Thinking of starting a new job this new year? Read about the importance of knowing what to expect before jumping in.

Unhappy with your salary? 3 things to do before you quit

Are you unhappy with your salary? Here are some useful tips you should use before looking at other jobs.

You've been offered a great new job, but is it worth a pay cut?

Getting offered a great new job from your boss is awesome, right? Weigh out the potential negatives and positives when taking a pay cut for a new job.

How to gracefully decline a job offer

How can you gracefully turn down a job offer? These steps talk about declining a job offer without the risk of burning bridges.

I make $105,000 & change jobs in order to keep raising my salary

Switching jobs may be your best option when looking for a 6-figure salary boost. Consider these steps when looking to boost your current salary.

How do I explain reasons for leaving a previous job?

Avoid turning off a potential employer by preparing yourself to answer questions about your old job. Here are ways to explain your reasons for leaving a previous job—the right way.

25 famous women on asking for a raise

Setting up a meeting with your boss to negotiate a salary bump is stressful. Here are some useful negotiating tips from famous women.

The trick to getting more money in a negotiation isn't what you say – it's what you don't

Salary negotiations can sometimes be an awkward experience, especially when filled with long silences. Learn tips on how to approach these scenarios where not saying anything at all can help your negotiation power.

When your dream career is elsewhere: 10 ways to find a job in a new location

Finding a dream job in a city that you are excited to live in is a rare opportunity. Learn how you can find a job in a new city to revamp your career.

I've switched jobs. Can I take my 401(k) with me?

Saving for your retirement should not be contingent on which employer you work for. Learn how you can carry your 401k over from your old job to continue preparing for retirement.

What to ask for when a company won't budge on salary

Salary negotiation may seem intimidating, but there are some important salary negotiation questions that you should ask when a company won't budge on salary.

Don't give away your salary details—do this, instead

When negotiating salary, do not reveal your current salary details. Instead, use these salary negotiation tactics to help you reach your goal salary.

3 secrets of people who always get job offers

Job offers never come easily, however certain people seem to always get the job offer of their dreams. Learn the secrets of the ideal job candidate, and how they secure job offers.

6 tips to make your layoff pay off

Getting laid off is never fun. Learn tips and tricks in navigating a layoff.

Evaluating a new job offer

New job offer? Congratulations. But before you make any decisions, it pays to do a side-by-side financial comparison.

What does it take to land your dream job?

A reality check. Commitment. And time.

Starting a new job

Whether it's your first time in the workforce, or you're transitioning from one company to another, there are a number of items to consider.

How to evaluate a job offer

When considering a job change, consider these financial factors. Use our tool as one method for job evaluation.

Split Decisions: Stay at work or go back to school

Is going back to school for another degree worth the cost, or should you just stay in the workplace? Money guru Jean Chatzky can help you decide. Watch the video. (2:23)
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