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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.

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.

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.

4 questions to ask yourself before quitting to freelance

Before you start freelancing and quit your current job, think about these 4 questions to ensure you are making the right career decision.

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.

How to discuss salary during an interview

Discussing salary is always a bit uncomfortable, but it's especially tricky when a hiring manager asks what you currently make during a job interview. Read these tips to handling this topic with ease.

A newly unemployed person's guide to severance pay

If you have been laid off or let go, you may be wondering how severance pay actually works or when you get it.

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.

When your dream job doesn't pay

Nearly a third of workers say they're in their childhood dream job or a related field. Is your dream job sustainable?

4 ways a lateral move can benefit you

Sometimes a lateral move might be the right one for your career. Learn more.

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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