After shedding these self-limiting restraints, Robin Yang says she “earned” a five-figure raise last year, which was followed by a second. If you are feeling undervalued, underpaid or underappreciated, here’s some simple ways to approach your manager and maybe get that raise.
Only 57 percent of D.C.-area workers surveyed say they tried to negotiate a better pay package in a job offer received in the last year. But staffing firm Robert Half says 70 percent of D.C.-based senior managers are open to negotiating a salary.
Millions of Americans voluntarily quit their jobs in August, presumably to take another one or on confidence they could find one, and the number of unfilled job openings reached a record.
Women who asked for a raise got one 15 percent of the time, while men who asked got a raise 20 percent of the time, the study found. As the researchers point out, that difference adds up over a lifetime.
D.C.-area job seekers are more likely than their counterparts in Boston, Houston, Chicago and Minneapolis to negotiate over the salaries when offered a new job, a survey reveals. Private employers, especially tech firms, are most likely to have padded in some wiggle room in salaries, according to staffing firm Robert Half.
More than half of American workers say their salaries didn’t budge last year — and the percentage is even higher for older workers, according to a new survey.
Salary is usually at or near the top of the list when trying to land a new job, but a CareerBuilder survey finds most people don’t try to negotiate a better deal. In reality, there’s generally room to do so.
D.C. apartments aren’t cheap to rent. But how does the District’s rental market compare to other global cities? London-based real estate firm Nested crunched the numbers.
These occupations have seen the biggest salary increases from 2010 to 2015.
WASHINGTON — The boss’ paycheck isn’t always the biggest. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser doesn’t exactly have to overturn couch cushions for loose change, but at $200,000, her salary isn’t close to the highest on District…
You did it. You’re being interviewed by your dream employer. You nailed the answer to your strengths and weaknesses. And your response to “Why do you want to work here?” flew off the tip of…
Just when you thought it was already expensive to live, park and
eat in the D.C. area, a new study found homebuyers in the D.C. metropolitan area
need to have some of the fattest paychecks in the country.
D.C. is the highest-paying city for women, with the median full-time woman earning an average income of $57,128, according to Forbes.
Research shows someone with above-average looks earns considerably more than an employee with a below-average appearance, according to Daniel Hamermesh, researcher and author of \”Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More Successful.\”
A workout a day may keep the small paychecks away.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.