Steve Brian Bautista Jr

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Setting the Record Straight on Negotiating Your Salary

You got the job. Now you’ve just got to settle the details, in particular how much you’ll get paid. If you’re like many people this gives you a pit in your stomach and sends you straight to the Internet (or a friend or a mentor) for advice. Are you supposed to negotiate no matter what they offer? …

Employment

4 Steps to Negotiating a Great Salary

Here's how to get employers to pay you what you want.<p>Where most people go wrong when negotiating a starting salary is failing to make clear during the interview process that they know their own worth and are looking to create a business-to-business partnership. You don't want to work "for" the …

Employment

Best of/Worst of: Salary Negotiation

In this podcast…In our latest Best of/Worst of podcast Amy Ala, Recruiting Consultant for Microsoft, joins host Daniel Fogel for the Best of/Worst of …

Business Negotiating Tactics from HBR - business.com

Tips on managing anxiety and emotional preparedness for negotiation from Harvard Business School professor Michael Wheeler.<p>To be a good negotiator, …

Emotional Intelligence

Most People Have No Idea Whether They’re Paid Fairly

Managers know that engaged employees are more effective. But despite the vast amount of employee engagement research out there, very little of it focuses on a person’s primary reason for employment in the first place: getting paid.<p>PayScale, the compensation software company where I work, surveyed …

The Workplace

6 tips to better negotiate your salary

Negotiating your salary may be a tricky process. Get 6 tips that can help you be better prepared.<p>I am willing to bet that most of us during the …

Career Development

Be Your Own Best Advocate

Romualdo Faura<p>Most seasoned managers know how to handle formal negotiations at work—with clients over contracts, with bosses over budgets, with employers over compensation. But what about all the opportunities for informal negotiations that arise? Do you know how to recognize and seize chances to …

Management

5 Real-Life Salary Negotiations (And What You Can Learn From Them)

If you didn’t negotiate your last salary or haven’t asked for a raise in awhile, you probably used one of these excuses:• <i>The timing just isn’t good</i> …

5 Steps to Master the Art of Negotiation

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Wouldn’t it be a different world if everybody thought the way you did? If everybody spontaneously conformed to your every wish, your every thought, your every feeling? Since life doesn’t work that way, you would do well to …

Body Language

Science: Liking Your Alone Time May Mean Greater Success

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Dust to Glory on the Mojave Road [Sponsored] – Feature

It is very easy to miss the turn-off for the Mojave Road. I know this because I missed it, twice, and only realized I’d missed it the first time when I happened to glance out the window and see a ribbon of blonde sand snaking away from U.S. Route 95, an arrow-straight two-lane highway that …

Highs and lows of the 395: road tripping down California's highway of superlatives

US highway 395 is California's backbone. Running east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, it's also a road of superlatives: highest, lowest, hottest, deepest, oldest – the 395 passes close by a whole host of -ests. And then there are the ghost towns, living towns, ski resorts, tufa formations …

Hiking

8 Reasons Why Introverts Are Irresistibly Attractive

"Charming" and "introvert" are two words not often seen in the same sentence. Find out how you can excel at both.

Best Breakfast London: Top 13 Egg Dishes

Share210<p>Tweet<p>Pin4<p>Reddit<p>Email<p>Shares 214<p>Did you know it’s British Egg Week? We don’t want to count our eggs before they’ve hatched, but we’re pretty …

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

The 5 Most Romantic Road Trips

When my now-husband and I were 16, our favorite date was to hop in his GTO and hit the road, setting out to see what there was to see. While …

10 iconic US road trips you should take right now

Instead of suffering through another round of apple picking in an orchard that's been plucked dry, check out these essential American road trips, where you can see the fall foliage in all its glory.<p>While beautiful year-round, this is a fall foliage fave (for its epic dogwood, sourwood, sassafras …

Pull Quote

Data Points<p>Sophisticated data visualizations are pushing the bounds of what we can process, sometimes to the breaking point. What are the signature styles of contemporary data vis, and will they stand the test of time?<p>An avalanche of data pours into computers around the world every day, and the …

Data Visualization

Altered States of Reading (Part 1): VALIS, Vallee, and Vaal

Where to begin when the story is a loop?I have been mulling over a particularly rich and thought provoking entry from Jacques Vallee’s journals</i> …

This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

Mathematics

5 Techniques To Understand Machine Learning Algorithms Without the Background in Mathematics

Where does theory fit into a top-down approach to studying machine learning?In the traditional approach to teaching machine learning, theory comes …

Scariest trailer of the year? Watch the preview for The Witch and find out

There’s been quite of buzz surrounding the first trailer for <i>The Witch</i>, writer/director Robert Eggers’ thriller about a colonial family who may or may …

The core factor of success is focus, and here’s how to get it

Peak performance experts say things like, “You should focus. You need to eliminate the distractions. Commit to one thing and become great at that thing.”<p>This is good advice. The more I study successful people from all walks of life—artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, scientists—the more I believe …

Self-improvement

BioShock developers new horror game, Perception, is 'going to f**k with you'

“When I was hit with this concept - the seed of Perception - I wasn't planning on starting something up. But as soon the idea came, I was like - oh …

Good Luck Trying to Sleep If You Watch This Horror Trailer Before Bed

Cute, colonial New England—but with witches, death and demonic goats!<p>Are you enjoying a nice, refreshing summer afternoon, basking in the afterglow of a Hump Day conquered, looking downhill at Friday and thinking, hey, you know, maybe things ain't so bad? Well, stop, and fly away with me to a muted …

Here comes the scariest new horror movie of the year, according to everyone

Last week, we thought we had seen the scariest trailer ever. But now there’s a new contender for best / freakiest horror movie of the year, according …

Watch: Sundance Winner ‘The Witch’ Has the Most Terrifying Trailer of the Year

Watch: Sundance Winner 'The Witch' Has the Most Terrifying Trailer of the Year<p>READ MORE: Sundance Review: ‘The Witch’ is a Uniquely Spooky …

Long Beach high-rise sells at $45-million discount despite 'mesmerizing' view

One of the biggest office buildings in Long Beach, One World Trade Center, has sold at a steep discount to Orange County developers who plan to renovate the oceanfront high-rise and seek additional tenants for it.<p>Greenlaw Partners, which specializes in turning around troubled properties, bought the …

I took Harvard Business School's new pre-MBA course online — and it is definitely worth the 150 hours and $1,500

As a "pre-MBA" course, Harvard's HBX CORe (Credential of Readiness) covered the basics of statistics, economics, and accounting using the case study method.<p>With so many free online courses covering the same topics from schools like Wharton and Stanford, the $1,500 price can seem unnecessarily …