Salaries & Wages

Three Tools To Double Your Salary As A Contractor

Despite the constant pressure to procure future job opportunities, freelance or contract work comes with its perks. Having the freedom to work whenever you want is a luxury most full-time employees don’t have. But more importantly, contractors have more opportunities to negotiate higher rates. …

Employment

Majority of Japan firms plan no wage hike, a blow to Abenomics: Reuters poll

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nearly two-thirds of Japanese companies do not plan to hike their workers' wages this year, a Reuters poll showed, a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's campaign for higher pay to spur a recovery and a way to end two decades of deflation.<p>The Reuters Corporate Survey, conducted …

Japan

Los Angeles’ ungracious response to minimum wage consequences

The consequences of California’s unprecedented minimum wage experiment are playing out in real time, as the state’s papers cover the stories of …

California

Henry on Costa dilemma: I was offered triple my salary to leave Arsenal but said no

The Gunners icon “understands” why some players would consider switching clubs for a wage hike, amid interest in the Chelsea star from China<p>Thierry Henry claims he received several lucrative offers to leave Arsenal during his playing days but turned them down because money was not his …

English Premier League

25 surprising things that can make you successful

Sure, we all know that an Ivy League education, a stint at a blue-chip firm, and stellar sales skills can help us get ahead. But it may surprise you just how many other, seemingly random variables can contribute to your professional success.<p>From the month you were born to your comedic timing, the …

Career Development

The Salary Chronicles: I Doubled My Hourly Rate To $65 An Hour And Gained Confidence

<b>Location:</b> Tulum, Mexico<p><b>Title:</b> Online Business Manager<p><b>Original Salary:</b> $35/hour<p><b>Current Salary:</b> $65/hour<p><b>What was the situation when you decided to negotiate your rates?</b><p>Five years ago I had the itch for adventure: to travel, to live in a foreign country, and to try something new. I had been working in …

Viral Marketing

DraftKings Strategy: NFL Conference Championships

Posted on January 19, 2017<p><i>If you’re reading this, its not too late.</i><p>If you’re smart, you read up and took The Kid’s advice last week and won yourself …

Fantasy Sports

Power BI Analysis – The 2017 Data Professional Salary Survey

Hi Friends,<p>Thank for joining me on GroupBy.org session, Those who have miss fun they can still watch any time on link …

Analytics

How To Earn A Six-Figure Salary as an Architect

<i>This article was originally published by The Architect's Guide as "How To Earn A Six Figure Architecture Salary."</i><p>Architecture salary. Perhaps one of …

Employment

India Takes Up With Bahrain Non Payment Of Salary To Workers

India has taken up with Bahrain at a high level the issue of non-payment of salary to Indian workers, one of whom died during a protest against the …

Bahrain

Higher Minimum Wages Will Not Guarantee Better Customer Service

There has been much controversy about raising the minimum wage. There are pros and cons that could be argued on either side. President-Elect Donald Trump is bringing a new fiscal attitude to Washington, D.C. You may or may not agree with him, but expect a change. His choice for labor secretary is …

Customer Service

Top daily fantasy football running back plays for Divisional playoff weekend

With Divisional playoff weekend upon us, we take a look at some of the best running back values to be found on FanDuel and some players worth fading.<p>Welcome to the Divisional playoff round of the Daily Fantasy season. Playoff DFS presents its own challenges with limited player pools and more …

Fantasy Sports

Zimbabwe's first-class competition set to resume next week

Zimbabwe news<p>Zimbabwe's domestic first-class competition, the Logan Cup, is set to resume from January 17. Only one match of the four-team, 12-round …

Zimbabwe

5 players in line for big raises in arbitration

Spring training is finally on the horizon, but there's one last important date on baseball's offseason calendar still to come. Friday is the deadline …

Baseball

The Salary Chronicles: I Tripled My Salary in 5 Years And Earned Over $100K

<i>Welcome to The Salary Chronicles, where we’re bringing transparency to negotiation and salaries, one story at a time. We ask women to share their experiences negotiating their salary and what their advice is for others doing the same. We share these stories anonymously so they feel comfortable</i> …

Employment

Just Give Me Six Percent! ⋆

January is in the full swing now: Polar bears participating in Texas Hold’Em tournaments amongst themselves, Minnesotans are daydreaming about that …

Return on Investment

15 Highest-Paying Jobs for Business Majors

What are the 15 highest-paying jobs for business majors? In its 2016–2017 College Salary Report, PayScale listed them and their expected salaries, …

Employment

Who will fit the wage bill?— Chamber

Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2017As Petrotrin agrees to spend an additional $80 million annually to increase the salaries of its employees, …

Chamber of Commerce

How to Respond to Four Common Salary Negotiation Questions

You want to be prepared for your upcoming salary negotiation, so you plan to research the standard pay range and practice asking for what you want. …

Employment

The 20 Highest Paying Jobs In America In 2017

Want to jump on a career track to a high salary? You’d best send out an application to medical school.<p>According to a list of the highest paying occupations in the United States – compiled by LinkedIn, a massive professional hub that connects professionals and compiles jobs data – the 20 most …

Employment

We Need to Talk About Our Salaries

<i>Image: Donkey Kong</i><p>A few weeks ago, I was talking to a friend of mine in the hall outside his office. He’s a relatively new department chair, and he …

Higher Education

We’re being pushed to take action

Jensen La VendePublished: Tuesday, January 10, 2017Prison, fire officers still waiting for wage settlementThe presidents of the Fire Service and …

High wages not Wall's only governance problem

It wasn’t just coincidence that Premier Brad Wall kept dropping the nugget in year-end interviews that wages gobble up 60 per cent of Saskatchewan’s …

Saskatchewan

KY lawmakers repeal prevailing wage law

<b>Dive Brief:</b><p>The Kentucky Senate passed a bill Saturday eliminating the state's prevailing wage requirement for state-funded projects, according to …

Law

Wage hikes at Aldi and Lidl are welcome news. But don’t get too excited

In the UK the supply of workers outstrips available jobs, so the German supermarkets’ move – though laudable – is unlikely to be widely emulated<p>It’s always nice to be wanted. In demand. Especially if you’re a worker in these uncertain and austere times. It means that employers are willing to do …

Budgeting

When Negotiating Salary, Stick To Your Guns

One of your major criteria when job hunting is landing a role with a better salary than you presently make. A general rule of thumb is to ask for 10% to 20% more than your current pay when negotiating. But, maybe you’re looking to land a position with increased responsibility and duties. That could …

Employment

Apple cut CEO Tim Cook's salary last year as company failed to meet targets

Despite the slump the top six employees of the company took home more than $100m in collective pay.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook received a cut in his annual …

Apple News

Tim Cook's salary slashed by 15% after Apple misses revenue target in 2016

The firm’s revenue fell 8% to $216 billion and its operating profit dropped 16% to $60 billion because of a drop in iPhone sales.<p>Apple Chief …

Apple News

For some workers, pay raise comes with loss of cheap child care

When the minimum wage in California rose to $10.50 an hour Jan. 1, more than a million people got a raise. But for an untold number of families across the state, that pay bump could price them out of child care.<p>This year, for the first time, two parents working full time at minimum-wage jobs, with …

Child Care