Your Salary: What Are You Worth?

Written by David Richter

Why is it a good idea to determine your worth? Whether you plan to stay at your current job or seek employment elsewhere, your assessment of your worth can become a bargaining chip should you choose to negotiate for higher compensation. It’s a reference point on your way to improving not only your standard of living but your sense of self as well.

There are many ways your worth is determined for a particular job. One way is to look at your current earnings. That will at least tell you how your boss or company views your worth. Another way is to find out whatrepparttar average job salaries are for people performingrepparttar 135091 same functions as you. Still another approach is to use a salary calculator to look at a salary comparison based on several factors including industry, geography and of courserepparttar 135092 level ofrepparttar 135093 position itself. If you are interested in that approach, has a neat formula for calculating salary. You can go to their site for more information:

If you want to make a lot of money, I suggest you look to your true worth. In most cases, your true worth is far greater than your current compensation. Your worth can be defined by what you bring torepparttar 135094 table that is unique and valuable. Look atrepparttar 135095 skills, strengths, core competencies, marketable assets and accomplishments you can declare as your own. This is what describes your uniqueness. It is what differentiates you fromrepparttar 135096 crowd.

The Perils Of Employment: Are You About To Be Let Go?

Written by David Richter

Fromrepparttar moment you are born and you take your first breath, you begin to die.

It’s just a fact of life. And to illustrate another truth: Fromrepparttar 135090 day you are hired by a company, you move closer torepparttar 135091 day you will move on. This is either a natural occurrence or a purposeful severing of ties.

Statistics show thatrepparttar 135092 average person will hold at least ten to twelve different jobs in what would nonetheless be seen as an illustrious career. Moving from one job torepparttar 135093 other is a natural progression, each job or situation representing a stepping stone torepparttar 135094 next. The bottom line is that staying in one job for your entire career is not to be expected.

Having said that, we can look at being let go as a positive experience. It is a way of moving along your career in a very decisive way. There are many reasons for moving on such as being downsized or terminated. Regardless ofrepparttar 135095 reason, being free to make a new career move is a positive condition which leads you to your next step.

So what arerepparttar 135096 signs that you are about to be terminated? It can be any one or a number ofrepparttar 135097 following:

• A subordinate is beginning to ask you questions about your responsibilities • Your boss is displaying an increased micromanagement style toward you • Some of your responsibilities are being taken away from you • Your next performance review is rescheduled to an earlier date • In meetings with your boss, you realize he is taking more notes than usual • You receive more written and less oral feedback about your performance • You haven’t received a raise in a longer amount of time than usual • You realize your boss is observing you more than usual • Your company is going through a downsizing

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