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Salary Archives - Brazen Life


Is Happiness is More Important Than Money In Your Career?

By | 4 Comments | January 19, 2015

Chasing after millions? It’s cliche but true: money can’t buy happiness. Here’s why you should give your happiness more weight in job decisions. Read »


5 Reasons You Should Work for Free

By | 2 Comments | October 28, 2014

Before you decide to work for free, make sure you do it for the right reasons. Here are a few — plus the one reason why you shouldn’t. Read »


Want to Make More Money? 4 Reasons to Lie About Your Salary History

By | 6 Comments | October 14, 2014

No matter what anyone tells you, this is the most effective tactic to negotiate the salary you deserve. Read »


5 Ways to Find Out If You’re Making Enough Money

By | 1 Comment | September 29, 2014

Are you making what you’re worth? Before you accept that raise or job offer, make sure you receive the salary you deserve. Here’s how. Read »

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How to Accept a Job Offer: 5 Crucial Steps Before Saying Yes

By | 6 Comments | July 24, 2014

When someone offers you a job, don’t answer right away. Take these five steps before you make a commitment. Read »

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Why the Top Editor at The New York Times Doesn’t Earn as Much as Other Execs

By | 2 Comments | June 12, 2014

Is the amount of your paycheck the only important factor in salary negotiations? It wasn’t for the editor of The New York Times, and it shouldn’t be for you, either. Read »

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Asking for a Pay Raise? These Tips Will Help You Negotiate the Salary You Deserve

By | 2 Comments | April 16, 2014

Want a pay raise, but not sure how to approach it? Follow these steps to get paid what you’re worth. Read »

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Why You Should Discuss Salary with Your Coworkers

By | 6 Comments | February 19, 2014

Talking salary with coworkers may seem taboo, but having that conversation can help your career. Read »

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Passion vs. Profit: Ladies, It’s Time to Get What You’re Worth Today

By | 3 Comments | October 4, 2013

How much of the salary gender gap is due to women failing to demand what they’re truly worth? Better question: how can we change that? Read »


Think Outside the Box When It Comes to Salary Negotiation

By | 3 Comments | August 29, 2013

If a company can’t match your salary requirements, you may not have to cut and run. You may be able to negotiate other benefits that would be equally rewarding. Read »

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Do You Know Your Worth?

By | 4 Comments | July 24, 2013

Why do women continue to sell themselves short? Three Brazen businesswomen demonstrate how to know your value and own it in the workplace. Read »

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Better Ways to Look for a Job and Ask for a Raise

By | 8 Comments | June 18, 2013

Steer clear of popular-yet-ineffective job hunting tactics, and try these winning tactics instead. You’re more likely to land a better gig, faster. Read »

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4 Salary Negotiation Tips That Will Help You Earn What You’re Really Worth

By | 10 Comments | February 12, 2013

Salary negotiation can be tricky, but it IS possible to get the paycheck you want—just follow these tried-and-true tactics. Read »

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6 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About Negotiating Your Salary

By | 32 Comments | December 28, 2012

Feel like it’s time for a raise? Increase your chances of actually seeing that bump in salary by better understanding what you’re getting into. Read »