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When A Pay Cut Can Help You Up The Career Ladder

When A Pay Cut Can Help You Up The Career Ladder

Where do you want to be in five years? Do you have the skills you need to get there? If you don’t, you might have to climb down the career ladder before you can start climbing back up again — and yes, that might mean taking a pay cut.

How To Sound Interesting In A ‘Let’s Get Coffee’ Email

How To Sound Interesting In A ‘Let’s Get Coffee’ Email

It’s intimidating to email someone whose work you admire, asking for advice, or a coffee chat, or any first meeting that you secretly hope sparks a career-long mentorship. It’s like asking someone on a date while also asking them for a raise. It’s hard and even if you do it…

Should You Apply For Jobs You Don’t Want?

Should You Apply For Jobs You Don’t Want?

Reddit user MrNumber28 asked, “Some days I wonder if I would get paid more working for a different company. I am happy at my job with the work I do, but would obviously love to be paid more. Is it wrong/is there any reason why I shouldn’t shop myself around…