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CareerJournal.com - Salary and Hiring Info
A comprehensive site offering articles on negotiating, data on employment trends, hot issues in the work and hiring world, information about stock options, regional news, and a salary calculator. Geared a little more to the managerial level.
This database is an excellent resource for compiling lists of employers. You can search for companies by domain of activity, by using keywords and by entering geographical limiters. A typical entry lists the company's address and contact information and in some cases the names of the relevant people in the organization.
(Please note that you will have to create a profile to access this database; put "simmons" in the 'client referral' box.)
Evaluating the Job Offer: Salary Negotiation
A 12-page PDF document puts out by the Career Development Center (CDC) at Stanford University with scripts for recent college graduates on discussing salary in an interview, as well as sample follow-up letters.
The Riley Guide - Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers
A collection of links to articles on smart negotiating, negotiating for women, negotiating relocation expenses and severance, and non-disclosure/non-compete agreements.
SusanIreland.com - Salary Negotiation Guide
Advice from resume expert Susan Ireland on salary negotiations. Particularly useful is her Salary Range Thinksheet, which is a worksheet that helps you figure out how much money you need to support your lifestyle (you will find this under the Preparing for Negotiations section).
WAGE Project - How Do I Convince My Boss That I Deserve Better Wages?
The WAGE (Women Are Getting Even) Project provides practical resources for women on asking for more money through preparation, collaboration, and going to the top.
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American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) & The Center - Gateway of Associations
Trade associations often publish original data on the current salaries and trends in that industry/profession. The Gateway of Associations is a directory that can help you locate the web sites of trade associations. Once at a trade association web site, look for sections called research, resources, publications, or reports for data freely available on the web.
For insider information on company ratings, reviews, and salaries. Search for specific company and location combinations and obtain reported salaries for specific positions, company reviews and descriptions of real interviews.
JobStar Salary Guide
Links to over 300 online salary surveys in a broad range of fields, put out by associations, nonprofit organizations, magazines, and other research bodies.
Mediabistro.com - Salary Survey
Mediabistro conducted its first-ever salary poll in late 2004-early 2005 asking readers to submit their salary data for a wide variety of media-related jobs. The survey is divided by region and industry.
Excellent salary calculator uses experience, degree, GPA, location and more to calculate salaries. Simply select "jobseeker" on the main page to get started.
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Salary Information
The National Association of Colleges and Employers's JobWeb site is geared to new college graduates. It provides data and rankings of top majors, employers, and jobs; starting salaries for selected majors; salary surveys, benefits information, and money management advice.
A custom report for Fitness trainers and Aerobics Instructors from the Occupational Information Network.
Salary reports based on your job title, location, education, skills and experience.
The Riley Guide - Salary Guides and Guidance
A collection of links to general salary surveys, government wage surveys, occupation and location-specific surveys, cost-of-living and relocation information, and more.
Salary.com features a free salary and cost-of-living wizard that allow you to search by job title, state, and zip code to find details on the median salary you can expect as well as cost-of-living details for different locations. (Note that this site also offers personalized salary reports for a fee.)
Free basic reports provide average salary data by general job title and location. Data is available for both the United States and internation locations. (Again, this site offers premium reports for a fee.)
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