Herzberg’s Theory & What It Means for Job Seekers

I saw an article that posed the question “Does More Compensation Improve Productivity?” After searching “higher pay better performance” and getting about 388 million results, it would seem that folks believe that higher pay is the solution to a company’s performance woes. The thing that might be getting lost here is the fact that psychologist […]

Don’t Throw Your Career Under the Bus Chasing the Almighty Dollar

Job hunting is nothing short of a roller coaster ride. You have your long stretches where it feels like you are constantly networking, sending out résumés, and keeping attuned to the job market. But, nothing appears to be happening. No calls for interviews, no offers — it’s all very frustrating. Then comes the a flurry […]

Looking at the Full Package for the Salary Range Question

When buying a car, do you just look at the amount of the monthly payment? In theory, you shouldn’t. You also may want to consider: the full sales price, the interest rate, the length of the loan, and the overall cost to you when that final payment is made. Of course, your decision is also […]

It’s Not About the Money

I saw this stream of consciousness that says, in part: “We like to kid ourselves that a grey, listless life of mediocrity is fine and dandy, so long as we’re being paid well enough.” That statement stuck with me so much that I actually had a dream about it. In the dream, I could picture […]

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