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My sincere wish to you is that in 364 days, (or at the end of this brand-new year on December 31, 2018), you will look back on this day as the most special day in your life. Today will be the day that your ONE...

When an employer asks what your salary history is, do you know how to respond? We have all experienced that uncomfortable hesitation to share when a potential employer asks the question about our salary history. Have you ever found yourself wondering why they want that information? Have you ever felt the nagging feeling that sharing could actually work against you? If so, your instincts were right! If you have already regrettably shared your salary history before accepting a job offer, you may have potentially placed yourself in a situation to receive a lower salary than you deserve especially if you were already underpaid. Don’t settle there. You need and deserve to get paid a salary that you’re worth. So what if you shared your salary history and received a low salary offer? You should respond by doing the following:
  • Do your own research on what the average market salary is for someone in your profession. Glassdoor.com is a fantastic resource of salary data. Salary information is input by current and previous employees in each industry. This information is also searchable by company names.
  • Do you find yourself wondering what the best resume format is? There are endless examples and templates available with any internet search, presenting a myriad of answers. I am here to show you the best of the best. But before I do this, let me...

    Seeking a new job can create anxiety about the future. Many job seekers express feeling blocked from the ability to land a great career. As a coach, I know these barriers can manifest both internally and externally. To add to that, it seems as though—for...

    So you know you want a new job. Now what? The job search process can be daunting and overwhelming. We all know that. Are you one of many who, despite wanting a new job, just do not feel motivated to start (or to continue) your job...

    With Ursula Burns stepping down as CEO of Xerox last year there are now no black female CEOs in the Fortune 500 and a mere three black male CEOs. Who are the three black male CEOs remaining in the Fortune 500? Merck's Ken Frazier, TIAA's Roger...

    We are a movement committed to 1 million better jobs for black job seekers. There are three hashtags that we use in support of this movement: #BlackCareersMatter, #BlackCareerSuccess, and #InterviewingWhileBlack. If you would like to help to spread the word, please tell us what these...

    We are a movement committed to 1 million better jobs for black job seekers. There are three hashtags that we use in support of this movement: #BlackCareersMatter, #BlackCareerSuccess, and #InterviewingWhileBlack. If you would like to help to spread the word, please tell us what these...