04/09/15 - Salary negotiations are a common part of the hiring process, but Reddit's interim CEO Ellen Pao believes that they are actually a form of gender bias. That's why she took the initiative to eliminate them. Pao recently lost a high-profile sex discrimination suit against former employer Kleiner Perkins. She told WSJ: “As part of our recruiting process we don’t negotiate with candidates. We come up with an offer that we think is fair,” she said; going on to explain that “men negotiate harder than women do and sometimes women get penalised when they do negotiate.”
Veterans have years of job experience and skills. They drove heavy equipment, supervised troops or did computer programming. All useful skills in the civilian workforce. The best jobs for them in 2015 according to Forbes: training and development manager, software engineer, construction program manager, administrative services manager, personal finance manager. But what are the salaries in those sectors? Find out with our salary calculator.
02/10/15 - Careers in science, engineering, and healthcare dominate Forbes’ annual ranking of the best-paying jobs for women this year. Topping the list is sales engineer, followed by various math and science occupations, physicist and astronomer, and on the 4th place: nurse anaesthetist. Check their salaries with our Salary Calculator.
Employment benefits can be worth 40% or more of your total compensation package - think of health care coverage, child care, paid leave and so on - it's important to know exactly what benefits you will be provided with, before you say 'yes' on a job offer.