Negotiate an Offer

Negotiating a job offer entails more than just a salary offer. Consider factors like signing bonuses, paid time off, and flexible work offers. It is also important to do your market research and understand the value you bring to a prospective employer.

Drop-In Advising for the Summer

Happy summer, Cougs! To best serve your needs this summer, we will not offer drop-in academic and career advising from Monday, May 6, through Friday, August 9. We will still be available to connect with you during regular business hours, …

By Amanda Morgan
Amanda Morgan Associate Director
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Responding to a Job Offer

Just interviewed and awaiting a call or email? Debating on whether or not you are going to take a job? Working on wording an email to an employer?

This article from the Muse, “How to Respond to a Job Offer …

By McKenzie Godfrey
McKenzie Godfrey Student Employment Coordinator
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Learn How to Define Competitive Pay

Have you every wondered how to determine what competitive pay is? This article by creditkarma teaches all the components of competitive pay so that you can advocate for higher wages more effectively in your next job search.

By Harrison Hughes
Harrison Hughes Career Coach & Academic Advisor
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Commonly asked HR questions – Can I counter a wage offer multiple times?

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP from The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) answers questions poised to HR professionals in an ongoing series of articles. Find out what he thinks about wage negotiation other questions you’ve been dying to ask …

By Harrison Hughes
Harrison Hughes Career Coach & Academic Advisor
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Salary Negotiation for College Students

Are you a recent graduate looking for your first entry-level job? Don’t fall into the trap of accepting the first offer without doing your research and negotiating your salary. This Handshake blog article provides guidance written for the beginner negotiating …

By Harrison Hughes
Harrison Hughes Career Coach & Academic Advisor
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