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Salaries & Job Offers

Congratulations, you have an offer! Deciding to accept or decline a job offer can be challenging, and there are many factors to consider.

What Is an Exempt Employee—and How Do You Know if You Should Be Paid Overtime?

When you’re looking at a job offer or just looking at your paycheck, you might come across the terms “exempt” or “nonexempt” to describe your employment status. But what do these terms mean, and how is your exempt or nonexempt …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Not Sure What You Should Be Making at Your First Job? Here’s How to Figure Out the Right Number to Aim for

Launching your career by landing your first full-time job can be thrilling, but there might be one small thing you’re not so sure about as you wait to hear the words, “You’re hired!”: Money.

How do you know what to …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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Budgeting 101

Budgeting is in an incredibly valuable skill to pick up, and a basic understanding can go a long way.

If you know your salary or stipend, it’s a good idea to budget to set realistic expectations for yourself. Or if …

By Emily Barrale
Emily Barrale Data Visualizations & Analytics Manager and Associate Director, The College Emily Barrale
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How to Successfully Negotiate Your Salary

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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PhD Questions of the Month – March 2021

Welcome to another installment of our blog series, PhD Questions of the Month, where the Grad Student/Postdoc Team at Career Services answers the top 2-3 questions that we have been asked in our individual PhD career advising appointments. This month, …

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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