In case you've been living under a rock for the past 10 months, times are tough. And that means that money can be tight. Saving and living below your means is always good financial advice, but there comes a time where you have to ask yourself: Am I being paid what I'm worth? According to this infographic from our friends at resume.io, 43 percent of American workers believe they are underpaid for the work that they do. So if you think that you should be better compensated for all your hard work, you're hardly alone.
But this is also a time when many are lucky to have jobs in the first place. American unemployment sits at 6.7 percent at the time we publish this. So it might feel inappropriate to ask for a raise when people are struggling. Check out this infographic that walks you through how to ask for a well-deserved raise without sounding "entitled."
The idea that employees who are treated better perform better is beginning to gain momentum in many industries. Studies have consistently demonstrated the importance of showing employees how valuable they are through employee benefits and perks.
After countless hours of preparation and multiple interviews, you get the glorious news that you got the job you had your heart set on. While landing your first job brings a flood of excitement and elation, it also comes with a lot of worries and anxiety.
There is one question you can always expect during your legal job interview: Do you have any questions for us? Preparing thoughtful, well-researched questions for this part of your interview is a great way to show your interest in the legal employer and that you have done your homework.