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PB68: Don’t Cost Yourself $600K!


There are two truths we all hold self-evident in our careers: 1) it’s always Happy Hour somewhere or 2) performance review season. With these facts of career life in mind, the best time to start your self-evaluation was yesterday and the next best time is today. On our This Week In Work segment we discuss:

  • Salary negotiation: starting at $55,000 versus $50,000 could yield an additional $630,000 in career earnings
  • Why you don’t need to fear losing an offer of employment if you make a reasonable salary negotiation or counter offer
  • For employees:
    • How to prepare for and win at your next performance review
    • Why depending only on your Manager to remember your performance for the year is a recipe for disaster
  • For managers:
    • How to use an employee’s “self-evaluation” to help develop your review when you’ve inherited a team or team member(s) from another Manager



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