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  10. Wage and Salary Information (416)
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  12. Department of Labor

Wages and Salary
Information on pay, salary, negotiating compensation, salary surveys and calculators, wage and salary law, employee compensation, and other compensation related issues.

Salary Negotiation Strategies
Have you been offered a new job or a promotion? If so, what's the best way to conduct salary negotiations? Here's how to research and negotiate a salary and compensation package, so, you're paid what you're worth. Review these salary negotiation strategies and tactics, so you can successfully negotiate compensation.

Salary Negotiation Tactics
Tips and advice on how to evaluate a job offer, negotiate salary and benefits, and make a counter offer if you want to get a higher salary when you receive a job offer from an employer.

Salary Surveys, Salary Calculators, Salary Negotiations
Salary information, salary calculators, salary surveys, salary ranges, salary comparisons, salary negotiation strategies, and compensation tools and tips are provided.

Do Companies Have to Notify Job Applicants?
Information on when and how companies have to notify applicants who have applied for jobs.

Employee Rights When Your Job is Terminated
When the economy slows, companies run into difficulties, businesses scale back their workforce, and layoffs increase.In fact, if you look at what has happened with major corporations, it's often not predictable. It's important to know what your rights as an employee are when you lose your job.

Employment Forms
When starting a job search, it's important to be aware of the forms that employers may require so you're prepared to interview, prepared to be hired, and ready to start a new job. The last thing you need is a glitch and missing documentation that could stall the hiring process. Forms you may need include job applications, W-2 Forms, and I-9 Form...

Employee Benefit Questions to Ask
You've interviewed at a company where the position sounds great, the salary is more than you expected, and the job offer is on the table. Before you say "yes" though, it's important to consider the employee benefit package.

Evaluating Employee Benefits and Perks
For many of us, the most important factor in considering a job offer is salary. For others, job security is of primary importance. Also high on the list of considerations are benefits and perks. When evaluating benefit and perk packages consider those that best meet your personal situation and your lifestyle.

Fired: How to Handle a Termination
Getting fired, unfortunately, can happen to the best of us. It can happen even when it's not your fault. There could be a personality conflict between yourself and your supervisor. Your idea of what the job was going to be like might differ from what management was thinking. You could have simply screwed up. It happens. You're not alone.

What Employers Can Say About Former Employees
One of the questions I get asked frequently is "What can an employer say about former employees?" Some job seekers presume that companies can only legally release dates of employment, salary, and your job title. However, that's not the case.

How to Evaluate a Job Offer
When you receive a job offer, it's important to take the time to carefully evaluate the offer so you are making an educated and informed decision to accept, or to reject, the offer. The last thing you want to do is make a hasty decision that you will regret later on.

Job Search Tax Deduction
It's the time of year most of us dread - time to start thinking about calculating your income tax and settling up with the IRS and with your state department of taxation. The good news is that many job search expenses are deductible. If you've been looking for a job in the same line of work you're currently in, many of your expenses like phone...

Green Card Lottery/Diversity Immigrant Visa Program
How the green card lottery (Diversity Immigrant Visa Program) works, eligibility requirements and application deadline information.

Job Search Compensation Center
Salary information, salary surveys, negotiation strategies, salary tools, and more resources to research how much you should be paid.

W-4 Form - Employee's Withholding Allowance Certification
The W-4 Form is completed by an employee so the employer can withhold the correct amount of federal income tax from your pay.

What To Do When a Job Offer is Put on Hold
What to do when you have been given a job offer, but the employer puts it on hold.

Revoked Job Offer
What rights do those whose job offers have been revoked have, what recourse is there, and what happens to signing bonuses or advances once an offer has been rescinded.

What's Most Important to You?
Poll: What's most important when considering a job offer: job content, salary, benefits, schedule, location or something else?

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