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How to Answer Three of the Trickiest Interview Questions

When you embark on a job search, there are many challenges, but preparing for an interview can be downright nerve-wracking. If you are like most people, you are not accustomed to selling yourself and telling total strangers why you are great, which is basically what an interview demands. I joke to candidates that interviewing is one of those things you get better at with practice; you just hope you don’t have to practice too much!

Accounting & Finance Salary & Jobs Report

WinterWyman Search’s Accounting & Finance practice has filled over 300 jobs over the past several years, focusing on a broad range of roles, from accounting and FP&A professionals to Controllers and other management team members. The information presented below draws on this wealth of data. All information in this report is for the prior 12 months.

Information Technology Salary & Jobs Report

WinterWyman Search’s Information Technology practice has filled over 300 jobs in the network, business systems and database engineering fields over the past several years. The information presented below draws on this wealth of data. All information in this report is for the prior 12 months. 

Software Technology Salary & Jobs Report

WinterWyman Search’s Software Technology practice has filled over 620 jobs in the engineering, front-end and data engineering fields over the past several years. The information presented below draws on this wealth of data. This report examines all jobs and placements from the prior 12 months. 

Trends in Executive Compensation: Tying Rewards to Performance

Structuring competitive compensation packages for C-level executives has never been more difficult. As a result, more organizations are tying rewards to performance, and holding their executives accountable.

The Challenges of Hiring Senior Leaders in Non-Profit Organizations

Non-profits face special challenges when negotiating with candidates for leadership positions, especially those that employ hundreds of people and have multi-million dollar budgets.

 

Three Common Career Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Avoid burning bridge, not negotiating your worth and taking the counter offer and you have eliminated three of the most common career mistakes.

Hiring Tech Talent? Seven Benefits of Offering a Remote Working Opportunity

The technology space has been at the forefront of this move with companies like IBM, Amazon, and SAP embracing remote working opportunities for their people. Some companies like WordPress are even using a 100% remote workforce. Although it may look like employees reap the most rewards from working remotely, there are actually significant benefits to employers who dive into this growing talent pool. Here are seven of them:

Software Developers - Five Ways to Find Out Your Worth

Every day I get some variation of the same question, “What am I worth?” Unfortunately there’s no simple answer since this is a gray, subjective area. With so many variables in market, geography, industry and individual skill sets, it’s impossible to pinpoint an exact number. That said there are a number of sources you can turn to which will help determine what you can reasonably expect to earn as a developer. Since some are more effective than others, here’s a look at the pros and cons of five of them.

Early Salary Talks Are Not Always Taboo

Attend any negotiating seminar and likely one of the first absolutes you’ll be presented with is this, “Whoever speaks first loses.” When it comes to negotiating salaries however, that may no longer be the case. In certain circumstances, broaching the compensation topic earlier in the dialogue can benefit both the hiring manager and the candidate.

The Salary Talk Evolution

Here are three reasons driving the change from decades old thinking on salary talks.

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