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OWLS 2 WORK BLOG

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Show Me The Money! Salary Negotiation

08/09/2018

Salary negotiations can be intimidating and confusing, often raising questions like “How much should I ask for?” or “How do I know what my net-worth is?” With a few simple steps, you can quickly answer these questions and provide employers with an appropriate salary expectation when an employer requests salary information on an application or in an interview.

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Check Out LinkedIn’s New Jobs Browsing Experience!

06/26/2018

Have you spent hours, days, or even weeks scrolling through hundreds of job listings trying to identify the "perfect job title" that fits your degree? You're not alone. A challenge WGU students and alumni have is knowing what types of jobs to search for in their job search, or even which jobs exist. LinkedIn has launched new job pages designed with the job seeker in mind.

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The Career Benefits of Online Education

05/09/2018

Any time the topic of education comes up among my staff it quickly moves to the fact that I, the owner of the company and their employer, went to an online university. Most of my team went to traditional four-year schools and naturally have questions related to the comparable value of an online education. I, as the one holding the degree they like to question, find myself engaging in conversations regarding the frequently overlooked benefits of an online degree.

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