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Job Offer Negotiation – How To Get Paid What You Deserve

We’ll break down the offer in order for you to prepare to negotiate terms closer to your goals/objectives.


20 Questions You Should Never Ask In An Interview

Asking great questions can turn the a hopeless interview around; conversely, asking bad questions can be a death sentence for what started as a great interaction.


What Is Your Salary Expectation? 8 Things You Need To Know About This Interview Question

Answering questions about salary may be low on your priority list, but it’s important to handle the conversation with confidence


How To Dress For A Job Interview

With something so important on the line, you don’t want your wardrobe to eliminate you before the interview starts.


Salary Negotiation: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

By Noelle | May 13, 2022

You’ve probably heard about the importance of negotiating your salary. But is it always advisable to negotiate or just in special circumstances? In this blog post we’ll share considerations for whether or not to negotiate salary, as well as tips for effective salary negotiation. Do you really have a shot at negotiating a higher salary? …


How to Promote Yourself in Job Interviews Without Sounding Arrogant

By Noelle | February 23, 2022

During your job interview, the interviewer will need to know that you are the best person for the job. But what if you aren’t comfortable with self-promotion? How can you sell yourself as the best candidate, when bragging isn’t your thing? In this post we’ll explain the difference between boasting and strategic selling, and how to …


8 Common Salary Negotiation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

By Noelle | July 8, 2019

Money is an uncomfortable topic for a lot of people, which is what makes asking for a raise or negotiating your salary so difficult. However, these conversations are important to have in order for you to get the paycheck you truly deserve and the financial wellness that would allow you to thrive. That said, the …

Job Offer Negotiation

Job Offer Negotiation: How to Get Paid What You Deserve

By Scott Rice | April 15, 2019

Congratulations! You made it through all of the stages of the interview process and your dream company is making you a job offer. You’re on cloud nine until you get an email outlining your compensation package. It wasn’t what you anticipated. What do you do? In this post, we’ll break down the individual components of an …

How to Ask for a Raise - NG Career Strategy

How to Successfully Ask for a Raise

By Noelle | April 8, 2019

Let’s face it: Making more money is something that many of us are interested in. We might want more responsibility, for example, and with that should come a boost in your paycheck. Or you might want to bring your salary into line with others in your profession. Finally, you might have gained some experience and …

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How to Dress for a Job Interview

By Scott Rice | February 18, 2019

Acing the job interview is your last hurdle before landing your dream job. With something so important on the line, you don’t want your wardrobe to eliminate you before the interview starts. In this post, we’ll share easy ways to know exactly what to wear and everything you need to know about how to select …

NG Career Strategy Awarded Top 25 Job Interview Blog and Applicant Website!

NG Career Strategy Awarded Top 25 Job Interview Blog and Applicant Website!

By Noelle | September 14, 2017

At NG Career Strategy, our mission of helping job seekers becoming smarter about the job search has always been a labor of love. Hearing the success stories of our clients and followers makes every bit of that labor worth it but it certainly doesn’t hurt to receive an award for all that hard work as …

20 Questions You Should Absolutely Never Ask in an Interview

20 Questions You Should Absolutely Never Ask in an Interview

By Soozy G. Miller, CPRW, CDCC, CDP | August 9, 2017

Updated June, 2020 Preparing questions to ask your interviewers, is an important part of job interview preparation. Your interviewer wants to know that you are genuinely interested in the role and have the ability to engage in conversation. Questions to the interviewer help to achieve this. The questions you ask will also provide you with …


Negotiating the Perfect Benefits Package [What to Consider]

By Noelle | June 19, 2017

Updated: January 2021 When a job offer is on the table it can be difficult to know how much leverage you have for negotiation, particularly when it comes to putting together a comfortable benefits package. Most people have a hard number in mind salary-wise when they head into a job interview, but leave benefits more …


How to Land Multiple Job Offers in 2 Weeks

By Noelle | November 14, 2016

Updated: January 2021 Most job searches take an average of 6 months to complete. But there are ways to accelerate the search and land more offers in less time. In this blog post we’ll share a case study on how one executive went from zero offers to 2 offers in 2 weeks. We’ll show you …


How to Land Your Next Job Through Networking

By Noelle | October 25, 2016

Updated: December 2020 Do you feel like you’re spending a ton of time in your job search but producing very little results? If you’re struggling to land interviews, even after sending tons of applications, then it’s time to try a new strategy. Networking strategy is where need to focus if you hope to uncover key …


How to Write Your Career Accomplishments on Your Resume

By Geoffrey Edwards | March 21, 2016

Updated: January 2021 Communicating your career accomplishments on your resume is critical. The market for jobs is competitive so you have to use your accomplishments to stand out. In this blog post we will define accomplishments, explain how to create yours, and provide examples.  Figuring Out Career Accomplishments is a Common Challenge When working with …