compensation

Military Transition: Understanding Private Sector Pay

Civilian compensation is very different from military pay and benefits. Thus it is important that you learn what to expect in your chosen career field.

What do you want?
Your chosen career plays a big role in your pay. Those fields where there is high demand but limited supply generally pay well – current example is […]

By |February 20th, 2016|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Military Transition: Understanding Private Sector Pay

Cleared Salaries, Budget Cuts and Reality

Scene from a recruiting analytics presentation: The defense contracting client had several cleared vacancies but could not fill them. Data analysis showed that the firm’s salary was $30,000 lower than what people who met the requirements were making. The Program Manager rejected any higher compensation and said “cut the years required from 10-12 down […]

By |May 21st, 2014|Job Search Tips and Tactics|Comments Off on Cleared Salaries, Budget Cuts and Reality

Salary Planning for Transitioning Military

Civilian compensation is very different from military pay and benefits. Thus it is important that you learn what to expect in your chosen field. Many transitioning military assume civilian pay is always higher, but that day is long gone.

What do you want?

Your chosen field plays a big role in your pay. Those fields where […]

By |April 2nd, 2012|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Salary Planning for Transitioning Military

Basics of Compensation

Civilian compensation is very different from military pay and benefits. Thus it is important that you learn what to expect in your chosen field. Many transitioning military assume civilian pay is always higher but that day is long gone.
What do you want?
Your chosen field plays a big role in your pay. Those fields where […]

By |March 1st, 2012|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Basics of Compensation

Gimme the $$$ Part 2 – Salary Negotiations

Everyone hopes for the perfect offer – the great job in a wonderful company with super pay and benefits. But often we don’t get there without some negotiating. And since it is something most of us do rarely we are not sure how to go about getting something in an offer changed.

Ideally you will […]

By |October 25th, 2010|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Gimme the $$$ Part 2 – Salary Negotiations

Gimme the $$$ Part 1 – Salary Basics

While you have seen the advice to put off salary discussions as long as possible in discussing a potential job you need to learn about salary ranges and what is realistic early in your job search.

Your knowledge, experience, and the value you demonstrate you offer are critical aspects of how much you will be paid. […]

By |October 22nd, 2010|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Gimme the $$$ Part 1 – Salary Basics

Compensation – Pay, Benefits, and Your Goals

Whether you are thinking of your next job search or looking for more at your current employer, it pays to be prepared (pun intended.) First, what is important to you in your work? What are your career goals? What trade-offs and compromises are you willing to make?

Depending on your career goals, your compensation will […]

By |August 1st, 2008|Job Search Tips and Tactics|Comments Off on Compensation – Pay, Benefits, and Your Goals