Many new-grad job seekers make the crucial mistake of not learning how to approach salary negotiation during a job interview. Whether you’re in the early stages of your professional career or a job hunter in search of a different vocation, it pays to prepare yourself to tackle “the money question”.
As the temperature rises so does the spending on social activities, which can eat away at money saved for the upcoming school year. So what can students do to help better balance their saving and spending this summer?
In response to rising tuition costs, more Ontario university students are working during the school year. Faculty and librarians suggest that this work could be hindering students’ academic progression and success. They also note concern with students’ preparedness when entering university.
Just because you might be able to fund your education completely on scholarships or loans doesn’t mean it’s the best idea. Self-funding allows you to gain new skills, explore various careers and network in professional communities–and you won’t have to pay back interest on the money you earn.
Many students go to college or university with the notion that by going they’ll be doing something that will improve their chances of finding a high-paying job. However, a recent study out of the U.S. suggests there is actually a negative correlation between striving for that six-figure salary and your own subjective happiness.