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"Too Much, Too Little"
am 21 and am working in my first 'real' job at an insurance/law office.
I was first hired on for a 3 month contract which has turned out to
be a 1 year contract in 1 week. Within the first 3 months I learned
every position in our office and am able to fill in for anyone in the
Overworked and Underappreciated
Dear Overworked and Underappreciated,
You have asked
the right question, how to get a full-time job and better pay. But you
have qualified it by asking how you can be sure you won't lose your
job. When you are negotiating with an employer you need to be confident
enough of your abilities that you are prepared to move to another firm
if your needs are not met. If the employer knows you are not prepared
to leave then there is a good possibility that he or she will never
give you as much as you think you are worth.
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