Tagged: advice


Advice from my parents: Always Negotiate

“I was raised by a professional negotiator and I will be in trouble if we don’t negotiate this offer” is how I usually open a salary negotiation. My parents have always strongly pushed me to negotiate...

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Advice from my mom: “Make them tell you no”

After graduate school I was having a tough time finding a job. I was getting rejected for jobs I thought I was qualified for. Then I came across a fellowship opportunity at the Smithsonian and...