Right about now, some of you may be actively interviewing for jobs and internships, or in the process of receiving and deciding on job offers. A big mystery is knowing “what you are worth” and evaluating the offers to make sure you are getting fair compensation, and the work conditions that will make you happy to accept the offer. You can read tips on our website, “Deciding on Job Offers,” or gather data from Career Plans Surveys (including salary information for recent graduates) or learn about negotiation strategies. Below is a short collection of blog entries written by career services advisors that provide great advice to anyone at this stage of the job search:
- Considering Compensation: It’s Not Just About Salary – benefits and rewards aren’t only about the amount of your paycheck
- What Am I Worth? – what does a Penn degree mean for your bottom line?
- The Complete Package – about location and other considerations important in a job offer
- Womens’ Wages – negotiating salary and advocating for yourself