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Need some professional advice? Here are 20 fact-filled articles to help you compete in today's fierce employment market:

Resumes
Ten Keys to a Dynamite Resume
Resume Design Tips and Template
A Stronger Resume To Increase Your Odds 
Choosing a Resume Format: Summary vs. Chronological 
Beefing Up an Anemic Resume 
The Dangers of Resume Overkill

Interviewing
The Secret to Interview Success  
Don't Talk Yourself Out of a Job  
How to Answer Interview Questions
What to Ask the Interviewer
Four Classic Interview Questions—and How to Prepare for Them
Discussing the Subject of Money

Career Decisions
How to Evaluate a Job Offer
What Does the New Job Really Pay?
Salary Negotiation Techniques
Intelligent Job-Changing Strategy
Career Strategy: It Pays to Diversify

Transition
The Proper Way to Resign
How to Leave a Job Gracefully
Resignation or Retaliation?

How to Evaluate a Job Offer
By Bill Radin

Let’s assume your employment interview went well, and there’s sincere and mutual interest on both sides. You now need to decide two things: first, whether the new position is right for you; and if so, what sort of offer you’d be willing to accept. To help in the decision-making process, take the following test as a way to compare the two positions.

Position Comparison Guide
Directions: Compare the new job with what you already have.

Old job

New job

  Element under consideration

 

 

  Position title

 

 

  Supervisory responsibility

 

 

  Project authority

 

 

  Decision-making autonomy

 

 

  Freedom to implement ideas

 

 

  Ability to affect change

 

 

  Promotion potential

 

 

  Challenge of tasks

 

 

  Ability to meet expectations

 

 

  Access to professional development

 

 

  Professional growth potential

 

 

  Company/industry growth

 

 

  Company/industry stability

 

 

  Starting salary, benefits, perks

 

 

  Future compensation

 

 

  Commuting distance

 

 

  Travel requirements

 

 

  Work environment

 

 

  Rapport with co-workers

 

 

  Rapport with management

 

 

  Comfort with corporate culture

 

 

  Other considerations (specify)

 

 

 

 

 

  Total score: New job vs. old job

 

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