Executive Search Services   |  Resume Template  |   Industry Resources   |  Home  |  Send Resume

Job Seeker Resources
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?

Your Next Job: What Does it Really Pay?
By Bill Radin

Compensation will be a key factor in your decision whether to accept a new position. However, few people take the time to really understand their economic choices, mostly because there are so many hidden factors, such as cost of living, benefits, and so forth. To help you put your choices into perspective, use the following guide to evaluate your prospective compensation package with what you’re currently earning.

Position Compensation Guide
Directions: Compare the economics of the old and new job.

Current Job

New Job

Element to Consider

$                  

$

 Base salary

$

$

 Bonus, commissions

$ $  Additional perks

$

$

 Profit sharing potential

$

$

 Value of stock or equity

$

$

 Pension

$

$

 401(k) contribution

$

$

 Reimbursed expenses

$

$

 Cost of living differences

$

$

 Moving expenses

$

$

 Travel expenses

$

$

 Insurance premiums

$

$

 Property taxes

$

$

 State, local taxes

$

$

 Sales taxes

$

$

 Other expenses (specify)

 

 

$                        

$                        

 $              Difference (+/-)

Regardless of where compensation ranks on your list of priorities, it’s a good idea to know what you may be getting into when faced with a career decision. 

Executive Search Services   |  Job Seeker Resources  |   Industry Resources   |  Home  |  Send Resume

©2003-2006 Radin Associates  • All rights reserved
4486 Chestnut Creek Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45244
Phone: (513) 688-7501 • Fax: (513) 688-7502 • E-mail: info@radinassociates.com
• • •