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Compensation Negotiation: Part 2

Compensation Negotiation:  Part 2
In part one of our “Compensation Negotiation” series, we talked about using the numbers from Labor Market Information and the Bureau of Labor Statistics to back up your claim for requesting a raise or negotiating your starting salary, but we didn’t go over effective methods to reach a conclusion to those negotiations. In this article, we will give tips for negotiating a salary and why salary negotiation is important in both the short- and long-term.
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Compensation Negotiation: Part 1

Compensation Negotiation:  Part 1
When it comes down to it, sitting down with your employer, or future employer, to negotiate a higher salary or a raise in your current job can be flat-out stressful. This stress can be further compounded if you’ve got no research or background information to back up your claim for a higher salary. Luckily, that’s where we come in.
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3rd Quarter 2018 Covered Employment and Earnings

3rd Quarter 2018 Covered Employment and Earnings
Covered employment for the State of Arkansas averaged 1,176,785 during the Third Quarter of 2018. Wages paid to covered workers totaled $12,274,742,987 for the Third Quarter of 2018, for an average weekly wage of $802.36.
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2017 OES Wages on Discover Arkansas

2017 OES Wages on Discover Arkansas
the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services' Labor Market Information department is pleased to announce the 2017 occupational wage release on Discover Arkansas. Using responses from thousands of employers and aggregating the data to protect confidentiality, we are able to estimate hourly and annual wages for over 800 occupations statewide.
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Arkansas 2017 Informational Wage Rates by Occupation

Arkansas 2017 Informational Wage Rates by Occupation
The Arkansas 2017 Informational Wage Rates by Occupation have been released.
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Local Area Statistics for Counties

Local Area Statistics for Counties
The Local Area Statistics section of Discover Arkansas now has data grouped by counties in Arkansas.
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Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) - May 2016

Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) - May 2016
Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates are available for May 2016. Arkansas data is available for the State, Local Workforce Development Areas, and Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
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