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You’ve Been Offered a Great New Job, but Is It Worth a Pay Cut? (The New York Times)
If you believe a certain opportunity will benefit you more in the long run, then sacrificing a little now can pay off significantly later. But speaking more specifically, being asked to do the exact same job for less money feels like an insult.
In Defense of Perfectionism (The Cut)
Setting impossible standards for other people’s behaviour is likely to lead only to disappointment. But what about self-oriented perfectionism, or, more plainly, the intrinsic desire to be excellent?
Studies show only 3 percent of people who apply online get a phone call from the employer. Which means, if you see a job that you really, really want, you need to go beyond applying online to get noticed.