Ep144: How to 2X your salary from 90K to 200K in 8 months.

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In this episode, Mei Phing shares how she helped a client double her salary within 8 months through resume optimization, LinkedIn strategy, and successful negotiation.



[00:00] πŸ“Ί Mei Phing discusses doubling your salary in 8 months.

[02:15] πŸ“ˆ Mei Phing shares a true case study of a client who went from earning $90,000 to $200,000 in 8 months by following her career coaching process.

[04:45] πŸ’Ό Mei Phing explains how she helped the client identify her career interests and direction, update her resume, and optimize her LinkedIn profile.

[08:30] 🌟 Mei Phing reveals that the client started getting headhunted by recruiters on LinkedIn after optimizing her profile.

[10:45] πŸ’Ό Mei Phing guides the client through multiple interviews and helps her land an assistant managerial role with a 39% salary increase.

[14:20] πŸ’° Mei Phing emphasizes the importance of salary negotiation skills and how she helped the client increase her base pay and bonus structure.

[18:10] πŸ“ˆ Mei Phing shares that within a few months, the client’s salary increased to $150,000 due to a year-end increment and updated bonus structure.

[22:05] πŸ“š Mei Phing explains how the client’s professional reputation and strong performance led to her being referred for a managerial position within the company.


Key Insights

πŸ’Ό Resume optimization and LinkedIn strategy are crucial for attracting recruiters and increasing job opportunities.

πŸ’° Effective salary negotiation skills can significantly impact income and future salary growth.

🌟 Building a strong professional reputation and demonstrating expertise can lead to internal promotions and career growth.

πŸ“ˆ Timing plays a role in salary increases, as joining a company at the right time can make an employee eligible for year-end increments and updated bonus structures.

πŸ“š Long-term career planning is important when considering new opportunities within a company and assessing how they align with personal goals.

🌟 Overcoming limiting beliefs about salary worth is essential for negotiating higher compensation.

πŸ’Ό Mei Phing’s career coaching process focuses on clarity, confidence, and visibility to help clients achieve their career goals.



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