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Job Seekers: Negotiating Benefits and Promotions

 

Negotiating Benefits and Promotions

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The Careful Art of Negotiating Your First Salary (PayScale)

Salary negotiation is always challenging, but it’s especially intimidating for young grads starting their careers. Any how-to on salary negotiation will advise you to use your skills and experience as leverage. So, how do you make a strong case for yourself when you don’t have a lot of ammunition? Read more...
 

10 Questions to Ask When Negotiating Salary (Monster)

What you ask for during a salary negotiation doesn’t just influence how much you earn—it also tells your future employer whether you’re good at negotiating, which is a skill you can put to work for the employer once you’re hired. Read more...

How to Negotiate Salary: 37 Tips You Need to Know (The Muse)

A survey by Salary.com revealed that only 37% of people always negotiate their salaries—while an astonishing 18% never do. Even worse, 44% of respondents claim to have never brought up the subject of a raise during their performance reviews. The biggest reason for not asking for more? Fear. Read more...

Negotiating Salary 101: Tactics for Better Compensation (Women for Hire)

What are the top three rules for jobseekers to follow to successfully negotiate the best possible compensation package? Read more...

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3 Things You Must Do to Get Your First Promotion (Monster)

Once you’ve landed your first job, your thoughts may quickly turn to moving up in the organization. But that fabulous promotion isn’t just going to fall into your lap -- there are things you have to do to along the way. Read more...

Bosses Tell Us: 11 Things That Will Get You Promoted (The Muse)

Have you ever been promoted? If so, congratulations. If not, there might be something you can do about that. Read more...

How to Get a Raise (Wall Street Journal)

To earn a bigger paycheck, you’ll need to do more than just a top-rate job. An effective strategy for obtaining a raise also requires documenting your accomplishments, understanding your boss’s expectations and researching your employer’s financial health. Read more...

Negotiation Q&A: I Got a Raise—But it Wasn't Enough (The Muse)

I think I've just been shorted the raise I deserve, and am hoping you can help me—or at least tell me what I should have done so I don't make this mistake again. Read more...