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Salary Negotiation: 5 Tips to be More Successful

Salary negotiation… it’s a fact of life. At some time, you may have to negotiate for an increase in salary.  For many this can be stressful and uncomfortable. Negotiation is a skill everyone can learn based on understanding the science behind the negotiation process. This blog post was generously provided by Larissa J. Schultz, CMP, MHA who has negotiated countless contracts in the meetings industry to create win-win partnerships. ————————————————————————————————- Following are five tips I’ve put together to help ensure a more successful, and possibly enjoyable, negotiation process for you. Tip #1: Prepare. When it comes to each and every negotiation one… Read »

Negotiating Salary To Win

There are only a few things that we do on occasion that can have deepest impacts on every facet of our lives. All involve negotiation. Are you buying a car? Are you buying a house? Are you wooing a potential partner or spouse? Chances are you’ve spent more time preparing for those big moments than you have getting ready to duke it out on the salary negotiation mat with a prospective employer. Coming to an agreement on salary is nerve-wracking, yet so much is at stake. Why is that we spend more time investigating and preparing for the other decisions in our life… Read »

Salary Negotiations: Playing Poker with Your Financial Future

Would you laugh if someone told you to put down how much you’ve earned under each job listed on your rĂ©sumĂ©? Obviously, yes. Why on earth would you do that? But what if an employer directly asks you to tell them how much money you made in your previous positions? Um
 excuse me? Chances are you’ve had this happen before. This request is an all-too-often ploy used by many employers to try to force job seekers’ hands into showing their salary ‘cards’ and effectively sweeping any negotiation power out of the candidate’s hand. Many unemployed people are so desperate that… Read »