Negotiating a higher starting offer initially can make a big difference in your pay over the long term. However, many people are afraid to appear too aggressive or think that an employer will withdraw the offer. But salary negotiation is an important journey that you must be willing to take. Here are some tips.
Good benefits can add up to be more valuable than salary dollars. If you are new to full-time work, or if you didn’t have benefits in your job in the past, reviewing all of the benefits that an organization may offer and figuring out what you might or might not need can be a balancing act.
To be successful in getting a raise or promotion, you must know when the time is right, and you must ask and negotiate properly. Employers give pay raises for a number of common reasons.