How to Negotiate A Salary Offer To Get The Most From Your Future Job

One of the most exciting times in your career is when you are offered the job you applied for and was also hoping to get.

Countering Your Salary Offer

Give your current salary number (including benefits package, bonuses, etc.) and then quickly move the conversation along about where you’d like your career and salary to go within this company.

How to Negotiate A Salary Offer

Walk away for a bit, clear your mind and think about what the offer entails and what it means for your career and finances.

1. Take a step back from the offer

How to Negotiate A Salary Offer

When you are job searching or preparing for interviews, you should always know your salary worth and market value. Do some research on the averages and then the averages in your local areas as well. 

2. Know your salary worth and market value

How to Negotiate A Salary Offer

When you are going to negotiate your salary offer, you also will need to prove your value. Besides what the market might be paying for this position, you need to show your successes and achievements.  

3. Be prepared with your previous successes

How to Negotiate A Salary Offer

When you first get an offer, you should be asking questions about the compensation they provided. That way, you have all the information you need to make a more informed decision or for your counter offer.

4. Ask  questions

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