With that in mind, here are five things that HR wishes you knew (and did) when it comes to salary negotiation:
- Be Reasonable in Your Request. Do your homework.
- Demonstrate Why You’re Worth It.
- Know Your Company’s Compensation Philosophy.
- Know the Decision-Makers.
- Know That Money Isn’t Everything, and Know What Else You Want.
How do I renegotiate my salary?
5 Tips to Renegotiate Your Salary
- Measure your value: One of the most frequent mistakes that employees make is that they use competing job openings in order to determine their value.
- View your employer’s perspective:
- Draw out a logical argument:
- You’re in control if you make your boss feel in control:
- Use time to your advantage:
How do you talk about salary?
Here are three factors to consider before you start discussing salary during the interview process.
- Avoid salary talk during the courtship.
- Don’t imply that money is your sole motivator.
- 3. Make sure you leave room for negotiation.
- Get your figures right.
- Present a solid case when discussing salary.
How do you negotiate a higher starting salary?
When it comes to negotiating a starting salary, here are my eight recommendations:
- Fully understand the job.
- Educate yourself on the company.
- Arm yourself with salary information.
- Know your strengths and differentiators.
- Determine how much you’d like to make.
- Decide on an appropriate salary range.