To at least some extent, we all work for money. Even if you’re incredibly enthusiastic about your job, you still have bills to pay and a financial future to secure.
Yet when it comes time to negotiate salary, many of us go quiet.
- Just 39 percent of workers negotiated a salary increase during their last job offer.
- But 85 percent of those who did negotiate their salaries ended up with better offers
To increase the chances that your salary negotiations will lead to more desirable outcomes, keep these five tips in mind before you sit down at the table.