How I Negotiated an $88k Increase in a Salary Offer

How I Negotiated an $88k Increase in a Salary Offer

You read that right. I started a negotiation being offered $80,000 for a job, and mutually agreed upon $168,000 by the time we were done. In the non-profit sector, to boot. Let me tell you how.  This post discusses salary negotiation strategies, how to discuss salary, and how to confidently negotiate your salary.

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5 Secrets for How to Negotiate Your Salary with Confidence

5 Secrets for How to Negotiate Your Salary with Confidence

Many of us worry about negotiating and how asking for more money will reflect on us and shape a hiring manager’s view of us. Let’s review those fears and put them to bed. Then, implement the strategies discussed in this post when negotiating your salary. Follow these tips to understand how to go about asking for more money.

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Want a Promotion? Here are 5 Ways to Win.

Want a Promotion? Here are 5 Ways to Win.

Getting a promotion is no stroke of luck. It’s not likely your manager will magically say, “well I’ve been thinking you deserve a title and pay bump,” and poof, give you a promotion. Promotions are the culmination of hard work, self-advocacy, the right timing, and strategic conversation. Let’s explore how to ask for a promotion, what to say, and tips for having a conversation with your boss about promotion potential.

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How to Get Paid Your Worth on Equal Pay Day 2019

How to Get Paid Your Worth on Equal Pay Day 2019

As my clients know, I am a fierce--let's even call it aggressive--proponent of finding you a role where you are unapologetically paid your worth. Getting paid your worth is all about understanding your value and advocating fiercely to be compensated for that value. Follow the steps below to understand your market value. Follow the steps below to understand your market value and set a market-based target salary.

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Tip #28: Stay True to You | 28 Days of Salary Negotiation

Tip #28: Stay True to You | 28 Days of Salary Negotiation

Our final tip is overarching - stay true to you. What do we mean by this? 

We mean if it doesn't feel right, then don't do it. If the money is great but you have serious reservations about the actual job, then don't do it. If the compensation is barely livable but you've always wanted to have THIS JOB with THIS COMPANY...then at minimum keep an exit strategy close by and don't wait until you've blown through your savings or can't afford your next rent payment to bail. 

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