Are you the one of every two people who has never brought up the prospect of a raise during a performance review? Are you shocked to learn that nearly one out of every two people has never brought up a salary increase during a performance review? According to a survey by Salary.com, fear is the main driver that keeps people from productively discussing salary with their employer, and negotiating for a raise.Read More
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When negotiating salary for a position with a new company, or within a promotion process at your current employer, your current salary can be a serious liability. ESPECIALLY if you're underpaid.
Whenever possible, try to avoid discussing your next salary in the context of your current one. However, it's important to do some homework before this conversation to put yourself in an offensive position in case you are asked for the number.Read More
Did you know that people generally tend to become more agreeable as the work week goes on? According to Psychology Today, it's true. While we may feel as though we're getting increasingly irritable and decreasingly cooperative, oftentimes we're actually becoming more agreeable and accommodating (perhaps to just get our boss off our back...).Read More
When it comes to salary negotiation, who offers a number first is a relatively controversial topic. This is one area where you find some varying advice - whether to be the first to give a number or not. More info here.Read More