When to negotiate a salary offer, and when not to


Negotiating salary. An undertaking that freaks out many a job seeker and one that’s ripe with potential pitfalls.

Should you always negotiate on salary? Or is it never? Or if it’s dependent on the situation, in which ones should you maybe raise your hand and say, “More, please?” (And in which instances will you either look like a jerk or, worse, risk losing the offer altogether?)

There there. It’s not always as complicated as it appears. Let’s simplify things with a few down and dirty tips on when (and how) to negotiate — and when not to. …

Consider negotiating when

1. You have the (written) offer in hand

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Via: Mashable: Business

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