Negotiating your salary well may be one of the most important aspects of your career. After all, you should get the salary you want and deserve.
Salary negotiation can be a very stressful activity, particularly if you go into the negotiation unarmed. No, it’s not a stick-up. You do, however, need to be armed with the right facts, statistics, and references. And you must prove your real worth.
How Do You Get the Salary You Want?
The infographic below, provided by Michael Page, presents some helpful tips and advice on how to arm yourself for salary negotiations. It will also help you figure out how to ask, when to ask, and what your options are in the event that you can’t reach an agreement.
No one is going to throw money at you. You have to be your own advocate. Know your worth, your needs, and your expectations, then go out and fulfill them.
You deserve it!