There’s nothing quite like the feeling of winning. When you work hard to achieve a goal and you finally reach it, you feel a sense of euphoria and accomplishment. In the case of your job search, you might think that you’ve won when you receive a job offer. While this accomplishment should be met with a sigh of relief, sometimes the sense of relief of no longer spending your free time filling out applications can blind you to some of the realities of that offer.
It isn’t always all about the money. In fact, about 70% of young people entering the workforce do not consider salary to be their number one concern when searching for a job. For many, workplace perks, company culture, and other non-salary benefits are more important than simple monetary compensation.
Salary negotiation isn’t part of your everyday job, but it is an essential part of getting fair compensation for your work. Unsurprisingly, it’s an anxiety-inducing event for most employees, especially millennials. Here, we put together a list of five tips to help millennials negotiate salary like a pro.
It’s very exciting to receive a new job offer, but there are still many job offer questions that must be answered before actually accepting and starting a new job. Certain information may not have been discussed in an interview, and are critical for a new employee to successfully adapt to a new job and environment.
As talent wars heat up, many companies look within to figure out how to make themselves a better place to work. Some envy the tech giants who seem to have great candidates show up at their doorstep, but the truth is you don’t have to be a Google or a Facebook to have an awesome work environment. While compensation will undoubtedly play a role in the type of talent your company can attract, it turns out people want more than a top salary and a kick butt 401 (K) plan. “A lot of things go into making a company a