At some stage in everyone’s career, the time comes to get to the next level. After all, you’ve worked hard, focused on measurable results — and now you deserve a raise in pay.
However, working within your employer’s existing budget and around an archaic annual performance review can prove difficult. So how to prove to an employer that raise you deserve? How do you negotiate for the salary you want? To answer that question, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question?
For decades, the American worker has focused on one factor above all others when choosing where to work: salary. The higher the salary, the better the job.
In today’s purpose-driven, socially-aware world, however, there is more to work than pay. In fact, how aligned we are with the purpose of the organization, culture, leadership, flexibility and autonomy are all critical factors in how fulfilled we feel about our work…
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
Negotiating a salary can be intimidating.
Some feel they might ask for too much… or too little. Others are not sure how to effectively present their case in a way that increases their chances of getting the raise. By avoiding salary negotiation, however, you may be leaving money on the table!
The whole process is more of an art than science. And this art is easier to master than you might think! Check out this Infographic by Kate White, the former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan, for some fail-proof tips on negotiating your salary…