How To Mess Up A Salary Negotiation In An Job Interview

04.07.2016 21467

Negotiating a salary is tough, and salary negotiations often can make or break a job offer. Here are five ways to answer interview questions to mess up your salary negotiation and interview tips on how not to do that.

Settling/Not Negotiating

Taking the easy way out and simply settle and accept whatever is on the table. Many people do this because they don’t really understand the complete negotiation process or simply do not feel comfortable doing so. But the repercussion can be huge.

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It’s like not sorting out differences before going into a marriage. A divorce will end up becoming more torturing for both parties eventually. At least you could bring that conversation as and when in a relationship. In your company, you probably need to align with their performance review cycle. That could be a long long wait.


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