Archives for July 2014

What To Do Before Salary Negotiations

While salary negotiations are intimidating to many job seekers, it’s important to bear in mind that even a small raise in your salary will have lasting effects throughout your career. Making your case with research and standing your ground may lock in hundreds of thousands of dollars in extra earnings over the course of your career!

All too often, prospective employees dodge the salary negotiation step during a job offer. In fact, a report by Salary.com has shown that 18% of job seekers never negotiate their salaries, 44% negotiate occasionally, and only 37% of prospective employees will always become an active participant in determining their salary.

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The Coroflot Real-Time Design Salary Guide

Since 2001 Coroflot has collected and reported salary information from tens of thousands of design and creative professionals around the world. Use this guide in your own salary negotiations or as a resource when building your team. Add your own information to get access to the detailed results.

The Coroflot Real-Time Design Salary Guide

What NOT to do When Negotiating Salary

Ultimately, salary negotiations are a game – and like any other game, there are a few surefire ways to lose. When you’re looking to bring home the most from this opportunity, watch out for these four classic pitfalls:

  • Mistake #1: The “Starting Over” Mentality
  • Mistake #2: Revealing Your Past Salary
  • Mistake #3: Being The First To Suggest A Starting Salary
  • Mistake #4: Being Too Eager To Leave Your Current Job

Read the full article at Onward Search: What NOT to do When Negotiating Salary