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Great Salary Negotiation Tips
11 Commandments For Smart Negotiating
1 - BE PREPARED.
2 - RECOGNIZE THAT EMPLOYMENT NEGOTIATIONS ARE DIFFERENT.
3 - UNDERSTAND YOUR NEEDS AND THOSE OF THE EMPLOYER.
4 - UNDERSTAND THE DYNAMICS OF THE PARTICULAR NEGOTIATIONS.
5 - NEVER LIE, BUT USE THE TRUTH TO YOUR ADVANTAGE.
6 - UNDERSTAND THE ROLE FAIRNESS PLAYS IN THE PROCESS.
7 - USE UNCERTAINTY TO YOUR ADVANTAGE.
8 - BE CREATIVE.
9 - FOCUS ON YOUR GOALS, NOT WINNING.
10 - KNOW WHEN TO QUIT BARGAINING.
11 - NEVER FORGET THAT EMPLOYMENT IS AN ONGOING RELATIONSHIP.
Understanding these principles will allow you to effectively negotiate the terms of your new job. Then do your job well and continually seek out new challenges. As you take on added responsibilities and learn new skills, there will be opportunities to negotiate further improvements.
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Nathan Newberger is the job and career expert at http://www.WorkTree.com Nathan has over 10 years experience in staffing and human resources. He has worked both as a recruiter and career counselor. Mr. Newberger has been the Managing Editor at http://www.WorkTree.com for the past 5 years and his articles have helped thousands of job seekers.
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