Prepare for your first salary negotiation and understand what it can mean for your future. Today’s young professionals face a unique set of challenges that require new solutions. Higher underemployment rates and high student loan debt make it difficult to approach negotiating a new job offer. Learn how to answer the question, "How much do you want to make?". Christine provides a list of questions to ask in negotiation process to help you determine if an offer is the right career move for you.
- Many people have probably told you…how hard it can be to find a great job…but what about negotiating for a good salary…when you don't have a lot of experience?…Young professionals and recent college grads…are up against a unique set of challenges…that require a unique set of solutions.…The nature of being a first time job seeker…means you have little to no formal job experience…to negotiate with.…You face high unemployment and underemployment rates…where people are more qualified than the jobs they have.…
You're also entering into the negotiation process…with an unprecedented amount of student loan debt.…Many early career professionals have shared with me…that these factors have created a lot of fear and anxiety…when it comes to negotiating their fist job offer.…So what can you do about this?…The most common question I receive…from first time job seekers…is how to respond to the question,…what are you looking to make?…As with all job seekers,…research is extremely important…but it's even more important as a first time job seeker.…
- Analyze a position and salary range.
- Define what you want from a new position.
- Evaluate a job offer.
- Identify tactics and myths for negotiating salary.
- Prepare for negotiating in special situations.
- Assess the best way to give notice at your old job.