Learn how to negotiate a new job within your current organization. Understand the difference between negotiating an internal career move versus going outside of the company. Identify if your move is a lateral, step back, or promotion opportunity. Then practice the statements and questions that support that type of move. Keep professional throughout the process to ensure your reputation remains positive.
- An internal move can be the ideal option when you want to…take the next step in your career without feeling…like you're starting over.…You get to preserve your relationships, benefits,…and credibility without the stress…of a full-blown job hunt.…While many companies encourage their employees…to explore in-house options,…the actual process can seem awkward at times.…The biggest difference when negotiating a new position…within your current organization as opposed to one…from outside is that you're a known entity.…
The people you'll be negotiating with know…your salary history, performance ratings, and reputation.…This, of course, takes away some of your power…in negotiating a salary amount.…Therefore, internal etiquette can differ slightly…than if you're being offered a job outside of the company.…To best negotiate in this unique situation,…you should first define the type of move…you're considering making.…Each type of move prompts different standards…and negotiation strategies.…
Ask yourself what type of career move…
- 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.