To effectively negotiate a job offer learn what is negotiable in an offer and what might not be. Explore how companies have changed the flexibility of certain compensation factors like paid time off and bonus. Whereas, other factors like salary, equity and stock are more negotiable. Christine shares secrets about things to negotiate that were not in the original offer. Learn how to position a sign-on bonus, relocation reimbursement and flexible work arrangements.
- Are you happy with your offer?…Are you ready to say yes?…Or do you still have questions?…Are there some things you feel you should negotiate?…By the time an employer makes a formal offer,…in most cases, they have already considered…the value they believe you'll bring to their organization…and weighed that against their budget…and how your peers are compensated.…This gives them a formula to make you an offer…for what they call total compensation,…and one they most likely believe you'll accept.…
This doesn't mean, however, that there's…no room for negotiation.…Before you can negotiate, though,…it's important to know what's typically negotiable…and what may not be.…This will give you the best possible chance…of getting what you ask for.…What's commonly negotiable continues to change.…Most companies today have established…paid time off policies and bonus structures,…which has made those items…increasingly difficult to negotiate.…So if you aren't happy…with the amount of vacation days you'll be allotted…or want a higher bonus percentage,…
- 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.