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Salary Negotiation: The only article you’ll need to read
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Anne-Louise Westad
, 9th December 2020
8 min read
Recruitment Resources
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Whether you’re asking for a pay rise or starting a new job, it’s common to feel uncomfortable when negotiating your salary. And yet it’s an important part of the hiring process, one that won’t lead to offers being rescinded. In fact, not negotiating can be a mistake and you could be leaving anywhere between 10-20% more money on the table. On top of that, you could end up feeling undervalued. This article provides tips for you to consider before, during and after the next time you negotiate your salary whether it’s for a pay rise or a new job.

In this article you will learn: 

What to consider when negotiating a pay rise in your current job

Collect two types of ‘evidence’

  1. First and foremost, always keep track of notable work/results. Over the course of your time at the company, create a list of your key achievements, and focus on the areas that are important to your line manager (and company). Examples of these include: money-saving efficiencies you have

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