least a qualified finalist in the competition, you will be
asked about your Salary. He who puts forth a dollar
figure is generally not the winner. Below are articles to
help you through this minefield of potential expensive
mistakes. Salary is the largest component of your total
compensation, think the big picture, not just salary.
Things to remember:
3 Tips For Negotiating Higher Pay | Linkedin, J.T. O'Donnell 09/28/2016
Have you ever received a job offer and thought, "I wish the starting pay was
higher"? At a time when getting the offer should be cause enough for celebration,
you might assume negotiating for more pay is taboo. Not true! Here's one reason
why you should:
Get the Pay Package You Deserve: 5 Critical Tips for Success | Janice Waterman 03/15/2017
Requesting a better compensation package is fraught with risk. Before you
make the ask, read this!Here’s how to get what you’re worth without changing
companies, According to the gatekeepers℠ Requesting a better or higher
compensation package is tricky and fraught with risk. The underlying (but
unspoken) message when you request a raise is that you haven’t been paid
what you’re worth—and the person you report to hasn’t noticed. Some bosses
may be offended by the request, or feel uncomfortable when they’re not in
control. There are lots of reasons why a request for more money can go wrong.
How to Skillfully Answer 'What Is Your Desired Salary?' in a Job Interview
In an interview, how do you answer "What is your desired salary?" without either
seeming too cheap to be happy or too expensive to get the job? You should not
answer this question. I'll give you a scenario that is likely to happen.
Recruiters Don't Need Your Salary History and Here's Why | LinkedIn, Liz Ryan 02/23/2017
It is 2017 -- high time to tell the truth about a topic that affects job-seekers
almost everywhere. A recruiter doesn't need to know what you're earning now
or what you earned at any past job. Anyone who deserves the title "Recruiter"
should be able to look at your resume or LinkedIn profile, ask you a few questions
and tell you what your background is worth. That is an essential skill set for anyone
in the recruiting field.
Your Salary Does NOT Define You | Linkedin, Russell Thompson 04/19/2017
This is going to be one of those blogs where you might think that I have my head in the
clouds. Believe me, I have had enough tough times in life to understand the value of a
roof over my head and food on the table, but as long as the basics (plus a little extra!)
are covered, there is much more to life than a big fat bank balance.