salary negotiation

It's OK to Negotiate a New Job Salary

It's OK to Negotiate a New Job Salary

With job opportunities still few and far between, many people wonder if it's OK to negotiate the compensation package when you're finally offered the position. Should you just be grateful for the offer, any offer, and take what they give you? Not, according to a new survey from Robert Half International. In... Read More »

Do You Deserve a Raise? Take the Quiz

Do You Deserve a Raise? Take the Quiz

Bored at work? This summer, AOL Jobs will be publishing a career quiz every week to keep you entertained. This quiz was so popular with readers when it originally ran that AOL is republishing it. Do you think you deserve a raise but haven't been able to summon the courage to ask for one, or are you... Read More »

Liz Weston: How to Make More Money Now [Video]

Liz Weston: How to Make More Money Now [Video]

Now that the economy is improving a bit and more companies are hiring, many of us are allowing ourselves to dream about climbing out of debt, getting a job, and maybe even saving for retirement again -- instead of relying on savings to just get by. This is where an expert like Liz Weston comes in, to help... Read More »

Ultimate Guide to Salary Negotiation

Ultimate Guide to Salary Negotiation

Many people don't negotiate job offers because they fear that asking for more will damage the relationship with the hiring manager. But negotiating effectively is not about being aggressive or giving ultimatums. It is about working collaboratively to get what you want while satisfying the needs of the hiring... Read More »

Salary Negotiation Tips for Women

Salary Negotiation Tips for Women

According to recent census data, on average women with a bachelor's degree still earn close to $20,000 less than men with same level of education. Many wonder why this is the case, especially now when the number of women in college outnumber men. AOL Jobs recently interviewed Jennifer W. Allyn, managing... Read More »

The Best Time to Negotiate Salary is Before You Land the Job

The Best Time to Negotiate Salary is Before You Land the Job

Most people realize the interviewing stage is the last time you'll probably have influence on the amount of your salary. Once hired, your salary is dictated by policy coupled with company and individual performance. Although this is a common fact, many job seekers lose sight of this during the critical... Read More »

15 Tips For Better Salary Negotiations

15 Tips For Better Salary Negotiations

Almost all job seekers have been in a situation where they realize after they accept a position that they could have asked for more. Yet many people are not comfortable negotiating their salary and employment package because they fear they will be perceived as aggressive and will damage the relationship they... Read More »

Five Steps for Successful Salary Negotiation

Five Steps for Successful Salary Negotiation

Selena Dehne, JIST Publishing People wallow a lot in the world of work. You don't have to look far to hear people grumbling that they don't get paid as well as they should or that their employer skimps on benefits like vacation time, a 401(k) or bonuses. Too often, people have these frustrations because... Read More »

Young, Single Women Earn More Than Their Male Peers

Young, Single Women Earn More Than Their Male Peers

According to a new report from the research firm Reach Advisors, U.S. women who are single, childless, between the ages of 22 and 30, and live in large cities earn on average 8% more than their male counterparts. In Atlanta and Memphis, the differential is as high as 20% and in New York and San Francisco it is... Read More »

Salary Negotiation: Answering the Money Question for Beginners

Salary Negotiation: Answering the Money Question for Beginners

The more money we can make, the better... right? But let's be realistic. You're fresh out of college. Don't expect to get paid the "big bucks" during your first or second job. In fact, if your financial situation affords it, go for the job that's going to provide you with the experience you need moving forward... Read More »

5 Big Myths of Salary Negotiation

5 Big Myths of Salary Negotiation

How do you make sense of all the salary negotiation tips out there? Sometimes they don't quite add up. "Be tough." "Be flexible." "Tell 'em what you want." "Don't be too obvious." Who's right? Stacey Carroll, HR expert and director of education at online salary database PayScale.com took some time to bust some... Read More »

Inside Salary Negotiation Secrets from HR

Inside Salary Negotiation Secrets from HR

Most people would agree that the most difficult part about landing a new job is the salary negotiation. It can be an uncomfortable conversation, but it has huge impact on your financial future. Wouldn't it be nice if you could get a sneak peek into what's going on inside the head of the HR rep on the other side... Read More »

How to Negotiate a Better Employment Contract Than Conan O'Brien

How to Negotiate a Better Employment Contract Than Conan O'Brien

It looks like Conan O'Brien may have reached a settlement with NBC and his last night as host of The Tonight Show will be on January 22. It's a shame when you realize that perhaps the whole fiasco could have been avoided if Conan had negotiated a more precise contract. When Conan signed his contract, he never... Read More »

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