At Executive Agents, when advising on remuneration negotiations for our clients we are continually blown-away by how much people undervalue their worth. Here are some of the most common oversights people make.
You continually compare yourself to others.
You don’t believe in yourself.
You focus on what you don’t have instead of what you do have.
Not being prepared for salary negotiation questions.
Starting salary negotiation too early or limiting your option.
Divulging your salary history.
Take into consideration all your skills and contributions to potential employers when deciding on appropriate salary ranges and engaging in salary negotiations.
Never use reasons such as personal debt or family status — getting married, having a baby — to ask for a higher salary. Focus instead on the value you’ll bring to the company and the job requirements you meet or exceed.
Candidates who hone their negotiating skills and avoid these common mistakes will have the best chances of walking away with their best salary.
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