The salary negotiation, most often supposed to agitate the employer. Still, there are rooms to discuss. If you dare to say you thought, the chances of getting what you want is very high.
Before the Interview
Make sure you understand the job market
It is quite usual for the companies to ask about the expectation of salary of the candidates. It is a matter of efficiency time to pinpoint the prospective employers who will agree to their proposal. They are very much reluctant to to waste time beyond the normal standard. In case if you are asked to write salary in Cover Letter you may dodge it by saying that you like to discuss it only after you are selected by the employer.
Calculate the Company reputation and its strength, and set out a range that won’t be be rejected by the employers. There are jobs that offer fixed price. In that case also there is room for negotiation. You can still negotiate for higher salary focusing on your past achievement.
During the Interview
How to handle if the employers don’t wish to raise salaries
The refusal may sound intimidating to you. A negotiation does not actually begins till someone says no. If your existing proposal is higher than what the company is offering you may make the term in negotiation, which you feel comfortable with, and observe the employers still they rejects.
If the employer refuses to negotiate, in spite of asking for salary raise, you may modify salary raise to other benefits. You may ask for traveling allowances or compensation for vacation. These are the things you can bring to the matter of the negotiation table.
Never accept too early
If you are given with an offer, you should not accept it too soon. To accept the offer too soon might opportunity to negotiate better terms. Despite the offer itself, some details can still be discussed, for example, salary, bonus, or the other advantages. These all have scope for negotiation.
After the Interview
Reevaluate your offer
After a negotiation you should not accept the offer right away. Pray more time for consideration. If you are valuable the company will surely wait for you. They will surely allow you time to consider about the matter.
If the company values you, it will be happy to allow you time to think about.
No matter you are ok with your salary or not, show excitement.