Do’s and Dont’s of Salary Negotiations

The journey of finding a job has (almost) come to an end and you can already see yourself signing the contract and sitting in your new office? But before that prepare for salary negotiations, something dreaded by many.

So what are the do’s and dont’s of compensation negotiations?
On the top of the list – in terms of fears of candidates: that they quote too little.

Here are some more:

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What is a “job interview”? (It’s probably not what you think)

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the words “job interview”?

Most probably, you will picture a fancy office at a company’s headquarters, a conference room and a desk and a serious looking interviewer behind it. And you, in a suit, prepared for formal questions such as “What is your current situation?” or “What are your financial expectations?”.

And you would be right! Partially.

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Dear candidate, how old are you really?

How do recruiters know how old you are irrespectively of your age? And we don’t refer to calculating your age based on when you graduated! Here are examples of smaller and bigger signals that candidates send without being aware that they are actually doing it. Read more