Room for Negotiation

Did you recently find a new job?  Research indicates you shouldn’t always settle for the salary you’re originally offered.

Robert Half International, a staffing firm, recently conducted a survey and found that many bosses are willing to negotiate salaries.

“Job-seekers, especially those with skills in high demand, are gaining leverage in salary discussions today,” said Max Messmer, CEO and Chairman of Robert Half International.

According the the study 38% of executives are more willing to negotiate new hires salaries than they were last year, only 5% reported they were less likely to negotiate this year.

If you are a qualified candidate for your new job consider asking for a higher salary, better benefits, etc.  New research shows your boss may be more open to negotiating than you think!

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Posted on January 31, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. If you are going to negotiate your salary its helpful to have an idea about what other firms offer for similar jobs. You can do this by using online salary comparison sites.

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