negotiate and close the offer

More Proof That Effective Negotiation Is A Critical Skill — 100 Items To Negotiate For

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Effective negotiation is a critical skill for everyone — in the last month, I have led five negotiation workshops for HS students all the way to senior executives. Negotiation touches all facets of your career – from finding a job to advancing your career to making changes to optimizing where you are. In a recent [...]

Seven Levers To Negotiate As A Consultant, Temp Or Freelancer

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Yes, you can negotiate as a consultant, temp, freelancer, or small business owner. Don’t assume that just because you’re not full-fledged staff, you have less influence. Don’t assume that since it’s just you v. a bigger company that you don’t have leverage. Don’t assume that a company can’t pay more, even if they insist they [...]

How Do You Know Whether A Company Can Afford Your Desired Salary – Reader Question

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When you are negotiating for your desired salary, it helps to know that you and your prospective employer are even in the same ballpark. In my recent Forbes post, I shared tips on how to avoid a lowball salary, and one of these is to stay away from companies whose salary expectations are unrealistically low. [...]

How To Find Focus In An Open Workspace – Reader Question

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Reader H.M. asks: What are good ways of finding quiet in an open office or in securing a private office in the hiring process or after starting a job? This is a timely question since many workplaces I’m seeing are moving to an open floorplan – better collaboration and cost efficiency are the two reasons [...]

Salary Negotiation, Negotiating Tips for Women, and Your Negotiation Questions Answered – Blog Talk Radio

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In the latest episode of the SixFigureStart Career Coaching radio show on Blog Talk Radio, I answered questions about negotiation, specifically questions from the Women’s Leadership Conference organized by the Barnard Athena Center and Columbia Business School. In this episode, Caroline answers questions on: If negotiation is a weakness, what framework can I use to [...]

How To Estimate Salary For A New Job With Few Comparable Roles

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What happens if you’re in late stage interviews with a company about a job and you’re asked for your ideal salary target – i.e., name your price? The catch: it’s a new role (perhaps they’re creating it especially for you), so you have no idea what a fair market salary is. Having to estimate salary [...]

Negotiating For Job Title

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Today’s radio show episode is about offer negotiation, specifically negotiating for job title, not compensation, benefits, or the many other factors that go into an offer. Hannah asks:  I’ve been a newspaper editor about six years. The job I’m pursuing is in magazine editing. The position has previously been termed copyeditor, but it hasn’t been [...]