Salary Negotiation – You Could Be Losing Out On More Than $15,000!

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Most candidates I deal with never ask for more money or other benefits.  It’s not uncommon for someone to accept a position for $10,000 or $15,000 less than what the company can pay. Besides negotiating for salary, there are many other perks and benefits that you might be able to receive if you just ask.  […]

Unlimited Vacation days may not be a benefit!

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Do you think a company giving employees unlimited vacation days is a benefit?  Well more and more companies are offering unlimited vacation days as a perk.  However, I don’t view it as a perk. Consider this: How many people do you know regularly take off of work more than 20 days a year? Maybe some. […]

Salary Negotiation Tip – use caution when giving salary ranges

Friday, March 9th, 2012

If you do have to give your salary expectations up front I usually recommend giving a number rather than a salary range because that leaves your desired salary to be determined by someone other than you.  For example, let’s say you tell a recruiter or a hiring manager that you are looking for a salary […]