Once you’ve passed rounds of interviews and you’re as assured of the position as you’re going to be, salary negotiations begin. However, this isn’t the time to breathe out and relax. Yes, the company wants you, but the question is, at what price? For most of us, this stage is the difference between landing our dream job and walking out of the door empty handed. But it could also mean losing out on a significant amount of money and benefits. It is therefore essential that you
Preparing for a Performance Review
Performance review time can be nerve-wracking. Much may depend on a positive outcome - a pay rise, a promotion or perhaps a secondment. It may help to remember that many of those tasked with conducting appraisals often do not enjoy the process any more than those whose performance is under the spotlight. Some bosses are too rushed or casual in their approach, perhaps conducting the whole process over a ten-minute coffee. Others are too vagu
If you’ve been in your job for some time, have religiously applied to go on every training course available, consistently reach all your deadlines and targets and know the role inside-out, it may be time to think about asking for promotion.
But just how do you let your line manager know you want to take the next step? Simply asking for promotion can come across as somewhat presumptuous or arrogant - so what are some more subtle ways to put out the vibe that you want to be c
Negotiating a pay rise is a skill that you can learn, and one which can be vital in ensuring you’re earning the salary that you deserve. To help you out, here are some top tips for securing the wages you want and need.
Know Your Value
Before you approach your employer, make sure you have done your research and know how much your skills and professional performance are worth. Talk to people in your own company and friends, family members and colleagues working elsewhere. Y