There is nothing more exciting than receiving a job offer for an opportunity you really want. It can be tempting to say an enthusiastic “YES!” and sign the paperwork without asking questions. But, before you do, it’s important to read the fine print and make sure you’re receiving proper compensation and benefits. If you feel you deserve a higher salary than what was offered, how do you ask for more? It might seem like a bold move to negotiate a higher salary, but it’s a very typical response to a job offer. Employers usually expect it!
If you’re having trouble knowing how to negotiate your salary, see the graphic below for tips.