Research on salary negotiation has shown that as many as 4 out of 5 companies are willing to negotiate compensation. However, only a small percentage of job candidates actually enter into negotiations with a prospective employer.
Job offer negotiations are considered intimidating, but you don't have to be an expert negotiator to successfully negotiate a job offer. Simply knowing the basic rules and strategies of negotiation means you can prepare for and plan your negotiation properly and feel comfortable with the process.
Negotiating your salary is compos