This week’s totally doable tip: negotiate your salary!
I’m not trying to say that negotiating your salary is a breeze for everyone. But what I am saying is that waiting until the night before your annual review or waiting for the job offer is not the time to start thinking about it. Think about a time when you waited til the last minute to think about this critical component of accepting a new position at your current company or a new one. I bet you felt harried and rushed and discombobulated. It doesn’t have to be that way!
Instead, do your homework ahead of time. If your annual review is coming up in the next 2-3 months or you are beginning active job search mode, listen up: this week’s totally doable job tip of the week is:
Do one thing to clarify your salary expectations so afterward, you can begin to crystalize your ‘ask’.
This could be:
Time to Complete: Less time than it takes to have a glass of wine (or two).
**Bonus Workshop: Interested in learning more about how salary negotiation, knowing your value at work and discussing it can help you finance your dream life? A few early bird tickets are still available for the $mart Money workshop here.